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  1. The 1913 freeze: the first and the worst for RedlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Redlands Daily Facts

    This months freeze has turned many golden globes in local orange groves to mush and has resulted in at least $800 million in citrus crop losses throughout California, but it is neither the first nor the worst freeze to hit Redlands. There was a devastating freeze in 1937, in the midst of the Great Depression, a major freeze in 1949 and others since then, but the granddaddy of them all was the freeze of 1913, the one that taught the young town that Redlands was not a frostless belt.

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  2. Museum of Redlands receives Carolea s Corner memorabiliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 25 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Carole Ley, who ran the Carole's Corner lunch counter in Winn's Drug Store and then her Carole's Corner restaurant on Citrus Avenue in Redlands for nearly 30 years, has donated historic memorabilia from that era to the Museum of Redlands. Of special interest is the neon Carole's Corner sign that was in the hallway of her Citrus Avenue restaurant and a large clock from Winn's Drug Store, where Ley operated the lunch counter for 13 years.

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  3. We're going to customize the Ghazal (pronounced guzzle) for the Inland Empire car culture.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Oppressive summer heat, how do I hate thee? Let me curse thy ways: Swelter and sunburn, smoke and smog. That sticky, sweaty feeling.

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  4. Researchers, park interpreters and artists create exhibits to spotlight the laborers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Riverside brothers Manuel, 72, left, and Robert Venegas, 91, picked oranges in Inland Empire groves when they were 5 and 14 years old respectively. Their family is featured in a new exhibit at California Citrus State Historic Park, pictured, in Riverside, Calif.

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  5. Poet, photographer tell laborersa stories with images, phrasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    This black-and-white photo of a laborer, superimposed over a color image of a grove, illustrates creatively the often invisible force behind the Inland Empire's citrus industry. The poster-sized art with the poetic line is displayed along a trail in California Citrus State Historical Park in Riverside.

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  6. Ex-Citrus College chief diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Robert D. Haugh, a long-time San Gabriel Valley educator and former president and superintendent of Citrus College, died Saturday. He was 93. Haugh served as superintendent and president of Citrus College from July 1967 until his retirement in June 1981.

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  7. Architect built great memories in RedlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Robert Van Roekel, an architect who designed many Redlands homes and business buildings, including the former commercial complex that houses city government offices, died Sept. 12 in Redlands from complications of ALS and pneumonia.

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  8. You have these cool bar tools, now what do you do with them?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Here are a few of the bar tools I use regularly at home. At the bottom is a waiter's corkscrew with a double-boot lever, which makes pulling out long corks much easier.

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  9. Redlands event offers update on Asian citrus psyllid, quarantine zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    A free workshop aimed at small citrus growers and homeowners with citrus is set for Saturday, June 30, in Redlands. The event, scheduled for 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., will be at the Redlands Community Center, 111 W. Lugonia Ave. Presenters from the UC Master Gardener San Bernardino County Chapter and the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program will discuss the Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing , an incurable citrus tree disease carried by the insect.

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  10. Historic home makes way to Loma Linda's Heritage Park one half at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Redlands Daily Facts

    The top half of the Curtis House, shown here, was moved to Heritage Park in Loma Linda over the weekend. The bottom half remained on California Street on Monday.

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  11. The June 1-3 tournament includes food vendors and games for familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    The Redlands American Youth Soccer Organization Region 50 will host its 22nd annual Citrus Classic Soccer Tournament Friday, June 1, through Sunday, June 3, at the Redlands Sports Complex, 1790 Dearborn St. Approximately 100 teams from all over Southern California will play in the tournament, from the 10U division to the 19U division . The tournament runs from 6 to 8 p.m. June 1, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 2 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 3. In addition to competitive soccer, the tournament will offer a variety of food vendors and games for families, according to Ernie Lemos, Redlands AYSO regional commissioner.

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  12. What happened to the Redlands parklet program?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    In this 2015 file photo, men work on installing a public parklet in front of a la Minute ice cream shop in a parking stall along Citrus Avenue in Redlands. In this 2015 file photo, men work on installing a public parklet in front of a la Minute ice cream shop in a parking stall along Citrus Avenue in Redlands.

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  13. Herea s what youa ll see this summer at the 2018 Redlands Theatre FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Redlands City Council is planning on working with a committee formed by the Citrus commission to discuss options on for replanting the citrus at Prospect Park. The Redlands Theatre Festival has announced its 46th season of plays in repertory under the stars in Prospect Park.

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  14. Redlands Area Historical Society offers walking tour of Redlands High School campus Nov. 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Redlands Daily Facts

    This 1950s photo shows Redlands High School's 1903 building, torn down later in the 1950s, and Clock Auditorium, at right, built in 1928. To celebrate the 125th anniversary of Redlands High School, the Redlands Area Historical Society will conduct a walking tour of the RHS campus beginning at 9 a.m. Nov. 19 in front of Terrier Gym.

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  15. Our garden expert details the top things that need to be done in the yard this week.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Now's a great time to add mulch to your garden and around your landscape shrubs, trees and other plants. Within the next couple of weeks feed citrus trees again - the third of four annual feedings for mature citrus trees.

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  16. Redlands power outage down from nearly 3,100 customers to just 223Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    A power outage Thursday in the area southeast of the University of Redlands that initially affected nearly 3,100 customers was only impacting 223 by 9:30 p.m., according to Southern California Edison officials. The outage was first reported about 7:43 p.m. in the area of Laramie Avenue, near Lincoln Street.

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  17. Learn about minorities involved in Highland citrus industry at...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Graduate students Megan Suster and Steven Moreno-Terrill will present a program on “Minorities Involved in the Local Citrus Industry” when the Highland Area Historical Society meets 7 p.m. May 25 at the Highland Senior Center, 3102 Highland Ave., just inside the gates of Patton State Hospital. Suster, a doctoral candidate at UC Riverside, has worked at the California Citrus State Historic Park for a year as a program coordinator and is now the public humanities fellow for the California State Parks Relevancy and History Project.

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  18. Crepes of Wrath opens in Downtown RedlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Customers watch their large crepe being griddled to order Tuesday at the newly opened but not ready for full throttle Crepes of Wrath, next to Redlands Jeweler on Citrus at Fifth Street. John Steinbeck's Joad family never had it this good as they fled dust bowl Oklahoma for new ventures in California.

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  19. Orange Blossom Trail construction begins behind University of RedlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Redlands Daily Facts

    REDLANDS>>At long last, excavators scraped the earth east of Grove Street and started building the Orange Blossom Trail early Wednesday morning. The former grove, south of the University of Redlands and north of Citrus Avenue, is part of Phase 1 of construction that will ultimately create a recreation and commuting trail connected to the 110-mile Santa Ana River Trail, said Councilman Jon Harrison.

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  20. These are the 7 best items at Disney California Adventurea s Food & Wine festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Crispy Orange Chicken & Rice with a Garlic Sauce from Citrus Grove available during Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival. Skip the trip to Corn Dog Castle or Starbucks and try the pop-up gourmet stands showcasing the taste of California at the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival.

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