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Young Latino Mayor Pete Aguilar Could Turn a Red Seat Blue
NBC News
Long before he aspired to be in Congress, Democrat Pete Aguilar’s dream was to be like his father who worked for the local utility. "My mother tells the story that she made me a little uniform just like his and I think she has baby books that she shows ...He worked for the local gas company for 37 years,” Aguilar said.

It's almost timey-wimey: The Doctor arrives Saturday
Orange County Register
“It offers a moment of renewal not just for the characters, but for the audience and for the whole show,” said Piers Britton, an associate professor of visual and media studies and art history at the University of Redlands and an expert on “Dr. Who.”

Knowledge Alone Won’t Spur Action
Toronto Telegraph/Voice of America 
When it comes to protecting the environment, talk is cheap. Redlands University Professor Monty Hempel says a sense of urgency is needed before people are willing to act to protect the health of the planet.

Study: San Bernardino and Moreno Valley leading job growth
Inland News Today
A University of Redlands study finds job growth for Riverside and San Bernardino counties accelerating.
Johannes Moenius, a director at the U of R School of Business, singled out three sectors with the highest performance.

High expectations for University of Redlands men's water polo
Redlands Daily Facts - Online

University of Redlands women's volleyball team ready for new season 
Redlands Daily Facts - Online

University of Redlands men's soccer team aiming at return to top of SCIAC
Redlands Daily Facts

Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival will close with Beethoven's Fifth Symphony and fireworks
Redlands Daily Facts
Shelli Stockton is mistress of ceremonies for the Aug. 22 concert, and intermission speaker is Dr. Ralph Kuncl, president of the University of Redlands. There is no admission charge. For information, visit or call 909-793-7316.

City Manager Martín Magaña hires Charles “Chuck” Maynard
Desert Star Weekly
Interim Police Chief Charles Maynard comes to the city with over 33 years of Law Enforcement experience and is the former (Retired) Chief of Police for the Town of San Anselmo in Marin County. He possesses a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Management from the University of Redlands…

Tabetha Wittenmyer to run for city council
Redlands Daily Facts
Wittenmyer, 35, who has lived in Redlands for the majority of 20 years, said she graduated from the University of Redlands in the same class as Redlands mayor Pete Aguilar. Bulldog Athletics in the news:

Oseguera to anchor University of Redlands cross country
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands Cross County Last season: The Bulldogs finished seventh in the SCIAC, the women's team finished fifth. Key returners: For the men's...

University of Redlands women's soccer ready to bounce back after rough 2013 season
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands women's soccer Last season: 6-10-3 overall, 5-7-2 6th in SCIAC Returning players: Among the returners are...

Does Ecoliteracy Prevent Environmental Action
In his chapter, "Ecoliteracy: Knowledge is Not Enough," Hempel, Professor of Environmental Sciences at Redlands University, states that environmental education should restore nature-based attachment to place and go beyond teaching science--- it should include ethical, cultural, and political dimensions.

“Pokorny Seminar meets Miss Cassie”
The School of Music has added a new video. Click link to view.

Seventh Annual Pokorny Low Brass Seminar held at University of Redlands
Redlands Daily Facts
The seventh annual Pokorny Low Brass Seminar, for players of low brass instruments including tuba and trombone, was held June 30 to July 3 at the University of Redlands.

Kids in Redlands get lesson in musical instruments by experts
Redlands Daily Facts
Fetta, the Redlands Bowl Summer Music Festival’s artistic adviser, was joined by Kira Blumberg, a University of Redlands professor and violist, to host his popular Symphony For Kids workshop that shows how musical instruments work and sound.

University of Redlands coach has memories of Landon Donovan
Redlands Daily Facts/San Bernardino Sun
Ralph Perez had just joined the coaching staff of the Los Angeles Galaxy when he began to hear word of a young phenom. “I was told I had to take a look at this kid,” said Perez, now the men’s soccer coach at the University of Redlands. “They told me there is this superstar kid in Redlands and everyone was raving about him.”

Smooth sailing for first Fil-Am to command US aircraft carrier
Philippine Daily Inquirer
He doesn’t think he’s any more special than his fellow Navy officers but Capt. Ronald Ravelo (UR alum) made history by becoming the first Filipino-American to command an aircraft carrier in the US Navy after taking command of the USS Abraham Lincoln on Aug. 7, taking over from his brother-in-law Capt. Karl Thomas.

Mild Improvement in California Job Growth Last Month
Loma Linda City News
According to the study, conducted by the University of Redlands Institute for Spatial Economic Analysis (ISEA), most areas in both Northern California and Southern California show 1% to 3% moderate job increase. The Inland Empire, San Francisco region, Sacramento, and Fresno are leading the pack showing more than 3% job increase. However, Yuba City, Marysville, Nevada City, Sonora, and Madera are still shedding jobs with no improvement in June.

Little Compton biographer portrays TV news icon
East Bay RI
In a speech two years ago at the University of Redlands in Southern California, Mr. Pierpoint’s alma mater, Mr. Silvia called Mr. Pierpoint “the last Murrow boy,” primarily because, he said, Mr. Pierpoint “was there when television news was in its infancy, as it was figuring out what it wanted to be when it grew up. He was at the epicenter of a time when news was seen by those who helped invent it as a public trust, not a private profit center.” (FYI: Pierpoint Lecture at University coming this fall. Watch Bulldog Bites for information.)

James J. Court named president of First American Property and Casualty Insurance Group
Court earned a bachelor's degree in Information Systems from the University of Redlands and his Master of Business Administration degree from the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University.

VIDEO: Rail to Redlands—Jack Dangermond discusses the future of transit and plans to bring the rail to the University of Redlands.

Children explore spatial learning at University of Redlands
Redlands City News
On July 19, more than 20 local 5th and 6th graders from Lugonia and Franklin Elementary schools learned about geography in a hands-on kids all-day camp at the University of Redlands.

Univ.of Redlands professor Johannes Moenius to speak at IAFOR conference
Redlands Daily Facts
University of Redlands Professor Johannes Moenius will be a featured speaker at the International Academic Forum’s (IAFOR) Conference of Sustainability, Energy and the Environment 2014 to be held Sept. 11-14 in Providence, Rhode Island.

Local artist lands dream venue: Levi’s Stadium
Turlock Journal
When the San Francisco 49ers hit the field in 2014 there will be two Valley natives on display at the brand new Levi’s Stadium—Colin Kaepernick and Nick Brown (UR alum).

Cogeneration Plant
Cogeneration Plant

The state-of-the-art power facility enables the University to produce a majority of its own energy and has reduced the campus’s carbon footprint by 33 percent.

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