This illustration of the proposed Redlands skate park appeared in the Redlands Daily Facts nearly 2 years ago, 10 years after the City Council first agreed to build it. The Redlands City Council still has not given final approval to the skate park.
The Redlands City Council last week rejected bids to build a new skate park in the city. More from KVCR's Benjamin Purper.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from KVCR's Benjamin Purper
Facing a fifth year of drought, Governor Jerry Brown instituted mandatory water cutbacks in April, and this week indicated that the conservation mandates may be extended well into next year.
Most communities across the state -- including in the Inland Empire -- have met or exceeded their water reduction targets. However, three California communities did not: the water district serving the Coachella Valley city of Indio, the city of Beverly Hills... and, Redlands.