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City Council to Hold Special Meeting to Discuss Emergency Order 2c – Short Term Lodging Facilities

The City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 11:00 am to discuss the need to continue, modify or remove Emergency Order 2c, a prohibition on Short-Term Lodging Facilities until June 19, 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Special Meeting requires public comment via…

Barber Shops and Hair Salons May Reopen in Riverside County

Governor Newsom just announced that barber shops and hair salons may reopen immediately in counties with COVID-19 attestation plans, such as Riverside County.  These business must follow State Guidelines for hair salons at https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-hair-salons.pdf.  This allowance does not include nail salons at this time.      

State Approves Riverside County’s Readiness to Move to Accelerated Stage 2

*Please Note that the City of Cathedral City has two Emergency Orders that are still in effect.  They include wearing a Face Covering and practicing Social Distancing between others as well as a prohibition on Short-Term Lodging Facilities until June 19, 2020.  Please see below this article for more details….

Riverside County Board of Supervisors Dedicate $50 Million for Small Business Assistance

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a plan for distributing $431 million in funding from the federal government, allocating $50 million of that amount for a countywide small business assistance program.   Riverside County Board Chair V. Manuel Perez envisions the program as providing grants of up…

Mayor Aguilar Discusses Cathedral City’s COVID Response In This Week’s CVWeekly

The Coachella Valley Weekly has an in depth article entitled, “Surviving COVID-19: The Health and Wealth of the Coachella Valley.”  The article interviews all of the Valley mayors, Supervisor Perez, and leaders of Valley organizations to get their thoughts on how we move forward with the pandemic.  Mayor John Aguilar…

City Council Unanimously Votes to Prohibit Short-Term Lodging Facilities Until June 19th

In an effort to stop or slow the spread of the coronavirus, the City Council voted unanimously to enact Emergency Order 2C which forbids the marketing, rental or lease of short-term lodging facilities through June 19, 2020 except for items listed in Sections 3 and 5.  This new order mainly…

Additional Categories of Stage 2 Businesses Can Open, Others Once Counties Certify Compliance

Governor Newsom announced that additional categories of Stage 2 businesses (office workspaces, outdoor museums, and car washes) can open in California.  The governor will allow dine-in restaurants to open that can abide by the following state guidelines (https://covid19.ca.gov/pdf/guidance-dine-in-restaurants.pdf) and their protocols have been certified by the county public health authorities. …

Sign Up Now for the “Great Plates Delivered: Home Meals for Seniors”

As part of the CARES Act passed by Congress, a new meal program is being implemented right now for Cathedral City and throughout Riverside County for seniors making less than $74,940 who need meals delivered to their homes from local restaurants in order to avoid being stricken by the coronavirus. …

Business Owners, Independent Contractors, 1099 Tax Filers Can Apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Watch the following video hosted by CCTV’s Conrad Angel Corral and Cathedral City’s Economic Development Director Stone James as they discuss a recently implemented unemployment assistance program for business owners, independent contractors, gig workers, and those who receive 1099 tax forms.  Similar to employees receiving unemployment insurance if laid off,…

Progress Continues in Downtown Cathedral City During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Enjoy this video showing the progress of four major projects happening in Cathedral City.  Construction continues on the nearly completed Cathedral City Community Amphitheater, the new Downtown Fire Station 411, the Agua Caliente Casino – Cathedral City located in the Downtown Arts & Entertainment District as well as the new…