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Grants Up To $20,000 Available for Minority Owned Businesses through LISC

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), one of the country’s largest social enterprises supporting projects and programs to revitalize underserved communities and bring greater economic opportunity to residents, is offering grants ranging between $5,000 and $20,000 to businesses affected by COVID-19.  Priority is given to small businesses owned by entrepreneurs of…

New State Guidance for Outdoor Restaurants, Hair Salons, and Personal Care Services

The State of California has issued new guidance for restaurants, hair salons, and personal care services while operating outdoors.  Indoor operations are prohibited until rescinded by the State Public Health Officer.  These protocols are established to prevent community spread of COVID-19, which is occurring at elevated rates in Riverside County….

LIVE Entertainment Prohibited for All Venues

Riverside County issued an Advisory on Monday specifically pointing out that restaurants, bars, and wineries are not allowed to host LIVE entertainment under current health restriction imposed by the State Public Health Officer in order to avoid large gatherings of people outside of their households.  This includes all LIVE entertainment…

Cathedral City Businesses Ranked “Best of the Best” – Palm Springs Life

Each year, the readers of Palm Springs Life vote for their favorite businesses in multiple categories.  The votes are in and Palm Springs Life has just released the “Best of the Best” Honorees.  Thirty-nine Cathedral City businesses made the “Best of the Best” for the entire Coachella Valley.  Several businesses…

Rental Assistance Grant Deadline Is Friday, July 25

Are you behind in your rent due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as your employer being closed due to COVID-19?  Have you lost your job or are receiving reduced work hours?   There is a rental program available only to Riverside County renters providing up to $3,500…

COVID-19 Medical Staffing an Important Factor to Consider

When it comes to reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic, we often read about the number of cases, the number of ICU beds available, the number of surge beds available, and the percentage of increased hospitalization rates.  However, one critical ingredient that is just as important is the number of medical…

Job Fair Announced for Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City

Residents of Cathedral City, and from all around the Coachella Valley are invited to join Agua Caliente Casino Cathedral City for their job fair being held on Monday, July 27, from 8:00am to 1:00pm at Mary Pickford Theater in Cathedral City, CA.   Residents of the Valley are invited to…

Governor Orders More Closures Effective Immediately Due to the Increase of COVID-19 Cases

As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to increase and strain on our health care system with hospitalizations, Governor Newsom has ordered additional closures effectively immediately statewide and additional restrictions in counties that are on the state’s watch list.  Riverside County as well as most counties in Southern California are…

Deadline for $10,000 Grant for Small Businesses Extended to August 31st

Has your small, for-profit business been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic?  If so, you may be eligible to receive a $10,000 grant from the Riverside County COVID-19 Business Assistance Grant Program.  You do not have to pay back the grant.  This is a first come, first serve basis grant program. …

New Renderings Now Available for the Cathedral City Casino

Progress continues on the Agua Caliente Casino – Cathedral City in downtown near the corner of Highway 111 and Date Palm Drive.  The new 100,000 square- foot entertainment complex is expected to open towards the end of 2020.  It will offer slot machines, card tables, and restaurants as well as…