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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…

Wide Variety of Programs Available for SCE Customers to Lower Cost

If you are enduring hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic, please know SCE will not disconnect your power for failure to make proper payments.  SCE has temporarily suspended service disconnections for nonpayment and waiving late fees. If you are having trouble paying your bill, SCE encourages you to contact the…

Riverside County Public Health Director Kim Saruwatari Explains Its COVID Data

Have you ever wondered why one day there will be no coronavirus cases reported in Cathedral City and then next day there are five cases?  Riverside County Public Health Director Kim Saruwatari explains the data collected by the county and how they analyze that data to spot trends when dealing…

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…

Cathedral City Library to Offer Free COVID-19 Testing

Beginning Monday, May 18, residents can call (800) 945-6171 to schedule an appointment to be tested for COVID-19 at the Cathedral City Library, 33520 Date Palm Drive in Cathedral City.  The free testing will be for walk-up appointments made at least one day in advance and upon availability.   Upon…

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,…