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Free COVID-19 Tests Available throughout Riverside County

Riverside County needs more people to get tested for the Coronavirus because it helps them gauge the rate of infection in our community.  Even if you do not have any symptoms, they are encouraging you to get tested in an effort to show the true rate of infection in the…

Riverside County Remains in the Red Tier for COVID-19 Reopening

The state announced today that Riverside County will remain in the “Red – Substantial” tier.  Please know the Red Tier means that the coronavirus is still substantial for community spread and everyone should continue doing your part to wear a face covering and social distance between you and others outside…

State Issues New Guidelines for Private Gatherings

The California Department of Public Health released new guidelines for private gatherings.  These guidelines stipulate that social get togethers or parties should include guests from no more than three different households to avoid spreading the coronavirus.   Mandatory Requirements for All Private Gatherings All persons planning to host or participate…

Two Mobile Renter Assistance Pop-Up Events in Cathedral City this Week

The United Way and Lift to Rise have teamed up together to provide rental assistance for Riverside County residents who are behind in their rents due the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Riverside County has reserved $33 million to help pay rents and keep people in their homes.  Nearly 10,000…

Cathedral City Extends Face Coverings and Social Distancing Mandate through the End of the Year

The City Council has authorized the Director of Emergency Services to issue Emergency Order 3B which extends the requirement of facial coverings and social distancing in public settings.  Enforcement of this order may include a fine of $100 for the first offense and up to $500 for repeat offenses.  Emergency…

State of California Orders New Guidelines for Public Playgrounds

Getting outdoors and enjoying our neighborhood parks are important to families in Cathedral City.  It’s a place for adults and kids to exercise, breathe fresh air, and see neighbors absent from our lives during this COVID-19 pandemic.  The State of California released new guidelines for public playgrounds to keep your…

Mayor Aguilar Presented an Economic Update for the Chamber of Commerce’s Town Hall

The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce held its 4th Annual All Valley Mayors and Tribal Chairs Town Hall today to provide an update to the business community on what each city and the valley as a whole have been doing during this pandemic.  Mayor Aguilar offered the following video…

Councilmember Rita Lamb Reads Dr. Seuss’ “Hooray for Diffendoofer Day” for Coronavirus Storytime

With school children learning at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, Councilmember Rita Lamb reads Dr. Seuss’ “Hooray for Diffendoofer Day” written by Jack Prelutsky and Lane Smith.  Councilmember Lamb previously served as a teacher and principal and understands the importance of reading to children as it builds their vocabulary.  Children…

Riverside County Approved to Reopen Businesses with Less Restrictions

The state announced today that Riverside County will move from the most restrictive COVID-19 tier “Purple – Widespread” to the less restrictive “Red – Substantial” tier, effective immediately.  Thanks to residents doing their part (wearing face coverings and social distancing) in slowing down the spread of the Coronavirus, more businesses…

Round 3 for the $10,000 Grants for Small Businesses Program Starts September 16th  

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 this grant.  This is a first come, first serve basis grant program. …