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Excessive Heat Warning throughout Labor Day Weekend

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the Coachella Valley starting on Friday, September 4, 2020 at 10:00 am through Monday, September 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm.  Temperatures are expected to range from 105 degrees to 118 degrees.  Excessive heat for those working or exercising outdoors…

S.C.R.A.P. Gallery’s Latest Art Project for “International Dot Day”

Tuesday, September 15th is “International Dot Day” that celebrates the creativity, courage and collaboration of children and art.  The day is based on the children’s book, “The Dot,” by Peter H. Reynolds.  The synopsis stems from a student who doubts her artistic abilities.  A caring teacher tells her to “make…

CONE ZONE UPDATE: East Bound Lanes of East Palm Canyon Drive Near Casino Project Will Be Closed on Thursday

– UPDATE TO PREVIOUS CONE ZONE ALERT – Date Palm Drive / HWY 111 traffic signals will be on flashing red light mode   CATHEDRAL CITY, CA [September 2, 2020, 3:37 pm] Jacobsson Construction has notified the City that crews will need to close the eastbound lanes of East Palm…

September 30th Is the New Deadline to Complete Census Questionnaire

The U.S. Constitution requires the federal government to count all residents living in the United States every 10 years.  The data from the U.S. Census determines how much each state, county, and city receives in federal funding for health care, education, roads, bridges, parks, senior services, etc.  It is estimated…

State Officials Award Contract for New COVID-19 Data Reporting System to OptumInsight, Inc.

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and California Department of Technology (CDT) today announced that OptumInsight, Inc. has been selected to develop the state’s new COVID-19 data reporting system. The system will collect, track and report COVID-19 cases, supplementing California’s current disease registry system known as CalREDIE. “Throughout this…

Governor Signs into Law Additional Eviction Restrictions

Late last night, Governor Newsom signed into law an urgency bill, AB 3088, that provides additional protections against evictions for those affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.  This is a statewide law and is effective immediately. Highlights of the law include the following restrictions: Past due rents from March through…

LifeStream Hosting Four Blood Drives at Northgate Community Church in Cathedral City

Every two seconds, someone needs blood. Here in the Coachella Valley, especially in the summer months, we experience a local blood shortage and an increase need for residents to donate blood.  Our current blood supply is critically low and surgeries may need to be canceled due to a lack of…

Governor Releases His Blueprint for a Safer Economy

Today, Governor Newsom released his Blueprint for a Safer Economy that bases reopening on two color coded metrics: The number of new COVID-19 positive cases per 100K people and; The positivity rate of the county   You can review the metrics and explanations at https://covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/ You can also look up…

Cathedral City’s Weekly Newsletter

Click on the following link to read this week’s newsletter:  https://bit.ly/Issue255

City Council Calls for Stronger STVR Enforcement

At last night’s meeting, the City Council directed staff to return with an operating and funding plan that will offer our residents with stronger enforcement when it comes to unruly Short-Term Vacation Rentals (STVRs).   With the COVID-19 pandemic, STVR guests are choosing home rentals as welcomed escapes from their…