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Window of Opportunity

The coronavirus pandemic has made it challenging for nonprofits to reach out to their donor base for the funds they need to meet the impending challenges.

JIM POWERS Current Digital, Social Scene

What have Coachella Valley nonprofit organizations learned since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March? Remember who your audience is.

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Trifecta of Buyers

The Coachella Valley is an attractive place for buyers still working, newcomers to the market thanks to low interest rates, and second-home owners who want to drive rather than fly to escape.

JIM POWERS Current Digital, Real Estate, Vision, Watch & Listen - Vision

The Coachella Valley real estate market is attractive for buyers still working, newcomers due to low-interest rates, and second-home owners.

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Look Your Best

The annual International Meatball Festival has gone to virtual videos where appearance and swagger replace taste, but still raises funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Cathedral City endeavor to assist students struggling with virtual schooling.

JIM POWERS Current Digital, Restaurants, Social Scene

The International Meatball Festival raises funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Cathedral City to assist students with virtual schooling.

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Up, Up and Away!

Fourth annual Cathedral City Balloon Festival promises a race, sky rides, a Kids Zone, Balloon Glow dinners, and fireworks.

Julie Pendray Attractions, Watch & Listen - Attractions

Imagine a gourmet Italian dinner, designed by a French chef, on a plaza overlooking a golf course, with a dozen seven-story-high hot air balloons glowing nearby. Add a glass or two of Chianti, plus a chance to make new friends, with music and dancing, and you’ve got a quintessential desert evening that is part of Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon

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Art Sizzles in Summer

From spray paint pieces to gem-like creations, Second Saturday Art Walk allows enthusiasts to discover the mecca on Perez Road in Cathedral City.

Marcia Gawecki Arts & Entertainment

Perez Road in Cathedral City is fast becoming an art mecca for galleries and studios. Many artists and gallery owners are flocking to the industrial area with low rents and high ceilings to create and display their art. Throughout the summer, Second Saturday Art Walk on Perez Road will host a four-hour gallery crawl from 5-8 p.m. that is free

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The Real Deal

Has the Coachella Valley 
finally recovered
 from the real estate free fall of 2011? 
There may be reason 
for cautious 
optimism.

Mona de Crinis Real Estate

Coachella Valley’s housing market presents a complex tapestry threaded with often unpredictable conditions and a richly mottled inventory reflective of nine cities with nine singular temperaments. Woven into this delicate fabric are key qualities specific to valley real estate — distinctive architectural styles, diverse lifestyles, comparative affordability, and a global reputation as a resort destination — that provide resilience and