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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 

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

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Brisk Business

West Coast Cannabis Club expects to serve more than 100 people each day from its Cathedral City location.

Julie Pendray Health & Wellness

When West Coast Cannabis Club first opened their medical marijuana dispensary in Cathedral City in January, they found that many of their customers were cancer patients seeking relief from pain, according to co-founder and president Ken Churchill, a Colorado native with restaurant management background. Many Coachella Valley customers are “looking for a cure,” said Churchill, noting that he’s not a


A Rainbow Revelry

Cathedral City LGBT Days brings a mix of pop music divas, comedy, art, and more to its three-day celebration of diversity.

Anthony Grant LGBT

It’s been 20 years since Ultra Naté first belted out the song “Free.” The intervening years have not worn out its message. “I was really targeting humanity with that song — we all have situations we can relate to and that’s really why that song has withstood the test of time,” she says. “It still resonates with people.” The platinum