Revitalization Underway: Growth and Development Heating Up Along Date Palm Drive

Despite being the middle of winter, development within Cathedral City is heating up! Date Palm Drive is seeing major changes. The recent paving project between Dinah Shore and Ramon Road is finally complete. Smooth roads and beautiful asphalt are a welcoming sign for residents and visitors alike. Further improvements currently underway along Date Palm Drive... Continue reading

CCTV Business Spotlight Journeys to The Habit Burger Grill Location in Cathedral City

The latest video features The Habit Burger Grill, which just opened a location at 31-465 Date Palm Dr. in Cathedral City. The Habit Burger Grill, which opened its first location in Santa Barbara, California in 1969, is famous for their Charburgers, which are chargrilled over an open flame. The diverse menu also features sandwiches, salads, vegan options, desserts, and much more. Continue reading

Moving Cathedral City Forward: 2023 State of the City with Mayor Rita Lamb Now Available Online

The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the City of Cathedral City, hosted the 2023 Cathedral City State of the City Business Awards & Expo on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Golf Resort, 67967 Vista Chino, Cathedral City, CA 92234. This year’s theme was Building Momentum: Moving Cathedral City Forward.... Continue reading

Journey With CCTV to New Businesses, Restaurants Opening Throughout Cathedral City

Check out the latest episodes of CCTV’s regular segment promoting and highlighting new businesses opening throughout Cathedral City! Host Conrad Angel Corral recently visited Desert Thai and Monster Shakes in Downtown (videos below). Please support our small businesses in the area and shop local. They are the backbone of our local economy. Journey with CCTV... Continue reading

What is Economic Development?

I ran into an esteemed colleague the other day while enjoying a cup of coffee in our Downtown Arts and Entertainment District. As we talked, the colleague stated he had seen a lot of economic development progress within Cathedral City lately and felt the city was building substantial positive momentum. After sharing his sincere appreciation for Cathedral City’s recent successes, he followed up with the question, “What exactly is economic development”? As an accredited economic developer, I get this question a lot. Continue reading