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The award from the Government Finance Officers Association is the highest award for government accounting and financing reporting. For the fifth time in five years, the City of Coachella has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Finance Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. The award was presented to Coachella Finance Director and […]Read More

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News from City of Indio: The city of Indio has been awarded funding through Caltrans’ Sustainable Transportation Planning Grant Program for a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Master Plan. Projects funded by this program aim to support the Caltrans mission statement: Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated and efficient transportation system to enhance California’s economy and […]Read More

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News from Coachella: Pedestrian safety projects will also be underway on Avenida de Oro, Avenue 51 and Avenue 52. Several road construction projects have begun in Coachella school zones and other areas of the city and will continue through October. Motorists are advised to take alternate routes to avoid delays in the following construction areas: […]Read More

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Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and Desert Recreation District (District) are thrilled to celebrate the combined work of a coalition of regional partners, which has resulted in the successful acquisition of state funding for the North Shore Community Park project. This $800,339 grant from the California Department of Housing and Community Development’s Housing-Related Parks Program will bring […]Read More

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 Chelsea Investment Partners broke ground this morning on 80 additional units of affordable farmworker housing, which comprise the second phase of the Cesar Chavez Villas apartment complex.  The 80 new rental units, to be built at a cost of $26.7 million, will be available for rent next summer.  “We are very pleased to have Chelsea […]Read More

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As the land of eternal sunshine our horizons now encompass the tourism market, the California cannabis industry and new synergy in our downtown, Mayor Steven Hernandez said today during his annual State of the City address. Speaking to a luncheon gathering at the Spotlight 29 Casino, Hernandez said Coachella’s first hotel is expected to open […]Read More