Friday, April 9, 2021

The Desert Sun and

Palm Springs Film Festival Announces Dates For 2022 Return: pdf

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

The Desert Sun and

California’s Reopening Plan Does Not Include Coachella | pdf

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

The Public Record

Entrepreneurs: Applications Being Accepted: Fast Pitch Greater Palm Springs: pdf

Sunday, April 4, 2021 and Sunday, April 11, 2021

K-NEWS 94.3 | 104.7 Community Roundup

CVEP Fast Pitch: Applications Open For Fast Pitch Greater Palm Springs

Friday, March 26, 2021

The Desert Sun and

Southwest Announces Nonstop Flights from Palm Springs to Las Vegas Starting in May | pdf

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Coachella Music Festival Postponed Again, This Time Until 2022


Thursday, March 18, 2021

Coachella Music Festival Postponed to 2022, Per Report

Monday, March 8, 2021

The Desert Sun

What will be the Economic Impact of the Proposed Coachella Valley Arena?: link

Saturday, March 6, 2021

The Desert Sun

Economy Could See Boost From Proposed Arena, But How Much?: pdf

Thursday, February 25, 2021

U.S. Bank COVID-19 Relief Funding for Coachella Valley: link

Wednesday, February 17, 2021


Coachella Valley Could Suffer $10 Billion Coronavirus Loss: link

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Desert Sun and Desert

A New CSU Campus Could be Hybrid Campus Combining In-Person with Virtual Learning, Palm Desert Learns: link | pdf

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Hi-Desert Star

City Has PPE For Local Businesses: link

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

The Desert Sun and

San Manuel Tribe Gives $1 Million to Small Businesses Hit by Pandemic: link | pdf

Sunday, January 31, 2021

Digital Divide: Seniors, Rural Residents Face Challenges in Accessing COVID-19 Vaccine: link

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

The Desert Sun

Coachella Valley Business Owners Ready to Reopen Amid Lifted Shutdown: link | pdf

Saturday, January 23, 2021

The Desert Sun

California Small Business Grants to Open in February, Local Help Available: link | pdf

Friday, January 22, 2021

The Desert Sun

Rancho Mirage Council Approves $10K Donation Toward Desert Sun Op/Ed Staffing in 4-1 Vote: link

Thursday, December 31, 2020

Hi-Desert Star

Town Gives Masks, Sanitizer to Businesses: link

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

The Desert Sun

DSUSD Goldfish Bowl Funds Student Initiative: link

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Coachella Valley Small Businesses To Receive Protective Equipment: link

Saturday, December 12, 2020

The Desert Sun and

Valley Voice: Million Mask Giveaway is Just One Way CVEP is Helping Coachella Valley Businesses: pdf

Wednesday, December 9, 2020


CVEP Announces ‘Million Mask Giveaway,’ Providing Free PPE to Valley Businesses in Need: link

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

The Desert Sun

Free PPE on Its Way to Desert Cities for Local Businesses: pdf

Friday, December 4, 2020

U.S. Bank Awards $50,000 Total To Two Coachella Valley NonProfits: link

Thursday, December 3, 2020

U.S. Bank Commits COVID-19 Relief Funding to Address Housing Insecurity and Support Diverse Businesses in Coachella Valley: link

Sunday, November 29, 2020

The Desert Sun

Valley Voice: Do Your Part To Help Save A Critical Coachella Valley Forum: link | pdf

Friday, November 20, 2020

The Desert Sun

Pandemic Exposes Vulnerabilities in Valley’s Economy: link | pdf

Thursday, November 19, 2020

16th Annual CVEP Summit Looks At Local Economy’s Future: link

Monday, August 24, 2020

Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) Releases Coachella Valley PPP Loan Data Analysis Report: link

Thursday, July 2, 2020

NBC Palm Springs / KMIR-TV

Gino Lamont Interviews Joe Wallace: link

Saturday, June 27, 2020

The Desert Sun

Valley Voice: We Have Seen This Playbook Before: link | pdf

Friday, May 29, 2020

The Desert Sun

Businesses Struggling To Pay Their Workers: 78% in Coachella Valley Paid a Quarter or Less of Employees: pdf

Friday, May 22, 2020

Valley Voice: A Question Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Now Coachella Valley?: link | pdf

Friday, May 15, 2020

The Desert Sun

Valley Voice: Coronavirus Exposes Local Economic Weaknesses: pdf

Thursday, May 14, 2020

NBC Palm Springs and

Report Finds Coachella Valley’s Tourism Based Economy Is Bleak And Must Be Diversified: link

Friday, May 8, 2020

The Desert Sun

COVID-19 Demonstrates Economic Development Is The Key To Our Future:  link | pdf

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The Desert Sun

Report: Valley Jobless Rate To Hit Nearly 32% In May:  pdf

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Coachella Valley Business Owners Surveyed For Coronavirus Recovery Plan: link

Sunday, April 26, 2020 6:00 am

Community Roundup: Gene Nichols Interview with Joe Wallace

Coachella Valley Economic Recovery Team: link

Sunday, April 5, 2020

The Desert Sun

Small Business Programs Crop Up to Help Desert Businesses: pdf

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Desert Sun

Valley Voice: Coronavirus Presents Window of Opportunity: link | pdf

Friday, February 21, 2020

The Desert Sun

iHub Business Incubator Opens in Indio to Spur Entrepreneurship:  link | pdf