About Dominique Fong

Dominique Fong covers business and real estate in the greater Coachella Valley and is part of the iSun investigations team. She's fascinated by economic trends, big real estate deals, architecture/design and what our land means to us. She loves the craft of storytelling and the culture of people and places.

Recent Posts

Business owners invited to preview media services up for auction

Businesses are invited to a free March 25 mixer in Indio to preview media services that will later go up for auction. Business owners can bid on a range of TV, radio, design, print, outdoor, public March 19th, 2014

California Competes tax credits now open to businesses

Businesses can now apply for California Competes, a new state program offering up to $30 million of income tax credits this fiscal year. The state opened the application period Wednesday mornin March 19th, 2014

Two Sidney Sheldon homes sell in Palm Springs

Two homes most recently owned by the late prolific writer Sidney Sheldon and his wife Alexandra, who survives him, have been sold for a combined $2.75 million in Palm Springs. Both homes were b March 17th, 2014

It’s tax season: Free tax return help offered for earnings of $52,000 or less

We're knee-deep in tax season, and there's free help available if you earned less than $52,000 in 2013. IRS-certified volunteers are helping individuals and families across Riverside County fil March 17th, 2014

SBA seeking grant applications to help high tech small businesses

The U.S. Small Business Administration plans to issue federal grants to programs that provide technical help and outreach to science and high tech small businesses. The grants, up to $100,000 each, March 13th, 2014

Huell Howser home in Twentynine Palms sold all cash for $650,000

The Twentynine Palms home of popular TV host Huell Howser has sold for $650,000, all cash, real estate agent Jeff Wysard announced Wednesday. The sale of the two-bedroom midcentury-style home c March 12th, 2014

GO-Biz to host Ontario workshop on new state tax credit for businesses

An Ontario workshop on March 26 will explain how businesses can vie for a new state program offering up to $180 million of income tax credits over the next two years. The program, California Co March 6th, 2014

HOA luncheon to discuss housing issues

A March 7 luncheon in Palm Desert will discuss the latest issues facing homeowners associations in the desert. Participants will learn how to update HOA documents to address current issues. The March 4th, 2014

Seven charged in mortgage fraud scheme across Inland Empire

Seven people were arrested on charges related to a mortgage fraud scheme that affected more than 1,550 Inland Empire homeowners seeking loan modifications in the aftermath of the recession, Attorn February 27th, 2014

Time Warner Cable opens Palm Desert job sessions to all candidates

All candidates are now encouraged to apply during Time Warner Cable's job interview sessions today and Thursday, a company spokesman said Wednesday. The sessions were previously invite-only. Anyone February 26th, 2014

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