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Lytton Band

11/9/2017

article Petaluma objects to Windsor tribe bill
(California) -- The Petaluma City Council is unanimously opposed to a bill that would help an Indian tribe develop land near Windsor, saying it could “paint a bull...

10/5/2017

article Have You Heard Of The San Pablo Lytton Casino?
(California) -- You’ve probably never heard of San Pablo Lytton Casino. Most people outside of California’s Bay Area haven’t. The truth is, it’s...

10/4/2017

press release National Compassion Fund Receives $500,000 Donation from Lytton Rancheria for Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Center for Victims of Crime announced a $500,000 donation from the Lytton Rancheria Tribe, owner and operator of the San Pablo Lytton...

9/28/2017

article OP/ED: Where there is smoke there is usually fire
(California) -- It is with a heavy heart that I feel the need to comment on an apparent wave of racism, covert and overt, manifest in the Citizen’s for Windsor...

9/27/2017

article Disputed poll casts more light on question of Lytton lands going into trust
(California) -- The Town Council was in familiar, yet choppy waters at its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 20, as a few dozen members of the activist group Citizens for...
press release Lytton Rancheria of California Donates $1 Million to Houston Mayor’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund
(California) -- “Our Tribe is deeply saddened by the destruction and loss of life that this horrific hurricane has caused,” said Lytton Tribal Chairperson...

9/22/2017

article Opponents of Lytton Pomos’ tribal project lobby Windsor council with new poll results
(California) -- Bolstered by a poll showing strong sentiment against a proposed Indian reservation on the edge of Windsor, opponents of the Lytton Band of Pomos’...

9/11/2017

article Lytton Band in deal to acquire property adjacent to gaming facility for $13 million
(California) -- The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is set to acquire a property adjacent to its Class II gaming facility in California, The East Bay Times reports.

9/8/2017

article Sale of bankrupt hospital to owner of San Pablo Lytton Casino pending
(California) -- Officials of defunct Doctors Medical Center hope to soon complete a $13 million sale of the hospital campus to the Lytton Rancheria, owner of the...

7/18/2017

article Lytton land bill still has ‘long way to go’ after passing House
(California) -- A bill, H.R. 597 the Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2017, passed the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. last week, bringing the Lytton Tribe...

7/16/2017

article Legislation creating Lytton tribal homeland near Windsor clears big hurdle
(California) -- Legislation to create a tribal homeland next to Windsor for the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians has cleared a significant hurdle, gaining approval in the U.S...

3/9/2017

article Opinion: Lytton concerns
(California) -- I would like to provide some corrections, and additional information, with regard to your March 2, 2017 front page story about Lytton Rancheria, and its...

2/10/2017

article Congressional act could create Indian lands next to Windsor
(California) -- The shifting sands of the Washington, D.C., political pit can sometimes mean two people can propose the same bill in Congress, but only the one with...

1/31/2017

article Salvation Army Lytton Springs center north of Healdsburg bought by Lytton Band
(California) -- The Salvation Army’s Lytton Springs rehabilitation center north of Healdsburg has been bought by an Indian tribe that shares a name and a historic...

1/20/2017

article Windsor City Council declines to oppose tribal housing project
(California) -- The Windsor Town Council has declined to take a stand against a proposed reservation and tribal housing project on the edge of town, disappointing...

1/16/2017

article Windsor Town Council meets about Lytton Tribe Plans
(California) -- The Windsor Town Council is back to its old ways of not representing the interests of their Windsor constituents and we need your help at the next...

12/8/2016

article Letter from BIA spurs Windsor reservation opponents, town council into action
(California) -- With the Obama administration in its last weeks, a recent letter from the Bureau of Indian Affairs requesting comment on a proposed reservation on...

12/7/2016

article Letter from BIA spurs Windsor reservation opponents, town council into action
(California) -- With the Obama administration in its last weeks, a recent letter from the Bureau of Indian Affairs requesting comment on a proposed reservation on...

8/31/2016

article Lytton Band in negotiations for new agreement with labor union
(California) -- The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is in discussions with a labor union that represents casino employees. Unite Here Local 2850 represents about 270...

6/25/2016

press release House Natural Resources Committee Issues Report on Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act
(Washington D.C.) -- The House Natural Resources Committee issued a report (H.Rpt. 114-633) on legislation (H.R. 2538) to take lands in Sonoma County, California, into...

3/12/2016

article San Pablo Lytton Casino to purchase local moose lodge for additional parking
(California) -- For over four decades, the Moose Lodge No. 550 has been a solid fixture in San Pablo. The venue has been one of interest for the San Pablo Lytton Casino...

3/11/2016

article California tribe plays political angles in bid for land bill
(California) -- California’s Lytton Band of Pomo Indians may be undertaking a master class in practical politics as tribal leaders seek legislation to move some...
article Lytton Pomos shelve ballot measure, fueling concerns over development plans
(California) -- The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians this week began clearing ground and demolishing buildings to pave the way for their controversial Windsor tribal housing...
article San Pablo: Lytton casino buys adjacent Moose Lodge property
(California) -- Moose Lodge No. 550, a fixture of the city's main commercial strip for more than four decades, is being sold to the owners of the adjacent San Pablo...
article Luther Burbank Center for the Arts Returns to Historic Name
(California) -- Santa Rosa's premier arts, culture and events center at 50 Mark West Springs Road which is owned and operated by The Luther Burbank Memorial...

2/23/2016

article Close to Home: Rep. Jared Huffman's tribe bill not what it seems
(California) -- If you’ve been listening to Rep. Jared Huffman recently, you’d think that his bill HR 2538 would protect the town of Windsor and Sonoma...

2/21/2016

article OP/ED: Close to Home: Huffman tribe bill not what it seems
(California) -- If you’ve been listening to Rep. Jared Huffman recently, you’d think that his bill HR 2538 would protect the town of Windsor and Sonoma...

2/8/2016

article New road blocks added to Huffman bill for Lytton casino
(California) -- After the author of the Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2015 (HR 2538), which protects against the prospect of the addition of another casino in Sonoma...

2/7/2016

article Huffman adds new barriers to casino in Lytton bill
(California) -- A congressional bill that provides protection against the prospect of another Indian casino in Sonoma County could be on its way to a vote on the floor...

2/3/2016

article House committee approves Lytton Band bill with casino limitation
(Washington D.C.) -- The House Natural Resources Committee approved H.R.2538, the Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act, at a markup session on Tuesday.
article House Debates Gaming Tweaks To Calif. Tribal Land Bill [sub req'd]
(New York) -- The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee reportedly is considering adding gaming restrictions to a bill that would put 511 acres in Northern California...

2/2/2016

article Sonoma County officials defend Windsor deal with Lytton tribe
(California) -- The Lytton Rancheria’s proposed housing development on the outskirts of Windsor was the topic of more heated debate Monday night, as Sonoma County...

11/22/2015

article Survey work for Lytton Pomo development spurs angst among tribe’s Windsor neighbors
(California) -- Survey poles placed in a pasture outside Windsor are some of the first tangible signs that a controversial tribal housing project proposed more than a...

10/18/2015

article Lytton Pomos buy former Artesa land once slated to become vineyards
(California) -- The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians has added remote coastal property to its growing Sonoma County real estate portfolio, including 300 acres once owned by a...

10/15/2015

article Windsor wants Lytton tribe to gather signatures for vote
(California) -- Windsor voters are likely to get a chance next year to decide whether to extend water and sewer service to an Indian tribe’s proposed housing...

10/14/2015

article Lytton Band vows not to pursue casino on newly acquired lands
(California) -- The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians has promised not to seek a casino on newly acquired lands in California. The tribe operates the San Pablo Lytton Casino...

10/12/2015

article Windsor Town Council to address deal with Lytton tribe over controversial development
(California) -- The Windsor Town Council on Wednesday will again wade into the contentious topic of a proposed Indian housing project on its border and the tribe’s...

10/3/2015

article Close to Home: Negotiations are best path forward with Lytton tribe
(California) -- For nearly 15 years, the give and take between the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians and the county has dragged on as the tribe works toward re-establishing...

9/21/2015

article Contentious meeting over Lytton tribe’s development plans near Windsor
(California) -- Opponents of the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians’ plans for a housing and commercial development on Windsor’s western periphery urged Town...

9/20/2015

article Gaming watchdog breaks silence as demands for intervention continue
(Macau) -- The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau broke its silence last Friday over the Dore Group embezzlement, following another effort by the junket’s...

9/17/2015

article Windsor’s Indian hotel could shrink
(California) -- A compromise is in the works to cut the size of a hotel on Windsor’s western boundary that an Indian tribe is contemplating as part of its plan to...

9/6/2015

article Close to Home: Future of Lytton tribe’s land is not inevitable
(California) -- A common theme emanating from all the various elected officials who support the Lytton Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians in having lands taken into trust,...
article No room for extremes in tribe debate
(California) -- Amid the heated controversy surrounding a planned housing development west of Windsor by the Lytton Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians, several truths stand...

9/4/2015

article Lytton Rancheria development in Windsor open for public input
(California) -- Facing federal government designation of Lytton Rancheria acquired tribal land into federal trust and therefore out of local jurisdiction, Congressman...

8/28/2015

article Rep. Jared Huffman surprised at opposition to Lytton tribe’s plans near Windsor
(California) -- North Coast Rep. Jared Huffman said this week he was “a little bit surprised” by the opposition in Windsor to his legislation that would take...

8/26/2015

article Hundreds pack Windsor Town Council forum on Lytton Rancheria development plans
(California) -- A standing-room-only crowd of more than 400 people turned out Tuesday night in Windsor for a public forum on an Indian development project that has...

8/25/2015

article Angry Sonoma County residents meet with Supes over tribal land deal
(California) -- Angry Sonoma County residents say they've been blindsided by what they call a backroom deal between their county supervisors and a local Indian tribe...

8/24/2015

article Lytton Rancheria development outside Windsor stokes big land-use dispute
(California) -- A tribe’s plan to build housing for its members on the outskirts of Windsor while also potentially adding a 200-room hotel and a large winery has...

7/24/2015

article San Pablo: District to discuss possible sale of Doctors Medical Center campus
(California) -- A possible sale of the closed Doctors Medical Center and its campus will be discussed Wednesday at a board meeting of the West Contra Costa Healthcare...

7/16/2015

article California Native American tribe plans resort, winery
(California) -- A casino-owning Native American tribe now has plans for housing, a resort and a winery around a small Northern California town, and some local residents...
article Opponents of Lytton tribe’s plans swarm Windsor meeting
(California) -- Resistance is mounting in Windsor to the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians’ plans to build a housing project on the outskirts of town and the tribe...

5/22/2015

article Rep. Jared Huffman introduces bill to take land into trust for Lytton Rancheria
(California) -- Rep. Jared Huffman introduced a bill this week to take land near Windsor into federal trust for housing and other purposes — but not a casino...

5/2/2015

article Gov. Jerry Brown’s charities rake in cash through ‘behested payments’
(California) -- Just because Gov. Jerry Brown has already run his last election campaign doesn’t mean wealthy contributors can no longer find a way to his heart.

3/12/2015

article Financially strapped Doctors Medical Center agrees to sell part of campus to San Pablo
(California) -- The board of Doctors Medical Center has ratified a $2 million deal to sell the city a 2.5-acre slice of the hospital campus currently leased to the...

3/10/2015

article Sonoma County approves sweeping agreement with Windsor-based Lytton Pomo tribe
(California) -- Sonoma County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a deal with the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians, finalizing a long-sought agreement by the tribe...

3/9/2015

article County, Lytton tribe set to reach development deal
(California) -- Sonoma County supervisors are poised Tuesday to sign an agreement with the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians that supports their planned tribal housing and...

2/28/2015

article Lytton Band paid $4.6M to use land as parking for Class II facility
(California) -- The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians in California paid $4.6 million up front to use a property as a parking lot for its Class II facility. The tribe will be...

2/27/2015

article San Pablo confirms details of its offer to buy some Doctors Medical Center properties
(California) -- The City Council earlier this week issued a revised set of deal points, offering to buy a package of Doctors Medical Center off-campus properties for $7....

1/15/2015

article Tribe introduces plan to build swimming pool in Windsor
(California) -- Plans for a long-sought municipal aquatic center in Windsor were introduced this week by the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians, who are willing to pay to build...

11/3/2014

article Windsor may trade water service to tribe in exchange for swimming pool
(California) -- Windsor could finally be getting a long-desired municipal swimming facility, courtesy of the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians, in exchange for the town...

11/1/2014

article Lytton Casino paves its way towards DMC
(California) -- A lease agreement in May between Doctors Medical Center and the Lytton San Pablo Casino netted the beleaguered hospital $4.6 million.

9/19/2014

article Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo Might Be Bought By Casino
(California) -- A San Pablo hospital is for sale, and the most likely buyer is the casino next door, according to reports. The Contra Costa Timesreports that Doctors...
article San Pablo casino might buy Doctors Medical Center
(California) -- Doctors Medical Center is exploring options to sell its hospital property as it prepares for closure or further service cuts, and the entity likely to...

8/5/2014

article Windsor school board accepts $1M gift from tribe
(California) -- With little fanfare, Windsor Unified School District board members unanimously agreed Tuesday to accept a $1 million gift from the Indian tribe planning...

7/19/2014

article Begich campaign, super PAC get boosts from California tribe
(Alaska) -- The third-largest donor to the super PAC supporting U.S. Sen. Mark Begich is a casino owned by a 270-member California tribe that has also made large...

7/6/2014

article 69-year-old woman injured in attack outside San Pablo casino
(California) -- A 69-year-old Palo Alto woman says she suffered a concussion and broken kneecap after fending off an assailant outside the San Pablo Lytton Casino.

7/5/2014

article Grandmother hospitalized after assault at San Pablo casino
(California) -- A grandmother from the Bay Area says she was attacked by a man as she left the San Pablo Lytton Casino. The 69-year-old woman says it happened about 8p.m...

6/18/2014

article Sonoma County Indian tribe's loan raises casino concerns in Napa
(California) -- A local Indian tribe’s decision to extend a $9 million loan to a Jameson Canyon winery last fall has raised some hackles among Napa County...

6/14/2014

article Sonoma County Indian tribe's loan raises casino concerns in Napa
(California) -- A local Indian tribe’s decision to extend a $9 million loan to a Jameson Canyon winery last fall has raised some hackles among Napa County...

6/9/2014

article Lytton Rancheria plans $10M deposit in North Bay banks
(California) -- The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians plans to deposit $10 million across four North Bay banks, part of an ongoing effort to broaden the tribe’s business...

5/2/2014

article San Pablo casino, workers reach labor agreement after years of strife
(California) -- Workers and management at San Pablo Lytton Casino have agreed to a new labor contract after years of bitter struggle.

1/13/2014

article George Miller's well-deserved retirement
(California) -- By any measure, Rep. George Miller was a dominating political figure. The 6-foot-4-inch Democrat held office in his blue-collar East Bay district for 40...

12/1/2013

article Lytton Pomo tribe on buying spree in Sonoma County
(California) -- A Santa Rosa based Indian tribe is on a land-buying spree, acquiring vineyards, rural homes and even a large redwood-dotted chunk of property near the...

8/9/2013

article Windsor explores water, sewer service for Lytton band's tribal housing
(California) -- For the past decade, Windsor has been on record against a proposed Lytton Rancheria housing development on its border, but more recently town officials...

4/1/2013

article Union urges San Pablo council take labor's side in dispute with Indian casino
(California) -- Protesters marched on Casino San Pablo and City Hall on Monday before weighing in during the City Council meeting to demand that the city take labor'...

3/15/2013

article Federal labor judge slams Casino San Pablo for unfair labor practices
(California) -- A federal labor judge has found that a San Pablo Indian casino engaged in a variety of unfair labor practices during a long and bitter battle with...

12/30/2012

article Wild chase from San Pablo to Marin ends with three detained, no injuries
(California) -- A wild Saturday night chase in pursuit of a suspected stolen vehicle that began at a gambling casino in San Pablo and ended in Marin finished up with...

5/13/2011

article Feinstein deals tribe's plan a bad hand
(California) -- A bill by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein could pose a problem for Enterprise Rancheria as the tribe nears the end of its quest to open a Yuba County casino.

5/6/2011

article Feinstein introduces legislation to stop San Pablo casino expansion
(California) -- The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians must obtain federal approval to expand its San Pablo casino under legislation introduced by U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D...
article Lytton Band Opposed To Feinstein Bill
(California) -- The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is opposed to federal legislation introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., to resolve her long standing dispute...

5/5/2011

article Feinstein Bill Bids To Resolve Bay Area Casino Feud
(California) -- A decade-long feud between U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif, and the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians over the tribe’s San Francisco Bay area...

3/13/2009

article Senate passes DiFi's San Pablo casino bill
(California) -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday night unanimously approved a bill putting a big speed bump in front of any future plans for a big, Nevada-style expansion of...

1/28/2009

article Feinstein Introduces Bill To Ban San Pablo Casino Expansion
(California) -- U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein announced Wednesday that she has drafted legislation that would prevent the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians from expanding Casino...

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