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Rincon Tribe

6/13/2020

article Rincon brewery ramps up production ahead of summer
(California) -- Summertime often brings changes to the lineups offered by microbreweries, and despite having to shut down operations in mid-March due to the pandemic,...

6/5/2020

article Harrah’s Resort Southern California to reopen pool area Monday after coronavirus closure
(California) -- Harrah’s Resort Southern California announced in a news release Friday that it will reopen part of its pool complex, Dive, on Monday, June 8, with...

5/26/2020

article Harrah’s Resort Southern California reopens hotel
(California) -- After opening its casino and some of its restaurants and bars on Friday, May 22, Harrah’s Resort Southern California in Valley Center opened...

5/6/2020

article “We’re ready to go,” says Rincon’s Chairman Mazzetti about casino
(California) -- Bo Mazzetti, chairman of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, which owns Harrah’s Resort Southern California, says “We’re ready to go!...
article Rincon Chairman: ‘We didn’t know Valley Center would lose ambulance service’
(California) -- Rincon tribal Chairman Bo Mazzetti was surprised when he picked up a copy of The Roadrunner last week and read that when Mercy Ambulance canceled the...

5/5/2020

article San Diego’s Rincon Tribe Mulls Conditions Under Which it Might Reopen Casino
(California) -- Bo Mazzetti, the chairman of Southern California’s Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, says his tribe is “ready to go” and set to reopen...

4/5/2020

article Rincon tribe extends closure through mid-April
(California) -- Due to the rapidly changing situation of COVID-19, the Rincon Tribal Council this announced the extension of its temporary closure of both their tribal...

1/18/2020

article Fighting food insecurity
(California) -- Sure, the economy’s currently strong and unemployment levels are low — but the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank (SDFB) continues to...

1/3/2020

article Harrah’s Resort Southern California Is About to Get a Whole Lot Hoppier With the Addition of This New Nearby Brewery
(California) -- If you’re looking for a San Diego County brew that tastes as rich as its history, look no further than Rincon Reservation Road Brewery: the first...

12/23/2019

article Rincon Announces First Native-American Owned Brewery
(California) -- Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians announced this month the opening of the first certified Native American-owned brewery in Valley Center. The brewery, which...

12/20/2019

article Rincon Reservation Road Brewery Opens in San Diego
(California) -- The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians is proud to announce the debut of Rincon Reservation Road Brewery (3R Brewery), the first certified Native American...

12/17/2019

article Rincon Reservation Road Brewery set to debut
(California) -- In September, we reported that Valley Center’s SR76 Beerworks had undergone a full-scale rebrand that included a new name, Rincon Reservation Road...

11/26/2019

article Rincon Tribe donates 700 turkey dinners to needy families
(California) -- The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians held its annual holiday dinner distribution event for low income families ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The event...
article Rincon Tribe donates 700 turkey dinners to needy families
(California) -- The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians held its annual holiday dinner distribution event for low income families ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The event...

9/27/2019

article Rincon’s Chairman Mazzetti named to SDG&E panel
(California) -- Bo Mazzetti, chairman of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians and chairman of the California Tribal Chairpersons Association has been named to the SDG&...

6/7/2019

article Rincon Band prevails in jurisdiction dispute over land within reservation
(California) -- The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians announced this week that they have won the regulatory jurisdiction over the Donius property located within the Rincon...

5/3/2019

article Native American tells history of Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians
(California) -- Cheryl Madrigal, museum specialist at the Wasxayam Pomki Museum on the Rincon Reservation, spoke about the history of Valley Center’s Native...

2/26/2019

article You can chuck dodgeballs at zombies in Harrah’s Resort Southern California’s Topgolf Swing Suite
(California) -- It’s been a little hard to play real golf with all of Southern California’s recent rainfall, but those who don’t mind playing a virtual...

12/5/2018

article Rincon Fire Department rated among highest in the nation
(California) -- The Insurance Services Organization (ISO) has awarded a Class 2 Rating to the Rincon Fire Department. The ISO is a nationwide rating service used by...

7/29/2018

article New tribal administration building nearing completion
(California) -- The new Rincon Tribal Government Center is entering the final phase of construction, with completion less than three months away. Project Director Joe...

7/21/2018

article 1 arrested in stabbing on Rincon Reservation
(California) -- A 60-year-old man suffered a critical stab wound Saturday on the Rincon Indian reservation, where sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect in the...

5/30/2018

article Escondido man who killed friend, bragged on Snapchat sentenced
(California) -- A young Escondido man who killed a friend after challenging the victim to a fight, then posted sounds of the victim crying during the attack to Snapchat...

3/29/2018

article Rincon tribal government center is on schedule
(California) -- The new building will bring tribal employees from five different locations to one. With all employees under one roof, tribal government will save...
article Rincon’s Jane Holzmann given Honored Elder recognition by state
(California) -- Jane Holzmann, who was nominated by Valley Center Pauma Unified School District to receive the Honored Elder recognition, was given the award at the...

3/9/2018

article 120 year old Rincon chapel demolished
(California) -- The second oldest extant church building in Valley Center was demolished this week. The church for many years saw regular services on the Rincon...

2/22/2018

article Rincon Band chairman receives first 2018 CalVet Coin
(California) -- The Chairman of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, Bo Mazzetti, received the first issued 2018 CalVet Coin during his recent trip to the State Capitol....

1/25/2018

article Rincon fire chief receives prestigious award
(California) -- On January 19 Rincon Band Fire Chief Ed Hadfield was awarded the California Fire Chief Certification and Designation. Hadfield was the 37th fire chief to...

12/29/2017

article Rincon tribe co-sponsors foster youth holiday giveaway
(California) -- A few days before Christmas the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians sponsored their 1st annual Foster Youth Holiday Giveaway. More than 100 children attended...

11/1/2017

article Rincon band says goodbye to longtime tribal deputy Cliff Cutrell
(California) -- Last week the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians last week said goodbye to a friend of long standing: Sheriff’s Deputy Cliff Cutrell. “He’s...

10/26/2017

article CalVet Secretary meets with Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians
(California) -- Dr. Vito Imbasciani, Secretary of the California Department of Veterans Affairs Monday morning met with Bo Mazzetti, Chairman of Rincon Band of Luiseño...
article Rincon tribe thanks its business partners
(California) -- Monday the Rincon tribe hosted a lunch and appreciation for the many businesses that work with the tribe. This was the second annual “Business...

9/29/2017

article Rincon names Tanya Duggan new communications director
(California) -- Tanya Duggan has joined Rincon as the tribal government’s new director of communications. She brings over 17 years of professional experience with...

7/27/2017

article Harrah’s reducing energy costs
(California) -- Rincon was the first tribe owning a casino and resort to reduce its carbon footprint by installing a solar array to the casino enterprise. The solar...
article Groundbreaking for new Rincon tribal government building
(California) -- Earlier this month Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians broke ground on a $20 million tribal government administration building to be completed in summer 2018.

5/9/2017

article Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians Platinum Spur Sponsor for Stampede Rodeo
(California) -- The Valley Center Stampede Rodeo is celebrating its 16th year of bringing quality, family-friendly rodeo to Valley Center. Unlike the nearby Lakeside and...

2/26/2017

article Rincon moves to protect reservation water
(California) -- The Rincon tribe has taken a major step to protect water quality on the reservation and downstream, earning approval by the Environmental Protection...

12/30/2016

article SR76 opens doors as first brewery on Indian reservation
(California) -- It seems like a no-brainer that guests visiting casino resorts, such as Harrah’s Resort Southern California near Valley Center, may enjoy kicking...

8/24/2016

article Rincon invests in military shipping crate manufacturer
(California) -- The Rincon tribe has joined the Colusa tribe in investing in PRC Composites, a manufacturer of fiberglass shipping crates for military weapons.

7/7/2016

article Rincon Band donates to Valley Center HS teams
(California) -- The Rincon Band of Valley Center recently donated $4,000 to Valley Center High School for the school’s softball team and baseball team. The band...

4/21/2016

article Rincon Mission Indians support hospice
(California) -- The Rincon Band of Luiseño Mission Indians gave The Elizabeth Hospice a $5,000 grant to support the nonprofit’s hospice and palliative care program...

3/24/2016

article Rincon’s military veterans will ride in the parade
(California) -- The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians will be joining the rest of community remembering America’s military veterans during the Valley Center Days...

1/4/2016

article Doug's World: "Thumbs Up for Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians"
(California) -- As another calendar year arrives, those media outlets who reflect and publish stories about Achievements Past, in this case 2015, are busy asking their...

2/18/2013

article Rincon case may affect previous slot-machine deals
(California) -- San Diego County’s Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians this month became the first California tribe to get a casino agreement through the federal courts.

2/13/2013

article Rincon Band Becomes First California Tribe To Renegotiate Tribal-State Gaming Compact With Federal Courts
(California) -- After seven years of litigation and negotiations, the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians has renegotiated its 1999 tribal-state gaming compact. The tribe...

2/12/2013

article Indian Casino Declares Victory
(California) -- A California Indian tribe is declaring a gambling victory against the state. It appears that the Rincon Luiseno Indians of San Diego County has halted...
article Rincon Band wins BIA approval for Class III gaming compact
(California) -- In a first for a California tribe, the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians has won federal approval of its Class III gaming compact.

2/11/2013

article Rincon indians hail limit to California powers over gambling pacts
(California) -- California’s practice of pressuring Indian tribes to share casino profits in exchange for approval of slot machines has been hit with a setback.
article Rincon Signs ‘Historic’ Gambling Compact [sub req'd]
(California) -- The American Indian tribe that last year won a landmark lawsuit against revenue sharing in tribal-state gambling agreements Friday became the third tribe...

2/10/2013

press release California’s First Federally Litigated Gaming Compact Approved by Secretarial Procedures
(California) -- For the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, it took seven years of litigation, negotiations, and an unorthodox route of approval to get their 1999 tribal-...

1/6/2012

article Rincon Talks Progress, But Other California Tribes Remain In Limbo [sub req'd]
(California) -- A landmark gambling agreement between the state of California and a San Diego area American Indian band is expected early this year, but compact...

10/12/2011

article Rincon-county agreement could mean millions for services
(California) -- A new tribal gaming agreement between the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians and San Diego County could generate millions to supplement local firefighting,...
article VAN DOORN: Brown's new treaty with the Rincon
(California) -- The United States government made many treaties with Native American tribes in its several centuries of genocidal ambition and kept its word not once....

10/11/2011

article County, Rincon tribe strike gambling deal
(California) -- A new agreement between the county and the Rincon Band of Mission Indians in Valley Center was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors...
article Court Wins See CA Tribes Shed Schwarzenegger Legacy
(California) -- California Indian tribes are uniting around a set of “principles” for tribal-state casino compact renegotiations that trash general fund...
article Rincon To Spend More Gaming Revenues Locally
(California) -- For eight years, The Rincon Band has argued that money the state requires from tribes wanting to expand their casinos is an illegal tax.

10/10/2011

article Casino Proposes Plan That Would Give Funds To County
(California) -- A local casino is proposing a plan that would give millions of dollars to San Diego County. The Harrah's Rincon Hotel and Casino is looking into the...
article County And Rincon Tribe May Be Sharing Gambling Profits
(California) -- Tomorrow, San Diego County Supervisors will consider entering into an agreement with the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians that would direct a portion...

7/8/2011

article THE CALIFORNIA REPORT: State May Lose Indian Gaming Income
(California) -- The budget saga in Sacramento may be over for the year, but the state's financial uncertainties are not. On thing still up in the air is fate of the...

7/7/2011

article State Poised to Lose Indian Casino Cash?
(California) -- As legislators ratified a new state budget last week, it's doubtful that many of them considered the dangers to that budget posed by the final legal...

7/6/2011

article Indian Country, Interior Weigh Rincon Ruling Impact
(California) -- A high court ruling hindering California’s ability to use Indian casino revenue to help alleviate a budget deficit will likely influence U.S. Department...

7/5/2011

article North County tribe wants to renegotiate gambling deal
(California) -- The Pala Band of Mission Indians in North County says it wants to renegotiate its gambling agreement with the state following the Rincon Band of Mission...

6/30/2011

article California Compacts Challenged By Rincon Ruling
(California) -- Some American Indian tribes that negotiated gambling agreements with former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will seek new compacts after the U.S....

6/27/2011

article Big Supreme Court win for Indian casino
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court Monday sided with a North San Diego County Indian tribe that had challenged the state’s bid to exact money from casinos...
article EDITORIAL: Play fair with Indian casinos
(California) -- Not long after he took office in 2003, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger offered Indian tribes a deal his administration believed was a win for both...
article High court ruling against California boosts Indian tribes' power
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court on Monday undercut California’s negotiating clout with tribes, as the justices effectively upheld a decision that the state...
article Supreme Court declines to hear Rincon gambling case
(California) -- The U.S. Supreme Court handed the Rincon Band of Mission Indians a victory Monday when it declined to review a lower court's decision that said the...
article Supreme Court gives local gaming tribe big win
(California) -- A North San Diego County Indian tribe’s lengthy legal challenge paid dividends Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court let stand a ruling that...
article Supreme Court refuses to hear Rincon case
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday let stand two lower court decisions that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger went too far in trying to impose a tax...
press release Supreme Court says Schwarzenegger Illegally Taxed Tribe: Orders State to 60-day Negotiation with Rincon Tribe
(California) -- The United States Supreme Court has let stand the decision of two lower courts that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger acted  in “bad faith...
article Supreme Court turns down state appeal on tribal casino deal
(California) -- The U.S. Supreme Court let stand Monday lower court rulings rejecting the state's attempt to extract revenue from a Southern California tribe in...
article Supreme Court won't hear Rincon Band gaming compact case
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected a petition in Brown v. Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians, a gaming compact case. The justices declined...
article U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Rincon Ruling Appeal [sub' req']
(Washington D.C.) -- The United States Supreme Court on Monday rejected California’s appeal of an Indian gaming ruling which could fundamentally change the way...
article U.S. Supreme Court Turns Down Osage Nation Request
(Oklahoma) -- Since 2001, the Osage Nation has been fighting the state of Oklahoma over whether the state has jurisdiction to assess personal income taxes against tribal...

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