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7/17/2018

press release San Manuel Casino adds new acts to Rock & Brews concert series
(California) -- The second half of San Manuel Casino’s 2018 concert series comes out swinging with popular contemporary swing band Big Bad Voodoo Daddy on Friday,...

7/12/2018

press release San Manuel’s ‘All Thrill’ wins Telly
(California) -- San Manuel Casino’s “All Thrill” TV advertising campaign was recently honored with two 2018 Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honor...

7/11/2018

press release San Manuel Casino Is Awarded Best Casino In The Inland Empire
(California) -- The San Bernardino Sun, Redlands Daily Facts and Inland Valley Daily Bulletin readers recognized San Manuel Casino as the "Best Casino" in the...
press release San Manuel Casino wins two Telly Awards
(California) -- San Manuel Casino’s “All Thrill” TV advertising campaign was recently honored with two 2018 Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honor...

7/10/2018

article Put down the wine and pick up a cocktail at San Manuel Casino’s next pairing dinner
(California) -- San Manuel Casino’s upcoming pairing dinner doesn’t include a buttery chardonnay or a bold cabernet sauvignon, but rather craft cocktails....

7/9/2018

article Gene Simmons of Kiss settles suit alleging sexual battery at San Manuel Casino
(California) -- Rocker Gene Simmons has settled a lawsuit brought by a broadcaster who alleged Simmons made unwarranted sexual advances during an on-camera interview at...

6/21/2018

press release San Manuel Band names Vosloo chief financial officer
(California) -- Laurens Vosloo has been appointed chief financial officer the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Vosloo, who served as CFO for San Manuel Casino since...

6/19/2018

article The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Appoints New CFO
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Laurens Vosloo to the post of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the...

6/18/2018

article San Manuel has a new chief financial officer
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians on Monday, June 15, announced that Laurens Vosloo will be the tribe’s chief financial officer. Vosloo was...
press release Laurens Vosloo is New Chief Financial Officer of San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
(California) -- As of today, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Laurens Vosloo to the post of Chief Financial Officer (...

5/2/2018

article San Manuel Casino renews AEG deal
(California) -- For the 10th year, San Manuel Casino has renewed its agreement with AEG, which operates L.A. Live, Staples Center, StubHub Center along with the LA Kings...

4/24/2018

press release National Indian Gaming Association honors Lynn "Nay" Valbuena
(Las Vegas) -- The cultural event highlighted the Wednesday evening of Indian Gaming 2018 with the traditional dances that took to the stage as at the Westgate Las Vegas...

4/19/2018

article San Manuel swears in chairwoman
(California) -- Newly elected Business Committee members were sworn in by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians as the new tribal officers began their new, 2-year terms...

3/29/2018

article These Inland Empire nonprofits were recognized for their work by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
(California) -- Two Inland Empire nonprofits were honored for their philanthropic work by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians at the tribe’s 10th annual Forging...

3/21/2018

article San Manuel Yawa Awards celebrate nonprofits
(California) -- On the evening of March 15 San Manuel Band of Mission Indians brought together over 300 people from more than 100 nonprofits to celebrate the work they...

3/20/2018

press release San Manuel Band of Mission Indians endorses James Ramos for California Assembly
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians today announced its full support and endorsement of the Tribe’s former tribal chairman James Ramos in his...
press release San Manuel honors exceptional team members during annual event
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino honored more than 50 exemplary team members at its Employee Recognition Ceremony on March...

3/19/2018

article San Manuel Recognizes Nonprofits for Exceptional Work With Yawa’ Awards
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians hosted the 10th Annual Forging Hope Yawa’ Awards Thursday evening to celebrate the transformative work of...

3/16/2018

article Former San Manuel Band leader aims to make history in California
(California) -- James Ramos, a former chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, is seeking to make history with his run for office in California.

2/27/2018

article $50,000 gift from Ramos family establishes scholarship fund
(California) -- Children’s Fund, a 30-year-old nonprofit focused on the needs of vulnerable children, recently announced the establishment of the Ramos Family...

2/23/2018

article San Manuel tribal chairwoman honored
(California) -- Rich Guerrero, the outgoing president of Fontana Police Officers Association, presented Lynn Valbuena the FPOA’s annual Excellence in Leadership...

2/15/2018

article San Manuel Casino awarded Responsible Gambling Silver Certification for 11th consecutive year
(California) -- For the 11th consecutive year, the California Council on Problem Gambling awarded San Manuel Casino the Responsible Gambling Silver Certification. The...

2/13/2018

press release San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos Launches Bid For State Assembly
(California) -- “I was born and raised in this community. As a tribal leader, a business owner, a community leader and as a County Supervisor, I have worked to...
press release Inland Empire Magazine Readers Name San Manuel Casino Best Casino In The Inland Empire
(California) -- Inland Empire Magazine readers named San Manuel Casino as "Best Casino" in the Inland Empire, and bestowed an additional four awards in the...

2/1/2018

article Tribe donates Hampton Inn furniture to help veterans
(California) -- The Hampton Inn at San Manuel Village, closed for renovations, was busy with this week as volunteers were clearing the furniture out for donation to...

1/26/2018

article San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos considering run against Assemblyman Marc Steinorth
(California) -- San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos has filed paperwork for a potential 2018 run against Inland Assemblyman Marc Steinorth, shaking up the race...

1/25/2018

article New San Manuel Tribal Court Chief Judge sworn in
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has announced that Judge Claudette C. White was sworn in and began her service as the San Manuel Tribal Court...

1/22/2018

article San Manuel Casino hosting job fair; 350 positions up for grabs
(California) -- San Manuel Casino is looking to fill more than 350 positions, and will be hosting a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the San Manuel...
article San Manuel Casino hosting job fair this Tuesday
(California) -- On Tuesday, January 23rd, the San Manuel Casino will be hosting a job fair at the San Manuel Event Center. The casino needs to hire over 350 new...

12/29/2017

article From San Manuel Casino expansion to transportation: Things to watch in San Bernardino County in 2018
(California) -- As 2017 winds down and the new year arrives, we look to the future and what to keep an eye on in 2018. From development at San Manuel Casino to the 10...

12/16/2017

article Kiss bassist Gene Simmons facing lawsuit alleging sexual battery during Southern California interview
(California) -- A radio and television broadcaster on Friday, Dec. 15, sued musician and Rock & Brews restaurant co-founder Gene Simmons, alleging Simmons made...
article Kiss’ Gene Simmons Sued for Sexual Battery by Unidentified Radio Personality
(California) -- Gene Simmons is being sued by a woman who says the Kiss bassist groped her and made “unwanted, unwarranted sexual advances” during an...

12/13/2017

article No joke: You can get dinner with a side of George Lopez at comic’s San Manuel Casino restaurant
(California) -- If the name didn’t already give it away, there’s no surprise whose restaurant you’re at when you walk into George Lopez’s Chingon...

11/23/2017

article Native American Heritage Day: Diversity and inclusion are Serrano traditions
(California) -- San Bernardino’s own Rep. Joe Baca was instrumental in making Native American Heritage Day a national holiday when he sponsored House Joint...

11/21/2017

article Valbuena tells the San Manuel story
(California) -- Addressing the Kiwanis Club of Highland on Thursday, Nov. 16, Chairwoman Lynn Valbuena discussed her 40 years of service to the San Manuel Band of...
article Rock 'n' roll and slot machines replace bingo at the San Manuel Casino
(California) -- The San Manuel Casino has traded in its bingo cards for something more electric. Bingo, once the primary revenue source for the San Manuel Band of...

11/16/2017

article New San Manuel hotel, performance venue, parking structure projected to cost $550 million
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians expects to spend more than half a billion dollars on building a 500-room hotel, a 4,000-seat entertainment venue...

11/15/2017

article A $70,900 grant was given to Santa Claus Inc. to help kids in need throughout San Bernardino County
(California) -- Santa Claus Inc. (SCI) is grateful to their partners at San Manuel Band of Mission Indians (San Manuel) for a generous grant. On Oct. 11, Faun White, who...

11/10/2017

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians unveil plans to expand casino space
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, operators of the San Manuel Casino in southern California, have unveiled plans this week to improve and expand...

11/7/2017

article San Manuel announces new 500-room hotel
(California) -- Meeting in a conference room at the San Manuel Community Center on the reservation, San Manuel executives unveiled plans for a new 500-room hotel with...
article San Manuel to build new hotel, event venue, parking structure next to Highland casino
(California) -- San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino will soon have new neighbors. The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians on Tuesday, Nov. 7, announced plans to build a...

11/2/2017

article 4 ways San Manuel Casino transformed its bingo hall into a rock and roll-filled experience
(California) -- Forget the swinging Rat Pack-stereotypes of Las Vegas, San Manuel Casino is literally turning up the volume with the completion of its Rockin’...

10/30/2017

article San Manuel Tribe Donation to Sponsor Two Symphony Concerts!
(California) -- A $90,000 grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will sponsor two San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra concerts in their up-coming 89th season.

10/5/2017

article Donation helps transform lives through new employment initiative
(California) -- Yawa’, an ancient word that means “to act on one’s beliefs,” is a concept passed down through generations among the San Manuel...

10/2/2017

article Gene Simmons Has Never Taken a Vacation
(California) -- Gene Simmons has made headlines with the unveiling of his Gene Simmons Vault. Arguably the largest box set ever released by a musician, the Vault weighs...
article #SBWorks kicks off with $3.5 million donation
(California) -- “There is no reason anybody who wants a job can’t have a job,” said Goodwill President and CEO Patrick MxcClenahan as he accepted a...

9/29/2017

article Students learn about Native American culture
(California) -- Corded headbands made of raffia, bird songs set to the percussion of gourd rattles and animal hooves, basketry and pottery are just a few aspects of...
article Pow Wow coming to San Manuel
(California) -- The 22nd annual San Manuel Pow Wow opens Friday, Oct. 13 at Cal State San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino.

9/27/2017

article Dine 909: San Manuel Casino adds another celebrity eatery
(California) -- San Manuel Casino has gone all-in on another celebrity-driven restaurant. George Lopez’s Chingon Kitchen opened earlier this month in what used to...

9/23/2017

article San Manuel tribe celebrates history, heritage with San Bernardino students
(California) -- After a weeklong learning experience, California’s Native American culture, history and customs came alive to hundreds of area school children. The...

9/7/2017

article Comedian George Lopez is in the food biz at San Manuel Casino in Highland
(California) -- Comedian and actor George Lopez is adding another feather to his funny hat — a new Mexican restaurant at San Manuel Casino. The fast casual...

8/31/2017

press release San Manuel Donates $250,000 for Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is supporting three non-profits to directly address the needs of displaced people and animals following storm...

8/29/2017

press release San Manuel to Fund Victoria Avenue Improvements
(California) -- Motorists driving on Victoria Avenue in Highland and San Bernardino will soon be seeing several street improvements as part of a $10.7 million road and...

8/23/2017

article Council approves $10.5 million grant from San Manuel
(California) -- The city of Highland got in early on grants offered by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, scoring a total of $10.5 million. The Highland City...

7/24/2017

article Southern California Casino Boasts Largest Slot Floor on the West Coast
(California) -- While Las Vegas and Atlantic City are most well known for casinos and betting, Southern California touts an impressive collection of Native-American...
press release Three Charities Benefit from San Manuel Golf Tournament
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and San Manuel Casino held a fundraising golf event, on July 19 and 20 at the Pelican Hill Golf  Club in...

7/11/2017

article San Manuel makes success their casinos' mission
(California) -- San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino is Southern California’s one-stop destination for entertainment and fun. The casino is just 70 minutes from...

7/2/2017

press release San Manuel Casino Now Has The Most Slots On The West Coast
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is unveiling a new expansion to their San Manuel Casino.  As part of its commitment to All Thrill®, San...

5/19/2017

press release Konami Gaming announces new bonus game launch at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
(Las Vegas) -- The San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino recently launched a new linked bonus game thanks to a creation by Konami Gaming. The Smash Smash Festival fiesta-...

5/18/2017

press release Konami’s New Smash Smash Festival(TM) Bonus Game Celebrates its World Premiere at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
(Las Vegas) -- Konami Gaming, Inc. announced the debut launch of its Smash Smash Festival linked bonus game at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino. The colorful fiesta-...

5/14/2017

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians donates $45,000 for San Bernardino libraries
(California) -- The Friends of the San Bernardino Public Library has received a $45,000 donation from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Library officials say they...

5/2/2017

article The Arrow Rises Again: San Bernardino’s Famed and Forgotten Architectural Wonder
(California) -- Little known to many of Southern California’s residents, the elegant white architecturally-renowned Arrowhead Springs Hotel -- grand centerpiece of...

3/29/2017

article San Manuel tribe honors Redlands Assistance League
(California) -- The Assistance League of Redlands personifies Yawa’ — meaning to act on one’s beliefs — according to the San Manuel Band of...

3/16/2017

article City of Highland honors Tribe for job growth and contribution to San Bernardino economy
(California) -- San Manuel Tribal Chairman Lynn Valbuena recalled how she waited for the welfare truck to come to the reservation. and recalled how the citizens of...

3/15/2017

press release Joseph Eve CPAs to provide Title 31 training to San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
(California) -- Joseph Eve CPAs will provide Title 31/anti-money laundering training to the San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino. As part of the deal, experts from...

3/3/2017

article Man arrested at San Manuel casino discovered to have $4 million warrant for LA County sex crimes
(California) -- Authorities discovered a man, initially arrested for a misdemeanor, was wanted out of Los Angeles County on a $4.62 million warrant for various sex...

2/22/2017

article Learn about Serrano culture of San Manuel Band of Mission Indians at Feb. 27 program at Redlands Community Senior Center
(California) -- Learn about the Serrano culture of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians with guest speaker Paakuma’ at the Redlands Community Senior Center...
article Two Shot Dead in San Manuel Casino Parking Structure
(California) -- A man and woman were found dead inside a vehicle parked inside the San Manuel Casino parking structure Wednesday morning. At around 5:11 a.m. Sheriff...

2/3/2017

article Wild chase ends in deadly shooting by deputy at San Manuel Casino parking structure
(California) -- A man was killed by a deputy and a woman was seriously injured Wednesday night after they crashed a stolen car during a chase in a San Manuel Casino...

2/2/2017

press release First Nations Development Institute Receives Grant from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
(Colorado) -- First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has received a generous $50,000 grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians near Highland,...

2/1/2017

article 2 car-theft suspects shot by deputies at San Manuel casino
(California) -- Two car-theft suspects were injured in a deputy-involved shooting at the San Manuel casino Wednesday night, officials said. The incident began when San...

1/30/2017

press release San Manuel Band of Mission Indians donates $1M to NAU
(California) -- For many Native American students who go to college, the odds are stacked against their success. Financial, family, cultural, social or academic issues...

1/4/2017

article Native American network comes to two New Mexico markets
(New Mexico) -- A California-based television network dedicated to Native Americans has arrived in the Albuquerque area, New Mexico PBS announced this week. New Mexico...

12/22/2016

article San Bernardino’s First Nations Experience (FNX) to “Finding Nemo” in Navajo
(California) -- First Nations Experience (FNX), which originates from the studios of KVCR-PBS in the San Bernardino Community College District, announced today that the...

12/13/2016

article $1 million gift from San Manuel tribe to aid victims of child abuse
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians awarded a $1 million grant to Children’s Fund to increase services at its Children’s Assessment Center...

12/12/2016

article San Manuel Tribe gives $1 million grant to nonprofit Children’s Fund
(California) -- San Manuel Band of Mission Indians awarded a $1,000,000 grant to Children’s Fund to increase services at its Children’s Assessment Center,...

12/2/2016

article 14 Victims, as Many Lights: San Manuel Band Rekindles Famed Arrowhead to Mark San Bernardino Massacre
(California) -- California is marking the heartbreaking one-year anniversary of December 2, 2015, when 14 people were gunned down at a holiday party by a colleague and...

11/22/2016

press release Grand opening for Rock & Brews Restaurant at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino will be held Dec. 6
(California) -- San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino in Highland has announced plans for the Rock Stars for Vets grand opening of its multi-sensory, rock-inspired Rock...

11/11/2016

article Native American Veterans Memorial called 'long overdue'
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is at the forefront of a movement to establish a Native American Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in...

10/19/2016

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians to aid in recruitment of Native American Ph.D.s
(California) -- The PhD Project, an award-winning program to inspire a new generation of diverse business leaders, today announced that the San Manuel Band of Mission...

10/14/2016

article Rock & Brews is ready to roll at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
(California) -- San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino will get a rock ‘n roll jolt with the opening of Rock & Brews, the restaurant chain co-created by Kiss...

10/8/2016

article Native American culture celebrated, strengthened at San Bernardino pow wow
(California) -- Scores of Native Americans singers, dancers, drummers and artisans from across North America returned to San Bernardino this weekend for the 21st annual...

10/7/2016

article Celebrate American Indian Culture at San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians Powwow
(California) -- In the spirit of togetherness and affirmation of American Indian culture, the San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians will hold their annual powwow on...

10/1/2016

article San Manuel tribe contributes $150K to Blue Cut fire relief fund
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians contributed $150,000 to the Blue Cut Fire Relief Fund, the United Way announced Friday. This donation, along with...

9/23/2016

article Here's how California Native American culture is observed at Cal State San Bernardino
(California) -- James Ramos, cultural awareness coordinator for the San Manuel Tribal Unity Culture Awareness Program, talks about California Native American Day, held...

9/16/2016

article San Manuel Casino teams with rock Hall of Famers in new restaurant
(California) -- San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino announced at a Sept. 14 press conference a new partnership with rock-inspired restaurant Rock & Brews - founded...

9/15/2016

article KISS stars to open eatery at Highland casino
(California) -- Rock legends Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley announced Wednesday the arrival of the “crown jewel” of their Rock & Brews restaurant chain...

9/14/2016

article Former KISS stars to open eatery at Highland casino
(California) -- Rock legends Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley announced Wednesday the arrival of the “crown jewel” of their Rock & Brews restaurant chain...
press release San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino Joins Forces With Paul Stanley And Gene Simmons Of KISS To Open Rock & Brews®
(California) -- As part of its commitment to "All Thrill," San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino have partnered with legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famers...

8/25/2016

article Tribe donates $3 million to Riverside school
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has agreed to donate $3 million to Sherman Indian High School in Riverside to bolster its career technical...

8/22/2016

article San Manuel Tribe donation to sponsor two Symphony concerts!
(California) -- A $70,000 grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will sponsor two San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra concerts in their up-coming 88th season....

7/13/2016

article The bird song legacy of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
(California) -- One of the highlights of the June 22 ribbon-cutting ceremony for San Manuel Gateway College and Loma Linda University Health – San Bernardino was...

6/7/2016

article What's different at The Pines Modern Steakhouse
(California) -- San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino has given some grade-A upgrades to its fanciest dining spot, The Pines. Now dubbed The Pines Modern Steakhouse, the...

6/4/2016

article San Manuel tribe honored as philanthropists
(California) -- Family Service Association of Redlands presented its Alfred H. Smiley Philanthropic Award to the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians at the organization...

5/29/2016

article Arrowhead Springs and San Manuel tribe: Imagine the possibilities
(California) -- The San Manuel tribe’s purchase of the Arrowhead Springs Hotel property in the San Bernardino foothills is the best thing that has happened to the...

5/27/2016

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians receives honored by Family Service Donor
(California) -- On Thursday May 12th at the historic Burrage Mansion, friends and families came together to celebrate Family Service Association of Redlands’ (FSA...

5/20/2016

article San Manuel tribe buys Arrowhead Springs Hotel
(California) -- The owners of the Arrowhead Springs Hotel in San Bernardino’s Waterman Canyon announced Friday the sale of the 1,900-acre property to the San...
article EDITORIAL: Re-elect SB County Supervisor James Ramos
(California) -- Those who remember the bad ol’ days of corruption in San Bernardino County government know that things look quite different today. After a fourth-...

4/18/2016

article Pines Steakhouse gets new look and new menu
(California) -- The Pines Steakhouse at San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino closed after last weekend for a six-week makeover. The space, which also serves as the...
press release San Manuel Tribal Elections: Lynn Valbuena Re-elected Chairwoman
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced their newly elected tribal Business Committee members today, including the re-election of Lynn Valbuena...

4/7/2016

article From FBI to San Manuel Security
(California) -- Responsive to the growth of its Tribal enterprises, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced March 31, that former FBI assistant director for...

3/31/2016

press release Former FBI and corporate security official to lead San Manuel Department of Public Safety
(California) -- Responsive to the growth of its Tribal enterprises, the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced today that former FBI Assistant Director for...

3/24/2016

article San Manuel tribe honors nonprofits with prestigious award
(California) -- Forging Hope is more than a job description. This force for good is an opportunity to experience the resolve of those who give their time and resources...

3/21/2016

article San Manuel salutes four groups
(California) -- Four groups will be honored Tuesday, March 22, for their community contributions by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. The eighth annual Yawa:...

3/12/2016

article Must-See Mini Doc: Awakening the Spirit for Diabetes Awareness
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association of the Greater San Diego Area just released a mini...

3/10/2016

article EDUCATION: STEM programs get boost
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated $200,000 for programs benefiting San Bernardino County schools, officials said Wednesday, March 9.

2/25/2016

article Meet The Perfect Pair, One of Instagram's Most Extravagant Sneakerheads
(California) -- There are few personalities bigger than Kenny Gonzales in Instagram's sneaker scene, and that’s not just because he’s a 6’4”...

2/17/2016

article Well-known figure in New London politics, tribal affairs is moving on
(Connecticut) -- Local politicians and Mashantucket Pequot leaders lavished praise Wednesday on Democratic Town Chairman William "Bill" Satti, the former mayor...

2/16/2016

article San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino celebrates renovation project
(California) -- On Friday San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino in San Bernardino, California, celebrated the completion of its $50 million renovation project with the...

2/8/2016

press release Legislative and policy veteran to join San Manuel as Legislative Director
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is pleased to announce that Mr. Alva Johnson, a veteran California legislative and policy staffer with more than a...

1/12/2016

article As decision day arrives, San Bernardino's KVCR says it will enter FCC's spectrum auction
(California) -- In an era when some people believe there is too much TV, Americans who depend on free, over-the-air broadcasting are facing a future in which they will...

12/3/2015

article San Manuel Band helps investigate theft of nearly $47K at casino
(California) -- Authorities in California arrested a couple for allegedly defrauding someone of $46,866 at the casino owned by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians....

11/30/2015

article $46,866 theft by fraud at San Manuel Casino leads to arrest
(California) -- An El Monte man was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 25, on suspicion of defrauding someone of $46,866 at the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino near Highland....

11/24/2015

article GAN rolls out Simulated Gaming site for San Manuel Digital
(California) -- GAN has launched a new simulated gaming website for San Manuel Digital, the interactive business unit of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in the US...

11/22/2015

article San Manuel Digital to offer online simulated gaming for US customers
(California) -- GameAccount Network is a B2B software group that recently announced their platform has launched for San Manuel Digital, a subsidiary of the San Manuel...

11/19/2015

article GAN launches free-to-play gaming solution for California's San Manuel Digital
(California) -- Online gaming software supplier GAN has launched a free-to-play offering for California’s San Manuel Digital, the iGaming arm of the San Manuel...

9/17/2015

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will host California Native American Day event on Sept. 25 at Cal State
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will host a California Native American Day celebration on Friday, Sept. 25 at Cal State San Bernardino....

9/16/2015

article Chairwoman of San Manuel Band to join Gaming Hall of Fame
(California) -- Lynn Valbuena, the chairwoman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California, is joining the American Gaming Association's Gaming Hall of...

8/31/2015

article Ex-IRS Agent To Head San Manuel Gaming Commission
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced it has landed a former special agent for the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. marshal to head its...

8/27/2015

article Former Federal Law Enforcement Official Joins San Manuel Gaming Commission
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has announced that Adam Torres has accepted the position of Executive Director of the San Manuel Gaming Commission...

8/26/2015

press release Former Federal Law Enforcement Official Joins San Manuel Gaming Commission
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is pleased to announce that Mr. Adam Torres has accepted the position of Executive Director of the San Manuel...

8/14/2015

article Dermot Smurfit Jr hoping to strike more deals with casinos
(Ireland) -- Dermot Smurfit Jr wants even more deals with Las Vegas-style casinos for GameAccount Network (GAN), the online gaming technology company whose backers...

8/13/2015

article San Manuel to Offer Social Casino with GameAccount
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, PokerStars’ allies in the fight for regulated online poker in California, has partnered with UK software...

8/12/2015

article GameAccount targets US growth with San Manuel Digital deal
(California) -- GameAccount Network has moved to strengthen its presence in the US market by entering into a partnership with San Manuel Digital. Under the deal, San...

8/10/2015

press release San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino Hits the Jackpot With New Chief Marketing Officer
(California) -- San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino has added Chief Marketing Officer Peter Arceo to it’s executive team. Moving west from Arizona’s...

8/5/2015

article San Manuel donates $70,000 to San Bernardino Symphony
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is always in tune with the community. This time, it’s literal. A $70,000 grant from the tribe will sponsor...

8/4/2015

article MACDUFF: Protecting turf no reason to oppose proposal
(California) -- County supervisors in Riverside and San Bernardino counties have nothing to fear from a proposal to add two members to their boards. Yet the chairmen of...

7/30/2015

article San Manuel Tribe sponsors two Symphony concerts
(California) -- A $70,000 grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will sponsor two San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra concerts in their up-coming 2015/16 season...

7/24/2015

article San Manuel gives to symphony, more
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated $75,000 to sponsor two concerts in the San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra 2015-16 season.

7/21/2015

article Serrano Buffet makes changes, offers more
(California) -- When it comes to the changes to the Serrano Buffet at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino, the name of the game is more. The Highland casino is in the...

6/29/2015

press release San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Fund New Freezer for Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County Food Bank
(California) -- Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County (CAPSBC) is pleased to announce that a grant in the amount of $117,000 to construct a new freezer...

6/27/2015

article Calif. fugitive caught after carjacking vehicle with 2 children inside, who jumped to safety
(California) -- After a five-day manhunt, a California fugitive was arrested on attempted kidnapping and grand theft auto charges after carjacking a vehicle with two...

6/17/2015

article Running a tribe's business a complex maze of history, law, traditions
(California) -- Nine years ago San Manuel Band of Mission Indians started an educational program to help non-Native American employees better understand their workplace...

4/29/2015

article Tribe honors nonprofits
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians honored four organizations that embody and demonstrate the Serrano concept of Yawa' – to manifest one...

4/5/2015

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians & Nonprofit Partners Celebrate “Acting on Beliefs” at Seventh Annual Forging Hope Breakfast
(California) -- Creating positive and meaningful change in the community is never easy but through strong partnerships with the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, area...

3/16/2015

article Whistleblower Says Calif. Tribe Can't Dodge Casino Firing Suit
(California) -- A former security guard at the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians’ casino asked a California federal court Friday to keep alive his whistleblower...

2/12/2015

article New clinic improves health care for Native Americans
(California) -- Audrey Martinez remembers the early 1980s when Native Americans received health care out of trailers on the San Manuel Indian Reservation near Highland.

2/7/2015

article Health Care Services for Indians Expand Thanks to $2M Grant From San Manuel
(California) -- With support from a $2 million grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians combined with contributions from other sources, Riverside-San Bernadino...

2/6/2015

article Three charged with poisoning and robbing casino patrons
(California) -- Three people have been charged with poisoning and robbing patrons at the San Manuel casino near Highland, authorities said.

2/1/2015

article First Nations Experience Receives $6 Million for Native Programming
(California) -- First Nations Experience in San Bernardino, California, has announced a second $6 million gift from its founding partner, the San Manuel Band of Mission...

1/29/2015

article Native American TV network gets $6M to expand
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated $6 million to First Nations Experience, the California-based television network dedicated to Native...

1/26/2015

article First Nations Experience in San Bernardino gets $6 million to expand
(California) -- The San Bernardino-based public television network that has been sharing the “First Nations Experience” since 2011 expects to reach more...
article Native American network to go global with $6 million gift
(California) -- A fledgling public TV network devoted to Native Americans and indigenous peoples – homegrown in the Inland area and the only one of its kind in the...

1/21/2015

article Throat-slashing suspect pleads guilty to attack outside casino
(California) -- A 32-year-old mentally ill Pomona man who slashed a man’s throat outside San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to...

1/18/2015

article CHP, San Manuel casino focus on charter bus safety
(California) -- Dozens of charter buses from the San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino parked on the Palm Avenue bridge over the 210 Freeway on Saturday for routine...

1/16/2015

article San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino to Aid California Highway Patrol in Charter Bus Inspections
(California) -- San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino (SMIBC) personnel will work directly with California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers on Saturday, January 17 to direct...

1/15/2015

article San Manuel grant helps Crafton Hills students
(California) -- Crafton Hills College in Yucaipa is seeing results from the grant it received from San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in August 2014. “Without the...

1/8/2015

article Ramos new Board Chairman; Lovingood Vice Chairman
(California) -- The Board of Supervisors today unanimously elected Supervisor James Ramos to serve as Board Chairman and Supervisor Robert A. Lovingood to serve as Vice...

1/6/2015

article James Ramos elected chairman of Board of Supervisors
(California) -- The first meeting of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors for 2015 began Tuesday with the election of a new chairman and vice chairman,...
press release San Manuel Band donates to university campus construction
(California) -- Loma Linda University Health recently broke ground on a new project that is expected to bring renewed hope and opportunity to the City of San Bernardino...

12/23/2014

article Donation from San Manuel Helps Salvation Army Serve the Needy
(California) -- A $30,000 grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians helps the San Bernardino area Salvation Army serve the needs of thousands of hungry, homeless...

12/22/2014

article Voice of the People
(California) -- Lynn Valbuena’s commitment to native tribes extends far beyond her role as chairwoman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians based in Southern...

12/4/2014

article Online About Face: Tribes Welcome Pokerstar's Involvement
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and Chairwoman Lynn Valbuena (l.) have joined with the Morongo Band and the Commerce Club, Hawaiian Gardens Casino...

11/27/2014

article VALBUENA: Native American ancestral lands — we should all be good stewards
(California) -- Standing at the helm of the Governor’s Office at our Capitol building in Sacramento is a symbol — a golden bear. Just around the corner, a...

11/19/2014

article San Manuel Digital CEO Explains Decision to Partner With PokerStars For California Online Poker
(California) -- With weeks still to go until California’s 2015 legislative session officially gets underway, the topic of regulated online poker in the Golden...

11/10/2014

article Judas Priest and metal god Rob Halford stop at San Manuel
(California) -- From day one, Judas Priest’s determination was to make heavy metal that would stand the test of time, according to singer Rob Halford. The British...

11/5/2014

article San Manuel awarded EPA grant
(California) -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians the Performance Partnership Grant (PPG), in the amount...

10/30/2014

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians awards $197,000 grant to Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House
(California) -- The Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House has received a grant award of $197,000 from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians that will allow the house to...

10/16/2014

article San Manuel Pow Wow Has Huge Prize Money, Awesome Singers & Drums
(California) -- Thousands of people from across North America descended upon the California State University San Bernardino campus to attend one of California’s...

10/8/2014

article San Manuel to host Pow Wow in State San Bernardino
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will host the 19th annual Pow Wow from Friday through Sunday at Cal State San Bernardino, drawing hundreds of...

9/26/2014

article Man accused of randomly slashing stranger's throat pleads not guilty
(California) -- A man who was arrested on suspicion of cutting a stranger's throat in an unprovoked attack at a Highland casino has pleaded not guilty.

9/24/2014

article Man stabbed at San Manuel casino remains hospitalized
(California) -- A man remains hospitalized after being stabbed in what officials are calling a random attack Sunday evening at the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino.

9/23/2014

article Man's throat cut at casino
(California) -- A man cut a bystanders throat for no apparent reason in front of a casino in Highland. The victim was standing in a drop-off area at San Manuel Indian...

9/22/2014

article Man stabbed at San Manuel casino remains hospitalized
(California) -- A man remains hospitalized after being stabbed in what officials are calling a random attack Sunday evening at the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino.

9/19/2014

press release Television Network Premieres New Music Show: “The Aboriginal Unity Experience (AUX)”
(California) -- First Nations Experience network will premiere, the Aboriginal Unity Experience (AUX) on September 19, at 8pm (PST). The AUX is a thirty minute...

9/8/2014

press release San Manuel Annual Pow Wow to Draw Hundreds of Native Performers and Artisans from Across North America
(California) -- EXPERIENCE CULTURE: Native American dancers, singers, artisans and other travelers on the pow wow trail from across North America, ...

9/7/2014

press release San Manuel Band of Mission Indians to host Native American Day Family Event
(California) -- HONORING TRADITION:    San Manuel invites the public to join traditional dancers from southern, central and northern California...

8/2/2014

article Valbuena: Leading by example
(California) -- As a direct descendent of Santos Manuel, founder of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, Lynn Valbuena is not only qualified by lineage, but by her...

8/1/2014

article Meet Native America: Lynn “Nay” Valbuena, Chairwoman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
(Washington D.C.) -- In the interview series Meet Native America, the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian invites tribal leaders, cultural figures, and...

7/30/2014

article Indian Gaming buys emergency equipment for County Fire/Sheriff Departments
(California) -- Earlier this month the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors accepted a grant award from the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund.

7/19/2014

article John Legend lives up to last name at concert
(California) -- Multiple Grammy Award-winning rhythm and blues artist John Legend had a song for nearly everyone in the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino audience...

6/23/2014

article Judge fines San Manuel tribal members for not providing financial records
(California) -- A San Bernardino Superior Court judge on Friday imposed sanctions totaling $3,500 against two San Manuel tribal members for failing to comply with court...

6/12/2014

press release FNX | First Nations Experience Indigenous TV Network Approved for Satellite Carriage
(California) -- FNX, First Nations Experience, the first and only public TV network in the U.S. dedicated to Native American and World Indigenous content, has been...

6/1/2014

article Meet Lynn Valbuena, newly elected chairwoman
(California) -- For Lynn Valbuena, People of the Pines are the first priority. They are also her passion, dedication and commitment. Elected in April as the new...

5/28/2014

article San Manuel Band of Mission Indians assists LifeStream in expanding rare blood donor library
(California) -- LifeStream is proud to count the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians as an esteemed partner in community wellness. The organization was awarded a $15,625...

5/27/2014

press release Claremont Graduate University Receives $4 Million Donation to Expand First-of-Its-Kind Native American Tribal Administration Program
(California) -- As part of a $4 million donation by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, Claremont Graduate University (CGU) will expand the San Manuel Tribal...

4/30/2014

article Crews halt 20-acre fire near San Manuel casino
(California) -- Dangerous winds prompted fire crews to swarm a wildfire in the foothills north of San Manuel casino in Highland where they seem to have stopped the blaze...

4/25/2014

article Certification highlights San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino’s commitment to responsible gambling
(California) -- Since July 2007, San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino has continued its annual certification as a Responsible Gambling Establishment, becoming re-...

4/21/2014

press release California Council On Problem Gambling Certifies San Manuel For The Eighth Consecutive Year
(California) -- Since July 2007, San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino has continued its annual certification as a Responsible Gambling Establishment, becoming re-...

4/17/2014

article iGaming veteran Matthew Cullen hired to lead interactive initiatives
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced April 9 that its digital development company, San Manuel Digital (SMD), LLC, has hired iGaming veteran...
article San Manuel Band elects Lynn Valbuena as chairwoman
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced on April 15 that Lynn “Nay” Valbuena was elected to the Office of Chairwoman. Valbuena...

4/16/2014

article San Manuel names Lynn “Nay” Valbuena new chairwoman
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has elected Lynn “Nay” Valbuena, a longtime advocate for tribal issues, as chairwoman. Her term began...

4/9/2014

press release iGaming Veteran Matthew Cullen Hired to Lead Interactive Initiatives
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians today announced that its digital development company, San Manuel Digital, LLC, has hired iGaming veteran Matthew...

4/6/2014

article San Manuel Tribe Honors Nonprofits at Forging Hope Breakfast
(California) -- Creating positive and meaningful change in the community is never easy, but through strong partnerships with the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, area...

4/4/2014

article Kiss rocks San Manuel casino crowd to kick off arena football season
(California) -- To prepare for Los Angeles Kiss’ first arena football game, the famed 1970s rock band — and new sports team owners — Kiss saved the...

3/31/2014

article Program on Native American culture a hit in Redlands
(California) -- Dozens of youth took a hands-on approach to learn about Native American culture at the historic Mission Gables House.

3/30/2014

article San Bernardino County DA’s campaign treasury dwarfs challenger’s
(California) -- San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael A. Ramos is trailing his challenger in contributions by nearly $22,000, according to recently released...

3/29/2014

article FISCHETTI: San Manuel honors nonprofits for making a difference
(California) -- Kara Lubin, founder of The 100 Mile Club, was telling the large crowd gathered for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Forging Hope awards breakfast...

3/26/2014

article FISCHETTI: San Manuel honors nonprofits for making a difference
(California) -- Kara Lubin, founder of The 100 Mile Club, was telling the large crowd gathered for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Forging Hope awards breakfast...

1/26/2014

article SAN MANUEL: ‘Walking Dead’ slots invade casino floor
(California) -- The wise guys of “The Sopranos” have been there. So have the cosmo-sipping ladies of “Sex and the City.” Now, one of television...

1/25/2014

article Ramos to be inducted into VVC Alumni Hall of Fame
(California) -- The Victor Valley College Foundation is set to induct 3rd District Supervisor James Ramos as the 2013 Alumni Hall of Fame inductee.

1/22/2014

article San Manuel Casino debuts ‘The Walking Dead’ slot game
(California) -- Never underestimate the power of a hit television show involving zombies. AMC’s “The Walking Dead” has spawned a casino game...

1/20/2014

article KVCR public stations’ subsidy running out
(California) -- At a time when the Inland Empire’s sole public broadcaster KVCR is under pressure to become self-supporting, the TV and radio stations have no...

1/13/2014

article SAN MANUEL: Reba hits casino March 13
(California) -- Singer, actress, icon Reba McEntire brings her impressive collection of hits to San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino Thursday, March 13. Reba is one of the...

1/5/2014

article Checking out San Manuel Indian Casino
(California) -- The first time I visited San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino I went along on my own and just had a general look around. I found it an interesting place...

12/26/2013

article San Manuel Steps Up Big to Support Young Scholars Initiative (YAP) with a $43,000 Donation
(California) -- Youth Action Project (YAP) is a non-profit organization that works to empower San Bernardino’s youth to develop the skills and habits needed to...

12/16/2013

article SAN MANUEL: The Pines goes all out for New Year’s Eve
(California) -- The Pines Steakhouse at San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino is offering Inland area foodies an upscale New Year’s Eve dinner to remember.

12/9/2013

article Christmas dining provides distinct choices
(California) -- In case you’re still recovering from Thanksgiving and can’t imagine cooking another big meal, San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino has...
article San Manuel Band hires Teri Poust as new gaming commissioner
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California has hired Teri Poust as interim gaming commissioner. Poust is a member of the Poarch Band of Creek...

12/6/2013

article San Manuel announces new gaming commissioner amid resignations
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced Friday that former National Gaming Commissioner Teri Poust will serve as interim gaming commissioner for...

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