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Agua Caliente

article Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians gets approval for Cathedral City casino
(10/14/2019)
(California) -- The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is on its way to building a third casino in downtown Cathedral City after receiving federal government...
article Agua Caliente tribe gets green light from federal government for planned Cathedral City casino
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- Groundbreaking is in sight for Agua Caliente's planned Cathedral City casino after the federal government approved a transfer of the land into trust...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Wilton Rancheria

article Wilton Rancheria secures victory in homelands case
(10/14/2019)
(California) -- The Wilton Rancheria is celebrating after a federal judge sided with the tribe and the federal government in a homelands case. In a final decision, Judge...
article Federal judge rejects claims against Wilton Rancheria
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- A federal judge on Oct. 7 dismissed the remaining claims that contested the U.S. Department of the Interior’s authority and decision to place...
article Stand Up For California To Take Back Seat As Wilton Rancheria Tribe Given Go-ahead
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- Plans for an Elk Grove, Californian casino have just become a little more practical. For years, the Wilton Rancheria tribe has been fighting against...
article Elk Grove casino project wins key court fight as judge backs tribe’s claim to federal land
(10/9/2019)
(California) -- A crucial federal court victory has brought the Wilton Rancheria to the doorstep of a new casino and resort in Elk Grove. A District of Columbia federal...
article Federal judge rejects claims against Wilton Rancheria
(10/9/2019)
(California) -- A federal judge on Oct. 7 dismissed the remaining claims that contested the U.S. Department of the Interior’s authority and decision to place...
article Judge dismisses final claims in suit against Elk Grove casino
(10/9/2019)
(California) -- A federal court ruled against opponents of the Wilton Rancheria’s proposed casino in Elk Grove this week, bringing the project one step closer to...
article Wilton Rancheria secures victory in homelands case
(10/8/2019)
(California) -- The Wilton Rancheria is celebrating after a federal judge sided with the tribe and the federal government in a homelands case. In a final decision, Judge...
press release Federal Judge Dismisses Opponents' Claim Against Wilton Rancheria
(10/7/2019)
(California) -- A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Monday  issued a comprehensive final order dismissing the remaining claims contesting the U.S. Department of...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

California Gaming

article Spencer sips his way through Cache Creek Casino Resort
(10/13/2019)
(California) -- Located in sunny Brooks, California, Cache Creek Casino Resort is filled with delicious dining experiences, extensive wine lists, and countless chances...
article Theatro Enters the Gaming and Hospitality Market with Deployment at the New Coyote Valley Casino
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- Theatro, the leader in voice-controlled mobile platforms for hourly service employees, today announced that the new Coyote Valley Casino in California...
article Flynt, Others May Challenge Cardroom Licensure Restriction
(10/8/2019)
(California) -- The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday ordered reinstatement of a civil rights action which seeks a declaration that California statutes that...
article Larry Flynt Scores With Ninth Circuit Court in Bid to Expand Gambling Business Outside California
(10/8/2019)
(California) -- Larry Flynt notched a legal win Monday in his effort to expand his gambling business outside California when a Ninth Circuit of Appeals panel ruled he...
article Larry Flynt’s Fight Against California Gambling Law Revived
(10/7/2019)
(California) -- Hustler magazine publisher and casino owner Larry Flynt convinced the Ninth Circuit to revive his lawsuit challenging a California law that prohibits...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Chumash Tribe

article Chumash Casino Resort Cooks Up Project Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Month
(10/13/2019)
(California) -- Innovative chefs will showcase their culinary skills by turning sweet and savory treats pink throughout October at the Chumash Casino Resort in honor of...
article Gary Robinson Completes Chumash Book Trilogy
(10/8/2019)
(California) -- Three years ago, Gary Robinson published the first installment of Lands of Our Ancestors, a book of historical fiction aimed at relaying Santa Barbara...
article Santa Ynez Chumash Give $100,000 Matching Grant to Solvang Festival Theater
(10/5/2019)
(California) -- In front of a sold-out crowd to see country music legend Clint Black perform at the Solvang Festival Theater, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

La Jolla Tribe

article Rural North County residents out of power in unplanned outage
(10/13/2019)
(California) -- The electricity went out for more than 1,000 utility customers in an unplanned outage around rural North County Saturday afternoon. Communities affected...
1 Article on this Issue

Cahuilla Band

article Casino Insider: The new Cahuilla Casino Hotel is rising in Anza; here’s what you need to know
(10/12/2019)
(California) -- Amid the rural, hilly landscape of Highway 371 in Anza, a new resort property is rising. Construction is well underway for the new Cahuilla Casino Hotel...
article New Cahuilla Casino Hotel in Riverside County to replace the existing one by Spring 2020
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- The $35.2 million project will boast a 14,000-square-foot gaming floor with 353 slot machines and four table games; a 36,000-square-foot, four-story...
article The new $35.2 million Cahuilla Casino Hotel is under construction, will replace the old casino in 2020
(10/9/2019)
(California) -- Highway 371 in Anza has long been flanked by a hilly and very rural landscape filled with scrub plants, pine trees and the occasional home, but commuters...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Columbus/Indigenous Day

article Columbus ‘Like Hitler’: American Indians Demand Removal of Chula Vista Statue
(10/12/2019)
(California) -- The 8-foot statue of Christopher Columbus fronting a Chula Vista park is akin to having a Hitler statue in a Jewish community — “if not worse...
article Quechan Indian Tribe: "No more keeping us silent"
(10/12/2019)
(California) -- While many Americans will celebrate Columbus Day on Monday, Native Americans, on the other hand, honor the holiday as Indigenous Peoples' Day or...
article What’s closed on Indigenous Peoples’ Day (Columbus Day) 2019 in the San Gabriel Valley and Whittier
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- Los Angeles County now observes Indigenous Peoples’ Day in place of Columbus Day. The new recognition celebrates Native Americans instead of honoring the...
article L.A. Indigenous Peoples Day announces Taboo, MC Gene Brave Rock, Tribe Called Red
(10/8/2019)
(California) -- Indigenous Peoples Day Los Angeles will be bringing forth a vast array of Native talent this weekend as organizers have recently announced the appearance...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Pechanga Casino

article Man jumps to his death from Pechanga parking structure
(10/12/2019)
(California) -- A man died Wednesday, Oct. 9, when he jumped from the second floor of the parking structure at the Pechanga Resort Casino near Temecula, the Riverside...
article 7 restaurants, local high school students to compete in ‘Battle of the Burgers’ at Pechanga
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- Seven Temecula-area restaurants will duke it out for the title of “best burger” during the Battle of the Burgers contest at Pechanga Resort...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Postle Scandal

article Poker prodigy or a cheat? Lawsuit seeks $30 million in Stones Gambling Hall scandal
(10/12/2019)
(California) -- Michael Postle is really, really good at poker. Or, he’s really, really good at cheating. These are the allegations drawn from a racketeering and...
article Poker Players Sue Stones Gambling Hall, Mike Postle for $30 Million in Alleged Cheating Case
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- Stones Gambling Hall, the California cardroom at the center of a possible poker cheating scandal, has been named in a $30 million lawsuit brought by 24...
article Poker Players File $30 Million Lawsuit Against Suspected Cheaters Mike Postle, Justin Kuraitis
(10/9/2019)
(California) -- Former Stones Live Commentator Veronica Brill, who was the whistle blower on the Mike Postle cheating allegations, along with 24 other poker players who...
article Poker Experts Suspicious Over Mike Postle’s High Win Rate as He Denies Allegations
(10/7/2019)
(California) -- Former pro poker players are echoing concern from colleagues over possible cheating by Mike Postle, who has often played live-streamed games at...
article Poker world rocked by cheating scandal
(10/7/2019)
(California) -- A poker player named Mike Postle is under investigation for cheating during live-streamed poker games, and the fallout has produced one of the most...
article Postle on Matusow podcast, Stones Gambling Hall under investigation
(10/7/2019)
(California) -- After a week under the severe analysis of the poker industry Mike Postle went from being under scrutiny from poker players and fans to being under...
article RFID implicated in live-streamed poker cheating scandal
(10/7/2019)
(California) -- Seems a pro-poker player, Mike Postle, has achieved impossible-seeming results. Other players have put hours upon hours upon hours into analyzing his...
article Stones Gambling Hall pulls plug on livestreamed poker games after cheating allegations against regular player
(10/5/2019)
(California) -- Stones Gambling Hall in Sacramento, California says it will not livestream poker games pending an investigation into cheating allegations made against...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Twenty-Nine Palms

article Why Spotlight 29 Casino has a branded Visa card
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- Club members at Spotlight 29 Casino have a new way to use their comps, and it’s in the form of a prepaid Visa debit card that can be used pretty...
1 Article on this Issue

Winnemem Wintu

article Court dismisses lawsuit against Crystal Geyser, county
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- The court denied the petitioner’s challenge, which questioned the validity of the county’s Environmental Impact Report, according to the...
1 Article on this Issue

Mascot Issue

article MORON ALERT: San Francisco station airs cringe-worthy graphic days before Indigenous Peoples’ Day
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- KTVU, Fox’s owned station in San Fransisco is taking heat after running a lower third reading “Braves Scalped,” which many are pointing...
1 Article on this Issue

Morongo Tribe

article Morongo rodeo entertains crowd for seventh year
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- For the seventh time, Morongo’s rodeo rode into town, entertaining hundreds of guests last weekend. The 7th Annual Rodeo and BFI Qualifier...
1 Article on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Association

press release NIGA: Call for papers for 2020 event closes 10/31
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- Calling all Speakers! The call for papers for the 2020 National Indian Gaming Association Conference Program is now open and we invite you to submit a...
1 Article on this Issue

Sycuan Tribe

article Sycuan Awarded Best Casino from 2019 Best of Downtown San Diego Awards
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- Sycuan Casino Resort announced today that the organization has been awarded Best Casino from the San Diego Community News Network's 2019 Best of...
1 Article on this Issue

San Manuel Tribe

article Anaheim Ducks expands partnership with San Manuel Casino
(10/9/2019)
(California) -- The Anaheim Ducks and San Manuel Casino have expanded their 13-year long partnership, with the addition of the newly created San Manuel Casino Winner...
article San Manuel Casino extend partnership with Anaheim Ducks
(10/8/2019)
(California) -- The Anaheim Ducks and San Manuel Casino announced today an expansion of their 13-year long partnership, which adds the newly created "The San Manuel...
article 50 Inland teachers celebrate California Native American Day at conference hosted by San Manuel
(10/6/2019)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians last month hosted more than 50 fourth-grade teachers from the Inland Empire for the tribe’s annual...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Karuk Tribe

article Karuk Tribe Announces Passing of Beloved Leader
(10/8/2019)
(California) -- It is with great sorrow that the Karuk Tribe announces the passing of Alvis “Bud” Johnson. Mr. Johnson was first elected Chairman by the...
1 Article on this Issue

Jamul Casino

article Legendary chef Jeremiah Tower hosting Sunday lobster brunch at Jamul Casino
(10/7/2019)
(California) -- Jeremiah Tower, considered the father of California cuisine and a towering figure in shaping how America eats today, will help Jamul Casino celebrate its...
1 Article on this Issue

Health Care

article Why was a pregnant, sick mother of three mistakenly kicked off Medi-Cal?
(10/6/2019)
(California) -- Sylvia Valenzuela was in bed for two months early in her pregnancy because of severe nausea and vomiting caused by a rare condition. At a time when she...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article Update: Native American trans activist found
(10/5/2019)
(California) -- The Los Angeles Police Department has issued a missing persons alert for a trans activist who spoke in Reno in September. According to reporting in the...
1 Article on this Issue

Notah Begay

press release Native Strong Comedy Slam And Jam Returns To Hard Rock
(10/5/2019)
(California) -- The 2020 Native Strong Comedy Slam and Jam will return to the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on March 26, 2020. New for this year, the event will feature a...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Money, murder and the ‘fish game’: Behind Oakland’s crackdown on gambling dens
(10/13/2019)
(California) -- Something doesn’t add up on this blight-infested stretch of storefronts in Oakland’s Eastlake neighborhood. The aquarium store doesn’t...
article Money, murder and the ‘fish game’: Behind Oakland’s crackdown on gambling dens
(10/13/2019)
(California) -- Something doesn’t add up on this blight-infested stretch of storefronts in Oakland’s Eastlake neighborhood. The aquarium store doesn’t...
article Indigenous Peoples Day to Call for Replacing Columbus Day, Feature Artists
(10/13/2019)
(California) -- The second annual Indigenous Peoples Day celebration takes place Sunday at Grand Park, which will emphasize a recognition of Native Americans. Los...
article Reeds, hands and old ways come together to make Ohlone boat to paddle to Alcatraz
(10/13/2019)
(California) -- In a Fremont backyard, time is running out for 5,000 plants that have a story to tell. The story goes back centuries. The Ohlone people of Northern...
article California becomes the first state to ban fur products
(10/13/2019)
(California) -- California has become the first US state to ban the sale of animal fur products. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation Friday that will make it illegal to...
article EDITORIAL: Many thanks to Blue Lake Rancheria
(10/12/2019)
(California) -- Some credit must also go to Enterprise rent-a-car assistant manager Caitlin Hall, who had the inspired idea to call Blue Lake Casino and Hotel on...
article Some Ramonans experiencing power outages
(10/12/2019)
(California) -- One section of Ramona has 886 SDG&E customers without power Friday afternoon, while another utility circuit affects 689 customers in Ramona, La Jolla...
article Miranda-Begay: California’s Indians still here, still making progress. But there’s a long way to go
(10/12/2019)
(California) -- In the late 1960s, I remember my parents being very supportive of the American Indian Movement (AIM), the American Indian takeover of Alcatraz Island,...
article Blue Lake Rancheria becomes a hub of services during outage
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- While much of the county was scrambling to prepare for the PG&E power outage, Blue Lake Rancheria was able to be a hub of services for those in need...
article Lemoore Native American Students Experience 'Egregiously High' Rates of Suspension, Expulsion
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- A recently published study says that Native American students in California experience suspension rates that are twice as high as the state average. The...
article Native American boys suspended more than other students in Sacramento area, state, report says
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- Native American boys are suspended at a higher rate than other students in Sacramento-area schools and throughout California, according to a newly...
article Misery at the Oasis: 1,900 trailer park residents contend with arsenic in water, patchwork of laws
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- Life at the Oasis Mobile Home Park on Torres Martinez tribal land in Southern California is a hardscrabble existence. Residents liken it to a slum...
article Yorkton Tribal Council opens new offices
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- Yorkton Tribal Council cut the ribbon on new offices today (Friday). The locally centered tribal group have moved into what was formerly Fairview School...
article Native American enrollment shows sudden decline since last decade
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- The amount of Native American students enrolled in California Community Colleges has dropped nearly 60% in the last ten years, and experts have been...
article Canoe journey to mark 50th anniversary of Indians occupation of Alcatraz
(10/11/2019)
(California) -- The wind was freezing cold as Eloy Martinez and a small group sailed from Sausalito to Alcatraz Island the night of November 20, 1969. His adrenalin was...
article Misery at the Oasis: 1,900 trailer park residents contend with arsenic in water, patchwork of laws
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- Life at the Oasis Mobile Home Park on Torres Martinez tribal land in Southern California is a hardscrabble existence. Residents liken it to a slum...
article Uninsured Native Americans often lack needed prenatal care
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- For almost two years, Sylvia Valenzuela relied on the federal Indian Health Service system to get the primary care she needed. But when she had to see...
article Native American boys suspended more than other students in Sacramento area, state, report says
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- Native American boys are suspended at a higher rate than other students in Sacramento-area schools and throughout California, according to a newly...
article Back to fire
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- Historically, Native Americans all over California managed forests with fire. The practice kept the forests healthy because fire killed sick and dying...
article Native Americans Reclaim Space in ‘The Continuous Thread’
(10/10/2019)
(California) -- Last September, San Francisco’s indigenous leaders won a long-fought battle that made headlines across the nation. They successfully petitioned for the...

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