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  • Governor Brown Signs Compact with Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians
    published on Thu, 27 Aug 2015 05:57:49 GMT
    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed a tribal-state gaming compact between the State of California and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians. The terms of the new compact are consistent with provisions of more recent compacts related to licensing, compliance enforcement and mitigation of off-reservation gaming impacts but have been updated to reflect, among other things, the evolving nature of financial markets, as well as the professionalism of the Tribe's regulators and their constructiv...
  • Chumash Indians Sign Tribal Compact with State
    published on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 23:59:10 GMT
    Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. signed a new tribal-gaming compact between the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians and the State of California. "This is a very exciting and historic day for our tribe," said Tribal Chairman Vincent Armenta....
  • Gregg Allman talks about his Laid Back Festival -- and his hometown
    published on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 23:32:00 GMT
    Gregg Allman performs during the 2015 Stagecoach Festival at the EmpireClub on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Indio, Calif. Photo Credit: AP / Paul A. Hebert Gregg Allman is giving directions....
  • Burroughs football community reacts to Erik Kramer's reported suicide attempt
    published on Thu, 20 Aug 2015 22:05:00 GMT
    Members of the Burroughs High football community expressed feelings of shock, disbelief and sorrow after learning about the tragedy involving former Indians player and 10-year NFL veteran Erik Kramer. Kramer, 50, a 1982 Burroughs graduate, is being treated for injuries he sustained Tuesday night after a reported suicide attempt in a motel in Calabasas....
  • Former COD, Desert Chiefs quarterback arrested for domestic violence
    published on Tue, 18 Aug 2015 16:57:43 GMT
    Former collegiate football player and Cathedral City local, Brent Rausch, was arrested for domestic violence Monday night, according to Palm Springs Police. The former Desert Chiefs quarterback was arrested just before 11:00 p.m by Palm Springs Police after they received a report of domestic violence at an apartment in the 2800 block of Avery Drive....
  • Francona to accompany longtime friend Farrell for treatment
    published on Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:36:33 GMT
    El sabado 15 de agosto de 2015, Farrell visito... . ARCHIVO - En imagen del sabado 8 de agosto de 2015, el manager de los Medias Rojas de Boston, John Farrell, observa las acciones desde el dugout en el primer inning del duelo con los Tigres, en Detroit....
  • Palo Verde Valley farmers and MWD find fallowing deal a win-win, so far
    published on Sat, 15 Aug 2015 15:00:00 GMT
    Farmers in California's Palo Verde Valley are paid to fallow a portion of their land in an agreement with the Metropolitan Water District that allows the agency to bolster supplies to its customers. Farmers in California's Palo Verde Valley are paid to fallow a portion of their land in an agreement with the Metropolitan Water District that allows the agency to bolster supplies to its customers....
  • Trial of Former College Football Star Moves Forward
    published on Fri, 14 Aug 2015 19:35:37 GMT
    A middle school security guard named as the victim in a battery case against a former College of the Desert and Vanderbilt University football player allegedly is shown on video assaulting two people, and the athlete's lawyers want them to testify in the player's upcoming trial in Indio. Lawyers for Brandon Robert Vandenburg, 23, this week asked for a delay in his trial on a misdemeanor battery charge, which stems from a Feb. 27, 2014 incident in which he allegedly roughed up Jaime Tarascio, a c...
  • Eight Chances to Stump the Mexicans, Eight Fails
    published on Thu, 13 Aug 2015 04:44:12 GMT
    Follow the Mexican's rants on Twitter and ask away. And Ask the Mexican at themexican@askamexican.net , be his fan on Facebook , follow him on Twitter or ask him a video question at youtube.com/askamexicano ! 7. Why are Mexicans so fat? Mexico is listed as the country with the highest rate of obesity on Earth....
  • Hundreds of students receive school supplies from Valley church
    published on Mon, 10 Aug 2015 00:41:22 GMT
    Hundreds of families lined up outside of Sword of the Lord Ministries Church in Thousand Palms and flooded sidewalks down the block Saturday in the back-to-school spirit. Some people arrived as early as 5:45 a.m. for the Sword of the Lord Ministries 3rd Annual Backpack & School Supply Giveaway....
  • Serra: Saint or Serra?
    published on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 22:17:10 GMT
    What began as a presentation on the canonization of Junipero Serra, founding father of the California mission system, was met by protesters who were invited to the table and ended leaving the leader of the religious community that sponsored it "profoundly grateful and profoundly challenged." The presentation - "Serra: Saint and Sinner" by Ohlone Chochenyo Indians Andrew Galvan and his cousin, Vincent Media Jr., who serve as curator and assistant curator, respectively, at Mission Dolores in San F...
  • Cold Cave overcomes and is set to perform in Pomona, FYF Fest
    published on Fri, 07 Aug 2015 16:59:34 GMT
    Where: Glass House, 200 W. Second St., Pomona; FYF Fest at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena and Exposition Park, downtown Los Angeles. Tickets: Sold out at the Glass House....
  • Shanice Britton, of Covelo, receives scholarship from Morongo Band of Mission Indians
    published on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 17:40:53 GMT
    A UC Davis student is among the four recipients of the 11th Annual Rodney T. Mathews Jr. Scholarship program, which has provided $380,000 to support college educations for Native Americans. A Native American student from Covelo, who is attending UC Davis, has received a $10,000 scholarship from the Morongo Band of Mission Indians as part of the tribe's annual scholarship program....
  • Teens arrested for trying to burglarize school
    published on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 15:28:56 GMT
    Two teenagers from Hemet were arrested in Palm Springs Tuesday night after they were found with burglary tools on the property of Katherine Finchy Elementary School, according to the Palm Springs Police Department. Sgt. Harvey Reed said school security contacted police just before 11 p.m. to report suspicious suspects on the school grounds....
  • Tribe bestows $10k scholarship
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:20:07 GMT
    Del Norte grad to pursue MBA to HSU A 2005 Del Norte High School graduate and member of the Tolowa Dee-Ni' Nation received her second $10,000 scholarship from the Southern California-based Morongo Band of Mission Indians....
  • San Manuel donates $70,000 to San Bernardino Symphony
    published on Wed, 05 Aug 2015 06:07:05 GMT
    A $70,000 grant from the tribe will sponsor two San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra concerts in its up-coming 2015/16 season. The generous gift will fund two concerts with a family focus and benefit local education, longtime priorities for the San Manuels....
  • Greenfield Village's Vintage baseball games and tournament score a hit
    published on Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:22:44 GMT
    It's true that the Cleveland Indians haven't had a World Series win since 1954 but Clevelanders still love their baseball. If you are a huge baseball fan then you don't want to miss the chance to go back in time and experience how it was at the roots of base ball ....
  • Lawmakers snag $11M for nonprofits
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:26:58 GMT
    San Diego County lawmakers have used their positions of power to seek and receive more than $11.7 million for their favorite causes so far this year, according to data reported to the Fair Political Practices Commission. Lawmakers are required to disclose payments made to legislative, governmental or charitable purposes at their behest....
  • San BernardinoCOMMUNITY NOTES: Volunteers seek funds for Nepal trip, more
    published on Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
    A new school will open Monday in San Bernardino. Paakuma' K-8 School is named for San Manuel Band of Mission Indians leader Santos Manuel, according to a news release from San Bernardino City Unified Schools....
  • Hearts & Lives honored for its service
    published on Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:56:31 GMT
    Nearly one hundred people gathered at Lake Arrowhead Resort and Spa on July 16 to honor Hearts & Lives President, Dave Stuart, for his service to the community. Hearts & Lives Board of Directors Vice President, Tom Bachman, explained the organization was 'started in 2003 after the Old Fire' as a 'relief organization', has been 'involved in two fires' and has now 'broadened out.'...