you're reading...
Cache Creek Casino, Howard Dickstein, Pala Band of Mission Indians, Yolo County

SacBee 2004: Governor, five tribes set to sign compacts

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is set to sign deals today or Thursday that will authorize at least five new Indian casinos in California and firmly establish his approach to future expansion of tribal gambling.

Among the “sure thing” tribes is the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians, a tribe with Sonoma County roots that wants to build a mega-casino just off Interstate 80 in San Pablo. As envisioned, the casino would become the largest in California and one of the largest in the world, with up to 5,000 slot machines and covering up to 600,000 square feet.

The casino would be operated for the tribe by a partnership that includes the Maloof family, owners of the Sacramento Kings and the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas; the Rumsey Band of Wintun Indians, a Yolo County tribe that owns the Cache Creek Casino Resort; the Pala Band of Mission Indians in San Diego County; Arlen Opper, a Cache Creek executive; and Jerry Turk, the managing partner of the Pala casino.

In an interview Tuesday, George Maloof said his family had been friends with Opper for a long time and also had close relations with the Rumsey tribe.

Please continue @:

http://www.calstate.edu/pa/clips2004/august/18august/tribes.shtml

Advertisements

About Leslie Brodie

Leslie Brodie is a reporter, writer, blogger, activist, and a religious leader in the community.

Discussion

Comments are closed.

Categories

RSS .

  • Another Clifford Ham boondoggle in San Diego 2017/04/19
    More false promises of tunnels reaching out from jails to courthouses. Don’t say we didn’t tell you so because we’ve stated many times that ALL tunnel promises are false promises made to win local support of the projects and penciled out upon approval. What we find most disturbing is that Clifford Ham has a track […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Writing our obit is a bit premature… 2017/04/06
    Welcome to 2017! Yeah, we know, a bit of time has passed since we’ve been hyperactive here. We’ve been a bit busy frying other fish.  If you consider yourself a progressive, you’ve already read and possibly even recognized our work elsewhere. We will be continuing those projects and check in here as not to neglect […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Welcome to the first business day of our reinvigorated 10 year run! 2017/01/02
    Thanks to the sheer incompetence of Judicial Council staff leadership, we’re going to be spending the next ten years nipping at their heels. Last week, the San Francisco trial court ruled that the Jacobs entities maintained their contractors license and that the 22.7 million that the Judicial Council should have been able to recover is […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Working for the Judicial Council and a pattern of racketeering activity 2016/10/31
    The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act or simply RICO, is a United States federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of action for acts performed as part of an ongoing criminal organization. The RICO Act focuses specifically on racketeering, and it allows […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Is the CJA suddenly an unauthorized collective bargaining unit? 2016/10/27
    (JCW is responsible for retitling this press release)(JCW also feels that this is a great reason to surrender your CJA membership and join the ACJ and no, we’re not judges or affiliated with the ACJ in any manner) October 25, 2016 Last May, the California Judges Association crowed that it had been given “a seat […]
    Judicial Council Watcher

RSS Drudge Report Feed

.
%d bloggers like this: