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2014-07-28 13:12:56

ESA Before the colonial era, 100,000s of people lived on the land now called California, and many of their cultures manipulated fire to control the availability of plants they used for food, fuel, tools, and ritual. Contemporary tribes continue to use fire to maintain desired habitat and natural resources. Frank Lake, an ecologist with the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Southwest Station, will lead a field trip to the Stone Lake National Wildlife Refuge during the Ecological Society of...

2014-06-10 12:27:23

CORNING, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 9th at 6 am, the Paskenta Tribal Council began physically closing the Rolling Hills Casino. It will remain closed until Tribal Council can resolve the disputes within the Paskenta Tribe and remedy the illegal operation of the Casino by unauthorized management and attorneys. "Our number one priority is public safety, and that is why the physical closure of the Casino is necessary. It is not safe," said Paskenta Tribal...

2014-05-22 16:24:39

Law enforcement opens investigation following attempt to destroy evidence with a computer attack at Rolling Hills Casino CORNING, Calif., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following recent allegations that former Paskenta Enterprises Chairman John Crosby and members of the Pata family purchased a mansion and wrote hundreds of thousands of dollars in personal checks to each other, Chairman Andy Freeman of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians shared more findings from an investigation...

2014-03-24 16:23:25

COARSEGOLD, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chukchansi Tribal Council and the Chukchansi Economic Development Authority (CEDA), headed by Acting Chairman Tex McDonald, today paid its casino bondholders a $12.6 million interest payment, said McDonald, to Wells Fargo Bank, National Association as Trustee (Trustee) of its 9 3/4% Secured Notes Due 2020. The $12.6 million payment - due on March 31, 2014 - was made in advance to reassure bondholders, partners and Tribe members...

2014-03-21 20:22:13

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent accounts in the media indicate that PokerStars is in partnership negotiations with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and three large Southern California Card Clubs to offer online poker in California. The news accounts come at a particularly opportunistic time, when the California State Legislature will be debating two measures that will authorize the play of online poker within California's borders. One of the most significant...

2014-03-10 16:28:28

ROGUE LEWIS FACTION SOUGHT CONTROL OF CHUKCHANSI CASINO AND REVENUES; JUDGE RULES LEWIS GROUP "HAS NOT BEEN RECOGNIZED" BY BIA. COARSEGOLD, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A California federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit seeking control of the Chukchansi Gold casino and its revenues, ruling that the rogue tribal faction headed by Reggie Lewis has not been recognized as the ruling Council of the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians. In a fiction-filled press...


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