Past News Articles 2004
Jerry Seinfeld "The King of Nothing"
TEMECULA December 9, 2004A quick look at Jerry Seinfeld, TV star and stand-up comedian, who is set to perform at Pechanga Resort & Casino this December 11th.
Nevada better as result of tribal casino competition
RENO December 7, 2004Competition from tribal casinos in California proved to be a blessing in disguise for Nevada tourism by forcing the state to do more to attract foreign travelers, adventure seekers and other new visitors, Gov. Kenny Guinn said Tuesday.
High-limit area, nightclub among Pechanga expansions
TEMECULA November 26, 2004The resort originally opened on June 24, 2002, replacing a loose collection of huts and tents in which gaming began on the Indian property in 1995.
Vassiliy Jirov battles Michael Moorer
LOS ANGELES November 10, 2004Goossen Tutor Promotions bring heavyweight boxing action to Pechanga.
Great Oak banks on bingo
TEMECULA October 19, 2004Some parents and staff at Great Oak High School have brought bingo back to the area in an effort to raise money for extracurricular activities at the new campus.
Gov. signs bill to protect sacred sites
SACRAMENTO September 30, 2004Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday signed a bill that will give American Indian tribes more protection over their sacred sites on public land, allowing them to buy property and shield it from development.
HR Bill 4908 to give 990 acres to Pechanga.
WASHINGTON, D.C. September 22, 2004A federal bill that would give federal land to the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians cleared a hurdle Wednesday when a House subcommittee gave it the nod.
By the People
WASHINGTON, D.C. September 2004The first new museum on the National Mall in 17 years was created in close collaboration with Native American communities throughout the hemisphere
Full Article (Smithsonian Magazine)
Flag to Honor Heroes at 9/11 Parade
TEMECULA September 10, 2004A special flag will be unveiled at a parade Saturday that will honor American heroes. The parade will begin in Temecula and end in Murrieta.
Pechanga Fire Burns 250 Acres
TEMECULA September 2, 2004brush fire scorched about 250 acres Thursday on the Pechanga Indian Reservation, sending a plume of black smoke over nearby homes and drawing residents out into the streets to watch and hope for the best.
Great Oak High School Holds Grand Opening
TEMECULA August 19, 2004Dedication ceremony held Thursday night.
Bill to Preserve Sacred Tribal Sites Heads to Governor
SACRAMENTO August 19, 2004dian tribes would get early notice if local governments were planning to develop areas that could be considered sacred sites, under a bill sent to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Thursday.
Job Fair Fills Casino Slots
TEMECULA August 3, 2004Turnout for chances at job openings at Pechanga Resort exceeds expectations.
American Indian Art Featured on Stamps
WASHINGTON July 28, 2004
Post office issuing series of stamps featuring American Indian Art.
Full Article (abc.com)
Inland Tribes Open Wallet for Democrats
BOSTON July 27, 2004California Indians' political capital is on display ths week at the Democratic National Convention.
Casino money allocated to city, county
TEMECULA June 16, 2004The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians will dole out nearly $3 million in casino money to the city and county next month for improvements to the Highway 79/Interstate 15 interchange and to bolster local public safety agencies.
The Nursery at the Cultural Center is the heart of our efforts to repatriate plant resources once used by our people.
From our tribal elders to our future leaders, Pechanga places great value on our people.
The Great Oak has come to embody the identity and principles of the Pechanga Tribe: strength, wisdom, longevity and determination.
We look forward to great growth and diversification of our tribal economy.
Learn how Pechanga has relied on nature to heal and nourish our people.