Past News Articles 2006
SEPTEMBER 5, 2006 -- PECHANGA INDIAN RESERVATION
Pechanga vows to pursue casino pacts
PECHANGA INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal leaders condemned what they called the influence of a "corrupt" labor union but vowed to continue to push for permission to more than triple the number of gambling machines at their casino just south of Temecula.
JULY 18, 2006 -- MURRIETA, CA
Tribe's casino gives $65,000 for new library's window to Murrieta's pastThe $65,000 will fund floor-to-ceiling glass cases to protect historical artifacts.
MURRIETA, CA — $65,000 donation from Pechanga Resort and Casino will let residents view, but not touch, pieces of history stored at the new city library.
JULY 11, 2006 -- RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA
Compact amendment could enhance casino
RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA — Riverside County supervisors Tuesday voted 4-0 to support a resolution asking Gov. Schwarzenegger to amend a compact allowing the Pechanga Band of Luiseņo Indians to expand its gaming capacity at its resort casino near Temecula.
MAY 23, 2006 -- WASHINGTON, DC
High Court Passes on Pechanga Case
WASHINGTON, DC — The hopes of former Pechanga members that their lawsuit accusing the tribe of violating its constitution would stay alive was shattered Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear their case.
May 22, 2006 -- SACRAMENTO, CA
Assembly OKs giving tribes more planning power
SACRAMENTO, CA — The state Assembly approved a bill Monday that will increase the role of 17 Southern California tribes in the regional planning agency for Riverside, San Bernardino and four other counties.
MARCH 22, 2006 -- DEHESA, CA
Tribal Leaders Share Visions for FutureWestern forum held at Sycuan
DEHESA, CA — Scores of American Indian leaders from several Western states are here this week to discuss moving beyond building successful casinos to building better tribes.
FEBRUARY 16, 2006 -- TEMECULA, CA
Visitor Promotion gets BoostPARTNERSHIP: The Pechanga casino makes a donation to the tourism bureau with an eye to the big picture.
A $600,000 contribution from the Pechanga Resort & Casino will help fund the promotion of Temecula-area tourism and represents a partnership, the tribal chairman says.
JANUARY 19, 2006 -- RIVERSIDE, CA
Tribal Government Gaming in California Brings Jobs, Income, to Areas Most in Need of DevelopmentUC Riverside researchers publish ground-breaking economic and political study of tribal government gaming
Tribal government gaming in California has brought substantial economic benefits to tribal members and their neighbors, but there are still large gaps between the conditions on Indian reservations in California and those enjoyed by other Americans.