Posted: May 17, 2018

Jerry Brown's budget has $100 million surprise for West Sacramento and California Indians

Sacramento Bee

Gov. Jerry Brown’s final budget proposal includes an eye-popping surprise for California's Native American tribes.
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Posted: Mar 2, 2018

FEDERAL JUDGE REJECTS CHALLENGE TO U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR’S WILTON RANCHERIA LAND-IN-TRUST DECISION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., late Wednesday rejected a challenge to the U.S. Department of Interior’s January 2017 decision to place land into trust for Wilton Rancheria in Elk Grove, CA.
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Posted: Mar 2, 2018

Federal judge rejects challenge against EG casino land trust

Elk Grove Citizen

A federal judge on Feb. 28 denied a lawsuit that attempted to stop land from being placed into a federal trust for the Wilton Rancheria’s proposed Elk Grove casino-resort.
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Posted: Mar 2, 2018

Lawsuit opposing $500 million Elk Grove casino is thrown out

Sacramento Business Journal

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has rejected activist group Stand Up California’s suit claiming that a decision to put land into trust for the Wilton Rancheria tribe’s proposed casino in Elk Grove was not valid.
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Posted: Mar 2, 2018

Elk Grove casino clears key legal hurdle as judge dismisses lawsuit

Sacbee.com

A federal judge dismissed a challenge by casino opponents, including gambling watchdog Stand Up for California, to a federal decision that placed 35.9 acres into a trust for the tribe.
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Posted: Feb 26, 2018

Brown named first Native American LSJUMB mascot

The Standford Daily

Selected by current members of the Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band (LSJUMB), Brown is the first Native American student to be selected as the Tree, the Band’s mascot.
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Posted: Feb 7, 2018

U.S. Department of the Interior Publishes Federal Register Notice of Wilton Rancheria-State of California Gaming Compact

The U.S. Department of the Interior has published a Federal Register notice approving Wilton Rancheria's Class III Tribal Gaming Compact with the State of California. The compact agreement allows the Tribe to operate a resort and casino in Elk Grove. The notice was published in the Federal Register issue of Jan. 22, 2018.
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Posted: Jan 25, 2018

Federal government formalizes approval of $500 million Elk Grove casino

Sacramento Business Journal

The effort by the Wilton Rancheria tribe to develop a $500 million casino resort in Elk Grove on Monday received formal approval from the federal government on Monday, as the tribe's compact with the state of California was published in the Federal Register.
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Posted: Jan 23, 2018

Feds publish notice of EG casino's state deal

Elk Grove Citizen

The U.S. Department of Interior on Jan. 22 published a federal register notice that announced the approval of the Wilton Rancheria’s tribal gaming compact with the state of California. The compact agreement allows the tribe to operate a casino-resort in Elk Grove.
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Posted: Dec 23, 2017

Newsmaker of the Year: Raymond ‘Chuckie’ Hitchcock

EGCitizen.net

Wilton Rancheria chair led Elk Grove casino-resort effort 
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