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Guidiville Band off-reservation casino officially dead with settlement
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Guidiville Band off-reservation casino officially dead with settlement (April 13, 2018)
The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians has officially dropped plans for an off-reservation casino in northern California.

Guidiville Band and gaming partner ordered to pay $1.9M in fees
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Guidiville Band and gaming partner ordered to pay $1.9M in fees (August 20, 2015)
The tribe is suing the city of Richmond and the federal government over a failed casino project at Point Molate.

Guidiville Band loses ruling in dispute over failed gaming project
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Guidiville Band loses ruling in dispute over failed gaming project (October 6, 2014)
The tribe is suing the federal government and the city of Richmond but the city has won a key ruling.

Editorial: Deny another  off-reservation casino  bid  in California
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Editorial: Deny another off-reservation casino bid in California (September 8, 2011)
"While we're pleased that the federal government last week hammered what should be the final nail in the coffin of a proposal for Nevada-style urban gaming in Richmond, its continued silence on a similar plan just north of the city...

Echo Hawk  issues casino decisions for three tribes in California
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Echo Hawk issues casino decisions for three tribes in California (September 2, 2011)
The Obama administration brought good news and bad news for three California tribes seeking to build casinos.

BIA told two California tribes to expect approval  of casinos
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BIA told two California tribes to expect approval of casinos (May 11, 2011)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs "privately" told two tribes to expect approval for their casino projects, The Contra Costa Times reports. The paper said the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians and the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians were told...

Editorial: Keep   pressure to prevent urban   casinos in California
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Editorial: Keep pressure to prevent urban casinos in California (April 8, 2011)
"In a surprise move, the Richmond City Council voted 5-2 early Wednesday to stop the Point Molate casino project, which would have included a casino, hotel, convention center, ferry terminal parks and housing. What's next: The Guidiville Band of Pomo...

City council puts an end to casino proposal with  Guidiville Band
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City council puts an end to casino proposal with Guidiville Band (April 6, 2011)
The city council in Richmond, California, voted 5-2 to end discussions of a casino project with the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The tribe and its developer have spent $17 million so far on the Point Molate Resort. But the...

City   paves way for a final decision on   Guidiville Band   casino plan
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City paves way for a final decision on Guidiville Band casino plan (March 10, 2011)
The city council in Richmond, California, has paved the way for a final decision on a casino for the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The council voted 4-1 to certify the environmental impact statement and environmental impact report for the...

Guidiville Band closer to winning city approval for gaming report
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Guidiville Band closer to winning city approval for gaming report (March 9, 2011)
The city council in Richmond, California, is poised to approve a casino report for the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians, The San Francisco Chronicle reports. The council held public hearings to discuss the environmental impact statement and environmental impact report...

City council holds public hearing  on Guidiville Band casino plan
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City council holds public hearing on Guidiville Band casino plan (February 25, 2011)
The city council in Richmond, California, held a public hearing this week as it decides the fate of a casino for the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. City leaders will vote whether to accept a draft environmental impact statement and...

Guidiville Chair: Efforts to restrict off-reservation gaming    unfair
California | Opinion
Guidiville Chair: Efforts to restrict off-reservation gaming unfair (December 13, 2010)
"Sens. Feinstein and Harry Reid, D-Nev., have been actively intimidating Department of Interior staff to stall tribal applications regardless of the law. Unable to force the administration to reject legitimate tribal claims, the senators now are trying to change IGRA...

Report funded by Guidiville casino backer recommends  pot farm
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Report funded by Guidiville casino backer recommends pot farm (November 16, 2010)
If the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians can't use a site in Richmond, California, for a casino then the next best use is a medical marijuana farm, according to a study funded by the tribe's developer. Upstream provided $50,000 for...

Opinion: Voters made the right call on Guidiville Band casino bid
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Opinion: Voters made the right call on Guidiville Band casino bid (November 15, 2010)
"On behalf of the children of the city of Richmond, I want to thank the voters for their resounding defeat of Measure U. The greater community of Richmond can do better than to place its future on gambling with a...

Opinion: Let the public decide the fate of Guidiville Band's casino
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Opinion: Let the public decide the fate of Guidiville Band's casino (November 12, 2010)
"While the 2010 election was seen as a setback by some, for Richmond it marked a tidal shift in a seven-year battle to protect Point Molate, the last large undeveloped headland on the bay, long targeted for an Indian gambling...

Guidiville Band won't drop casino bid despite results of local vote
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Guidiville Band won't drop casino bid despite results of local vote (November 10, 2010)
The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians doesn't plan on changing course on the $1.2 billion Point Molate Resort despite an anti-casino sentiment in Richmond, California. Voters rejected the casino by a 58-42 percent margin on election day. They also chose...

Most voters against  Guidiville Band casino in advisory referendum
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Most voters against Guidiville Band casino in advisory referendum (November 3, 2010)
Voters in Richmond, California, don't want a casino in their city, according to unofficial results from an advisory referendum. The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians wants to build the $1.2 billion Point Molate Resort at Point Molate Naval Fuel Depot....

Editorial:   Vote no on advisory measure for Guidiville     casino bid
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Editorial: Vote no on advisory measure for Guidiville casino bid (October 28, 2010)
"For seven years, the hard-luck city of Richmond has toyed with a bayside casino to ease its 18 percent jobless rate and persistent poverty. On Tuesday, voters will have their say on whether a $1 billion project crowned by a...

Guidiville Band reaches land protection deal as part of casino bid
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Guidiville Band reaches land protection deal as part of casino bid (October 21, 2010)
The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians reached a major land protection deal as part of its plan to build a casino in Richmond, California. The tribe agreed to pay at least $48 million to protect land around the Point Molate...

Opinion: Business community supports Guidiville Band casino
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Opinion: Business community supports Guidiville Band casino (October 18, 2010)
"At the request of the city, the Guidiville Tribe and Upstream-Point Molate assembled the $1 billion Point Molate Destination Resort project, consistent with the economic development goals of the Dellums legislation that conveyed the land to the city. The project...

Editorial:   Guidiville Band  casino the wrong  idea for the Bay Area
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Editorial: Guidiville Band casino the wrong idea for the Bay Area (September 21, 2010)
"For most communities, their economies and identities are the result of geography and historical factors that evolved over time. Along the way there are key decision points, where the leaders of a city or county must decide which path to...

Guidiville Band casino plan an issue in mayoral race in Richmond
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Guidiville Band casino plan an issue in mayoral race in Richmond (September 10, 2010)
Indian gaming is an issue in the mayoral race in Richmond, California, but The New York Times doesn't mention the tribe involved. The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians wants to build a $1.2 billion Point Molate casino. The Bureau of...

Judge won't change wording on Guidiville Band casino referendum
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Judge won't change wording on Guidiville Band casino referendum (August 31, 2010)
A judge in California upheld the wording of an advisory referendum on the casino proposed by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. Critics said Measure U includes false statements about the $1.2 billion Point Molate Resort. But after the parties...

City Leader: Let   voters make decision over  Guidiville Band casino
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City Leader: Let voters make decision over Guidiville Band casino (July 26, 2010)
"The Pt. Molate Casino issue has provoked very passionate and extensive comments on both sides of the issue. After considering carefully the hundreds of very passionate and well-reasoned contacts I have received, I have decided that the voters, not the...

Guidiville  Band  casino to go before voters in advisory referendum
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Guidiville Band casino to go before voters in advisory referendum (July 22, 2010)
Voters in Richmond, California, will get to to voice their opinion on the casino being proposed by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The November vote will be non-binding. City council members said it was important to hear from the...

Developer of Guidiville Band  casino opposes public vote on project
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Developer of Guidiville Band casino opposes public vote on project (July 21, 2010)
The developer of the casino for the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians says voters in Richmond, California, should not vote on the project. The city council is considering an advisory vote on the $1.2 billion Point Molate Resort at the...

Guidiville Band  prepared to start with Class II at  Bay Area casino
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Guidiville Band prepared to start with Class II at Bay Area casino (July 14, 2010)
The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians is prepared to open a Class II facility in the Bay Area if the state of California won't negotiate a Class III gaming compact. The tribe wants to build $1.2 billion Point Molate Resort...

City backing for Guidiville Band  casino not expected until 2011
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City backing for Guidiville Band casino not expected until 2011 (July 7, 2010)
The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians still has a long way to go in its quest for a casino in Richmond, California. The tribe plans to build the $1.2 billion Point Molate Resort at the Point Molate Naval Fuel Depot....

City extends discussions for casino deal with  Guidiville Band
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City extends discussions for casino deal with Guidiville Band (May 19, 2010)
The city council in Richmond, California, voted 4-2 to extend negotiations for a casino deal with the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The city has until April 2011 to sell the Point Molate Naval Fuel Depot to the tribe and...

Anti-casino group says more oppose Guidiville Band plan
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Anti-casino group says more oppose Guidiville Band plan (April 27, 2010)
A group called Stop the Mega Casino says more and more people are opposing the casino sought by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The group released a poll that says 48 percent oppose $1.2 billion Point Molate Resort. That's...

City says signs attacking Guidiville Band casino  are illegal
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City says signs attacking Guidiville Band casino are illegal (March 30, 2010)
Officials in Richmond, California, say an anti-casino group posted illegal signs all across the city. Stop the Mega Casino acknowledged it is behind the signs that call on city council members to reject a casino agreement with the Guidiville Band...

Mayor against Guidiville Band  off-reservation casino bid
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Mayor against Guidiville Band off-reservation casino bid (March 17, 2010)
The mayor of Richmond, California, says the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians will bring "more crime, robbery, drugs, domestic violence, prostitution and of course, gambling addictions" to the city with an off-reservation casino. Mayor Gayle McLaughlin has long opposed the...

Column: Card clubs  bankroll   anti-Indian casino ad blitz
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Column: Card clubs bankroll anti-Indian casino ad blitz (March 8, 2010)
"The secret card club gang bankrolling the disturbing anti-Indian casino ad blitz in Richmond has failed to acknowledge basic city psychology: It's OK for us to criticize us but it's not OK for outsiders to do it. The eight-page...

City continues negotiations over Guidiville  Band casino
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City continues negotiations over Guidiville Band casino (March 3, 2010)
The city council in Richmond, California, continues to negotiate with the developers of a casino for the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The city plans to sell the old Point Molate Naval Fuel Depot for $50 million. The closing date...

Claim: All California tribes could seek urban casinos
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Claim: All California tribes could seek urban casinos (February 12, 2010)
The New York Times says all 109 federally-recognized tribes in California could try to open casinos in urban or off-reservation areas despite a lack of strong evidence for that claim. The paper reports on the Guidiville Band of Pomo...

Nelson Pinola: Bay Area casino threatens sovereignty
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Nelson Pinola: Bay Area casino threatens sovereignty (January 25, 2010)
"The Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians, a Mendocino County Pomo tribe like ours, is attempting to obtain land in trust for gaming at Point Molate, Contra Costa County, in the heart of the urban San Francisco Bay Area. While the...

Manchester-Point Arena Band opposes Bay Area casino
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Manchester-Point Arena Band opposes Bay Area casino (January 20, 2010)
The Manchester-Point Arena Band of Pomo Indians is opposing plans by another Pomo tribe for a casino in the Bay Area of California. The Manchester-Point Arena Band says the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians can't demonstrate a historical connection to...

Opinion: Say no to off-reservation casino in California
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Opinion: Say no to off-reservation casino in California (January 8, 2010)
"Sometime in the next 10 weeks, and despite opposition from Richmond's mayor, the governor, the state's two U.S. senators, and what seems to be a lot of Richmond residents, the City Council could vote to transfer Point Molate's title to...

Opponents of Guidiville Band casino eye  Congress
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Opponents of Guidiville Band casino eye Congress (November 30, 2009)
Opponents of the casino being proposed by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians are resting their hopes in members of Congress now that supervisors in Contra Costa County voted to support the project. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and Sen....

County votes to support  Guidiville Band casino
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County votes to support Guidiville Band casino (November 11, 2009)
Supervisors in Contra Costa County, California, reversed course and approved a casino agreement with the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The county initially opposed the tribe's land-into-trust application. But with the project moving forward, supervisors said it made more sense...

Column: No simple bet  on Guidiville Band casino
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Column: No simple bet on Guidiville Band casino (November 9, 2009)
"The people who addressed the Contra Costa County supervisors Tuesday came armed with hard-edge opinions on building an Indian casino-resort on the Richmond waterfront. One unemployed man said the Point Molate project proposed by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians...

County spent $1M fighting Guidiville  Band casino
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County spent $1M fighting Guidiville Band casino (November 4, 2009)
After spending $1 million fighting the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians, supervisors in Contra Costa County, California, are now planning to back the tribe's casino. The tribe wants to share $12 million a year with the county and $20 million...

Editorial: A county 'sell-out' for Guidiville    casino
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Editorial: A county 'sell-out' for Guidiville casino (November 3, 2009)
"We are appalled by Contra Costa County officials' move to ram through today with little public review a horrible sell out deal that would ease the path to Nevada-style gambling on the shores of San Francisco Bay. The tiny Guidiville...

County set to  back Guidiville Band casino project
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County set to back Guidiville Band casino project (November 2, 2009)
The board of supervisors in Contra Costa County, California, is set drop its opposition to the casino sought by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians in exchange for $12 million a year. Supervisor John Gioia has led opposition to the...

Editorial: Guidiville Band casino in wrong place
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Editorial: Guidiville Band casino in wrong place (October 15, 2009)
"Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who has helped bring an expansion of casino gambling to the state during his tenure, is finally drawing the line. He has joined the chorus in opposing a plan for Las Vegas-style gambling at Point Molate in...

Schwarzenegger  against Guidiville     casino bid
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Schwarzenegger against Guidiville casino bid (October 14, 2009)
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) sent a letter to the Bureau of Indian Affairs in opposition to the casino sought by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. When state voters approved a gaming initiative in 2000, they didn't want tribes...

County wants to ask  tribes about casinos
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County wants to ask tribes about casinos (October 9, 2009)
Officials in Contra Costa County, California, want to talk to two tribes about their proposed casinos. The board of supervisors officially opposes Indian gaming. But the cash-strapped county might enter into agreements with the two tribes in order to get...

BIA hears from critics of Guidiville Band casino
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BIA hears from critics of Guidiville Band casino (September 21, 2009)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is winding down the comment period on a draft environmental impact statement and environmental impact report for the casino proposed by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The tribe plans a $1.2 billion resort...

City resolution questions Guidiville  casino report
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City resolution questions Guidiville casino report (September 3, 2009)
The city council in Richmond, California passed a resolution that questions the environmental impact report for the casino proposed by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The city hasn't officially opposed the tribe's land-into-trust application. But the resolution calls the...

City wants more time on Guidiville casino report
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City wants more time on Guidiville casino report (August 31, 2009)
The city council in San Pablo, California, is seeking more time to comment on the draft environmental impact statement and environmental impact report for the casino proposed by the Guidiville Band of Pomo Indians. The city says the report fails...

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