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Indian lawmaker withdraws repatriation bill after being linked to 'genocide'
Indian lawmaker withdraws repatriation bill after being linked to 'genocide' (August 7, 2019)

A bill aimed at improving repatriation policies in California has been shelved amid outcry from Native activists and some tribes.


Indian lawmaker plans to change repatriation bill to include all tribes
Indian lawmaker plans to change repatriation bill to include all tribes (August 5, 2019)

After being accused of enforcing 'state sponsored genocide' against his fellow people, an Indian lawmaker plans to change a repatriation bill in order to include all tribes in California.


California governor apologizes for 'genocide' of Native peoples
California governor apologizes for 'genocide' of Native peoples (June 19, 2019)

A Truth and Healing Council in California aims to ensure no one forgets about the genocide of Native peoples.


Former San Manuel Band leader aims to make history in California
Former San Manuel Band leader aims to make history in California (March 15, 2018)

James Ramos, a former chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, is seeking to make history with his run for office in California.


James Ramos, former San Manuel chair, wins    California election
James Ramos, former San Manuel chair, wins California election (November 7, 2012)

James Ramos, the former chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, easily won election as 3rd district supervisor in San Bernardino County, California. Ramos faced highly negative attacks...


Letter: Irresponsible attack on San Manuel Band and its chair
Letter: Irresponsible attack on San Manuel Band and its chair (November 2, 2012)

"I read in amazement the comments made by former reporter John Berry about the San Manuel tribe and James Ramos (Oct. 29). Let us get some facts straight first, and...


Former San Manuel Band chair headed to runoff for county seat
Former San Manuel Band chair headed to runoff for county seat (June 6, 2012)

James Ramos, the former chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, won the most votes in the race for 3rd district supervisor in San Bernardino County, California. But...


SCPR: James Ramos, San Manuel,  in heated race for county seat
SCPR: James Ramos, San Manuel, in heated race for county seat (June 4, 2012)

"One of the big local races on Tuesday is for Third District Supervisor in San Bernardino County. Neil Derry, the incumbent, is running again, but he’s been dogged by a...


Letter: Vote for James Ramos, ex-San Manuel chair, in county
Letter: Vote for James Ramos, ex-San Manuel chair, in county (May 16, 2012)

"In response to the April 23 Point of View by Michele Derry: I am a citizen of San Bernardino County and have been for the past 67 years. I am...


Opinion: San Manuel candidate not like the average citizen
Opinion: San Manuel candidate not like the average citizen (April 23, 2012)

"I have stood by long enough while my husband is misrepresented by James Ramos and his gambling special interests. Enough is enough. How can James Ramos, as a tribal chairman...


San Manuel Band prepares to seat Carla Rodriguez as leader
San Manuel Band prepares to seat Carla Rodriguez as leader (March 30, 2012)

Carla Rodriguez will be sworn in as the new chair of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California on April 16. Rodriguez, 58, is the tribe's first new...


San Manuel Band chooses Carla Rodriguez as new leader
San Manuel Band chooses Carla Rodriguez as new leader (March 28, 2012)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California will swear in a new leader next month. Carla Rodriguez was elected chair. She will begin her term on April 16....


San Manuel chairman faces tough  campaign for county seat
San Manuel chairman faces tough campaign for county seat (March 13, 2012)

James Ramos, the chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, faces two opponents in the race for 3rd district supervisor in San Bernardino County, California. Ramos announced his...


Opinion: Allegations against San Manuel chairman lack merit
Opinion: Allegations against San Manuel chairman lack merit (February 17, 2012)

"I served as chief deputy district attorney for the District Attorney's Office Central Division between October 2006 and June 2009. The city of San Bernardino and the San Manuel Indian...


Opinion: San Manuel Band chairman linked to violent crimes
Opinion: San Manuel Band chairman linked to violent crimes (February 9, 2012)

"As a U.S. Marine, I proudly defended our country in the Persian Gulf War. As San Bernardino County supervisor, I am a strong supporter of law enforcement and an independent...


Opinion: False allegations against San Manuel Band chairman
Opinion: False allegations against San Manuel Band chairman (February 7, 2012)

"In January 2007, I was chosen to initiate the Sheriff's Specialized Enforcement Division. One of the many responsibilities of this unit included investigations of local gangs. Arms of this unit...


Candidate links San Manuel Band leader to gangs and crime
Candidate links San Manuel Band leader to gangs and crime (February 3, 2012)

A flyer being emailed to residents of San Bernardino County blames James Ramos, the chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, for gangs, drugs and crime on the...


James Ramos: A proud military tradition in Indian Country
James Ramos: A proud military tradition in Indian Country (November 4, 2011)

"Native Americans have a rich history of military service and have fought to protect our Nation, even as tribes were battling for their own freedoms and rights. Indeed, Native Americans...


Letter: Unfair allegation about San Manuel Band chairman
Letter: Unfair allegation about San Manuel Band chairman (October 20, 2011)

"Re: Oct. 7 letter, "Third party for 3rd District?" I do not personally know Mr. Derry, Mr. Ramos or Mr. Cook. I am not involved in any of their campaigns....


San Manuel chair and rival seek police union endorsement
San Manuel chair and rival seek police union endorsement (May 23, 2011)

The San Bernardino County Safety Employees' Benefit Association hasn't decided who to endorse in the race for 3rd district supervisor. James Ramos, the chairman of the San Manuel Band of...


San Manuel   chairman announces campaign for county seat
San Manuel chairman announces campaign for county seat (May 10, 2011)

James Ramos, the chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, announced his campaign for supervisor in San Bernardino County, California. Ramos is running for the county's 3rd district...


San Manuel Band chairman named to California Board of Education
San Manuel Band chairman named to California Board of Education (January 6, 2011)

James Ramos, the chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, has been appointed to the California State Board of Education. Ramos as served as chair of his tribe...