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Agua Caliente Band announces $250 million sports and entertainment arena
Agua Caliente Band announces $250 million sports and entertainment arena (June 27, 2019)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians announced a major development on tribal land in downtown Palm Springs, California.


Eight tribes have spent more than $160 million on political campaigns
Eight tribes have spent more than $160 million on political campaigns (November 2, 2018)

Eight tribes based in southern California have spent more than $160 million on politicians and political campaigns in the last decade.


Agua Caliente Band donates $25,000 in gear to local fire department
Agua Caliente Band donates $25,000 in gear to local fire department (May 18, 2018)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is helping out a new crew of firefighters in southern California.


Agua Caliente Band opposes proposal to ban short term rentals
Agua Caliente Band opposes proposal to ban short term rentals (March 13, 2018)

Sites like Airbnb are boasting tens of thousands of stays in Palm Springs, California, but some want to change that.


Agua Caliente Band secures approval of land swap after long wait
Agua Caliente Band secures approval of land swap after long wait (January 25, 2018)

It's taken longer than expected but the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians finally secured approval of a land swap with the federal government.


Agua Caliente Band clears big hurdle in battle to protect groundwater in California
Agua Caliente Band clears big hurdle in battle to protect groundwater in California (November 27, 2017)

In a big win for the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, the nation's highest court has rejected a challenge to the tribe's historic water rights ruling.


Agua Caliente Band helps bring Native studies into public school classrooms
Agua Caliente Band helps bring Native studies into public school classrooms (November 7, 2017)

Students in Palm Springs, California, will be learning more about Native Americans thanks to the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.


David Ganje: South Dakota signs onto anti-tribal brief in Supreme Court water case
David Ganje: South Dakota signs onto anti-tribal brief in Supreme Court water case (October 25, 2017)

South Dakota hasn't entered into any tribal water settlement agreements even though this issue has been on the table for decades.


Agua Caliente Band showcases culture with major development in Palm Springs
Agua Caliente Band showcases culture with major development in Palm Springs (October 10, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians announced plans for a cultural complex in downtown Palm Springs, California.


Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon
Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon (October 2, 2017)

The U.S. Supreme Court is back at work this week with a new member and a slew of Indian law cases on the horizon.


Agua Caliente Band faces opposition from states as Supreme Court weighs water case
Agua Caliente Band faces opposition from states as Supreme Court weighs water case (August 10, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians hasn't even had time to defend its water rights and already 10 state governments are opposing the tribe.


Agua Caliente Band water case draws attention in Supreme Court appeal
Agua Caliente Band water case draws attention in Supreme Court appeal (August 1, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians secured a huge victory in its water rights case earlier this year but the nation's highest court could overturn the ruling.


Agua Caliente Band water case heads to Supreme Court for consideration
Agua Caliente Band water case heads to Supreme Court for consideration (July 6, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians won a major decision confirming its groundwater rights but two local agencies are asking the nation's highest court to overturn the ruling.


Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band focuses on protecting our groundwater
Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band focuses on protecting our groundwater (June 19, 2017)

The leader of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is urging opponents to come to the table to address water quality and water management issues in southern California.


Agua Caliente Band moves forward with next phase of water case
Agua Caliente Band moves forward with next phase of water case (June 8, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians already won two landmark rulings in its water rights case and will be looking for another victory in federal court.


Agua Caliente Band puts name on minor league basketball team
Agua Caliente Band puts name on minor league basketball team (May 16, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario will begin playing in California in the fall.


Agua Caliente Band returns four incumbents to seats on council
Agua Caliente Band returns four incumbents to seats on council (April 5, 2017)

Chairman Jeff L. Grubbe, Vice Chairman Larry N. Olinger, Secretary/Treasurer Vincent Gonzales II and Reid D. Milanovich won re-election along with newcomer Anthony W. Purnel.


Agua Caliente Band sees challenge to landmark water rights ruling
Agua Caliente Band sees challenge to landmark water rights ruling (March 30, 2017)

Two water districts in southern California are going to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the tribe's victory.


Water agency dealt setback in challenge to Bureau of Indian Affairs rule
Water agency dealt setback in challenge to Bureau of Indian Affairs rule (March 7, 2017)

It's been a bad day in court for a local government entity in southern California.


Agua Caliente Band wins major decision on rights to groundwater
Agua Caliente Band wins major decision on rights to groundwater (March 7, 2017)

A federal appeals court sided with the southern California tribe in the critical first stage of the case.


Agua Caliente Band back in federal court to defend water rights
Agua Caliente Band back in federal court to defend water rights (October 20, 2016)

The tribe won a major decision confirming its right to groundwater on the southern California reservation but two local agencies are appealing.


National Museum of the American Indian displays unratified treaty in D.C.
National Museum of the American Indian displays unratified treaty in D.C. (September 20, 2016)

Treaty K, also known as the Treaty of Temecula, is going on public display for the first time in history.


Five tribes donate over $500K for Democratic party's convention
Five tribes donate over $500K for Democratic party's convention (June 30, 2016)

The tribal contributions were significant because they represented about half of the total that was raised in May for the upcoming meeting.


Agua Caliente Band launches software development company
Agua Caliente Band launches software development company (May 25, 2016)

Fusion Resource Solutions develops applications and software for the hospitality industry.


Three more tribes enter into cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back program
Three more tribes enter into cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back program (April 21, 2016)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, the Nez Perce Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe will help facilitate sales for the program, which has so far paid more than $761 million to individual Indians.


Leaders of Agua Caliente Band can't be sued in per capita case
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Leaders of Agua Caliente Band can't be sued in per capita case (March 24, 2016)

A bail bond company and a trust entity wanted the tribe to pay the debts of one of its members.


Opinion: Decision signals victory in Indian Country taxation lawsuit
Opinion: Decision signals victory in Indian Country taxation lawsuit (March 7, 2016)

Although this ruling does not finally decide the case, the court's reasoning indicates that it is likely to invalidate the tax when it does issue a final decision.


Agua Caliente Band citizen Tristan Milanovich answers fashion questions
Agua Caliente Band citizen Tristan Milanovich answers fashion questions (March 7, 2016)

Tristan Milanovich, who splits her time between Palm Springs as an active member of the Agua Caliente Band and Los Angeles as a celebrity and freelance stylist, answers sartorial questions for Desert Magazine.


Agua Caliente Band remains patient in dispute over water rights
Agua Caliente Band remains patient in dispute over water rights (January 27, 2016)

Even though resolution could take years, Chairman Jeff Grubbe said the water rights lawsuit was a top priority for the tribe.


Agua Caliente Band seeks support at critical stage in water rights case
Agua Caliente Band seeks support at critical stage in water rights case (November 2, 2015)

Tribal advocates are worried that a negative ruling from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals could have an impact across Indian Country.


Agua Caliente Band won't pursue certain taxation claims in lawsuit
Agua Caliente Band won't pursue certain taxation claims in lawsuit (June 15, 2015)

The tribe is only challenging one county's tax despite attempts by other agencies to inject other claims into the lawsuit.


Water agencies granted early appeal in Agua Caliente Band case
Water agencies granted early appeal in Agua Caliente Band case (June 12, 2015)

Two water agencies are trying to stop the case before the tribe's water rights are quantified.


Editorial: Agua Caliente Band can help ease tensions over land
Editorial: Agua Caliente Band can help ease tensions over land (April 15, 2015)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the community of Palm Springs have a history that has seen its share of ups and downs.


Non-Indian businesses still trying to prevent removal from land
Non-Indian businesses still trying to prevent removal from land (April 8, 2015)

The Indian landowners in Palm Springs, California, have ordered the businesses to leave by May 31.


Non-Indian businesses asked to vacate properties in California
Non-Indian businesses asked to vacate properties in California (April 1, 2015)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs isn't directly involved and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians doesn't own the properties in question.


Water agencies seek early appeal for Agua Caliente Band case
Water agencies seek early appeal for Agua Caliente Band case (March 31, 2015)

The tribe has yet to receive a quantification of its water rights but the agencies are trying to prevent the case from reaching that stage.


Agua Caliente Band wins first round in water rights litigation
Agua Caliente Band wins first round in water rights litigation (March 23, 2015)

A trial will determine the extent of the rights that were set aside with the creation of the reservation in 1877.


Agua Caliente Band anticipates decision in water rights lawsuit
Agua Caliente Band anticipates decision in water rights lawsuit (March 17, 2015)

The tribe, backed by the Department of Justice, is suing two water districts to determine the extent of its water rights.


Column: Agua Caliente Band serves as a model for First Nations
Column: Agua Caliente Band serves as a model for First Nations (March 16, 2015)

Though admittedly different than the land and treaty rights involved in the Kapyong case, the Agua Caliente model is an impressive example of how negotiation and compromise can effectively function.


Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band has long history of stewardship
Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band has long history of stewardship (February 2, 2015)

The tribe has been a management partner in the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains Nationa Monument since the beginning and continues to be an active partner.


Column: Agua Caliente Band asserts rights under new chairman
Column: Agua Caliente Band asserts rights under new chairman (October 27, 2014)

Chairman Jeff Grubbe explains why the tribe is litigating some important issues in federal court.


Agua Caliente Band and DOJ submit briefs in water rights case
Agua Caliente Band and DOJ submit briefs in water rights case (October 23, 2014)

The tribe, with the support of the Obama administration, is seeking to quantify its water rights.


Agua Caliente Band enters agreement for housing development
Agua Caliente Band enters agreement for housing development (August 15, 2014)

The project includes 126 houses on a mix of trust land and fee land.


Agua Caliente Band donates $175K from golf tourney to charities
Agua Caliente Band donates $175K from golf tourney to charities (July 8, 2014)

Recipients included the Nike N7 Fund.


Opinion: Far too many presidents overlook Indians in California
Opinion: Far too many presidents overlook Indians in California (July 7, 2014)

T. Robert Przeklasa wonders why President Barack Obama hasn't met with tribes in California.


DOJ supports Agua Caliente Band in litigation over water rights
DOJ supports Agua Caliente Band in litigation over water rights (May 14, 2014)

The Obama administration is supporting the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in its water right lawsuit.


Agua Caliente Band starts work for housing units on trust land
Agua Caliente Band starts work for housing units on trust land (May 9, 2014)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians broke ground on a housing development.


Agua Caliente Band leaseholders seek $7M in tax refunds
Agua Caliente Band leaseholders seek $7M in tax refunds (April 18, 2014)

Individuals and entities that lease land from the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in southern California are seeking refunds for an illegal tax.


Son of late Agua Caliente Band chairman wins council election
Son of late Agua Caliente Band chairman wins council election (April 8, 2014)

Reid Milanovich is following in the footsteps of his father, Richard Milanovich, the late former chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.


New York sues FedEx for delivering cigarettes from Indian firms
New York sues FedEx for delivering cigarettes from Indian firms (April 1, 2014)

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed suit against FedEx, accusing the shipping giant of violating state and federal law by delivering cigarettes from smoke shops in Indian Country.


Water agency seeks to join Agua Caliente Band taxation lawsuit
Water agency seeks to join Agua Caliente Band taxation lawsuit (February 20, 2014)

A water agency in southern California is seeking to join a taxation lawsuit filed by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.


BLM still working on draft report for Agua Caliente land swap
BLM still working on draft report for Agua Caliente land swap (February 5, 2014)

The Bureau of Land Management is still working on a long-delayed swap with the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of California.


Travis Armstrong: Agua Caliente Band defends sovereignty
Travis Armstrong: Agua Caliente Band defends sovereignty (January 21, 2014)

Travis Armstrong discusses recent lawsuits filed by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in California.


Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band aims for better community
Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band aims for better community (January 9, 2014)

Jeff Grubbe, the chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in California, responds to criticism of some of the tribe's recent legal maneuvers.


Agua Caliente Band sues county to block tax on Indian lands
Agua Caliente Band sues county to block tax on Indian lands (January 7, 2014)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is suing Riverside County, California, to stop collection of a tax on the reservation.


Duane Champagne: Agua Caliente Band offers leasing lesson
Duane Champagne: Agua Caliente Band offers leasing lesson (December 12, 2013)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians began to profit off leases when it took more control of the process, Duane Champagne argues.


Column: Agua Caliente Band revives plans for new museum
Column: Agua Caliente Band revives plans for new museum (September 11, 2013)

The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, owned by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, has big plans for a new facility.


Agua Caliente Band waiting for next step in water rights suit
Agua Caliente Band waiting for next step in water rights suit (September 10, 2013)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in California is awaiting the next step in its water rights lawsuit.


Law Article: Agua Caliente Band seeking to quantify water rights
Law Article: Agua Caliente Band seeking to quantify water rights (September 6, 2013)

Attorney discusses water rights lawsuit filed by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in California.


Opinion: Agua Caliente Band sparks costly   water  rights   fight
Opinion: Agua Caliente Band sparks costly water rights fight (August 28, 2013)

Richard Atwater, the executive director of the Southern California Water Committee, criticizes Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians for filing water rights lawsuit.