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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.


Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians evacuate families in response to fire
Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians evacuate families in response to fire (July 24, 2018)

Residents of the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation remain under an evacuation order after a fire forced some from their homes.


DOI signs five more cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back program
DOI signs five more cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back program (September 15, 2015)

The Cabazon Band, the Fond du Lac Band, the Ponca Tribe, the Quinault Nation and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are joining the effort.


California tribes donate to Ronald McDonald House expansion
California tribes donate to Ronald McDonald House expansion (September 15, 2015)

The San Manuel Band and the Cabazon Band are helping the facility provide housing to more families of hospitalized children.


Some tribes offer   employment benefits for same-sex couples
Some tribes offer employment benefits for same-sex couples (September 3, 2013)

Some tribes are offering benefits to employees with same-sex partners


Cabazon Band elects Douglas Welmas as its new chairman
Cabazon Band elects Douglas Welmas as its new chairman (May 10, 2013)

The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians in California has a new leader. Douglas Welmas won election as chairman. He succeeds David Roosevelt, who served in the post since 2009. Also...


Editorial: Cabazon Band must meet state standards at plant
Editorial: Cabazon Band must meet state standards at plant (May 9, 2012)

"If the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians continues to allow Western Environmental Inc. to treat tainted soil in Mecca, it should insist the plant meets the high standards set by...


Editorial: Cabazon Band seeks to meet air quality standards
Editorial: Cabazon Band seeks to meet air quality standards (March 30, 2012)

"After all the suffering the people of Mecca have gone through with hazardous waste being processed in the small east valley town, it's good to see the Cabazon Band of...


Editorial: Cabazon Band moves air quality in   right direction
Editorial: Cabazon Band moves air quality in right direction (January 25, 2012)

"The landmark agreement between the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians and the South Coast Air Quality Management District holds great promise to protect the environment of the east valley. It...


Editorial: Cabazon Band must enforce clean air agreement
Editorial: Cabazon Band must enforce clean air agreement (January 24, 2012)

"Clean-air regulations should apply to businesses on tribal land as well as those elsewhere. So a Coachella Valley tribe made a promising step in agreeing to impose air quality rules...


Cabazon Band reaches agreement to cover air quality rules
Cabazon Band reaches agreement to cover air quality rules (January 18, 2012)

The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians reached an agreement to abide by air quality rules in southern California. The tribe agreed to enforce 39 air quality rules issued by the...


Cabazon Band seeks to protect rights in enviromental flap
Cabazon Band seeks to protect rights in enviromental flap (June 3, 2011)

The Cabazon Band of Mission Indians wants to work with the state on environmental issues but not at the expense of its sovereignty, Chairman David Roosevelt said. Roosevelt appeared with...


EPA takes action against another business on Cabazon land
EPA takes action against another business on Cabazon land (June 2, 2011)

The Environmental Protection Agency is going after yet another business operating on the Cabazon Reservation in southern California. The EPA ordered Consolidated Tire Recyclers to stop accepting scrapped tires and...


Opinion: Jurisdictional issues and Cabazon recycling plant
Opinion: Jurisdictional issues and Cabazon recycling plant (May 12, 2011)

"The EPA has taken action to close a Mecca, CA waste processing facility after months of complaints from neighbors that the facility has emitted foul odors, often sickening them. The...


EPA takes action on recycling  plant at Cabazon  Reservation
EPA takes action on recycling plant at Cabazon Reservation (May 10, 2011)

The Environmental Protection Agency has barred the shipment of waste to a soil-recycling plant on the Cabazon Reservation in southern California. The EPA said Western Environmental Inc.., a non-Indian company...


Residents demand closure of   plant  at  Cabazon Reservation
Residents demand closure of plant at Cabazon Reservation (April 29, 2011)

A soil-recycling plant on the Cabazon Reservation in southern California continues to draw angry from nearby residents. Chairman David Roosevelt said the tribe is taking steps to address odors that...


Odor at reycling plant on Cabazon Reservation stirs neighbors
Odor at reycling plant on Cabazon Reservation stirs neighbors (March 28, 2011)

A soil-recycling plant is not violating federal air quality laws but nearby residents say they are being sickened by the smell coming from the Cabazon Reservation in southern California. “You...