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San Manuel Band announces $25 million gift to hospital in California
San Manuel Band announces $25 million gift to hospital in California (February 22, 2019)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is strengthening its relationship with the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.


San Manuel Band awards $1.28 million grant to help Native students
San Manuel Band awards $1.28 million grant to help Native students (November 19, 2018)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is helping Native students achieve their dreams.


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.


Two tribes bring in women for top positions in their court systems
Law
Two tribes bring in women for top positions in their court systems (January 25, 2018)

Women hold the top judicial positions in two tribes, the Navajo Nation and the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.


San Manuel Band awards large grant to Tribal Supreme Court Project
San Manuel Band awards large grant to Tribal Supreme Court Project (January 24, 2018)

A $600,000 grant will enable the Tribal Supreme Court Project to advocate for Indian Country at the highest court in the land.


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.


Lynn Valbuena wins another term as leader of San Manuel Band
Lynn Valbuena wins another term as leader of San Manuel Band (April 19, 2016)

The California tribe also elected Sabrina Nakhjavanpour as treasurer and Larry Hernandez as a member-at-large.


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.


San Manuel Band donates $70K to support symphony concerts
San Manuel Band donates $70K to support symphony concerts (August 5, 2015)

The San Bernardino Symphony Orchestra received $60,000 from the tribe last year too.


First Nations Experience to grow with $6M from San Manuel Band
First Nations Experience to grow with $6M from San Manuel Band (January 29, 2015)

The FNX TV station's daily viewership is 120,000 households


Lynn Valbuena: Tribes strive to be good stewards of their land
Lynn Valbuena: Tribes strive to be good stewards of their land (December 1, 2014)

The chairwoman of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians explains why tribes care about their ancestral lands.


San Manuel Band donates $60K to support symphony concerts
San Manuel Band donates $60K to support symphony concerts (August 6, 2014)

The money will be used to sponsor two concerts during the symphony’s 2014-2015 season.


San Manuel siblings fined over $4.5M judgement in murder plot
Law
San Manuel siblings fined over $4.5M judgement in murder plot (June 23, 2014)

Stacy Nunez-Barajas and Erik Barajas have failed to pay the award and have refused to turn over financial documents.


Lynn Valbuena returns to chairman post at San Manuel Band
Lynn Valbuena returns to chairman post at San Manuel Band (April 17, 2014)

Lynn Valbuena has returned to the top leadership post at the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California.


San Manuel Band donates $185K to both parties in California
San Manuel Band donates $185K to both parties in California (September 25, 2013)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated $185,000 so far this year to Democrats and Republicans in California.


Cal State San Bernardino to offer Serrano  languages classes
Cal State San Bernardino to offer Serrano languages classes (June 18, 2013)

Cal State San Bernardino will offer classes in Serrano, the language of the an Manuel Band of Mission Indians.


San Manuel Band contributes $135K to    California Democrats
San Manuel Band contributes $135K to California Democrats (January 30, 2013)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians donated $135,000 to Democrats in California, The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported. The donations of $65,000 and $75,000 were made to the Democratic State Central...


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...


Carla Rodriguez: Tribes celebrate  another Native American Day
Carla Rodriguez: Tribes celebrate another Native American Day (September 24, 2012)

"Throughout history, across all cultures, music has been used for celebration, inspiration, storytelling, and even to express sorrow. For Native Americans, music and history are tightly interwoven. A tribe's unique...


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...


Column: San Manuel Band a 'perfect' fit with baseball team
Column: San Manuel Band a 'perfect' fit with baseball team (March 29, 2012)

"Twenty-five years ago, someone had the kooky idea that if you put a minor league baseball team, with no major league affiliation, in outdated Fiscalini Field, people would actually come...


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 Band  to announce  naming rights deal for park
San Manuel Band to announce naming rights deal for park (March 20, 2012)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has secured the naming rights to a minor league baseball stadium, The San Bernardino County Sun reports. An announcement for the "San Manuel...


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...


San Manuel Band  fire chief honored as  Champion of Change
San Manuel Band fire chief honored as Champion of Change (January 18, 2012)

Michael Smith, the fire chief for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California, will be honored at the White House tomorrow as a "Champion of Change." Smith started...


San Manuel Band donates money for Torres Martinez project
San Manuel Band donates money for Torres Martinez project (January 3, 2012)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated $200,000 to a fellow California tribe. The Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians will use the money to restore a historic tribal...


San Manuel Band  spent $1M on private party for politicians
San Manuel Band spent $1M on private party for politicians (November 7, 2011)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians spent $1 million on a private party for politicians, according to news reports. The party featured a concert by country music star Carrie...


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...


California tribes report  over $1.2M in political contributions
California tribes report over $1.2M in political contributions (November 3, 2011)

Three tribes in southern California reported more than $1.2 million in political contributions from July through September. The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians spent $703,000, The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported. That...


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....


Column: San Manuel Band  helps send   Indian students to college
Column: San Manuel Band helps send Indian students to college (August 25, 2011)

"With a $3.7 million grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, the University of Redlands embarks this fall on a partnership with local tribes to help more Native...


San Manuel Band donates $200K for flooding    victims in Montana
San Manuel Band donates $200K for flooding victims in Montana (June 30, 2011)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated $200,000 to help flooding victims on three reservations in Montana. The tribe donated the money to the American Red Cross of...


San Manuel Band opens  new  business at development site
San Manuel Band opens new business at development site (June 7, 2011)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California will welcome a new business to its mixed-used development project. The SportsWatch Bar and Grill opens next week. It's one of...


San Manuel Band buys important cultural and historic site
San Manuel Band buys important cultural and historic site (June 1, 2011)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians of California recently purchased the Pan Hot Springs, a site that plays an important role in the tribe's creation story. The Yuhaviatam, or...


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 grows its     economy with development site
San Manuel Band grows its economy with development site (May 3, 2011)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians of California continues to diversify its economy. The tribe operates a successful casino on its reservation. Beyond the reservation, the tribe is a...


San Manuel Band welcomes    new  business to development
San Manuel Band welcomes new business to development (April 29, 2011)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will welcome a new business to its mixed-used development project. Mi Cocina Mexican will be the first restaurant to open at the San...


Family wants San Manuel Band to repair destroyed home
Family wants San Manuel Band to repair destroyed home (April 14, 2011)

A family says the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians should pay for repairs to the home they lost in a mudslide. The Hernandez's say the mudslide last December was...


San Manuel Band announces $150K for relief efforts in Japan
San Manuel Band announces $150K for relief efforts in Japan (March 30, 2011)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California announced a total of $150,00 in donations for relief efforts in Japan. The tribe is donating $100,000 to the American Red...


San Manuel Band makes largest-ever donation to cancer center
San Manuel Band makes largest-ever donation to cancer center (February 9, 2011)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated $3 million to the Loma Linda University Cancer Center in California. The donation is the largest in the center's history. The...


Opinion: Pauline Murillo,  San Manuel elder, lived in different worlds
Opinion: Pauline Murillo, San Manuel elder, lived in different worlds (January 27, 2011)

"Pauline Murillo's life straddled two worlds: the isolation of the San Manuel Indian Reservation in the San Bernardino foothills, and the Anglo world of the San Bernardino Valley. It straddled...


Pauline Murillo,    San Manuel Band elder, passes  away at age of 76
Pauline Murillo, San Manuel Band elder, passes away at age of 76 (January 26, 2011)

Pauline Murillo, an elder of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians of California, died on Friday. She was 76. Murillo educated countless people about tribal culture. She also taught...


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...