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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.


Soboba Band leader Rose Salgado survives cancer three times
Soboba Band leader Rose Salgado survives cancer three times (April 15, 2016)

The tribe's sergeant at arms and former vice chairwoman has defeated two bouts of breast cancer and recently had a cancerous tumor removed.


Former Soboba Band chairman Robert Salgado passes on at age 73
Former Soboba Band chairman Robert Salgado passes on at age 73 (March 7, 2016)

Robert Salgado helped the southern California tribe emerge from destitute conditions but fell from grace after being indicted on bribery and tax evasion charges.


Soboba Band holds 19th annual powwow from September 18-20
Soboba Band holds 19th annual powwow from September 18-20 (September 8, 2015)

Thousands of participants and spectators are expected for a weekend of traditional games, bird singing and dances.


Department of Energy awards $6M to tribes for energy projects
Department of Energy awards $6M to tribes for energy projects (March 18, 2015)

Of the 11 tribes that received funds, 10 will use the money for solar energy projects.


Joe Burton, Soboba Band, plays final college basketball game
Joe Burton, Soboba Band, plays final college basketball game (February 28, 2013)

Joe Burton, a member of the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians, is playing his final game for Oregon State University tonight. Burton grew up on his reservation in southern...


Soboba basketball  star spends Thanksgiving at White House
Soboba basketball star spends Thanksgiving at White House (November 28, 2012)

Joseph Burton, a member of the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians of California, spent Thanksgiving at the White House after volunteering at a food bank in Washington, D.C. Burton is...


Soboba Band honors graduates from high school on reservation
Soboba Band honors graduates from high school on reservation (June 13, 2012)

The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians in California honored 20 graduates from the high school on the reservation. The graduates from Noli Indian School represent nine tribes. They received their...


Opinion: Putting an end to land-into-trust for wealthy tribes
Opinion: Putting an end to land-into-trust for wealthy tribes (March 29, 2012)

"News flash: A game-changing letter in opposition to annexation of land by a wealthy Indian tribe has been sent by the state of California to the Bureau of Indian Affairs....


Agreement approved as part of Soboba water   settlement
Agreement approved as part of Soboba water settlement (February 23, 2012)

An agreement was approved to fulfill a water rights settlement for the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians in southern California. The tribe will receive $17 million from local governments as...


Ernest Salgado, eldest of    Soboba Band, passes on  at  age 91
Ernest Salgado, eldest of Soboba Band, passes on at age 91 (January 26, 2012)

Ernest Salgado Sr., who was the oldest member of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California, died on Monday. He was 91. Salgado was born on the reservation....


Soboba Band celebrates  graduates from Noli Indian School
Soboba Band celebrates graduates from Noli Indian School (June 7, 2011)

The Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians in California celebrated the 19 graduates of the Noli Indian School. The students represented 12 tribes. They heard from guest speaker Desiree Renee Martinez,...


Soboba Band signs agreement with FEMA for disaster cost
Soboba Band signs agreement with FEMA for disaster cost (June 3, 2011)

The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians has reached an agreement with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA has agreed to reimburse the tribe for 75 percent of the cost of...


Former Soboba Band chairman sentenced  in bribery case
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Former Soboba Band chairman sentenced in bribery case (April 19, 2011)

Robert Salgado, the former chairman of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California, was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison on bribery and tax evasion charges. Salgado, 68,...


Guilty plea in connection with bribery case of  ex-Soboba leader
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Guilty plea in connection with bribery case of ex-Soboba leader (March 8, 2011)

A business owner pleaded guilty in connection with the bribery case against Robert Salgado, the former chairman of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California. Salgado pleaded guilty in...


Donor who benefited in Soboba water settlement pleads guilty
Donor who benefited in Soboba water settlement pleads guilty (February 24, 2011)

A wealthy potato grower who pleaded guilty to violating political contribution limits in California will be able to stay on a water board that benefited from a settlement with the...