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Soboba Band Of Mission Indians

In addition to opposing workers rights and environmental concerns Soboba asserts that the State has violated Soboba's current Compact by making unauthorized transfers of money that Soboba has paid into the Indian Gaming Revenue Sharing Trust Fund into a separate Tribal Nations Grant Fund.
February 11, 2019: Notice of (Non-Gaming) Land Acquisition Application for the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians for 145 acres
July 18, 2016: State to Pacific Regional Director Dutschke
Serious question if the parcels of land qualify for gaming. Tribe and BIA appear to have made an error in the transfer of titles.
June 3, 2015 : Notice of Decision to Take Land Into Trust
Federal Register - Notice of Decision
May 29, 2015: Record of Decision FTT 410 ac. Gaming
July 21, 2014: Letter - Supplemental Information on Parcels for Trust Transfer
March 24, 2014: Governor Comments on FEIS
Feb. 24, 2014: BIA - To All Interested Parties
March 24, 2014 - Final EIS to be issued
Dec. 31, 2013: Comment on FEIS by Stand Up For California
Dec. 26, 2013: Riverside County Comment on Soboba FEIS 534.91 Ac.
Dec. 26, 2013: City of San Jacinto- Comment Letter to BIA- FEIS- Horseshoe Grandepdf
Nov. 29, 2013: Federal Register Notice of FEIS
Link to the FEIS: Cut and paste in your browser
April 26, 2013: Senator Feinstein Replys
Senator Feinstein introduces S477 stops off reservation gaming
March 12, 2013: Congresswoman Negrete McLeod
Letter of support for Soboba gaming fee to trust application
May 22, 2012: City of San Jacinto responds to BIA
March 12, 2012: Riverside County to BIA on Soboba Fee To Trust
March 14, 2012: State Comments on Soboba Comment FTT 534.91 acres
Feb. 2, 2012: Riverside County to BIA
Incorrect addresses on distribution list. Notification not recieved from the BIA.
Jan. 24, 2012: SOC responds to notice of Acquisition
Jan. 20, 2012: BIA Notice of Soboba fee to trust
Jan. 13, 2012: City of San Jacinto Comments on Preliminary FEIS
Jan. 11, 2012: Notice of Gaming Acquisition Application
534.91 acres
October 5, 2011: Witness Retracts Statements
Dec. 13, 2011: Soboba MOU - Law Enforcement
Riverside Sheriff - agenda item -Dec. 13, 2011.
August 8, 2011: Settlement Demand-Wrongful Death of Mike Morgan
On March 17, 2011, Mike Morgan was tragically killed by Thomas durnin, Jr. a member of the Soboba Band.
June 27, 2011: Stand Up For California and Save Our Communities
Send a letter to Governor Jerry Brown requesting consideration of state policy regarding contigious lands and the creation of homeowner islands isolated in tribal trust lands.
Sept. 15, 2009 Governors Comments Soboba fee to trust.pdf
"Pursuant to the Proclamation (May 2005-no urban gaming), the Project's proposed relocation of the Tribe's gaming facility is in an urbanized area and therefore, does not comply with the Governor's stated policy."
July 2011: Horseshoe Grande Press Release
Soboba Band press release in response to Stand Up For California's testimony before the sub-committee of Native American and Alaskan Native Affairs.
Sept. 15, 2009: County Resolution Opposing Soboba DEIS
County Vote: 4-0 in Support of Resolution to Oppose the Soboba DEIS
Sept. 14, 2009: Western Riverside County Regional Conservation Authority
negative impacts on the biological environment
August 25, 2009: Comment on Soboba DEIS
by Stand Up For California
August 2009: City of San Jacinto - Power Point Presentation
The City of San Jacinto has voted 4-1 to oppose the fee to trust application by the Soboba Band.
August 5, 2009: Minutes Special Meeting
Vote to support presentation to the BIA.
August 1, 2009: SOC Summary of Community Issues
July 2, 2009: Federal Register Notice- DEIS
This notice fails to state the following: (1) whether this would be an off-reservation casino, (2) whether it is being performed pursuant to an Act of Congress or under existing fee-to-trust authority under the IRA, and (3) the justification for it, i.e. purpose/need --- gaming application for second casino, or (4) that it will encapsulate three well established non tribal housing communities as islands within a reservation.
April 2009: Horseshoe Grande Scoping Issues
Report has been prepared by SOC- Save Our Communities Six communities that will become isolated islands of non Indian trust land surrounded by Indian Country. This will interfere with the delivery of emergency services, utilities and routine law enforcement services.
April 2009: Soboba Application for Horseshoe Grande Property
Sept. 2008: City of San Jacinto comment Administrative DEIS
September 12, 2008 - Comment on the Administrative Draft Environmental Impact Statement
August 2008: Potential Breach of Tribal State Compact
August 15, 2008, Stand Up For California to Governor Schwarzenegger requesting an investigation into a potential breach of the Tribal State Compact due to an unreasonable rist of harm to the public.
July 2008 - Sheriff Sniff to NIGC
A request to suspend gaming operations due to a "culture of crime"
June 2008: Mediation Agreement with Riverside Sheriff's
May 2008: City of San Jacinto to Soboba Band
Request to voluntarily withdraw application for trust due to recent shootings
Dec. 2007: Federal Notice to Prepare an EIS for gaming acquisition
Dec. 14, 2007, Notice to prepare an EIS for the acquisition of approximately 300 ac. of land for the development of a 35 -40 ac. casino resort complex
April 2007:The Oaks Property-Application for fee to Trust
The Oaks Property Related Items also include documents from the appeal process initiated by the City of San Jacinto. The City has dropped the appeal and agreed to the settlement.
2005: Amendment to NIGC Gaming Ordinance
Class II guidelines
April 10, 2001: Federal Reg. Notice of Liquor Control Ordinance
Authorises sales of liquour at the Reservation
Sept. 9, 2000: Tribal Environmental Ordinance
Requirment of the 1999 Tribal State Compact
Soboba Tort Ordinance
as required in the 1999 Compact
1993: Tribal Gaming Ordiance approved by NIGC
Operation of class III gaming
1893 Forward: Reservation Title and Executive Orders

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