Casino’s final impact statement released

On April 21, 2014, in News, by barstow

By Mike Lamb BARSTOW – A proposed $160 million casino and resort off Lenwood Road near Interstate 15 has been cleared of any major negative impact on the environment by the U.S. Department of Interior. The final environmental impact statement released Friday, which must proceed through a 30-day comment period, represents a major hurdle cleared [...]

Tanger ranked No.12 in state

On August 9, 2012, in News, by barstow

Outlet mall brings in more money per store than most BY KRYSTAL MAESTAS SPECIAL TO THE DESERT DISPATCH BARSTOW • Crowds of tourists roam across the busy sidewalks of the Barstow Tanger Outlet Center every day — some coming from as far as China. Being the “pit stop” between Los Angeles and Las Vegas, the [...]

Tribal casinos provide major economic boost to California, study says

On August 8, 2012, in News, by barstow

Los Angeles Times As Gov. Jerry Brown contemplates proposals to expand the number of tribal casinos in California, a new study says Indian gaming has been an economic boon for the state. Brown is expected in the next month to decide on whether to approve two more tribal casinos to join the 60 already in [...]

Northern California off-reservation casino could be model for Barstow

On July 26, 2012, in News, by barstow

The Desert Dispatch By SAM PEARSON, staff writer Hundreds of miles from Barstow, an American Indian tribe plans to break ground on a $433 million hotel-casino project that will bring a local community an estimated 900 construction jobs and 2,250 permanent jobs. The Sonoma County city of Rohnert Park’s new casino from the Federated Indians [...]

Chukchansi tribe accused of strong-arm tactics

On April 12, 2012, in News, by barstow

Madera Co. organizations say Chukchansi pushed them on Hwy. 99 casino. By Marc Benjamin – The Fresno Bee Representatives of two eastern Madera County organizations that receive funding from the tribe that runs Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino say they’ve been pressured to come out against another tribe’s casino plans. Members of the Coarsegold Rodeo [...]

Casino developed by Michael Malik and Marian Ilitch currently providing a boost to Michigan’s economy

On January 10, 2012, in News, by barstow

Detroit casinos ride strengthening economy Jaclyn Trop / The Detroit News Detroit’s three casinos rolled to their second straight year of improved business in 2011 and are poised to benefit this year from a strengthening economy if they adapt to new gaming competition scheduled to open in neighboring Ohio, a national gaming expert said. The [...]

Barstow 2011 in Review: Los Coyotes casino returns

On December 31, 2011, in News, by barstow

The Desert Dispatch The proposed Los Coyotes off-reservation casino for Barstow received a new breath of life when the federal Department of the Interior decided to re-evaluate the reasons they rejected the plan in 2008. In 2008, the Department of the Interior rejected the proposal because the San Diego-based tribe members lived too far away [...]