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09.28.2017

SOLANO COUNTY, CA (September 28, 2017) – The Solano County Board of Supervisors will consider entering into an intergovernmental agreement with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation to receive $1 million in new funding to be used for the benefit of Solano County residents by promoting healthy outcomes and helping families in need at their meeting on Tuesday, October 3 at the Solano County Administration Center, 675 Texas Street in Fairfield.

07.31.2017

BROOKS, CA (July 31, 2017) – With the delivery of a $500,000 check on July 18, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation completed its initial $1.5 million payment to Yolo County under the new Intergovernmental Agreement. The Tribe and County signed the agreement in April in connection with the expansion of the hotel at Cache Creek Casino Resort. Overall, it will provide the County and others more than $161 million for a range of public uses over the next 22 years.

06.13.2017

BROOKS, CA (June 13, 2017) – Séka Hills, the agricultural product line of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, will open its second tasting room on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg, where Séka Hills wines are vinified and bottled.

05.31.2017

BROOKS, CA (May 31, 2017) – With community members, neighbors and local leaders looking on, leaders of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation “broke pavement” for the long-needed expansion of the hotel at their Cache Creek Casino Resort.

Up to 459 new rooms will be added, as well as a pool, restaurant, additional meeting space and a multipurpose ballroom.

05.23.2017

BROOKS, CA (May 23, 2017) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is providing $1.5 million to complete the Esparto Community Park & Aquatic Center. This donation is the first from the “compact credits” now available under Yocha Dehe’s 2016 gaming compact with the State of California.

05.11.2017

BROOKS, CA (May 11, 2017) The Yocha Dehe Community Fund saluted the achievements of its local partners at its ninth annual Partners in Philanthropy Luncheon at the Yocha Dehe Community Center in Brooks.

Certificates of Recognition, commending ongoing excellence in service, were presented to:

04.20.2017

BROOKS, CA (April 20, 2017) – The Yocha Dehe Tribal Council, tribal citizens, and community members and leaders joined today for the eighth annual Awards Luncheon to pay tribute to the firefighters of the Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD).

04.04.2017

WOODLAND, CA (April 4, 2017) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Yolo County have approved an intergovernmental agreement that will provide the county and others more than $161 million for a range of public uses over the next 22 years. The mitigation agreement is in connection with the expansion of the hotel at Cache Creek Casino Resort and will deliver resources for public safety, local Capay Valley programs, roads, public transit and the county’s general fund. Through careful collaboration, tribal and county leaders have agreed to benefits not normally part of such pacts.

03.01.2017

BROOKS, CA (March 1, 2017) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation will create a new tribal entity to allocate a pool of funding to support the community and other causes. In its new Tribal-State Gaming Compact, signed in October with Governor Jerry Brown, the Tribe requested and received the ability to redirect a significant portion of the revenue normally sent to the state. These allocations will be utilized locally to address a range of causes and initiatives, including economic development and revitalization.

10.06.2016

As a long-term Yolo Food Bank partner, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation gave a $2.5 million capital gift to the Yolo Food Bank for renovation of its new and expanded facility to support its mission to end food insecurity in Yolo County.

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