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10.15.2019

BROOKS, CA (October 15, 2019) – Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation is conducting work along Hwy. 16 in Brooks to upgrade utility operations across its business, residential, government and agricultural properties. These include the Cache Creek Casino Resort, Séka Hills Olive Mill & Tasting Room and government offices.

10.08.2019

BROOKS, CA (October 8, 2019) – To aid farm and livestock operators who will lose access to water during this week’s announced Public Safety Power Outage by Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), the Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD) will set up a water filling operation at Vernon Nichols Park in Guinda. YDFD firefighters are deploying an emergency industrial pump to help fill containers from Cache Creek to provide water for local animals.

08.07.2019

WOODLAND, CA (August 7, 2019) – Recently, members of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Tribal Council toured the Family Birth Center and the Nuclear Medicine Suite at Woodland Memorial Hospital to see the impact of the tribe’s sharing with the community.

06.28.2019

SOLANO COUNTY, CA (June 28, 2019) – It’s about to get a lot easier for older adults and persons with disabilities to get around in Solano County. On Friday, June 28, starting at 11 a.m. at the County Administration Center, located at 675 Texas Street in Fairfield, Solano County officials, in partnership with the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Solano Transportation Authority, invites everyone to celebrate the launch of the new Vehicle Share Program, an innovative, demand-driven, cost-saving ride-share program.

06.27.2019

BROOKS, CA (June 27, 2019) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has sworn Diamond Lomeli into office as its newest Tribal Council Member, following her election by the adult citizens of the Tribe. The five-member, democratically elected Yocha Dehe Tribal Council is the governing body of the Tribe. It oversees all areas of the Tribe’s government and business operations, evaluating and making final decisions on the recommendations of the Tribe’s departments and its citizen-directed committees and commission.

05.21.2019

WOODLAND, CA (May 21, 2019) – Yolo County, in partnership with those listed below, is pleased to invite the community to a ribbon cutting on May 21 for the new Esparto Park and Aquatic Center. The ceremony will be held at 4:00 p.m. at 17257 Yolo Avenue in Esparto. The event will include light refreshments, guest speakers and opportunities to explore the park and aquatics center.

05.15.2019

SACRAMENTO, CA (May 15, 2019) – Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, an American Indian tribe located in Yolo County, recently donated $750,000 to Sacramento State’s Native American Studies program, in order to provide scholarship opportunities for students.

Annette Reed, professor and director of Native American Studies at Sac State, said that the money will go toward the program and students who are enrolled in at least one Native American course throughout the academic year.

05.10.2019

WOODLAND, CA (May 10, 2019) – The Center for Land-Based Learning announced a lead gift of $1.5 million from the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation at a groundbreaking celebration today for the Center’s new site in Woodland. The gift officially launches the Center for Land-Based Learning’s $4 million Growing Our Future Campaign to build a new statewide headquarters and expand its programs and services. In recognition of this generous gift, the Center for Land-Based Learning will name its new administrative building the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation Farm House.

05.02.2019

BROOKS, CA (May 2, 2019) – The firefighters of the Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD) and its regional partner agencies were honored today by the Yocha Dehe Tribal Council, the citizens of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Yolo County community members and leaders at the tenth annual YDFD Awards Luncheon at the Fire Station in Brooks. The event also commemorated YDFD’s 15 years of service since its formation.

12.06.2018

BROOKS, CA (December 6, 2018) – The Camp Fire has left a tragic path of destruction in its wake. The enormity of the loss in lives and property is hard to comprehend. It is, in a word, heartbreaking. The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, owner of Cache Creek Casino Resort, stands with its Butte County neighbors in this difficult time.

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