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04.29.2020

BROOKS, CA  (April 29, 2020) – For the first time in more than a month, golfers will be able to tee off at one of the region’s premiere golf courses this weekend.

The course at the Yocha Dehe Golf Club has been closed since March 17, when the leadership team of Cache Creek Casino Resort and resort owners, Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, made the decision to suspend operations due to concerns over COVID-19.

03.23.2020

BROOKS, CA (March 20, 2020) – Eggs by the case, tortillas, fresh kale, sprouts, potatoes and peppers and more- thousands of dollars in food was donated to the Esparto Unified School District today by Cache Creek Casino Resort.

The high-end food items were delivered today and will be used in the School District’s effort to continue its meal program for students, despite the closure of campuses and classrooms.

03.14.2020

BROOKS, CA (March 14, 2020) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation and Cache Creek Casino Resort Executive leadership has made the difficult decision to temporarily cease operations due to concern over the spread of COVID-19 in California. Cache Creek Casino Resort will begin closing procedures at 6:00 am on 3/17/2020. The closure will remain in place while we continue to assess the situation. 

Tribal Leadership and Casino Management stand with the State and our communities in the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

01.02.2020

BROOKS, CA (January 2, 2020) – The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation has sworn in Rebecca Ramirez as the new Fire Chief of the Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD). She became YDFD’s third chief following the retirement of Chief Gary Fredericksen. “We are pleased to have Chief Ramirez join as the next leader of our Yocha Dehe Fire Department,” said Yocha Dehe Tribal Chairman Anthony Roberts. “Our team has known Chief Ramirez for many years as an effective partner in firefighting in our region. Her depth of experience and exemplary career made her stand out as the right choice as YDFD’s new chief.”

11.04.2019

WOODLAND, CA (November 3, 2019) – Superheroes come in all shapes and sizes to help save the day — whether it’s a mother keeping her family safe, an advocate comforting her client, or a community member donating household items to help a survivor start over.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, our superhero this month, saved Empower Yolo’s After School Safety & Enrichment for Teens program this year for over 1,500 local teens who love and count on this program for their success.

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.

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