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.


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.


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.


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:


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).


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.


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.


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.


BROOKS, CA (August 4, 2016) – Governor Jerry Brown and the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation have completed negotiations and signed a new Tribal-State Gaming Compact between the State of California and the Tribe. Following ratification by the State Legislature and posting by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in the Federal Register, the new compact will replace the current compact that was signed in 2004.

Yocha Dehe Tribal Chairman Leland Kinter issued the following statement:


The Yocha Dehe Tribal Council, tribal citizens, and leaders and guests from around the region gathered today at the Fire Station in Brooks for the Seventh Annual Recognition Luncheon to celebrate the service of the Yocha Dehe Fire Department (YDFD).

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