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Barstow Casino Compact Must Wait

5 September 2006

BARSTOW, California – As reported by the Desert Dispatch: "The City Council did not meet Monday night due to the Labor Day holiday, and the next meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Sept. 18. That will be the only Council meeting this month.

"On Thursday, the state Legislature closed shop until January without passing legislation to approve a gaming compact that would bring an Indian casino-resort here.

"The Los Coyotes Band of Cahilla and Cupeno Indians and the Big Lagoon Rancheria Tribe hope to build a dual casino-resort here but need the approval of the Legislature.

"In the last days of the legislative session, members of Los Coyotes began a fast at the state Capitol that they hoped would convince the Legislature to ratify a gaming agreement, or compact, according to Tom Shields, public relations agent for the band…"

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