ARE 29 PALMS BAND OF MISSION INDIANS PIVOTING BACK TO 29 PALMS FROM JOSHUA TREE FOR NEW CASINO LOCATION?

From KCDZ 107.7 news for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013:

PLANS REVIVED FOR INDIAN CASINO IN TWENTYNINE PALMS
A heads-up on a revived casino plan at the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting. Reporter Dan Stork was there and tallies up the action…
Early in the meeting of the Twentynine Palms City Council, City Manager Richard Warne announced that he had just gotten a call from the Twentynine Palms Band of Mission Indians: “They informed me they would like to build a 30,000 square foot casino up there on the tribal property at the corner of Baseline and Adobe Road.” He also relayed that the tribe plans a public meeting in early February and release of an environmental report at the end of February.

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About Jay Babcock

I am the co-founder and editor of Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curator of the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was one of five Angelenos listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. Today, I live a peaceful life in the rural wilderness of Joshua Tree, California, where I am a partner in JTHomesteader.com with Stephanie Smith.
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