Tribe Agrees to Reduce Size of Casino Near San Pablo
Bowing to intense political pressure, the Lytton Band of Pomo Indians has agreed to reduce the number of slot machines at its proposed San Pablo casino from five thousand to twenty-five hundred.
Monday, August 23, 2004
Democratic Assemblywoman Loni Hancock, who represents Berkeley and San Pablo, says southern California lawmakers have also questioned the casino agreement. CUT: Loni13 :13 Ventura County Republican state Senator Tom McClintock says he objected to the deal because it prohibits other Bay Area tribes from opening their own casinos. CUT: McClintock09 :09 The agreement between Governor Schwarzenegger and the Lytton Band was reached last week. It must be ratified by a two thirds vote of the legislature to become effective. SOC