Cotati-Rohnert Park schools ponder annual $1 million tribal donation – The Press Democrat

Officials at cash-strapped Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District are pondering how to spend $1 million a year that the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria is to contribute to the district for 20 years. “Number one is the kids,” said school board member Andrew...
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Hopes high as thousands apply for Rohnert Park casino jobs – The Press Democrat

In a small building in a shopping plaza on Rohnert Park’s east side, Phantasia Gabriel nursed her dreams, which lay across Highway 101 at the fast-rising Graton Resort & Casino, where she hopes to become a poker dealer. “I just turned 21 and I went to Vegas for my...
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Graton Resort and Casino to include restaurants from Martin Yan, Douglas Keane, La Fondita family – The Press Democrat

The family behind a longtime Roseland restaurant with humble origins and one of Sonoma County’s most prominent chefs will be among those running eateries in the Graton Resort & Casino when it opens later this year outside Rohnert Park. La Fondita, which grew out of a...
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Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Donate $1.5 Million to Sonoma State For Endowed Chair in Native American Studies

Sonoma State University is pleased to announce that the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria donated to the University $1.5 million to establish an Endowed Chair in Native American Studies, one of only two in the University’s 42 year history. An endowed chair is a faculty...
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