Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria
Bay Area media got a tour of the $820 million Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park Wednesday as the 200 construction workers on the site readied the 340,000-square-foot casino for a Nov. 5 opening.
Highway workers have unearthed artifacts used by a Native American tribe as part of a paving project along Highway 101 north of Novato.
Some Sonoma County residents are taking legal action to block the construction of a major Indian casino just outside Rohnert Park.
Governor Jerry Brown signed a compact with the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria Friday, making a casino in Sonoma County a step closer to reality.