Tag Archives: casino

Judge rules on Point Molate development; housing to be built, but no casino

After almost eight years of grinding litigation that has brought proposals to develop Richmond’s controversial Point Molate area to a halt, the city and the developer who sued it over a plan to build a...

Splish, splash—Point Molate beach will re-open

On Tuesday, the city council approved funding that it will re-open Point Molate beach—the city’s only public beach. The beach closed in 2004 due to budget cuts and then was slammed in 2007 by the...

Casino proposal in North Richmond nixed by federal officials

A 30-acre area of unincorporated North Richmond is not eligible for a casino, representatives from the U.S. Department of the Interior announced today. The Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians had sought to build a...

Frustrations outweigh ideas at Point Molate meeting

The 40 or so people who gathered Wednesday to discuss alternatives to the Indian casino development plan at Point Molate appeared to have more frustrations so far than new ideas.

Voters to get say on casino plan — but it won’t count

Richmond residents applauded a plan that will allow voters to say whether they approve a proposed plan to build an Indian casino at Point Molate this November, although the vote won't be legally binding.

Opponents raise doubts over Point Molate casino mailer

A brochure titled “The battle for the bay” turned up in the mailboxes of Richmond residents. Among other information, it states that the Point Molate casino project would create 12,000 jobs. Opponents of the building...