Entries by BHdesign15

Tribal Alert: RMFA v Mazzetti Request for Amicus Brief Support

On April 20, 2012 the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in the Rincon Mushroom Farm of America (RMFA) v. Mazzetti et.al. finding that the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians (Tribe) could not regulate the activities of RMFA, a non-Indian corporation who has fee lands within the Rincon Reservation. Because the Tribe was […]

Gala coming in October 2012

CILS is proud to announce our 45th Gala Celebration Plans Please visit our Gala page for details about our October 24, 2012 Anniversary Gala.  This year marks nearly a half century of CILS’ service to Native communities in California.  The Gala promises to include a reception, auction, California cuisine and a California Native band. We are […]

Another Succesful Tax Season Helping Taxpayers in Need

Tribal Alert: Thanks to the CILS I-CAN!™ E-File Partnership: 2011 Federal and State Income Tax Returns Surpass 2010 Amounts Tax refunds totaling $349,859 were returned to over 215 low-income individuals thanks to CALIFORNIA INDIAN LEGAL SERVICES’  ICAN!™ E-FILE partnership with LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF ORANGE COUNTY. Partnering with I-CAN!TM E-FILE allows CILS to assist you […]

Victory against museum’s mistreatment of cultural items

“Without lawyers like California Indian Legal Services, no one would have helped us.” – C. McCloud   CILS and Pro Bono partner Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP announced the settlement of a lawsuit brought against the Napa Valley Museum after the Museum damaged and misplaced a number of cultural items loaned to the Museum […]

Field Office Move

Our Sacramento Office Has Moved Please note our new location in the heart of Sacramento’s Old Town District: 117 J Street, Suite 300, Sacramento CA  95814. The Sacramento phone number remains (916) 978-0960 but our new fax number is (916) 400-4891.