Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians


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Soboba TANF members enjoy learning about STEM

The annual American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference is a one-of-a-kind, three-day event focusing on educational, professional and workforce development. Attendees include Indigenous high school and college students, educators, professionals, Tribal nations and Tribal enterprises, universities, corporations and government agencies.

Noli celebrates homecoming with floats and a parade

Juniors take on The Class of 2025, The Game of Life for their Homecoming float and won a class party from judges for their efforts. | Photos courtesy of the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians and Noli Indian School

Halloween comes early to Soboba

From beautiful princesses to scary clowns, visitors to events at the Soboba Indian Reservation got an early start on the Halloween holiday. Children from the Soboba Tribal Preschool were invited to a Trunk or Treat morning on Oct. 19. Many departments and a few Tribal member families hosted themed trunks and provided lots of treats for the students and their siblings.

Soboba Tribal member fights for success

Jimmie Nunez Jr. always dreamed of being a professional boxer but didn’t pursue it until he was 26 years old. Now 28, he has seven professional fights under his belt and has more to come.

California’s DOJ and Tribal communities join forces at Soboba event

California Department of Justice officials and Tribal community members were invited to the Soboba Casino Resort Event Center on Sept. 30 to explore the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons crisis and brainstorm on possible solutions.


Punting and painting keep kids busy at Soboba

Amid mild temperatures and windy conditions, players from ages 14-18 took to the football field at The Oaks on the Soboba Indian Reservation to participate in the 2023 Soboba Youth Turkey Bowl on Nov. 21. Steve Lopez, Assistant Director for Soboba Parks and Recreation and Harold Arres, Regional TANF Manager for Soboba Tribal TANF, collaborated on a day of fun for youth that were off school for the week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

The debate over Ukraine aid was already complicated. Then it became tangled up in US border security

As war and winter collide, a top adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy acknowledged during a recent visit to Washington that the days ahead “will be tough” as his country battles Russia while U.S. support from Congress hangs in the balance.

A millennial nurse who moved from Tennessee to California said his new state is much more working-class friendly

Matthew, 38, was working in northeast Tennessee as an orderly at a hospital when he realized he could live a less stressful, more lucrative life in another state doing the same work.

Should the U.S. spend billions to rebuild Gaza after the war?

To the editor: With all due respect to UCLA historian David N. Myers, who advocates for a “Marshall Plan” for the Palestinians, can we pump the brakes before we commit billions to rebuild the Gaza Strip? Within weeks of the destruction, I figured that somehow, some way, U.S. taxpayers would be on the hook in the aftermath.