Golden Acorn

CAMPO, THE FORGOTTEN GUNFIGHT TO BE REENACTED MARCH 23

 

The 1875 Campo gunfight killed more people and lasted longer than the infamous shootout at the O.K. corral.  But few people have heard about this long-lost true tale from East County’s colorful past.   

But on March 23 at  3 p.m., “Campo: The Forgotten Gunfight” will be reenacted outside at the Golden Acorn Casino. The show is free and open to all ages.  Come learn how local marksmen and townspeople foiled bandits’ plans to rob the entire town.

SOME RESIDENTS ALLOWED TO RETURN HOME IN FIRE AREA OFF OLD HWY 80

 

June 19, 2012 (Campo) – Residents are being allowed back into the area along Old Highway 80 that was evacuated late Sunday afternoon due to the 900 acre “Old Fire” on the Campo Indian Reservation. Church Road at Old Highway 80 and by the 94 is still closed, and residents cannot come back into the location until it is safe to do so.

GOLDEN ACORN CASINO EVACUATED AS OLD FIRE SWELLS TO 300 ACRES

June 17, 2012 (Campo)—The Golden Acorn Casino in Campo has been evacuated as a precaution, Cal-Fire spokesperson Roxanne Provaznik advises.  The Old Fire is now 300 acres at 7:40 p.m. Winds have shifted, pushing the fire east toward Boulevard. 

“High temperatures and erratic winds are hampering firefighting efforts,” Provaznik advised.

CASINOS PULL OUT ALL THE STOPS FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE EXTRAVAGANZAS


By Miriam Raftery
 
December 29, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – Looking for the best parties in town to ring in the New Year?  This year, casinos on tribal reservations in San Diego’s inland regions are offering glitz, glamour, gambling and prizes galore at a variety of festive New Year’s Eve parties.  Check out our guide below for details on the hottest options for welcoming in 2012:

10 CHILDREN INJURED IN SCHOOL BUS ACCIDENT AT GOLDEN ACORN CASINO

 

May 18, 2010 (Campo) – At least ten children have been injured in a collision this morning between a school bus and a light pole in the parking lot at Golden Acorn Casino on the Campo Indian reservation. Patients with injuries ranging from mild to moderate have been transported to Grossmont and Alvarado hospitals.