Dan Morain

August 28, 2013 3:27 PM

Dan Morain: Wall Street firms spend to block competing casino

Backers of a referendum to halt an Indian casino from opening on Highway 99 north of Fresno are earnest people whose simple goal is to protect their quaint lifestyle, or so their campaign’s name would suggest. It’s called Keep Vegas-style Casinos Out of Neighborhoods. It appears to be the sort of underdog undertaking that would warm Hiram Johnson’s heart, except it’s not

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