Closure of nightclubs blamed on alcohol


TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) - The popular Eagle's Nest and Silk nightclubs in the Pechanga Resort & Casino have been shut down by the tribe because of alcohol-related problems.

Pechanga spokesman Amy Minniear said, ''Tribal leaders have determined that an unacceptable number of incidents involving alcohol consumption'' have occurred at the Temecula complex.

Details about the offensive incidents haven't been disclosed. The tribe also hasn't said what will be done with those nightclubs, saying only on its Web site that, ''We are working on improving the overall Pechanga experience.''

The Silk nightclub attracted up to 3,000 guests each night.

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