Tribe's East Bay casino plan tests California, U.S. policies


On an alluring waterfront where golden bluffs and eucalyptus share space with an abandoned winery and the toxic remnants of a World War II naval fueling station, Donald Duncan sees the past and future of his tiny California tribe. Developers and investors see an Emerald City for California casino development – a shimmering gambling resort with two hotels, bay views, nature trails and ferries that shuttle tourists across the rippling waters from San Francisco.