In 2000, the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians filed a lawsuit which
sought damages and injunctive relief for the continuing drainage
of water from the tribe’s reservation into the San Jacinto
tunnel. The lawsuit most likely would have resulted in a
judicial resolution of water rights in the area.
During the mid-1990’s, the City of Fresno, the County of Fresno
and the City of Clovis became embroiled in disputes concerning
land use, boundary changes, traffic flow and tax sharing. Some
issues were in litigation; others just festered.