Month: March 2015

San Bernardino, CA: Missing person report leads to 5 people arrested for multiple drug charges.

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San Bernardino, CA: Missing person report leads to 5 people arrested for multiple drug charges.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, on Monday, March 30th, 2015, 24 year old Priscylla Cass of Loma Linda, California was reported as a missing person by her family. The family called the Sheriff’s Department to report her missing after arriving at her apartment and they believed her residence had been ransacked and they were unable to locate her.

Priscylla Cass was located by detectives and deputies with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Central Sheriff’s Station at the Super 8 Motel located at 225 East Hospitality Lane in San Bernardino, California at approximately 8:30am PT on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015.

Priscylla Cass told deputies she was aware her parents had reported her missing, but left her apartment on her own free will to stay with friends at the motel.

During the investigation deputies contacted the following subjects at the motel who were staying with Priscylla Cass; 20 year old Daphney Smith of Redlands, California; 27 year old Evan Hodge of Redlands, California; 22 year old Maxwell Broderick of Redlands, California; and 26 year old Jacob Ball of Redlands, California.

During the contact deputies located suspected heroin, metahamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.

All 5 people, including Priscylla Cass, were arrested for multiple drug charges including possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Loma Linda, CA: A man from Las Vegas, Nevada man was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle.

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Loma Linda, CA: A man from Las Vegas, Nevada man was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 1:30 am PT on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015, Deputy Nicassio was working patrol when he saw a vehicle being driven recklessly near Anderson Drive and Academy Street in Loma Linda, California.

The deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle.

The driver, later identified as 18 year old Daniel Hemingway of Las Vegas, Nevada, ran from the vehicle and led Deputy Nicassio on a foot pursuit.

Additional deputies responded to the area and were able to set up a perimeter.

Daniel Hemingway was found hiding in a field.

The vehicle was found to be an unreported stolen vehicle.

Daniel Hemingway was taken into custody without further incident, transported and booked into the Central Detention Center PC396D(a) Possession of Stolen Vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Detective Gerald Leininger at the Central Station: 1 (909) 387-3589.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline website at: www.wetip.com

News Update!!: Apple Valley, CA: Latest information regarding vegetation fire.

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News Update!!: Apple Valley, CA: Latest information regarding vegetation fire.

** Here is the latest information regarding the vegetation fire, also known as the “River Bottom Fire”, which was burning in a river bottom area of Mojave Narrows Regional Park near Riverside Drive and Seneca Road in Apple Valley, California. **

** As of 9:00am PT on Thursday, April 2nd, 2015: **

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According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, vegetation fire, also known as the “River Bottom Fire”, remains at 185 acres and is at 95% contained, with full containment by Thursday evening.

Fire department firefighters are having a difficult time accessing a ridgeline on the east side of the riverbed due to steep terrain, dense vegetation, and very unstable ground.

There is approximately 50 firefighters and hand crews are on scene conducting extensive mop-up operations as well as 2 San Bernardino County Fire Department dozers continue to shore up containment lines around the burn area and will remain in the area on Friday.

** As of 3:53pm PT on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015: **

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The vegetation fire named the “River Bottom Fire” is now 95% contained at 185 acres.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, a inmate hand crew member suffered minor injury well fighting the vegetation fire.

** As of 11:30am PT on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015: **

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A Wednesday morning press conference was held updating the media about the vegetation fire, also known as the “River Bottom Fire”.

According to the San Bernardino County Fire Department, both San Bernardino County Fire Department and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department personnel flew over the vegetation fire and mapped the burn area this Wednesday morning and the vegetation fire actually burned 185 acres and remains at 30% contained with full containment is expected late Wednesday evening.

Over 110 fire department firefighters and hand crews remain on scene, as well as 2 water dropping helicopters from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department; a helicopter is able to carry 350 gallons of water and the other helicopter carries 180 gallons of water, and both of the helicopters did over 200 water drops onto the vegetation fire on Tuesday.

This Wednesday morning’s humidity was high and temperatures low, aiding the vegetation fire fight and Wednesday’s weather forecast is similar to yesterday, with winds expected at 10 to 15 mph, with gusts upward to 40 mph out of the west.

Heavy smoke will be seen throughout Wednesday, as the vegetation fire is expected to continue burning in heavy brush in the river bottom.

At this moment, all structure that were threaten have been mitigated.

The San Bernardino County Fire Department is now saying Wednesday that the vegetation fire, the River Bottom Fire, was not a controlled burn which changed from Tuesday’s press conference saying it was a “control burn” according to the Public Information Officer with the San Bernardino County Fire Department.

The San Bernardino County Fire Department is also saying Wednesday that the vegetation fire was not conducted by San Bernardino County Fire Department and it was staff at the Mojave Narrows Regional Park who was burning under burn permit.

** As of 7:30pm PT on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015: **

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A Tuesday afternoon press conference was held updating the media about the vegetation fire, also known as the “River Bottom Fire”.

All mandatory evacuations have been lifted and Riverside Drive in Apple Valley, California is open to residents only.

The vegetation fire called the “River Bottom Fire” has burned 70 acres and is 30% contained.

According to Tracey Martinez, San Bernardino County Fire Department Public Information Officer, a fully permitted control burn near by got out of hand leading to this vegetation fire.

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** As of 5:00pm PT on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015: **

The vegetation fire has burned 70 acres with no containment.

At least 100 structures are threatened.

A mandatory evacuation order is in effect for Riverside Drive from Riverside Way and Nokomis Road.

Evacuation Center has been set up at Sitting Bull Middle School located at 19455 Sitting Bull Road in Apple Valley, California.

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San Bernardino County Fire Department as well as other near by fire development resources and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department are assisting in battling this vegetation fire including over 200 fire department personnel and hand crews, 2 dozers, 4 water dropping helicopters.

Firefighters providing structure protection outside a home in the Spring Valley Lake Community.

Some outhouses and vehicles have been damaged by this vegetation fire.

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The vegetation fire was reported at around 12:00pm PT on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015.

There is windy conditions in the area and dry conditions as well in the area.

The cause of the vegetation fire has not been determined.
More information is still coming into ZachNews.

** Pictures was courtesy of the San Bernardino County Fire Department. **

Breaking News!!: Apple Valley, CA: Vegetation fire reported.

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Breaking News!!: Apple Valley, CA: Vegetation fire reported.

A vegetation fire has been reported in a river bottom area of Mojave Narrows Regional Park near Riverside Drive and Seneca Road in Apple Valley, California.

The vegetation fire has burned 60 acres so far with no containment.

Structures are threatened, but no evacuations have been ordered.

San Bernardino County Fire Department as well as other near by fire development resources are fighting this vegetation fire.

Firefighters providing structure protection outside a home in the Spring Valley Lake Community.

Some outhouses and vehicles have been damaged by this vegetation fire.

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The vegetation fire was reported at around 12:00pm PT on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015.

There is windy conditions in the area and dry conditions as well in the area.

The cause of the vegetation fire has not been determined.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

** Pictures was courtesy of the San Bernardino County Fire Department. **

Devore, CA: Sergeant extinguish fire and helps victim of a major traffic collision on northbound Interstate 215.

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Devore, CA: Sergeant extinguish fire and helps victim of a major traffic collision on northbound Interstate 215.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 3:01am PT on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015, Sergeant Fred Parrish from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Central Station was responding to a call in Devore, California.

Sergeant Fred Parrish traveled northbound on Interstate 215 where he approached a traffic collision that had just occurred near Kendall Drive.

A passenger car collided with a dirt hauler causing major damage to the passenger vehicle which started a fire in the engine compartment.

The driver, and sole occupant of the passenger car appeared to be severely injured and was drifting in and out of consciousness.

The driver was pinned under the dash making an immediate rescue impossible.

The engine compartment of the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames.

Sergeant Fred Parrish used his patrol car’s fire extinguisher to put the fire out.

Sergeant Fred Parrish also created an airway into the cab allowing the victim fresh air.

Fire department personnel arrived and had to use the “jaws of life” to extract the victim.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

** Picture was courtesy of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. **

Needles, California Weather:

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Needles, California Weather:

Mostly sunny to sunny days with high temperatures from the lower 90*F’s to the upper 80*F’s from Tuesday to Wednesday.

Mostly clear nights with low temperatures in the upper 50*F’s from Tuesday to Wednesday.

Some windy conditions on Tuesday.

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** Needles, California: **

– Tuesday:

Mostly sunny, high near 94*F.

Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon.

Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.

– Tuesday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 59*F.

South southwest wind 7 to 16 mph becoming west in the evening.

Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

– Wednesday:

Sunny, high near 88*F.

West wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the morning.

– Wednesday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 59*F.

West wind around 10 mph.

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In case of any weather related problems, always be prepare for any weather related problems by having an action plan and emergency kit.

** More weather safety tips and information is at the following National Weather Service website address: **

http://www.weather.gov/safety

** More weather information and weather radars for your area at the National Weather Service website at: **

http://www.weather.gov/

** Weather radar for the Colorado River Tri-State area including for the community of Needles, California is at the National Weather Service website address: **

http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ESX&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

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Needles, CA: City of Needles requests vendor permit amendments for vendors at community events.

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Needles, CA: City of Needles requests vendor permit amendments for vendors at community events.

The issue over food vendors, health permits and fees, community events, and the County of San Bernardino as well as the reason shut down for the season of the Needles Market Place because of the County of San Bernardino all came up during the Needles City Council Meeting held on Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 inside the Needles City Council Chambers in Needles, California.

On Thursday, March 19th, 2015, a written posting onto Needles Market Place on Facebook announced sad news regarding the Needles Market Place held in Downtown Needles, California.

The written posting stated, “We are sorry to announce there will be no MarketPlace this season because of County Health Permits required for the Vendors. Thank you for all of your past support!! * Any vendor that has already paid for the April Market will be receiving reimbursement.”

** Source: Needles MarketPlace on Facebook: **

https://www.facebook.com/NeedlesMarketPlace/posts/747176572062665?fref=nf

Since that announcement, people who enjoyed going to that Needles Market Place as well as the vendors who loved to participate at the Needles Market Place were upset and mad at the County of San Bernardino.

During the Needles City Council Meeting, 2 former members of the Needles City Council came forward during Public Appearances speaking out about the on going issue with the County of San Bernardino and vendors wanting to participate in our community events like the Needles Market Place.

Former Needles City Council Member Terry Campbell spoke during Public Appearances about the on going problems with the County of San Bernardino and the Needles Market Place.

We need to reach out to the County Supervisors; all of them, maybe Lovingood (Robert Lovingood who is the First District Supervisor at the County of San Bernardino in San Bernardino County, California) can steer point this, why… well we know why… the overbearing issue with our Market Place and Health Department oversight with one citizen in town complaining about this — serving his own needs, when the County has annoyed us for 60 years, but now we got the Health Department on our back and we can’t have a Market Place when we don’t have a store,” said Former Needles City Council Member Terry Campbell.

** Video of Needles City Council Member Terry Campbell speaking: **

– Needles City Council: 3-24-2015: Public Appearance:

https://youtu.be/49dRdNvYmPk

** (Issue regarding the County of San Bernardino and the Needles Market Place came up at 2:12 in the video.) **

Former Needles City Council Member Linda Kidd next spoke during Public Appearances also about the on going problems with the County of San Bernardino and what affect this issue is causing onto vendors, events, and the community.

I want to expand on what Terry’s mention of the Market Place because I had a lot of people approach me to… and ask me if there is something that the County can do to help or if the City Council can take this to the County and ask for a waver of the fees, or something that can address this situation. They are not working with us; their comment was “Well maybe the City can wave your fees”. Well, that only hurts our City because that’s how we maintain our parks and all the things we have in the City so… you know… paying the big fees to San Bernardino, what it does is takes the money from our community and pays to San Bernardino. So I just think that there’s some flexibility, and I talked with Steve also to talk to Lovingood about that, but again were kind of a unique city in that we’re forgotten and think we can be put into this pie with San Bernardino; we’re too unique to do that; we don’t have the volume of people and we don’t have the money that people can pay to be vendors at these parks. So I think if… a couple of suggestions, if they can be more flexible in prorating some of these fees or monthly or every 3 months rather then every 6 months like they are asking now, and you know like a farmer can have the vegetables there for $166.00 for a 6 month permit. Well they don’t have vegetables in part of the Fall and then their only doing 2 months on a 6 month permit after the first of the year. So then if they want to do that third month — March, April, or May — then they have to pay another $166.00 which wouldn’t put them into the next season. So it doesn’t work for us here because of the heat. So you know, there’s things they can work with us on and hopefully that City Council… you can support some of that so we can keep the money here in town,” said Former Needles City Council Member Linda Kidd.

** Video of Former Needles City Council Member Linda Kidd speaking: **

– Needles City Council: 3-24-2015: Public Appearance. Part 2:

https://youtu.be/XLpEifhPngA

About 4 minutes into discussions regarding Needles City Council Goals, the issue with the County of San Bernardino, food vendor, permits, and fee came to the attention of members of the Needles City Council.

Jan Jernigan who has been coordinating the Needles Market Place for 4 years in bringing farmers and other vendors to Santa Fe Park to sell their fruits, vegetables, and goods to the community, spoke about the on going issue with the County of San Bernardino and the affect it has had onto the Needles Market Place.

I just wanted to give a few more comments on dealing with the County, with the Needles Market Place, and also the City, the cost for the events. I know that the N.D.B.A. (Needles Downtown Business Alliance) the pass years with the Market Place, have always paid out cost to the City; I really don’t think that’s the problem here. I think it’s just the cost for the Market Place and for our events. We have, like Linda and Terry both said, we have a unique situation here. Our events start in March and ends in May; our events start again in mid October and go through you know Ol Saint Nick in the park in December; then we stop for January and the Boat Show is at end of February, and we don’t… you know depending on how the weather is… this is the first time that in 4 years I’ve done the Market Place in March before I only can start in April. So I really feel dealing with that, and another thing; you know every time you talk to the County and I… it has been very stressful in the last week and a half dealing with them; trying to keep the Market Place viable, plus I’m very concern about all the other events that we have in town. Unless you have an event coordinator like I am for the Market Place, then they pay to health permit for the event where I’m the coordinator; for like the Rodeo and the Dog Park where the City was the coordinator, they would have to get another health permit; another health permit for the Rodeo, another health permit for the Boat Show, and to me, I think that should be an exception. I think whoever is a vendor in this town should be one health permit for as few as events as we have; and only for the Needles area; you know like the Jack Smith Park, the El Garces, Santa Fe Park, whoever an event; the Rodeo Grounds, wherever an event is held; why should a small vendor out to pay the Market Place the first of March, the Dog In the Park last Saturday, and next weekend the Rodeo; that is absurd.” said Jan Jernigan.

Needles City Council Member Louise Evans asked Jan Jernigan if the organization is paying or the vendor is paying that fee.

Jan Jernigan responded saying, “The vendor, each vendor, because with the County, unless I was the event coordinator at every event and there is a different coordinator for each event, then that vendor pay a health permit for each event.”

Needles City Council Member Louise Evans then asked Jan Jernigan to explain her suggestions which Jan Jernigan responded saying, “Well my suggestions is that the City, like Shawn, you should go back to the County and stress that it should be one health permit for all events, We have such limited events as it is.”

Jan Jernigan continued saying,“What happens is a year ago, I had 10 food vendors at the Ol Saint Nick in the park, this year (2014) I only had 2.”

Needles City Council Member Shawn Gudmundson then spoke on this issue saying, “We have been in contact with the County already. Cindy Simon has given some pretty excellent arguments”

Needles City Council Member Shawn Gudmundson continued saying,“The problem is not just the County with the fees; the fees are loft in, the requirements is good for a reason. Like he said, we’re a small town, we should be able to… especially if we’re gonna on an event on City property or park, we should be one permit.”

Jan Jernigan then closed her comments saying, “The business community is getting smaller and we are all trying to support the school teams, the Rec, the Dog Park, I mean we really need a little bit of help; for all of us to help survive, especially our events are very important to Needles; people love our events you know, and our Market Place, the 4th year. It was mind, the one in March, I had 22 vendors. When I first started 4 years ago, I had 10 and I want the Market to grow, I want it to get better; all of our events should get bigger and better, but I don’t want to take away from not paying the funds to the City; I mean we have to support these parks, they’re beautiful; everybody… that’s why they love coming from Arizona over here. We’ve… you know, we’ve changed our image of Needles; there’s positive events and the vendors love coming here doing events with us; they can see the change, the comments. I’m working with Lynne Miller on the California Route 66 Association to try to help begin events here to. Anything we can do that the County wouldn’t help.”

After comments from the public, Needles City Manager Rick Daniels talked about the letter to the County of San Bernardino Environmental Health Services explain the situation in the community and what they are requesting to be done to address the issue.

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** This is the letter to Jim Nichol at the County of San Bernardino Environmental Health Services (Pictures Above) provided by the City of Needles. **

** Video regarding the Request for Vendor Permit Amendments: **

https://youtu.be/qixQqjTvXJE

** (Issue regarding the Request for Vendor Permit Amendments came up at 4:26 in the video.) **

ZachNews has reached out to Jim Nichol at the County of San Bernardino Environmental Health Services to get his comment on this letter and will post his respond as soon as ZachNews receive it.

The City of Needles hopes that the County of San Bernardino Environmental Health Services can listen to their requests and take action so that the great food vendors can continue to participate in community events, sell their food, help their cause or grow their business, and help the community.

In the last few weeks, ZachNews has reached out to the County of San Bernardino Environmental Health Services with questions the community want answers to regarding permits for vendors, the cost, and what information these vendors are needing to know about and ZachNews received responses to our questions by both Jim Nichol and Joshua Dugas from the County of San Bernardino Environmental Health Services.

** ZachNews was also provided by email documents related to our questions which can be viewed at the following website addresses: **

http://www.sbcounty.gov/uploads/dph/dehs/Depts/EnvironmentalHealth/EHSDocuments/TemporaryFoodFacility(TFF)VendorRequirements.pdf

http://www.sbcounty.gov/uploads/dph/dehs/Depts/EnvironmentalHealth/EHSDocuments/EventOrganizerRequirementsforTFFEvents.pdf

http://www.sbcounty.gov/uploads/dph/dehs/Depts/EnvironmentalHealth/EHSDocuments/CalCode.pdf

**** The following is the list of questions asked by ZachNews to Jim Nichol and Joshua Dugas at the County of San Bernardino Environmental Health Services: ****

– Question from ZachNews:

What if the restaurant is preparing their food at their business and bring the food to sell at the event; can they do that?

– Answer from Jim Nichol:

A restaurant can do this. All health permits are site specific. If they handle food at the site of the event, they will need the Food Prep permit (annual or Fixed location…) If they do all the food preparation at the food facility, package it at their facility, they can get the Pre-packaged permit (annual or Fixed location…). If the food is “potentially hazardous” measures must be made to keep the food hot or cold.”

– Question from ZachNews:

Is there wavers in fees for churches or non-profits so they can participate in the event; if they have the needed equipment to make sure food is being handle right and safely?

– Answer from Jim Nichol:

Non-profits (which should include most churches) are eligible to receive a fee-exempt permit. Currently the County has a fund available for the 2014/2015 fiscal year to non-profit vendors and Event Organizers which will subsidize the cost of the health permit. To qualify, the vendor and/or event organizer needs to verify non-profit status. This is taken care of during the application process.”

– Question from ZachNews:

What is the background information on what restaurants, local schools, churches, and non profit organizations are to do if they want to participate at an event and service, sell, or give out their food?

– Answer from Joshua Dugas:

California Retail Food Code (CalCode) requires anyone offering food to the public to have a Health permit. Anyone organizing an event with two or more vendors is required to obtain and Event Organizer Permit. Events like this that are open to the general public are classified as Temporary Food Facilities. With that being said there are currently funds to offset the cost to any non-profit event organizer or operators.”

– Question from ZachNews:

What are the costs for these restaurants, local schools, churches, and non profit organizations are to do if they want to participate at an event and service, sell, or give out their food?

– Answer from Joshua Dugas:

All vendors are required to have a health permit. Currently the County has a fund available for the 2014/2015 fiscal year for non-profit vendors and Event Organizers which will subsidize the cost of the health permit. To qualify, the vendor and/or event organizer needs to verify non-profit status (i.e. 501C3 documentation). One time and annual TFF permits are available. All for profit booths would need to purchase a permit.

– Question from ZachNews:

What are the equipment or items these restaurants, local schools, churches, and non profit organizations need to have so they want to participate at an event and service, sell, or give out their food? (Such as a large sink with 3 walls and flooring, 3 port sink, hot water, large refrigerators, etc.)

– Answer from Joshua Dugas:

Requirements may vary depending on the scope of the operation. Please refer to links above to verify the requirements.”

– Question from ZachNews:

– What are the real do’s and don’t in handling and serving food? (Such as if hand sanitizer is better then washing hands, if a food vendor can service food in an event tent on grass or dirt, etc)

– Answer from Joshua Dugas:

The requirements for food handling are contained in links above. In regards to your question CalCode does not allow for the use of hand sanitizer in lieu of hand washing. Regarding approval of service in an event tent it would be dependent on the exact specification of the tent and type of food service operation, which should be able to be answered in the material above. When setting up a booth all food must be protected from contamination, so setting up on grass or dirt may or may or may not be allowed depending on the type of service. If there is open food being prepared and served then an additional floor cover such as a tarp may be required to eliminate the risk of contamination.”

– Question from ZachNews:

Dose a restaurants, such as Subways, Chester’s Chicken, or Munchy’s in Needles, California, need to fill out or sign up and pay for some kind of special event food handler card or pass for a one day event?

– Answer from Joshua Dugas:

If a restaurant or permanent facility would like to operate at a Temporary Food Event they would need to obtain a TFF permit as the permit at their facility is specific to that site and operation. Regarding food handler cards they are not usually required for one day events though we encourage them.”

– Question from ZachNews:

How quickly can a restaurants, local schools, churches, and non profit organizations be able to be allow to serve food at an event? Within 2 days, same day?

– Answer from Joshua Dugas:

Typically a minimum or 48 hours is required to process operator permits. We like Event Organizers to get us the event information at least 2 weeks prior to the event. However, we are dedicated to providing excellent customer service and would encourage the organizer or operator to contact us if these timelines cannot be met.”

– Question from ZachNews:

Has the City of Needles, their events, and food vendors have ever been in violation of the rules, guidelines, or laws related to handling of food?

– Answer from Joshua Dugas:

If any event has occurred without the proper Environmental Health permits or they have not followed approved food handling practices then it would have been consider an unapproved event or a violation of CalCode.”

– Question from ZachNews:

What should our local restaurants, local schools, churches, and non profit organizations as well as event organizers, City of Needles, Needles Chamber of Commerce, and Needles Downtown Business Alliance need to know or should know about that they can all be allowed to have food vendors at their events without any problems, high cost in fees, and a large amount of equipment?

– Answer from Joshua Dugas:

All food booths need to operate at approved community events (the definition is in the CalCode link above). If they operate at an approved community event, obtain all required permits and operate within requirements of the law (CalCode) then there should be no concerns from Environmental Health.”

In regards to the permits fees, ZachNews emailed this list of fees for permits that related to food vendors at events.

** Permit Fees for T.F.F./C.F.M./Swap Meet: **

R 1233 $ 259.00 Hawker N

O 1263 $ 113.00 TFF – Prepackaged Fixed Location up to 6 Mos N

O 1264 $ 166.00 TFF – Food Prep Fixed Location up to 6 Mos N

O 1265 $ 74.00 TFF Late Fee < 48 Hours – Vendor & EO N

O 1266 $ 296.00 Event Organizer N

R 1271 $ 339.00 Prepackaged Annual TFF N

R 1276 $ 460.00 Food Preparation Annual TFF N

R 1281 $ 339.00 Non Profit TFF – Prepack – Annual N

R 1282 $ 460.00 Non Profit TFF – Food Prep – Annual N

O 1283 $ 113.00 Non Profit TFF – Prepack – Fxd Loc up to 6M N

O 1284 $ 166.00 Non Profit TFF – Food Prep – Fxd Loc up to 6M N

O 1286 $ 296.00 Non Profit TFF – Event Organizer N

R 1290 $ 505.00 Certified Farmers Market Sales Area

** (R: Recurring Fee and O: One Time Fee). **

Jim Nichol responded to the permit fees saying, “Most food preparation vendors have 2 permit options, an annual permit which the business can operate at multiple approved events over the course of a year, and a one- time permit (or fixed location up to 6 months- which is designed for things like “movies in the park” where a city may sponsor a summer program at the same location). These are then broken to Food Prep or Prepackaged. Fees are based on a history of average time for processing and inspection for these categories. An in-depth fee study was conducted several years ago by EHS.”

** More permit fees are listed at the following website address: **

http://www.sbcounty.gov/uploads/dph/dehs/Depts/EnvironmentalHealth/EHSDocuments/fee_schedule.pdf

The City of Needles is continuing to work on this issue well events and people wanting to raise money to help their community are hoping for something to be done so that they can continue doing what they love to do for this community.

** Stay tuned to ZachNews as there is more to come regarding this news story including what started all of these problems between the City of Needles, County of San Bernardino, and a man who’s quest using lies and fake authority to stop all events from having any food serve, all because of his rant against the community. **

Needles, California Weather:

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Needles, California Weather:

Sunny days with high temperatures in the lower 90*F’s from Monday to Tuesday.

Mostly clear nights with low temperatures in the lower 60*F’s from Monday to Tuesday.

Some windy conditions on Tuesday.

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** Needles, California: **

– Monday:

Sunny, high near 94*F.

Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

– Monday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 61*F.

South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

– Tuesday:

Sunny, high near 94*F.

Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 11 to 16 mph in the morning.

Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

– Tuesday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 62*F.

West wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

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In case of any weather related problems, always be prepare for any weather related problems by having an action plan and emergency kit.

** More weather safety tips and information is at the following National Weather Service website address: **

http://www.weather.gov/safety

** More weather information and weather radars for your area at the National Weather Service website at: **

http://www.weather.gov/

** Weather radar for the Colorado River Tri-State area including for the community of Needles, California is at the National Weather Service website address: **

http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ESX&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

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Needles, California Weather:

 

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Needles, California Weather:

Sunny days with high temperatures in the mid 90*F’s from Sunday to Monday.

Mostly clear nights with low temperatures in the lower 60*F’s from Sunday to Monday.

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** Needles, California: **

– Sunday:

Sunny, high near 95*F.

Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

– Sunday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 61*F.

South wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after 12:00am PT.

– Monday:

Sunny, high near 95*F.

Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.

– Monday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 61*F.

South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening.

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In case of any weather related problems, always be prepare for any weather related problems by having an action plan and emergency kit.

** More weather safety tips and information is at the following National Weather Service website address: **

http://www.weather.gov/safety

** More weather information and weather radars for your area at the National Weather Service website at: **

http://www.weather.gov/

** Weather radar for the Colorado River Tri-State area including for the community of Needles, California is at the National Weather Service website address: **

http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ESX&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

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