ZachNews: Goodbye Year 2022!!

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

As we all say goodbye to the year 2022, here are a few of what occurred over the past 12 months in 2022 from local, county, national and international ranging from bad, sad and good, but all real news that affected real people’s lives.

*** More news stories from 2022 are still being added but is delayed to recent health problems that occurred with ZachNews. ***

– January 2022:

 

On Tuesday, January 25th, 2022: Breaking News: Carlsbad, CA: Peter Robbins, voice actor who brought Charlie Brown to life in the Peanuts cartoons, has died. https://zachnews.net/2022/01/25/breaking-news-carlsbad-ca-peter-robbins-voice-actor-who-brought-charlie-brown-to-life-in-the-peanuts-cartoons-has-died/

 

 

On Monday, January 31st, 2022: Mohave Valley, AZ: Mohave Valley Fire Department announces Division Chief Harley Harmon will be retiring on Monday. https://zachnews.net/2022/01/27/mohave-valley-az-mohave-valley-fire-department-announces-division-chief-harley-harmon-will-be-retiring-on-monday/

 

 

– February 2022:

On Monday, February 1st, 2022: Breaking News: Downtown Needles, CA: Loved ones of Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway employees protesting against new attendance policy. https://zachnews.net/2022/02/06/breaking-news-downtown-needles-ca-loved-ones-of-burlington-northern-santa-fe-railway-employees-protesting-against-new-attendance-policy/

On Sunday, February 13th, 2022: Breaking News: Inglewood, CA: Los Angeles Rams have won Super Bowl 56 championship football game against the Cincinnati Bengals inside SoFi Stadium. https://zachnews.net/2022/02/13/breaking-news-inglewood-ca-los-angeles-rams-have-won-super-bowl-56-championship-football-game-against-the-cincinnati-bengals-inside-sofi-stadium/

 

On Wednesday, February 23, 2022: News Alert: San Bernardino County, CA: American truckers and people in various vehicles begin “The People’s Convoy” across the United States today protesting government COVID-19 pandemic mandates. https://zachnews.net/2022/02/23/news-alert-san-bernardino-county-ca-american-truckers-and-people-in-various-vehicles-begin-the-peoples-convoy-across-the-united-states-today-protesting-government-covid-19-pandemic-mandates/

The convoy of American truckers and people in various vehicles passed through Needles, California later during the afternoon on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022 in route to Kingman, Arizona.

People young and old held American flags and signs as semi trucks after semi trucks as well as various other vehicles honked their horn at the crowd as they went pass underneath the bridge.

 

On Thursday, February 24th, 2022: Russia started its assault on Ukraine after months of building up forces along the border. Russia attempted to take control of the country, but Ukraine forces, using weapons supplied by the West including the United States, were able to keep Russian troops from entering Kyiv and western portions of the nation. Ukraine has since been able to launch a counteroffensive and push Russian troops further east. The invasion, however, prompted many western companies to cease operations in Russia.

 

On Friday, February 25th, 2022: Breaking News: Washington, DC: United States President Joe Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson as first Black woman to the United States Supreme Court. https://zachnews.net/2022/02/25/breaking-news-washington-dc-united-states-president-joe-biden-nominates-ketanji-brown-jackson-as-first-black-woman-to-the-united-states-supreme-court/

 

– March 2022:

On Tuesday, March 1st, 2022: News Update: Washington, DC: Officials Transcripts of United States President Joe Biden’s State of the Union 2022 Address and the Republican’s Response to the State of the Union 2022 Address. https://zachnews.net/2022/03/02/news-update-washington-dc-officials-transcripts-of-united-states-president-joe-bidens-state-of-the-union-2022-address-and-the-republicans-response-to-the-state-of-the-union-2022-address/

 

– April 2022:

 

 

– May 2022:

 

On Wednesday, May 18th, 2022: The first case of the 2022 Monkeypox outbreak was identified in Boston, Massachusetts. A vaccine was made available during the summer 2022 in an attempt to slow transmission. Approximately 30,000 people would be infected with the virus in 2022.

 

 

On Saturday, May 21st, 2022: Breaking News: Las Vegas, NV: Varsity girls softball team from Needles High School in Needles, California wins Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association’s 2022 Nevada 2A State Championship. https://zachnews.net/2022/05/21/breaking-news-las-vegas-nv-varsity-girls-softball-team-from-needles-high-school-in-needles-california-wins-nevada-interscholastic-activities-associations-2022-nevada-2a-state-championship/

 

On Tuesday, May 24th, 2022: News Update: Uvalde, TX: Remembering the victims of the deadly shooting on the campus of Robb Elementary School. https://zachnews.net/2022/05/25/news-update-uvalde-tx-remembering-the-victims-of-the-deadly-shooting-on-the-campus-of-robb-elementary-school/

 

– June 2022:

 

On Thursday, June 9th, 2022: The United States House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack held its first public hearing. Throughout the year, the committee highlighted former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 election. Later in December 2022, the committee voted to refer Trump to the Justice Department for possible criminal prosecution.

 

 

On Tuesday, June 14th, 2022: Breaking News: El Monte, CA: El Monte Police Department confirms 2 officers have died after being shot while responding to an emergency call at the Siesta Inn Motel. https://zachnews.net/2022/06/14/breaking-news-el-monte-ca-el-monte-police-department-confirms-2-officers-have-died-after-being-shot-while-responding-to-an-emergency-call-at-the-siesta-inn-motel/

 

 

On Friday, June 24th, 2022: Breaking News: Washington, DC: United States Supreme Court has overturned Roe versus Wade. https://zachnews.net/2022/06/24/breaking-news-washington-dc-united-states-supreme-court-has-overturned-roe-versus-wade/

 

On Friday, June 24th, 2022: Breaking News: California: California Governor Gavin Newsom signs legislation to protect women and doctors from anti-abortion states. https://zachnews.net/2022/06/24/breaking-news-california-california-governor-gavin-newsom-signs-legislation-to-protect-women-and-doctors-from-anti-abortion-states/

 

 

On Tuesday, June 28th, 2022: News Update: Needles, CA: Ribbon cutting ceremony was held last Tuesday morning to celebrate the grand opening of the new playground at Duke Watkins Park. https://zachnews.net/2022/06/29/news-update-needles-ca-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-was-held-last-tuesday-morning-to-celebrate-the-grand-opening-of-the-new-playground-at-duke-watkins-park/

 

 

On Tuesday, June 28th, 2022: Breaking News: Needles, CA: Needles City Manager Rick Daniels confirms “The Market” grocery store has backed out of opening a new grocery store in the community. https://zachnews.net/2022/06/28/breaking-news-needles-ca-needles-city-manager-rick-daniels-confirms-the-market-grocery-store-has-backed-out-of-opening-a-new-grocery-store-in-the-community/

 

 

 

On Wednesday, June 29th, 2022: Breaking News: Mendon, MO: Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms and releases the identities of the 4 victims in the deadly Amtrak’s Southwest Chief Passenger Train 4 crash and derailment. https://zachnews.net/2022/06/30/breaking-news-mendon-mo-missouri-state-highway-patrol-confirms-and-releases-the-identities-of-the-4-victims-in-the-deadly-amtraks-southwest-chief-passenger-train-4-crash-and-derailment/

 

On Wednesday, June 29th, 2022: News Update: Needles, CA: Ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon to celebrate the grand opening of the new Chilling Point Restaurant and Bar. https://zachnews.net/2022/06/29/news-update-needles-ca-ribbon-cutting-ceremony-was-held-wednesday-afternoon-to-celebrate-the-grand-opening-of-the-new-chilling-point-restaurant-and-bar/

 

 

 

 

– July 2022:

On Monday, July 4th, 2022: Breaking News: Needles, CA: Large vegetation fire is burning along the Colorado River just north of the Palms River Resort. https://zachnews.net/2022/07/04/breaking-news-needles-ca-large-vegetation-fire-is-burning-along-the-colorado-river-just-north-of-the-palms-river-resort/

 

On Monday, July 4th, 2022: News Update: Downtown Highland Park, IL: Remembering the victims of the deadly shooting during the Fourth of July Parade. https://zachnews.net/2022/07/07/news-update-downtown-highland-park-il-remembering-the-victims-of-the-deadly-shooting-during-the-fourth-of-july-parade/

 

On Tuesday, July 5th, 2022: Breaking News: Downtown Barstow, CA: Investigation underway into a “suspicious in nature” fire that destroyed the historic El Rancho Motel along historic U.S. Route 66 last Tuesday night. https://zachnews.net/2022/07/06/breaking-news-downtown-barstow-ca-investigation-underway-into-a-suspicious-in-nature-fire-that-destroyed-the-historic-el-rancho-motel-along-historic-u-s-route-66-last-tuesday-night/

 

On Saturday, July 30th, 2022: Breaking News: United States of America: United States President Joe Biden announces Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan by drone strike during the morning last Sunday. https://zachnews.net/2022/08/01/breaking-news-united-states-of-america-united-states-president-joe-biden-announces-al-qaeda-leader-ayman-al-zawahiri-was-killed-in-kabul-afghanistan-by-drone-strike-during-the-morning-last-sunday/

 

– August 2022:

 

On Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022: News Alert: Hidden Hills, CA: Remembering legendary and iconic Baseball Hall of Fame Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully who died during the night last Tuesday. https://zachnews.net/2022/08/04/news-alert-hidden-hills-ca-remembering-legendary-and-iconic-baseball-hall-of-fame-dodgers-broadcaster-vin-scully-who-died-during-the-night-last-tuesday/

 

On Monday, August 8th, 2022: Breaking News: Santa Ynez Valley, CA: Singer, beloved ‘Grease’ movie actress and activist Dame Olivia Newton-John has died. https://zachnews.net/2022/08/08/breaking-news-santa-ynez-valley-ca-singer-beloved-grease-movie-actress-and-activist-dame-olivia-newton-john-has-died/

 

On Monday, August 8th, 2022: Breaking News: Downey, CA: Identity released of the off-duty Monterey Park Police Department Officer who was shot and killed during the afternoon last Monday. https://zachnews.net/2022/08/09/breaking-news-downey-ca-identity-released-of-the-off-duty-monterey-park-police-department-officer-who-was-shot-and-killed-during-the-afternoon-last-monday/

 

 

 

On Friday, August 26th, 2022: Breaking News: Needles, CA: Possible microburst damages some outdoor structures and blew down trees, light pole, and power poles knocking power off to community. https://zachnews.net/2022/08/26/breaking-news-needles-ca-possible-microburst-damages-some-outdoor-structures-and-blew-down-trees-light-pole-and-power-poles-knocking-power-off-to-community/

 

– September 2022:

On Sunday, September 4th, 2022: Breaking News: Needles, CA: Severe thunderstorm with blowing dust leaves some damages and knocked off power to community. https://zachnews.net/2022/09/04/breaking-news-needles-ca-severe-thunderstorm-with-blowing-dust-leaves-some-damages-and-knocked-off-power-to-community/

 

On Thursday, September 8th, 2022: Breaking News: United Kingdom: Buckingham Palace confirms Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has died. https://zachnews.net/2022/09/08/breaking-news-united-kingdom-buckingham-palace-confirms-britains-queen-elizabeth-ii-has-died/

 

On Tuesday, September 13th, 2022: Las Vegas, NV: Clark County Public Administrator Official arrested for killing local journalist with the Las Vegas Review-Journal. https://zachnews.net/2022/09/14/las-vegas-nv-clark-county-public-administrator-official-arrested-for-killing-local-journalist-with-the-las-vegas-review-journal/

 

On Monday, September 19th, 2022: News Alert: London, United Kingdom: State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is being held today. https://zachnews.net/2022/09/19/news-alert-london-united-kingdom-state-funeral-of-her-majesty-queen-elizabeth-ii-is-being-held-today/

 

On Saturday, September 24th, 2022: Nevada: Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak proclaims today in honor of slain Las Vegas Review-Journal Reporter Jeff German. https://zachnews.net/2022/09/24/nevada-nevada-governor-steve-sisolak-proclaims-today-in-honor-of-slain-las-vegas-review-journal-reporter-jeff-german/

 

On Tuesday, September 27th, 2022: Breaking News: Hesperia, CA: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department confirms daughter and man who killed his wife in Fontana, California were killed during shootout with law enforcement. https://zachnews.net/2022/09/27/breaking-news-hesperia-ca-san-bernardino-county-sheriffs-department-confirms-daughter-and-man-who-killed-his-wife-in-fontana-california-were-killed-during-shootout-with-law-enforcement/

 

 

On Wednesday, September 28th, 2022: Hurricane Ian left a trail of destruction across Florida; making landfall near Fort Myers as a category 4 storm. The storm killed more than 100 people and caused billions of dollars in damage.

 

 

On Friday, September 30th, 2022: Breaking News: Hesperia, CA: California’s Department of Justice investigates death of unarmed civilian during shootout with San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, murder suspect and daughter. https://zachnews.net/2022/09/30/breaking-news-hesperia-ca-californias-department-of-justice-investigates-death-of-unarmed-civilian-during-shootout-with-san-bernardino-county-sheriffs-department-murder-suspect-and-daughter/

 

– October 2022:

On Saturday, October 1st, 2022: News Alert: Barstow, CA: Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway announces plans to construct the new Barstow International Gateway. https://zachnews.net/2022/10/04/news-alert-barstow-ca-burlington-northern-santa-fe-railway-announces-plans-to-construct-the-new-barstow-international-gateway/

 

On Saturday, October 1st, 2022: Barstow, CA: People came together to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the City of Barstow during a community event held last Saturday at the Historic Harvey House. https://zachnews.net/2022/10/04/barstow-ca-people-came-together-to-celebrate-the-75th-anniversary-of-the-city-of-barstow-during-a-community-event-held-last-saturday-at-the-historic-harvey-house/

 

 

On Monday, October 3rd, 2022: Breaking News: Williams, AZ: National Weather Service in Flagstaff, Arizona confirms EF-1 tornado ripped through the Junipine Estates community. https://zachnews.net/2022/10/03/breaking-news-williams-az-national-weather-service-in-flagstaff-arizona-confirms-ef-1-tornado-ripped-through-the-junipine-estates-community/

 

On Friday, October 14th, 2022: Breaking News: Falkirk, Scotland: Actor Robbie Coltrane, who played Rubeus Hagrid in the Harry Potter movies, has died. https://zachnews.net/2022/10/14/breaking-news-falkirk-scotland-actor-robbie-coltrane-who-played-rubeus-hagrid-in-the-harry-potter-movies-has-died/

 

 

– November 2022:

 

On Tuesday, November 8th, 2022: Powerball delivered a jackpot reaching $2 billion for the first time in United States history. A single winning ticket was sold in California. The drawing was delayed by 10 hours as one of the participating lotteries could not complete its security checks in time. The odds of winning the massive jackpot was 1 in nearly 292 million.

 

 

 

On Friday, November 25th, 2022: Breaking News: Kelso, CA: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department confirms La Sierra South, California triple homicide suspect shot and killed after police pursuit ends afternoon last Friday. https://zachnews.net/2022/11/27/breaking-news-kelso-ca-san-bernardino-county-sheriffs-department-confirms-la-sierra-south-california-triple-homicide-suspect-shot-and-killed-after-police-pursuit-ends-afternoon-last-friday/

On Tuesday, November 29th, 2022: News Update: La Sierra South, CA: Remembering the victims of the triple homicide house fire as completed autopsy determines suspect died from “self-inflicted gunshot wound.” https://zachnews.net/2022/11/30/news-update-la-sierra-south-ca-remembering-the-victims-of-the-triple-homicide-house-fire-as-completed-autopsy-determines-suspect-died-from-self-inflicted-gunshot-wound/

 

– December 2022:

On Saturday, December 3rd, 2022: Downtown Needles, CA: Needles Holiday Fun Fair and Lighted Parade 2022 last Saturday had great turnout by people, and lighted parade winners announced. https://zachnews.net/2022/12/06/downtown-needles-ca-needles-holiday-fun-fair-and-lighted-parade-2022-last-saturday-had-great-turnout-by-people-and-lighted-parade-winners-announced/

 

On Saturday, December 10th, 2022: Downtown Needles, CA: Tri-State Community Healthcare celebrates their 10 year anniversary with a free community celebration last Saturday, and confirms relocation to new downtown clinic early 2023. https://zachnews.net/2022/12/11/downtown-needles-ca-tri-state-community-healthcare-celebrates-their-10-year-anniversary-with-a-free-community-celebration-last-saturday-and-confirms-relocation-to-new-downtown-clinic-early-2023/

 

 

On Tuesday, December 13th, 2022: Breaking News: United States of America: United States President Joe Biden signs Respect for Marriage Act during White House South Lawn ceremony after passing United States Congress last week. https://zachnews.net/2022/12/13/breaking-news-united-states-of-america-united-states-president-joe-biden-signs-respect-for-marriage-act-during-white-house-south-lawn-ceremony-after-passing-united-states-congress-last-week/

 

On Tuesday, December 13th, 2022: News Update: Needles, CA: City of Needles Elections 2022: Newly elected Mayor and 3 newly elected City Council members sworn in during Oath of Office Ceremony. https://zachnews.net/2022/12/13/news-update-needles-ca-city-of-needles-elections-2022-newly-elected-mayor-and-3-newly-elected-city-council-members-sworn-in-during-oath-of-office-ceremony/

 

On Thursday, December 29th, 2022: Breaking News: Rubidoux, CA: Deputy from Riverside County Sheriff’s Department fatally shot by suspect who later gets fatally shot during police pursuit termination in Norco, California. https://zachnews.net/2022/12/29/breaking-news-rubidoux-ca-deputy-from-riverside-county-sheriffs-department-fatally-shot-by-suspect-who-later-gets-fatally-shot-during-police-pursuit-termination-in-norco-california/

 

 

On Friday, December 30th, 2022: Breaking News: Manhattan, NY: Barbara Walters, legendary broadcast journalist, died during the night last Friday. https://zachnews.net/2022/12/31/breaking-news-manhattan-ny-barbara-walters-legendary-broadcast-journalist-died-during-the-night-last-friday/

 

 

May you all say goodbye to the year 2022, learn from what occurred in 2022, remember the many people we loss in 2022 and give thanks to the many people who helped, cared for, protected and saved lives in 2022.

ZachNews thank all of our great supporters, and wishes everybody a happy, fun, delicious, healthy, safe, respectful and responsible New Year 2023.

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