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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Elections 2018: Final Official Election Voting Results for Needles City Mayor and Needles City Council.

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Elections 2018: Final Official Election Voting Results for Needles City Mayor and Needles City Council.

Here are the final official election voting results for Needles City Mayor and Needles City Council from the San Bernardino County Elections Office as of 4:00pm PT on Thursday, December 6th, 2018.

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The Oath of Office Ceremony for the newly elected Needles City Mayor and Needles City Council will be held during the Needles City Council Meeting on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018.

Jeff Williams

** Congratulation!: Newly Elected Needles City Mayor: Jeff Williams: **

Edward T. Paget

Timothy Terral

Zachery Longacre

** Congratulation!: Newly Elected Needles City Council Members: Edward T. Paget, Timothy Terral and Zachery Longacre. **

ZachNews will be broadcasting live the Oath of Office Ceremony of the newly elected Needles City Mayor and Needles City Council during the Needles City Council Meeting on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018.

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Fort Mohave, AZ: Come to the 2nd Annual Tri-State Community Holly Jolly Christmas Celebration.

Fort Mohave, AZ: Come to the 2nd Annual Tri-State Community Holly Jolly Christmas Celebration.

The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe and the Avi Resort and Casino will be having their 2nd Annual Tri-State Community Holly Jolly Christmas Celebration, being held from 1:00pm to 5:00pm MT on Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 at the Mojave Crossing Event Center, located at 101 South Aztec Road, in Fort Mohave, Arizona.

The community are invited to delight at this year’s themed “Holly Jolly Christmas” event that will feature several festive workshops aimed at heartening the spirit of the Christmas season for area children and their families.

Workshops will offer a number of yuletide activities including Christmas stocking, ornament and cookie decorating, letters to Santa, Buddy Bear Dress-Up, and an Elf Room.

Additionally, children can enjoy Christmas Carousel and Tea-Cup rides and a visit from Santa on his sleigh! Opportunities will abound for families to make merry at the event while enjoying a complimentary meal and music in between visits to the assorted workshops and taking photos with Santa.

There is no charge for admission or participation at this year’s Holly Jolly Christmas celebration.

Avi Resort and Casino and Spirit Mountain Casino Signature and Exclusive card members will receive a complimentary movie ticket when they show their membership card.

For more information about the 2nd Annual Tri-State Community Holly Jolly Christmas Celebration, please contact the Fort Mojave Indian Tribe Public Relations Department at: 1 (760) 629-4591 Ext. 106 or e-mail: publicrelations@fortmojave.com

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Needles, CA: Weekly Arrests by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station.

Needles, CA: Weekly Arrests by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station.

In a press release, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station posted their weekly arrests that were made in the Needles, California area from Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 to Sunday, December 2nd, 2018.

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The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station said that they remain committed to a proactive approach to suppressing crime in the City of Needles.

Anybody with additional information regarding these investigations or any others are urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Anybody wishing to remain anonymous is asked to contact We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME or via the We-Tip Hotline website at: https://wetip.com/

** Press Release: **

**** Information: Citizen Complaints: ****

Anybody who feels a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s employee has committed an act of misconduct should bring the matter to the attention of a department supervisor.

People may make a complaint in person at any San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Station or San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Internal Affairs regardless of where the incident occurred.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Internal Affairs is located at 655 East 3rd Street in San Bernardino, California.

If you do not wish to make a complaint in person, you may call San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Internal Affairs during normal business hours at: 1 (909) 387-3726 to have a Citizen Complaint form mailed to you.

** Website for Citizen Complaint: **

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/Divisions/InternalAffairs/CitizenComplaintProcedure.aspx

** Citizen Complaint Form (English): **

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/Portals/34/Internal%20Affairs/citizen_complaint_form_02_english.pdf?ver=2016-12-19-081643-193

** Citizen Complaint Form (Spanish): **

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/Portals/34/Internal%20Affairs/citizen_complaint_form_02_spanish.pdf?ver=2016-12-19-081643-660

Please complete the Citizen Complaint form, print it, and mail it to the following address:

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Internal Affairs Division

655 East Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, if you feel more comfortable making a complaint in writing, and there is not enough room on the complaint form to fully explain your concerns, you may attach additional pages along with any documents you feel are relevant.

There is no set format, you may tell your story in the way which you feel comfortable.

Please remember it is important to include details such as when and where the incident occurred, the name of the employee involved if you know it and how we can contact you for additional information.

Please mail all the material directly to Internal Affairs at the address listed above.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the allegation will be investigated, and appropriate action will be taken.

Through this process, anyone can help maintain the high standards of quality the department demands and the members of our community deserve.

** The weekly arrests press release was release by officials from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station to the public and all news media. Any complaints regarding this official public record documents should contact their local San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department or file the “Citizen Complaints” form as shown above, this includes any ages, names, and locations identified, spelling errors, grammar mistakes, misidentified names, or wrong times and dates. **

 

Needles, CA: Free Composting Workshop at the Needles Recreation Center.

Needles, CA: Free Composting Workshop at the Needles Recreation Center.

If you’re interest in composting, please come on down to a free backyard composting workshop from 9:00am to 11:00am PT on Saturday, December 15th, 2018 in the Needles Recreation Center, located at 1705 J Street, in Needles, California.

We will be discussing how to create and use compost from your everyday kitchen and yard scraps, a quick review on recycling, and an overview of the Green Team Volunteer Program.

Seating is limited, so please RSVP by replying to this e-mail or calling: 1 (951) 265-8699.

Breaking News!!: Trona, CA: Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Trona, California area.

Breaking News!!: Trona, CA: Magnitude 4.2 earthquake hits Trona, California area.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 4.2 earthquake hit in the Trona, California area, about 57 miles north of Barstow, California.

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Shaking was felt as far away as the Antelope Valley, California, Mojave Desert, California and Las Vegas, Nevada.

The earthquake occurred at around 1:40pm PT on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018.

At this moment, there were no immediate reports of any damage or injuries.

Havasu Lake, CA: Person arrested for lewd acts with a child.

Havasu Lake, CA: Person arrested for lewd acts with a child.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, In July 2018, an investigation of lewd acts with a child under 14 years old was initiated by deputies at the Colorado River Station, involving an 11 year old female victim.

Detectives assumed the investigation that led to the contact with the suspect, 50 year old Michael Anthony Smith of Havasu Lake, California.

On December 4, 2018, Smith was interviewed and subsequently arrested PC 288(a) Lewd Act with a Child. 

Smith was booked at the West Valley Detention Center with a $250,000 bail. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact Detectives Caronna or Preston by calling the Colorado River Station at: 1 (760)326-9200. 

Those wishing to remain anonymous, can call the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800)78-CRIME (27463) or leave information online at www.wetip.com. 

** Press Release: **

https://local.nixle.com/alert/6973570/

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Needles, CA: Needles Planning Commission Meeting is today.

Needles, CA: Needles Planning Commission Meeting is today.

A Needles Planning Commission Meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 inside the Needles City Council Chambers located off the J Street, next to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station sign and flag pole, at the Needles Civic Center located at 1111 Bailey Avenue in Needles, California.

Parking is located around the Needles Civic Center just off of J Street near the Needles Recreation Center or just off of Bailey Avenue near the San Bernardino County Needles Branch Library building.

The Needles Planning Commission Meeting will start at 4:00pm PT.

ZachNews on Facebook will be broadcasting live on Facebook the Needles Planning Commission Meeting starting at 4:00pm PT.

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**** You can view other City of Needles meetings agendas at the following City of Needles website address: ****

http://cityofneedles.com/Pages/Departments-Services/Boards/

For more information regarding the Needles City Council Meetings, please contact Cindy Semione, Secretary to the Board, at the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 327.

Breaking News!!: Washington, DC: Funeral Service for Former United States President George H.W. Bush Live!!

Breaking News!!: Washington, DC: Funeral Service for Former United States President George H.W. Bush Live!!

A funeral service for former United States President George H.W. Bush is being head at the National Cathedral in Washington, District of Columbia on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018.

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Former United States President George H.W. Bush died at the age of 94 years old on the night of Friday, November 30th, 2018 at his home in Houston, Texas.

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George H.W. Bush’s casket will leave the Capitol Rotunda and head to the National Cathedral for his funeral service beginning at 10:00am ET (7:00am PT).

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United States of America President Donald Trump has declared Wednesday a “National Day of Mourning” in remembrance of former United States President George H.W. Bush.

To honor former United States President George H.W. Bush, the United States Postal Service will suspend mail service on Wednesday.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of Former United States President George H.W. Bush. Thank you for your service and for the work you did for our country. **

News Alert!!: United States of America: United States Postal Service will suspend mail service Wednesday to honor former United States President George H.W. Bush.

News Alert!!: United States of America: United States Postal Service will suspend mail service Wednesday to honor former United States President George H.W. Bush.

To honor former United States President George H.W. Bush, the United States Postal Service will suspend mail service on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018.

According to the United States Postal Service, United States of America President Donald Trump has declared Wednesday a “National Day of Mourning” in remembrance of former United States President George H.W. Bush.

George H.W. Bush died at the age of 94 years old on the night of Friday, November 30th, 2018 at his home in Houston, Texas.

His death was announced by his office and came less than eight months after his wife, Barbara Bush died.

Before their passing, George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush were married for 73 years.

According to the United States Postal Service, we will limit package delivery service that day to ensure the network remains fluid in package deliveries.

The United States Postal Service added that the decision for limited deliveries is to not have any impacts that will negatively affect customers during the remainder of the holiday season.

** Press Release / Announcement: **

http://about.usps.com/newsroom/statements/120318-usps-operating-status-national-day-of-mourning.htm

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