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Live News Update!!: Elections 2018: California General Election 2018: Local and Statewide Voting Results.

Live News Update!!: Elections 2018: California General Election 2018: Local and Statewide Voting Results.

ZachNews has the latest local and statewide voting results from the California General Election 2018 held on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018.

** Voting Results: California General Election 2018: **

**** Local Elections: Needles. California: ****

** Latest Voting Results Update: **

As of 4:00pm PT on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

** Next Voting Results Update: **

At 4:00pm PT on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

  • Needles City Mayor:

2/2 100.00% Precincts Reported
Vote Count — Percent
JEFF WILLIAMS: 725 — 100.00%
Total: 725 — 100.00%

** Jeff Williams — Running Unopposed for Needles City Mayor: **

 

 

  • Needles City Council:

2/2 100.00% Precincts Reported
Vote Count — Percent
ZACHERY LONGACRE: 467 — 18.61%
EDWARD T. PAGET: 665 — 26.50%
TIMOTHY TERRAL: 485 — 19.33%
LOUISE EVANS: 470 — 18.73%
BARBARA L. BEARD: 422 — 16.82%
Total: 2,509 — 100.00%

** Five Candidates — Running for Three Needles City Council Seats: **

 

**** Statewide Elections: California: ****

** As of 4:00pm PT on Friday, November 9th, 2018: **

** Voting Results: Final: **

  • California Governor:
100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Gavin Newsom
(Party Preference: DEM)
4,227,735
59.3%
John H. Cox
(Party Preference: REP)
2,896,411
40.7%

 

  • Lieutenant Governor:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
Ed Hernandez
(Party Preference: DEM)
2,614,679
44.3%
** Eleni Kounalakis
(Party Preference: DEM)
3,291,408
55.7%

 

 

  • Secretary of State:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Alex Padilla
(Party Preference: DEM)
4,333,888
61.7%
Mark P. Meuser
(Party Preference: REP)
2,691,757
38.3%

 

  • Controller:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Betty T. Yee
(Party Preference: DEM)
4,404,698
62.9%
Konstantinos Roditis
(Party Preference: REP)
2,603,061
37.1%

 

 

  • Treasurer:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Fiona Ma
(Party Preference: DEM)
4,273,754
61.2%
Greg Conlon
(Party Preference: REP)
2,713,348
38.8%

 

 

  • Attorney General:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Xavier Becerra
(Party Preference: DEM)
4,259,636
60.7%
Steven C Bailey
(Party Preference: REP)
2,758,602
39.3%

 

 

  • Insurance Commissioner:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Ricardo Lara
(Party Preference: DEM)
3,393,189
50.8%
Steve Poizner
(Party Preference: NPP)
3,287,452
49.2%

 

 

  • United States Senator:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
Kevin De Leon
(Party Preference: DEM)
2,871,488
45.7%
** Dianne Feinstein
(Party Preference: DEM)
3,413,859
54.3%

 

 

  • United States Representative District 8:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 1,298 of 1,298 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Paul Cook
(Party Preference: REP)
66,136
60.3%
Tim Donnelly
(Party Preference: REP)
43,589
39.7%

 

 

  • State Senator District 16:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 1,012 of 1,012 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
Ruth Musser-Lopez
(Party Preference: DEM)
56,602
33.1%
** Shannon Grove
(Party Preference: REP)
114,173
66.9%

 

 

  • Member of the State Assembly District 33:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 858 of 858 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
Socorro Cisneros
(Party Preference: DEM)
28,303
37.6%
** Jay Obernolte
(Party Preference: REP)
47,044
62.4%

 

 

**** Statewide Elections: Propositions In California: ****

** Voting Results: Final: **

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

  • California Proposition 1:
  • Authorizes Bonds to Fund Specified Housing Assistance Programs. Legislative Statute:

** Yes: 3,713,218 54.1%

No: 3,154,381 45.9%

 

  • California Proposition 2:
  • Authorizes Bonds to Fund Existing Housing Program for Individuals with Mental Illness. Legislative Statute:

** Yes: 4,216,221 61.1%

No: 2,680,442 38.9%

 

 

  • California Proposition 3:
  • Authorizes Bonds to Fund Projects for Water Supply and Quality, Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Water Conveyance, and Groundwater Sustainability and Storage. Initiative Statute:

Yes: 3,248,415 47.7%

** No: 3,568,010 52.3%

 

 

  • California Proposition 4:
  • Authorizes Bonds Funding Construction at Hospitals Providing Children’s Health Care. Initiative Statute:

** Yes: 4,175,910 60.6%

No: 2,718,855 39.4%

 

 

  • California Proposition 5:
  • Changes Requirements for Certain Property Owners to Transfer Their Property Tax Base to Replacement Property. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute:

Yes: 2,873,484 41.9%

** No: 3,979,530 58.1%

 

 

  • California Proposition 6:
  • Eliminates Certain Road Repair and Transportation Funding. Requires Certain Fuel Taxes and Vehicle Fees Be Approved by the Electorate. Initiative Constitutional Amendment:

Yes: 3,141,881 44.9%

** No: 3,857,819 55.1%

 

 

  • California Proposition 7:
  • Conforms California Daylight Saving Time to Federal Law. Allows Legislature to Change Daylight Saving Time Period. Legislative Statute:

** Yes: 4,098,868 59.9%

No: 2,740,645 40.1%

 

  • California Proposition 8:
  • Regulates Amounts Outpatient Kidney Dialysis Clinics Charge for Dialysis Treatment. Initiative Statute:

Yes: 2,660,633 38.4%

** No: 4,260,758 61.6%

 

 

  • California Proposition 9:
  • Three States Initiative:

**** On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, Proposition 9 was removed from the ballot by order of the California Supreme Court. ****

 

 

  • California Proposition 10:
  • Expands Local Governments’ Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property. Initiative Statute:

Yes: 2,675,378 38.3%

** No: 4,310,298 61.7%

 

  • California Proposition 11:
  • Requires Private-Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees to Remain On-Call During Work Breaks. Eliminates Certain Employer Liability. Initiative Statute:

** Yes: 4,096,948 59.4%

No: 2,796,915 40.6%

 

  • California Proposition 12:
  • Establishes New Standards for Confinement of Specified Farm Animals; Bans Sale of Noncomplying Products. Initiative Statute:

** Yes: 4,202,724 61.0%

No: 2,688,382 39.0%

 

 

**** Voting Information Sources: ****

  • San Bernardino County Elections:

https://www.sbcounty.gov/rov/elections/results/20181106/default.html

  • California Secretary of State:

https://vote.sos.ca.gov/

**** Stay tuned to ZachNews overnight and throughout the week for the latest and updated local and statewide voting results from the California General Election 2018. ****

Needles, CA: Deputies are searching for 2 suspects who stole items from a local business.

Needles, CA: Deputies are searching for 2 suspects who stole items from a local business.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at 6:30pm PT on Monday, February 20th, 2017, 2 black male adults entered a business on the 1500 block of J Street in Needles, California.

While inside the business, one of the suspects entered the employee’s office and stole a wallet from an employee’s purse.

The suspects left the business and began using the stolen credit card at several businesses in town.

The suspects were described as black males in their 20’s, wearing jeans and driving a late model 2-door silver Chevy Tahoe.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Needles Sheriff’s Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

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

** Press Release: **

https://local.nixle.com/alert/5857591/

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/MediaCenter/SheriffPressReleases/PressReleasesfor2017/February/Needles-CommercialBurglary.aspx

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Soft Opening of new Dollar General store this weekend.

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Soft Opening of new Dollar General store this weekend.

 

Management and store crews confirmed to ZachNews that the new Dollar General store, located off of J Street and Hospitality Lane, in Needles, California will have a soft opening this weekend, either on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 or Sunday, October 23rd, 2016.

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** Pictures from ZachNews: **

 

On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez captured on camera a large Dollar General store truck moving in things into the new Dollar General store.

 

The new signs and shelves for the new Dollar General store have already been installed and set up in the last few days.

 

People working on stocking the new Dollar General store were seen stocking up the shelves with store merchandise well alert crews, also happy for this weekend’s soft opening, are getting security system finish.

 

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story.

News Update!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Fire Services Task Force begins work on plans for local fire department services.

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News Update!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Fire Services Task Force begins work on plans for local fire department services.

A Fire Services Task Force was held on Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 inside the conference room at the Needles Administration Building in Downtown Needles, California to develop a plan for establishment of a local fire department to serve the community of Needles, California.

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Discussions including what are all the elements that go into operating a fire department including hiring personnel, what training is needed for personnel, insurance, fire rating, if there would be a residency requirement or not, emergency medical services and job descriptions as well as what the City of Needles owns in equipment, what it will cost to put together a fire department, how other communities are doing their fire department under a “Paid Call” and “Volunteer Fire Department”, what the effects of having a kind of fire department; like “Paid Call” or “Volunteer Fire Department”, on the community services and resident’s fire insurances, and the timeline to get a plan layout and ready.

Members are looking at the possibly of having the City of Needles operate its own fire department, but agreed that first they need to know how big a pool of possible firefighters exist in the community.

Members talked about what could be done to find out that information included in an interest letter to be sent out to various groups and individuals, and suggested were how to get the letter out to interested parties who would want to be a firefighter, including sending the letter inside utility bills and posting the information to various media outlets .

Another discussion was to work on getting young people graduating from Needles High School to join the fire department so that they can stay in the community and serve their community.

Ideas of that were to get Palo Verde Community College in Downtown Needles, California involved and have classes or set up some kind of an explore program for what Needles City Manager Rick Daniels said are well paying jobs.

The Needles City Council wants the Fire Services Task Force to look into what it would take for the City of Needles to have its own fire department.

The goal of the Fire Services Task Force is to have a plan layout for members of the Needles City Council to review at the Needles City Council Meeting on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015.

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Members on the Fire Services Task Force included Robert Yee, Donnie Zamora, Linda Kidd, Steve Moffitt, and Michael Wright, and in attended were Terry Gardner and Gary Chamberain from Havasu Landing, California and Barry Menges as well as members of the press.

** You can read the full packet that members of the Fire Services Task Force have at the following City of Needles website address: **

http://www.cityofneedles.com/Pages/Departments-Services/Fire%20Task%20Force%202015/fire-task-force-2015.html

** ZachNews has posted the videos from the Fire Services Task Force Meeting at ZachNews on YouTube. **

** Videos from ZachNews on YouTube: **

– Downtown Needles, CA: 9-3-2015: Fire Services Task Force Meeting.

– Downtown Needles, CA: 9-3-2015: Fire Services Task Force Meeting. Part 2.

– Downtown Needles, CA: 9-3-2015: Fire Services Task Force Meeting. Part 3.

The next Fire Services Task Force Meeting is planned at 3:00pm PT on Thursday, September 17th, 2015 inside the conference room at the Needles Administration Building located at 817 Third Street near F Street in Downtown Needles, California.

For more information regarding the Fire Services Task Force Meetings, please contact either Cheryl Sallis or Dale Jones at the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113.

News Update!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Local resident spoke with man found dead behind El Garces Train Depot.

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News Update!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Local resident spoke with man found dead behind El Garces Train Depot.

ZachNews has talked with a local resident who spoke to the man prior to him being found dead behind the El Garces Train Depot in Downtown Needles, California on Monday, July 6th, 2015.

Sam Johnson, resident of Needles, California, tells ZachNews that the man introduce himself as “Curtis” to him and was waiting for for money or a ticket to take the Amtrak to go to Little Rock, Arkansas on the Friday, July 17th, 2015.

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Sam Johnson also tells ZachNews that and “Curtis” was sleeping out near the new fountain area behind the El Garces Train Depot.

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ZachNews went over the the area where the man was sleeping at and found a blanket, food, water, glass bottles for alcohol, and pair of clothes that the man was wearing that afternoon when he was found dead.

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In the area where the body of the man was found, the yellow tarp remains there near a palm tree and a sign for the Amtrak passenger train near the passenger platform.

On Tuesday, July 7th, 2015, ZachNews got a message from San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Office’s Cindy Bachman regarding the man found dead behind the El Garces Train Depot.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Public Information Office’s Cindy Bachman, “On Monday, July 6, 2015 at 7:03 p.m. deputies were called to the location, along with medical aid and found an adult male deceased. The call indicates no sign of foul play. A Coroner Investigator responded and the Coroner will determine the cause of death.”

At this moment, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department hasn’t release the name of this man, the cause of death, or where he was from.

The area behind the El Garces Train Depot is a know place to sleep at well covered out of the heat or rain if you’re homeless or is a place where people can drink without law enforcement bothering them.

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On Monday, July 6th, 2015, a dead body was found along the platform area behind the El Garces Train Depot located on the 900 block of Front Street in Downtown Needles, California.

** Read more about this news story at the following ZachNews on WordPress website address: **

https://zachnews.wordpress.com/2015/07/07/news-update-downtown-needles-ca-latest-information-regarding-dead-body-found-behind-el-garces-train-depot/

**** Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story. ****

News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Join approved Fire Services Task Force.

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News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Join approved Fire Services Task Force.

Members of the Needles City Council voted 5 to 1 to approved to establish a Fire Services Task Force during the Needles City Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 inside the Needles City Council Chambers in Needles, California.

The City of Needles is seeking volunteers to serve on the new Fire Services Task Force to help develop a plan for establishment of a local fire department to serve Needles, California.

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As part of the motion, members of the Needles City Council approved an amended by Needles City Council Member Shawn Gudmundson to not impose residency requirements on potential volunteers for the Fire Services Task Force.

** For more information or to volunteer on the new Fire Services Task Force, please contact Dale Jones in the City Clerk’s Office at the City of Needles either by phone at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345 or by email at: ndlsclerk@citlink.net

According to the City of Needles, at the Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 Needles City Council Meeting, members of the Needles City Council directed the Needles City Manager Rick Daniels to develop a specific plan for the establishment of a local Fire Department. That work is underway and a report is expected to be completed by September 2015 for your review. It will outline all of the tasks that must be completed and include definitive cost estimate to establish the local Fire Department. Citizen input is always valuable in such an endeavor in that it helps identify issues, provides technical expertise not otherwise available, and tests the viability of various solutions. A task force has a specific mission and deadline to accomplish their work. A task force is appropriate in this circumstance.

As for fiscal impact related to this agenda item, according to the City of Needles, 5 to 6 meetings of staff time.

The recommendation regarding this agenda item, according to the City of Needles, 1. Call for volunteers for serving on the Task Force. 2. Set an Agenda item for July 14 for each Councilor to appoint a member, and 3. Establish a mission and timeline for the Task Force to complete its work.

**** Agenda Item Packet Regarding Establishing a Fire Services Task Force: ****

http://www.cityofneedles.com/2015_WEBSITE_FILE_POSTING/1_CITY_COUNCIL_NPUA_SARDA/6_JUNE/MTG_1/cc_060915-10.pdf

For more information regarding the Needles City Council Meetings, please contact Dale Jones in the City Clerk’s Office at the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345.

**** Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story. ****

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**** ZachNews Sidebar is a list of short news stories happening in and around Needles, California including following up to previously news stories. ****

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** Saturday, February, 7th, 2015: **

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– Victorville, CA: Reported vehicle break in.

At around 4:15am PT on Saturday, February 7th, 2015, information over emergency dispatch that a vehicle was broken into on the 15000 block of Dakota Street near Dakota Way in Victorville, California.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department was reportedly in route to that location.

At this moment, there hasn’t been no further information.

** There was a correction made from emergency dispatch on the location. **

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– Needles, CA: Police activity at the Best Motel.

At around 3:40am PT on Saturday, February 7th, 2015, several San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department vehicles were seen at the Best Motel located on the 1900 block of Needles Highway in Needles, California.

Reports over the emergency dispatch that it was a domestic dispute with at least 2 people, a male and a female, involving a knife and the women having to hide inside a vehicle.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies arrived quickly to the incident and after 20 minutes, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department vehicles were seen leaving the incident.

At this moment, no further information is available.

** Friday, February 6th, 2015: **

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– Downtown Needles, CA: Supplies for the new vehicle storage garage for the Needles Area Transit dropped off.

Supplies for the new vehicle storage garage for the Needles Area Transit Needles Area Transit (N.A.T.) were dropped off in the dirt lot located at 1100 Front Street near the intersection of Front Street and H Street just next to the old River street Railroad Crossing in Downtown Needles, California.

** Monday, February 2nd, 2015: **

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– Downtown Needles, CA: Work underway on the lighting system for the old railroad cantilever signal.

As people awaited the tour of the El Garces building, Public Works, Utilities, and Wastewater Departments Crews with the City of Needles were working on the lighting system for the signal lights on top of the old railroad cantilever signal displayed over G Street near Front Street in Downtown Needles, California

G Street between Front Street and H Street wass closed because of the work on the lighting system.

** More information regarding this news story at the following ZachNews website address: **

https://zachnews.wordpress.com/2015/02/02/downtown-needles-ca-working-on-the-lighting-system-for-the-old-railroad-cantilever-signal/

 

** Monday, February 2nd, 2015: **

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– Downtown Needles, CA: Tour of the El Garces building.

A group of people got to go on a tour of the El Garces building Monday morning in Downtown Needles, California.

The group was excised to go inside and see the El Garces building.

The tour was guided by Georgia Breault and Cathy McConnell.

Our cameras were not allowed into this private tour of the El Garces building, but the group reportedly loved the tour and the El Garces building.

 

** Tuesday, January 20th, 2015: **

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– Needles, CA: Basketball games held at the Needles Recreation Center Tuesday evening.

Basketball games were held at the Needles Recreation Center in Needles, California Tuesday evening.

These groups of kids in Black and Yellow sports vests played the last game of the evening and at the end of the basketball game, the Team in Yellow won over the Team in Black with a score of 20 to 31.

– Team Yellow: 31

– Team Black: 20

 

**  Friday, January 16th, 2015: **

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– Needles, CA: Authorities were searching for somebody near Jack Smith Memorial Park.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department were reportedly searching for somebody just north of the 99 Cents Only Store near Jack Smith Memorial Park in Needles, California after 10:00pm PT on Friday.

Reports by witnesses saying that a helicopter and several boats were seen searching along the Colorado River.

No information was available by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, but on the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Media Summary website page, the incident is noted as an, “AREACK” along an access road near the Colorado River and the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (B.N.S.F.) railroad track in Needles, California.

 

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– Needles, CA: Small brush fire near Jack Smith Memorial Park.

San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to a small brush fire near Jack Smith Memorial Park along an access road near the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (B.N.S.F.) railroad track in Needles, California on Friday.

According to witnesses, at least 5 fire department trucks were seen at the brush fire; 3 fire department trucks near the Smith Road underpass and 2 fire department trucks near Jack Smith Memorial Park.

No information was provided by the San Bernardino County Fire Department including if this small brush fire was a control burn.

 

** Thursday, January 15th, 2015: **

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– Needles, CA: A small electrical fire at the 99 Cents Only Store.

A small electrical fire happened at the 99 Cents Only Store located inside the Needles Towne Center located at 1010 East Broadway in Needles, California late Thursday night.

San Bernardino County Fire Department as well as the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department responded to the incident thought to have been a 459A Burglar Alarm call at around 10:43pm PT.

The electrical fire was under control and there was no damage to the building.

The 99 Cents Only Store did reopen the next day.

No information was available by the San Bernardino County Fire Department.

 

 

** For Tuesday, January 13th, 2015: **

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– Needles, CA: First responders responded to the Riverview Terrace apartment complex.

At around 4:20pm PT, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, San Bernardino County Fire Department, and Baker Emergency Medical Services responded to the Riverview Terrace apartment complex located at 1933 Erin Drive in Needles, California.

A total of 3 San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department vehicles, a San Bernardino County Fire Department truck, and Baker Emergency Medical Services ambulance was spotted in the northeast side parking lot area of the apartment complex.

 

** For Monday, January 12th, 2015: **

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– Downtown Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department vehicle spotted at the old Overland Motel.

At around 3:27pm PT, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department vehicle was spotted with lights on at the old Overland Motel located on the 700 block of West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department was reportedly see checking the property.

 

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– Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department vehicle spotted blocking southbound D Street.

At around 3:05pm PT, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department vehicle was spotted with lights on blocking the southbound lane of D Street between Downey Street and Valley Avenue in Needles, California talking to a person on a bicycle. Traffic including a Needles Area Transit bus had to go around the block to get around the block lane.

 

** For Sunday, January 11th, 2015: **

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– Needles, CA: Tesla electric car charging stations almost done.

Work us almost done in 2 Tesla electric car charging stations at the Shell Gas Station, Dairy Queen, and Subway location at 2451 Needles Highway in Needles, California.

No time or date has been set by either the owner of the Shell Gas Station, Dairy Queen, and Subway or the City of Needles on a ribbon cutting event.

 

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– Downtown Needles, CA: Work underway on new vehicle storage garage for the Needles Area Transit.

Work is underway on the building foundation for the new vehicle storage garage for the Needles Area Transit (N.A.T.) being built in a dirt lot located at 1100 Front Street near the intersection of Front Street and H Street just next to the old River street Railroad Crossing in Downtown Needles, California.

 

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– Downtown Needles, CA: Work continues on new Needles Area Transit Office.

Work continues on the new Needles Area Transit (N.A.T.) Office being built inside the El Garces building located on the 1000 block of Front Street near G Street in Downtown Needles, California.

 

** For Saturday, January 10th, 2015: **

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– Needles, CA: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s “Lady Be Aware Course”  held in Needles, California.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department conducted their ““Lady Be Aware Course” at the Needles Recreation Center in Needles, California.

According to an attendee, at least 14 signed up for the class, but only people showed up for the class including former member of the Needles City Council Linda Kidd attended the self defense training course is to help prevent women from becoming a victim and is specially designed for women who want to develop the necessary attitude, skills, and knowledge as well as weapon and weaponless defense tactics.

The self defense training course was for women 18 years or older, costed $60.00, was about 8 hours with the beginning portion of the self defense training course was in the classroom and covered basic ways to prevent you from being a victim then followed by the second portion of the self defense training course covering weaponless defensive tactics and introduction to shooting.

ZachNews went to cover this news story and wanted to get more information as well as pictures on this self defense training course happening inside the Needles Recreation Center in Needles, California, which information was sent by email to the media.

ZachNews want up to a organizer to ask some questions about the self defense training course after the self defense training course is over, but the organizer, who refused to provide his name, refused to answer our questions, said no to pictures of the self defense training course, and shut the door in our face.

Pictures of the self defense training course were taken, was allowed, and posted online on their Facebook news feed.

Otherwise, according to an attendee, the self defense training course was very informing and interactive to get you prepare in case you are in trouble and hopes that the self defense training course can come again so more people can sign up and attend.