Needles, CA: Needles High School Homecoming Week ends a Mustang pride win dance.

October 21, 2014 Leave a comment

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Needles, CA: Needles High School Homecoming Week ends a Mustang pride win dance.

Mustang pride was alive and strong through homecoming week for Needles High School in Needles, California ending with 2 wins on the football field and a wonderful dance inside the El Garces building.

Students, teachers, and even the community celebrated a week of events as Needles High School held their homecoming week from Monday, October 13th, 2014 to Saturday, October 18th, 2014 in Needles, California.

The week of Mustang pride kicked off with a free movie under the Monday night sky at Needles High School where students enjoyed the movie, “Remember the Titans” with tasty snacks.

On Tuesday was Senior Citizen Day where students held walker race after nutrition class and played a game of Bingo during lunch.

Later, the Lady ’Stangs Volleyball Team hit the volleyball court inside the Corral at Needles High School playing against Lake Mead in both junior varsity and varsity volleyball games.

Powder Puff Football and Volleyball played Wednesday with a volleyball game on the volleyball court inside the Corral at Needles High School in the afternoon and a football game on Branigan Field at Needles High School at night.

The pride of the Mustangs drove up the streets of Needles, California Thursday night gathering the community together all the way into the Corral at Needles High School where a community pep rally was being held.

The community express their support and pride in their Mustangs and participated in games and enjoyed a slideshow showing the community spirit in the Mustangs.

Alex Cameron, former student of Needles High School, spoke to the crowd expressing how much she is so grateful to be a part of this community, how proud she is in this school, and that’s she will always be a “Mustang for life.”

Afterwards, the community gather in front of a open bonfire that shine across the community and got the community excited for the big game on Friday.

On Friday, a king and queen was crowned during the Needles High School Homecoming Week’s Coronation ceremony held inside the Needles High School Auditorium at Needles High School where students and parents gather to give their support the the students, dressed up in suits and dresses, as they walked along the catwalk and await the big decision.

Shivam Bhakta was crowned King and Jeannine Otero was crowned Queen and as the Needles High School Homecoming Week’s King and Queen walked along the catwalk, students and parents cheered with excitement.

The king and queen joined students, teachers, and faculties for the parade into Downtown Needles, California where the community gathered and cheered on as the homecoming week parade made their way down West Broadway with floats, matching bands, and of course the king and queen who waved at the crowd of people along the parade route.

After evening fell, the volleyball and football teams from White Pine Bobcats of Ely, Nevada drove on in and prepared to play and battled against the Mustangs from Needles High School of Needles, California.

The Lady’s Stangs Volleyball Teams battled on the volleyball court inside the Corral at Needles High School against the White Pine slamming the volleyball back and fourth with the strach and pride well outside on the Branigan Field, the Mustangs team played junior boy’s varsity football against the White Pine Bobcats.

The Mustangs won the junior boy’s varsity football game over the White Pine Bobcats from Ely, Nevada 46 to 0 well the Lady ’Stangs volleyball reportedly lost at least 2 volleyball games to the White Pine Bobcats, but the volleyball team never showed it.

As the crowds grow larger, the boy’s varsity football team marched together onto Branigan Field as the community cheered awaiting to see the Mustangs play against the White Pine Bobcats.

From the beginning, the Mustangs brought the football home riding and driving the football home for a touchdown and sourcing repeatedly over the Bobcats.

At halftime, the crowed of Mustang supporters listened to a great performance by the Needles High School Marching Band, cheered with the Needles High School Cheer Team, and gave a warm welcome to the Needles High School Homecoming Week’s King and Queen.

After halftime, the Mustang express couldn’t be stop and picked up the football and took the football passenger home for a touchdown with more one way path trip home to Needles, California and at the end of the boy’s varsity football game, the Needles High School Mustangs win over the White Pine Bobcats from Ely, Nevada 55 to 0 as the community jumped and cheered with excitement.

On Saturday, students got to rest for the day as they await a night of California Dreamin as the homecoming dance for Needles High School turned the community hall inside the El Garces building in Downtown Needles, California into a California surf line coastal retreat decorated in seashells, lighted palm trees, and painted surfboards well in the other room, a picture prefect view of our California surf line coast awaiting the prefect couple to stand together and ride the surf.

The week of events shows that the community of Needles, California always live and will always be pride to be a Needles High School Mustang.

“Mustang Pride For Life!!”

** Stay tuned to ZachNews for news updates when more pictures and videos are posted. **

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News Update!!: Essex, CA: Injury traffic collision on eastbound Interstate 40.

October 21, 2014 1 comment

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News Update!!: Essex, CA: Injury traffic collision on eastbound Interstate 40.

Emergency dispatch scanner reporting a injury traffic collision on eastbound Interstate 40 near Essex, California at around 11:54am PT on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014.

Multiple first responders including the San Bernardino County Fire Department from Fire Station 31 in Downtown Needles, California are responding and medical helicopter is heading to the traffic collision.

San Bernardino County Fire Department is reporting major damage to vehicle in center divider, an excitation underway, and an Intravenous Cannulation (I.V.).

According to information posted at the California Highway Patrol (C.H.P.) Traffic Incident Information Page, the traffic collision is on eastbound Interstate 40 at mile marker 40, the vehicle was off the roadway, overturned, and the injury in the traffic collision is reportedly a head injury.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

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Downtown Needles, CA: Work underway on an old railroad cantilever signal.

October 21, 2014 Leave a comment

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Downtown Needles, CA: Work underway on an old railroad cantilever signal.

Work is underway on an old railroad cantilever signal that was donated to the City of Needles in 2013 after being found along the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (B.N.S.F.) railroad line on the far west end of Needles, California.

The old railroad cantilever signal is being set up near the intersection of Front Street and G Street just across the street from Santa Fe Park and the El Garces building in Downtown Needles, California.

City of Needles Public Works Department Crews on Monday, October 20th, 2014 closed Front Street from G Street to H Street in Downtown Needles, California as they dig out the hole for the foundation of the old railroad cantilever signal.

It’s unclear when the old railroad cantilever signal will be set up.

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Breaking News!!: Essex, CA: Traffic collision on eastbound Interstate 40.

October 21, 2014 Leave a comment

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Breaking News!!: Essex, CA: Traffic collision on eastbound Interstate 40.

Emergency dispatch scanner reporting a traffic collision on eastbound Interstate 40 at mile marker 40 near Essex, California at around 11:54am PT on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014.

Multiple first responders including from Needles, California are responding and medical helicopter is also responding.

Reports of injuries involve in traffic collision.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.

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Downtown Needles, CA: Good Bye Golden Dragon L.L.C.

October 21, 2014 Leave a comment

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Downtown Needles, CA: Good Bye Golden Dragon L.L.C.

The new Golden Dragon L.L.C., was opened up their shop in the Summer of 2014 located at 855 Front Street near F Street in Downtown Needles, California, has closed and a good bye message was posted on the store front window.

The message reads, “Dear Customers, we would like to thank everyone who visiting our store and your business. Unfortunately due to low sales we are unable to keep our store open. We are still in Needles and would like to let everyone know that you can purchase everything online at https://squareup.com/market/golden-dragon-llc You can call and let us know what you are interested in and we can meet you somewhere in Needles. We will be at most of the Needles Farmer’s Market during the season we will also be at Lake Havasu Flea Market 1 or 2 times per month. Please call 303-623-8700 for schedules. Thank you so much, Michael and Sunny Habich.”

Golden Dragon L.L.C. specialized in beautiful Asian decor and Fengshui, gifts, glass ware, tea sets, jewelry boxes, waterfalls, candle holders, and gold art.

During the Farmer’s Market held on Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at Santa Fe Park in Downtown Needles, California, ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez spoke with the business owner who told ZachNews that things were not well and that he would be happy just to get somebody to walk into his store and say hello.

The community will miss their store front business.

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News Alert!!: Fawnskin, CA: Fatal plane crash.

October 20, 2014 Leave a comment

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News Alert!!: Fawnskin, CA: Fatal plane crash.

At around 10:45am PT on Monday, October 20th, 2014, firefighters responded to a report of a small plane down near the Grout Bay picnic area near North Shore Drive in Fawnskin, California.

San Bernardino County Fire Department Firefighters from Station 96 in Fawnskin, California arrived on scene minutes later, where they located a small, single-engine aircraft that had crashed in the dry lake bed (known as Grout Bay) near the picnic area.

Firefighters were able to reach the pilot quickly, however the adult male pilot and sole occupant had already succumbed to his injuries.

The pilot had taken off from the Big Bear Airport in Big Bear, California.

It is unknown where the pilot was enroute to.

The cause of the crash is being investigated by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Office, the National Transportation Bureau and the Federal Aviation Administration. 

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner’s Office will release the name of the deceased once proper notification has been made.

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

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News Update!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Later information regarding the Burger Hut.

October 19, 2014 Leave a comment

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News Update!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Later information regarding the Burger Hut.

ZachNews has the latest information regarding the Burger Hut restaurant that was damaged during a microburst with down pouring rain and gusty winds over 80 mph that hit the community of Needles, California at around 4:00pm PT on Tuesday, August 12th, 2014.

The Burger Hut restaurant located at 701 West Broadway near D Street in Downtown Needles, California was damaged when the roof of the Burger Hut restaurant got blown off well the restaurant was open.

In a written message, posted on the official Facebook page for the Burger Hut restaurant at around 3:00pm PT on Sunday, October 19th, 2014, states, “Hello everyone. We are still getting things situated with the insurance company and it’s taking longer than what we expected. A lot of you want to know when we will re-open. But all we can say at the moment it’s going to take time to rebuild and make it much better place to be at.”

The written message continued talking about an incident of a possible break in or vandalism that happened on the Burger Hut restaurant property saying, “A couple weeks ago we boarded up the windows to prevent any break-in’s or any vandalism. We need people to not walk onto the property and not touch anything or take anything due to the what insurance company wants us to do. Recently someone has decided to take our red picnic tables and they need to return them back onto the property. They weren’t for anyone to take freely. So I’m asking everyone PLEASE if you know anything message us on here or if you know who took them please tell them to return the tables. It’s important we have them back.”

If you have any information regarding the break in or vandalism, contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Stay tuned to ZachNews for the latest information regarding the Burger Hut restaurant.

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