Attention Artists!!:

Needles, CA: The Needles Economic Development Corp. (NEDC) is sponsoring a grant program for additional murals in the City focused along the Route 66 Corridor.  We plan to continue working with Dan Louden as his schedule allows; Dan has painted all the murals in the City to date.  However, we are interested to see work of other artists with experience painting murals.

This is a small, $6,000 grant program; we plan to fund 10 murals.  If you are interested in working with us as we continue to improve and revive Route 66, please submit a sample(s) of your work and contact information. The committee will be in touch once we have reviewed your submittal(s).

Thank you for your interest. You may submit your samples via email or address any questions to Elaine Cullen at Elaine.Needles@gmail.com; mailed submissions should be sent to NEDC Mural Program, P. O. Box 705, Needles, CA  92363 no later than March 5, 2012.

Coming Together for Route 66 Murals.

Needles, CA: A small group of Needles Economic Development Corp. (NEDC) members came together at Juicy’s Famous River Café in Needles, California last Tuesday to talk about plans for a mural walking tour of the beautiful murals around Needles as well as planning out how to bring more artists into Needles.

Art and Historic Route 66 Working Together to Beautified Needles.

News Alert!!!: Whitney Houston Found Dead Inside A Beverly Hills Hotel.

Beverly Hills, CA: Singer Whitney Houston, known for her powerful singing, has died Saturday.

48 year old Whitney Houston was found dead inside a bathtub of her room at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Beverly Hills Fire Department was already at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the party event hosted by famed music producer Clive Davis when the 911 call came in at around 3:30pm PT.

Whitney Houston was pronounced dead at 3:55pm PT.

Beverly Hills Police Department released a statement saying,

“Whitney Houston was positively identified at the scene by members of her entourage, which included friends, co-workers and family. Ms. Houston’s daughter and mother were notified of her death.”

Whitney Houston was staying at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the past several nights and was planning to attend a party hosted by Davis at the hotel before the Grammy Awards Show being held on Sunday.

The cause of death is still under investigation.

Whitney Houston was born on August 9th, 1963 in Newark, New Jersey.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker tweeted on Twitter, “RIP Whitney Houston, a Legend and great American artist. And always, one of Newark’s and New Jersey’s treasured daughters.”

Reverend Joe A. Carter of the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, where Houston got her start, ask everybody to pray for her family. A special prayer service for Whitney Houston is planned for Sunday morning at New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, New Jersey.

Whitney Houston Fans around the world are coming together at candle light vigils for Whitney Houston well they’re listening to Whitney Houston’s songs.

Our Thoughts, Our Hearts, and Our Prayers Go Out to the Family and Friends of Whitney Houston.

More updates on this tragic death of Whitney Houston as soon as they become available to ZachNews.
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**** Whitney Houston Songs and Performances from YouTube: ****

– Whitney Houston Sings at the New Hope Baptist Church:

http://youtu.be/k9dDFe2gxo8

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Star Spangled Banner”:

http://youtu.be/wupsPg5H6aE

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Take Good Care of My Heart”:

http://youtu.be/pcCdXrDbMF4

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Someone for Me”:

http://youtu.be/eHi9k0kp8ME

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Nobody Loves Me Like You Do”:

http://youtu.be/FM_MKFM7D78

– Whitney Houston Songs: “You Give Good Love”.

http://youtu.be/jdBgzN1yFMk

– Whitney Houston Songs: “All At Once” (1987):

http://youtu.be/t1Y5Ln9PzVw

– Whitney Houston Songs: “How Will I Know”:

http://youtu.be/m3-hY-hlhBg

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Saving All My Love For You”:

http://youtu.be/ewxmv2tyeRs

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I Have Nothing”:

 http://youtu.be/dB1Fk8jQzSw

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Do you hear what I hear” (LIVE):

http://youtu.be/20_eed97Lzw

– Whitney Houston Songs: “You’re Still My Man”:

http://youtu.be/5aK6cbPXb60

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Where You Are”:

http://youtu.be/9K_PQVryUHc

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Love Is A Contact Sport”:

http://youtu.be/hzHOvvTx5dI

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Love Will Save the Day”:

http://youtu.be/HdCDLQew0LI

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I Know Him so Well”:

http://youtu.be/IqTPj_xdZbY

– Whitney Houston Songs: “For the love of you”:

http://youtu.be/xkS5iTKCNRI

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Didn’t We Almost Have It All”:

http://youtu.be/i_4PlM85NJo

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Where Do Broken Hearts Go”:

http://youtu.be/8yvsU4SNWPA

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Who do you love”:

http://youtu.be/-CqcOg972Bs

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Lover For Life”:

http://youtu.be/d6y0YOpWVj4

– Whitney Houston Songs: “My Name Is Not Susan”:

http://youtu.be/r6qsoP75y4Q

– Whitney Houston Songs: “After We Make Love by”:

http://youtu.be/e5feP2zdEDc

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I’m Your Baby Tonight” (European Version):

http://youtu.be/0H-jLOoz-YY

– Whitney Houston Songs: “So Emotional”:

http://youtu.be/0YjSHbA6HQQ

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I Wanna Dance With Somebody”:

http://youtu.be/eH3giaIzONA

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Greatest Love Of All”:

http://youtu.be/IYzlVDlE72w

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Miracle”:

http://youtu.be/ZAdi3LIW898

– Whitney Houston Songs: “All The Man That I Need”:

http://youtu.be/3WH1Ma50QUk

– Whitney Houston Songs: “All The Man I Need” (SNL 1991):

http://youtu.be/5FfG87hiKSA

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Queen Of The Night”:

http://youtu.be/rFcnGLFGbL8

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Jesus Loves Me”:

http://youtu.be/ZNqAHrNNLqA

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I’m Every Woman”:

http://youtu.be/H7_sqdkaAfo

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Run To You”:

http://youtu.be/h9rCobRl-ng

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I Have Nothing”:

http://youtu.be/FxYw0XPEoKE

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Moment of Truth”:

http://youtu.be/xaA7zablXcY

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Dancin’ on the Smooth Edge”:

http://youtu.be/ew7lVKVhjI0

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Why Does It Hurt So Bad”:

http://youtu.be/IQBO_oKkc0E

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Count on me”:

http://youtu.be/7Ses7Y4oaxY

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Exhale”:

http://youtu.be/wrTuV4Szxzo

– Whitney Houston Songs: “You Were Loved”:

http://youtu.be/dYm4aDxJ-0A

– Whitney Houston Songs: “My Heart is Calling”:

http://youtu.be/kPi8b6K4ZNY

– Whitney Houston Songs: “He´s All Over Me”:

http://youtu.be/xR1nlxYaYvo

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Joy”:

http://youtu.be/drRE89TUQD8

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I Love the Lord”:

http://youtu.be/GiCBOXOj9s0

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I Go To The Rock”:

http://youtu.be/ev5_qIoeDrw

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Hold On, Help Is On The Way”:

http://youtu.be/WMYPvnSE19o

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I Believe In You And Me”:

http://youtu.be/FQGt6VNm_iQ

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Step By Step”:

http://youtu.be/sWa5vE4MUpU

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Get it Back”:

http://youtu.be/XuwjNSr7ejU

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Until you come back” (Traduzione):

http://youtu.be/EPWf2Z8HJ-g

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Oh Yes”:

http://youtu.be/en7ve9ipgHg

– Whitney Houston Songs: “You’ll Never Stand Alone”:

http://youtu.be/_gpQlLsXNhQ

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Heartbreak Hotel”:

http://youtu.be/xEmdW3_bi4c

– Whitney Houston Songs: “When You Believe”: (With Mariah Carey):

http://youtu.be/Wh3uuLHoXJA

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I Learned From The Best”:

http://youtu.be/YFVnVuTcz9I

– Whitney Houston Songs: “My Love Is Your Love”:

http://youtu.be/kxZD0VQvfqU

– Whitney Houston Songs: “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay”:

http://youtu.be/6J538b-OLRU

– Whitney Houston Songs: “One Moment In Time”:

http://youtu.be/96aAx0kxVSA

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Could I Have This Kiss Forever”:

http://youtu.be/O3wD4iJUDXk

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Fine”:

http://youtu.be/8ZpvsFY3S8A

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Love That Man”:

http://youtu.be/wGrWTTuNJoU

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Dear John Letter”:

http://youtu.be/ZcNrICb1Qxc

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Love To Infinity”:

http://youtu.be/_Bw7M2nFxl8

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Unashamed”:

http://youtu.be/OfnTFEQ2Huk

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Tell me no”:

http://youtu.be/kkSeIv662gw

– Whitney Houston Songs: “One of those days”:

http://youtu.be/uAqh866cAfo

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Try It On My Own”:

http://youtu.be/aA9mmz508Ro

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”:

http://youtu.be/4t2GPgs4b2g

– Whitney Houston Songs: “My Own Strength” (Oprah Talk Show):

http://youtu.be/-2qu9nXnUkc

– Whitney Houston Songs: “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”:

http://youtu.be/tsyqZpNW_Ko

– Whitney Houston Songs: “The First Noel”:

http://youtu.be/aJKWxMbxZi8

– Whitney Houston Songs: “The Christmas Song”:

http://youtu.be/IuCWGzWY5To

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Who Would Imagine A King”:

http://youtu.be/uYGu0dwl4Hk

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Joy To The World”:

http://youtu.be/BTknk-jxc2k

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Nothing But Love” (Espanol):

http://youtu.be/oQ_y8dxkMB8

– Whitney Houston Songs: “For The Lovers”:

http://youtu.be/e2tERaGPG0o

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Worth It”:

http://youtu.be/gMUZTN4z9Co

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Like I Never Left”:

http://youtu.be/fEbbAesIiHI

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Call You Tonight”:

http://youtu.be/yRmExhfsYLY

– Whitney Houston Songs: “A Song For You”:

http://youtu.be/7tvxSNyN1ok

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Salute”:

http://youtu.be/XKGsifSsHoc

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength”:

http://youtu.be/4CbEotFOnP0

– Whitney Houston Songs: “Million Dollar Bill”:

http://youtu.be/wNIcVTmUSOU

– Whitney Houston Songs: “I Look To You”:

http://youtu.be/5Pze_mdbOK8
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**** Remember Whitney Houston on Facebook: ****

– R.I.P Whitney Houston (1963 – 2012):

http://www.facebook.com/pages/RIP-Whitney-Houston-1963-2012/248928635187101

– R.I.P Whitney Houston, You were a Legend:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/RIP-Whitney-Houston-You-were-a-Legend/322301887822529

– Whitney Houston:

http://www.facebook.com/WhitneyHouston

– Michael Jackson & Whitney Houston: King & Queen:

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Michael-Jackson-Whitney-Houston-King-Queen/105432519507773
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**** Remember Whitney Houston on Google Plus: ****

– Whitney Elizabeth Houston:

http://plus.google.com/u/0/b/102570694128049539834/118320065893170895422/posts
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**** Remember Whitney Houston on Twitter: ****

– Whitney Houston:

@RealWhitney

http://plus.google.com/u/0/b/102570694128049539834/118320065893170895422/posts

– WhitneyHouston_Fans:

@WeLove_WhitneyH

https://twitter.com/#!/WeLove_WhitneyH

** (Use the Following Hashtags on Twitter): **

#RIPWhitneyHouston

# RIPWhitney

#WhitneyHouston
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Breaking News!!!: Whitney Houston Found Dead.

Beverly Hills, CA: TMZ is Reporting that hotel employees at the Beverly Hilton found Whitney Houston dead inside the bathtub of her room.

Whitney Houston was pronounced dead at 3:55pm PT.

Whitney Houston was 48 year old.

Cause of death is still under investigation.

Fans around the world are in shock of the news that a great muisc singer and actress has died.

Our Thoughts, Our Hearts, and Our Prayers Go Out to the Family and Friends of Whitney Houston.

More updates as they become available to ZachNews.

News from Needles, California.