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Needles, CA: Everybody start your engines for the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show.

Needles, CA: Everybody start your engines for the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show.

Everybody start your engines as the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show kicks off in Needles, California.

Enjoy a golf tournament, virtual poker run and ride, and plenty of delicious food surround the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show, featuring lots of hot boats and custom cars near the cool Colorado River.

** Schedule of Events: **

The Needles Elks Lodge #1608 will be having a Taco Dinner and Registration Packet Pick Up event starting at 5:00pm PT on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 inside the Needles Elks Lodge # 1608, located at 1000 Lillyhill Drive just south of Interstate 40, in Needles, California.

Taco Dinner tickets are $8.00 and there will be beverages, chips and salsa, and a full bar.

The Golf Tournament will be held at 8:00am PT on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 at River’s Edge Golf Course, located at 144 Marina Drive, in Needles, California.

Register for the shotgun start, 3 man scramble tournament, and get a chance at the Free Hole-In-One competition for a 2018 White Chevy Camaro, sponsored by Bradley Chevrolet and River City Pizza of Needles, California.

Sign ups will begin at 6:30am PT.

The Virtual Poker Run and Ride will be held at 8:00am PT on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 starting at the Needles Chamber of Commerce Office, located at 100 G Street, in Downtown Needles, California.

The Virtual Poker Run and Ride will take place along historic Route 66 and the Mojave Trails National Monument.

** Pictures from ZachNews: **

The 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show will be held on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 and Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at Jack Smith Memorial Park, located at 1000 River Road, in Needles, California.

There will be lots of hot and fast classic, custom and performance boats and vehicles as well as vendors and entertainment just steps away from the beautiful Colorado River.

** Ticket Price Information: **

Tickets for the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show are haft off if you purchase before the event, $10.00 for 2 days of fun.

On the day of the events, tickets for the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show will cost are $10.00 for each day of the event.

** Ticket Purchasing Locations: **

According to the Needles Chamber of Commerce, tickets for the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show can be purchases at the following locations:

  • Ace Hardware:

2350 Miracle Mile #160 in Bullhead City, Arizona

4515 Arizona State Route 95 in Fort Mohave, Arizona

  • Hardware Express:

419 West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California

  • NAPA Auto Parts / Big O & Auto Parts:

949 West Broadway in Downtown Needles, California

  • Needles Chamber of Commerce Office: 

100 G Street in Downtown Needles, California

** Parking Information: **

Parking at the event next to Jack Smith Memorial Park will be $10.00.

Free parking with shuttle service will be behind Giggling Cactus, located at 2411 Needles Highway (2411 West Broadway) in Needles, California.

After all of the events, Giggling Cactus will be presenting the 2nd Annual Boat Show Brunch starting at 9:00am PT on Sunday, February 25th, 2018 inside Giggling Cactus, located at 2411 Needles Highway (2411 West Broadway), in Needles, California.

Come hang out with the boat and car folks and say good by until next year’s event, a truly elegant feast.

This will be a no-host brunch event.

** More Event Information: Contacts: **

  • Golf Tournament:

Please contact the River’s Edge Golf Course at: 1 (760) 326-3931.

  • Virtual Poker Run and Ride:

Please contact the Bureau of Land Management’s Needles Field Office at: 1 (760) 326-7000.

  • Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show:

Please contact the Needles Chamber of Commerce at:  1 (760) 326-2050.

  • Boat Show Brunch:

Please contact Giggling Cactus at: 1 (760) 326-2233.

** More Event Information: Facebook Pages: **

  • Needles Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show:

https://www.facebook.com/NeedlesHBCCS/

  • Needles Chamber of Commerce:

https://www.facebook.com/NeedlesChamberOfCommerce/

** Weather Forecast During Events: **

Keep a watch of the weather conditions during the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show in Needles, California.

  • National Weather Service (Weather Forecast):

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=34.8385&lon=-114.6043#.Wo7VYoPwa1s

  • NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 (Weather Forecast):

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/weather/?zipCode=92363

  • National Weather Service (Weather Radar):

https://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ESX&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

  • NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 (Weather Radar):

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/weather/maps/

** ZachNews Broadcasting Live During Events: **

ZachNews on Facebook will have broadcasting live during the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show.

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ZachNews will have pictures and videos of the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show.

Enjoy the 10th Annual Route 66 Hot Boat and Custom Car Show everybody.

** Flyer Pictures from the Needles Chamber of Commerce: **

Downtown Needles, CA: Robinson Electric Company Inc. will soon be moving to new location and building.

Downtown Needles, CA: Robinson Electric Company Inc. will soon be moving to new location and building.

ZachNews has learn that Robinson Electric Company Inc. will be moving soon into this building on the corner of Third Street and F Street in Downtown Needles, California.

Officials with the City of Needles telling ZachNews of the move from East Broadway to Third Street.

Work continues on the building, including painting the building and placing new lighting on the outside of the building.

No official opening date has been set yet, but work is almost completed and an opening date will be announce soon.

Breaking News!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Firefighters responded to the Jack In The Box fast food restaurant to reports of smoke and electrical burning smell.

Breaking News!!: Downtown Needles, CA: Firefighters responded to the Jack In The Box fast food restaurant to reports of smoke and electrical burning smell.

Firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department Station 32 responded to reports of smoke and electrical burning smell inside the Jack In The Box fast food restaurant, located on the 200 block of J Street, in Downtown Needles, California.

The incident occurred before 5:50am PT on Sunday, February 18th, 2018.

Firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department Station 32 arrived to the Jack In The Box fast food restaurant and Mohave Valley Fire Department was called to assist on a “structure fire at the Jack In The Box”.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez arrived to the Jack In The Box fast food restaurant to find firefighters inside the dining area and walking to the kitchen area.

No visible smoke or flames on the outside the Jack In The Box fast food restaurant.

Employees with Jack In The Box fast food restaurant tell ZachNews that there was a smell of something electrical burning and smoke coming from a vent area on the ceiling area of the dining area.

After checking out the Jack In The Box fast food restaurant, firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department Station 32 left the scene and assistance from Mohave Valley Fire Department was called off.

Employees at the Jack In The Box fast food restaurant also tell ZachNews that they are airing out the dining area and that they are open for business.

** Pictures from ZachNews: **

Breaking News!!: Daggett, CA: Fatal semi truck with trailer accident along eastbound Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Daggett, CA: Fatal semi truck with trailer accident along eastbound Interstate 40.

A semi truck with trailer accident occurred along eastbound Interstate 40 just pass the Hidden Springs Road in Daggett, California.

The semi truck with trailer accident occurred at 1:53pm PT on Saturday, February 17th, 2018.

These pictures sent into ZachNews by Vicken Atarian show the semi truck with trailer on its side along the right side of eastbound Interstate 40.

Cal Fire responded to the semi truck with trailer accident.

According to the California Highway Patrol, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division has been called to the “Fatality” accident.

These pictures sent into ZachNews by Sarina Meers show the traffic jam along eastbound Interstate 40.

All lanes of eastbound Interstate 40 were closed following the fatal crash.

Motorists were told to use Hidden Springs Road to National Trails Highway (Route 66) back to Interstate 40 in Newberry Springs, California.

As of 6:02pm PT, Caltrans District 8 is saying that a lane of eastbound Interstate 40 is open.

As of 8:11am PT on Sunday, February 18th, 2018, Caltrans District 8 is saying that all lanes of eastbound Interstate 40 are open.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the victim in the fatal crash. **

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

Traffic Alert!!: Daggett, CA: Semi truck and trailer on its side along eastbound Interstate 40 blocking lanes.

Traffic Alert!!: Daggett, CA: Semi truck and trailer on its side along eastbound Interstate 40 blocking lanes.

A semi truck and trailer is on its side blocking lanes of eastbound Interstate 40 pass the Hidden Springs Road in Daggett, California.

Cal Fire and a medical helicopter is in route to the incident.

According to the California Highway Patrol, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division has been called to the incident.

These pictures sent into ZachNews by Vicken Atarian show the semi truck and trailer on its side along eastbound Interstate 40.

These pictures sent into ZachNews by Sarina Meers show where the semi truck and trailer is on its side and the traffic jam along eastbound Interstate 40.

A “Hard Closure” is in effect with all lanes of eastbound Interstate 40 are closed.

A hazmat clean up is being called for this incident.

Motorists are being detoured off at the Hidden Springs Road to National Trails Highway (Route 66) back to Interstate 40 in Newberry Springs, California.

News Update!!: Rialto, CA: Both directions of Interstate 10 slowly reopen following a fiery crash that killed 5 people.

News Update!!: Rialto, CA: Both directions of Interstate 10 slowly reopen following a fiery crash that killed 5 people.

Both directions of Interstate 10 in Rialto, California are slowly being reopen following a fiery crash that killed 5 people on Friday, February 16th, 2018.

** Picture from Vadim Mikhaylov via NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

** Picture from Caltrans District 8: **

The fiery crash occurred near Riverside Avenue shortly before 1:00pm PT.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a concrete pumping truck traveling westbound along Interstate 10 in the third lane crossed over onto eastbound lanes of Interstate 10, taking out a guardrail, and crashes head on into multiple vehicles, including a trash truck and a motorcycle.

Several of the vehicles were fully engulfed in flames, and some of the vehicles were underneath the concrete pumping truck.

Firefighters from Rialto Fire Department, Colton Fire Department, and San Bernardino County Fire Department responded to the fiery crash.

** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

According to the California Highway Patrol, 5 people have been confirmed killed in a crash, a drive was non life threatening injured and sent to a local hospital, and another driver walked away without injuries.

It wasn’t immediately clear what caused the driver crossed onto the eastbound side.

Both directions of Interstate 10 were closed for hours due to a fiery crash causing a big traffic jam that was backed up for several mile.

Through the afternoon and into the overnight hours, accident investigators investigate the fiery crash well tow crews and Caltrans crews work to remove the wreckage from the fiery crash and clean up any debris as well as make any repairs along both sides of Interstate 10.

As of 6:20am PT on Saturday, February 17th, 2018, the Caltrans District 8 said that 2 lanes of eastbound Interstate 10 at Riverside Avenue are open and the #3 and #4 lanes of westbound Interstate 10 are open.

The California Highway Patrol is asking anybody with dash cam video related to the fiery crash to please contact the California Highway Patrol Office in San Bernardino, California at: 1 (909) 383-4247.

ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the victims in the fiery crash.

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

Breaking News!!: Rialto, CA: Multiple fatalities in crash and fire closes both directions of Interstate 10.

Breaking News!!: Rialto, CA: Multiple fatalities in crash and fire closes both directions of Interstate 10.

Both directions of Interstate 10 at Riverside Avenue in Rialto, California in closed due to a multiple fatal crash and fire.

** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **

According to the California Highway Patrol, shortly before 1:00pm PT, a concrete pumping truck traveling west in the third lane on the Interstate 10 crossed over onto eastbound lanes, taking out a guardrail, crashes head on with multiple vehicles, and caught fire near Riverside Avenue.

Firefighters from Rialto Fire Department and Colton Fire Department responded to the crash.

According to the California Highway Patrol, 5 people have been confirmed killed in a crash.

Eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 would be closed for 8 to 10 hours, while westbound lanes were expected to be closed for at least 3 hours.

Traffic was backed up for several miles shortly and motorists are being told to use Interstate 210 or State Route 60 are a detour.

ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the victims in the crash.

More information is still coming into ZachNews.