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  1. Dawn Rowe named 3rd District supervisor in San Bernardino CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... had been criticized as a violation of the state's open meeting law, the Ralph M. Brown Act . Ruth Musser-Lopez, of Needles, argued last week that the board violated the Brown Act by essentially working in secret to come up with a list of supervisor ...

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  2. County Supes likely to hit restart button on process to replace James RamosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Victorville Daily Press

    ... District board member will also be on the table Tuesday, documents show. On Friday, Musser-Lopez, a former Needles City Council member, said rescinding the lists does not wipe the slate clean. She said it also does not “cure and ...

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  3. San Bernardino County supervisors postpone decision on vacant seat; will weigh Brown Act questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Redlands Daily Facts

    ... will assess an allegation that the hiring process has violated the state's open meetings law. Ruth Musser-Lopez, of Needles, argues that the county violated the Ralph M. Brown Act this week when the four sitting supervisors narrowed a pool of 48 ...

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  4. Needles' future is going to potRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Route 66 News

    Needles, California, which has seen better days like many Route 66 towns bypassed by the interstate decades ago, is betting on future growth with the marijuana industry. The City Council in this solidly Republican community of 5,000 people has approved 81 permits for cannabis businesses since 2015.

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  5. A struggling California desert town bets future on marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    NEEDLES, Calif.>> Jeff Williams, the incoming mayor of this small desert city near the Arizona border, arrested a lot of people for selling marijuana in his days as a county sheriff. He voted against legalizing the stuff in a 2016 statewide referendum.

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  6. A Struggling Desert Town Bets Its Future on PotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The New York Times

    ... off on the old Route 66 as they used to. So Mr. Williams, a slender 54-year-old, has become the unlikely leader of Needles's unlikely effort to turn itself into a new kind of industry town dedicated to the growing business of cannabis. "If a small ...

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  7. Letter: Needles a growing problemRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 9 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... of the city in February, finding giant mounds of trash and food on the majority of streets. At least 100 discarded needles and more than 300 piles of human feces were also found in downtown San Francisco, according to the report. "According to a San ...

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  8. Trump administration clears way for huge Mojave Desert water-pumping projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... with the railroad company to build a pipeline in between the wells it owns in the Mojave Desert area, west of Needles and south of Interstate 40, to the Colorado River, using the railroad's right of way over federal land. From the river area, the ...

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  9. ASU Poet Natalie Diaz on the Power of Poetry and Winning a MacArthur Genius GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2018 | Phoenix New Times

    ... third year at ASU, where she's taught spring classes since 2016. But it's her first fall at the university. Born in Needles, California, on the Mohave reservation, Diaz is an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Community. "ASU is sitting atop ...

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  10. As California's groundwater free-for-all ends, gauging what's leftRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | Stanford

    ... or withdrawal. For example, Mojave's report shows that Joe and Sue Harter, proprietors of Harter Farms, in Needles, have 11 agricultural wells and two for domestic use. The Harters took 2,361 acre-feet of water from underneath the desert last year, ...

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  11. Rural Transit Authority Has Expanded Service to Include Volunteer Driver ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2018 | Mass Transit

    ... outside the VVTA service area." She says, "Another client, who is 92, needs to go Las Vegas from his home in Needles for medical services, a distance of over 100 miles, and TRIP gets him to his appointments in our neighboring state." Miller explains ...

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  12. UT Creative Writing Series presents Natalie DiazRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Daily Times

    Diaz was born and raised in the Fort Mojave Indian Village in Needles, Calif., on the banks of the Colorado River. She is Mojave and an enrolled member of the Gila River Indian Tribe.

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  13. NEEDLES: Man shot and killed by deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    A San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy shot and killed an armed man in Needles on Friday, July 17, authorities said. Friends and family reported 50-year-old Jackie Brand Jr. of Highland missing after he left work early in the morning, according to a sheriff's news release.

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  14. For them, drugs are the answerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | NewsReview.com

    ... and insurance companies agree that drug treatment in California is rife with dangerous operators. , 03.01.18. Needles and the damage done: As discarded syringes litter Sacramento, opioid coalition ponders a response Sacramento County Opioid ...

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  15. More than 1,000 dancers, singers turn out for San Manuel Pow WowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2018 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... Bernardino on Saturday, October 13, 2018. (Photo by Sarah Alvarado, Contributing Photographer) Leland Walema, 4, of Needles, Ca. dances during the 23rd Annual San Manuel Pow Wow held at Cal State San Bernardino on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The Pow ...

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  16. A - foreign legion' mobilized in 1936 to fix state's immigration problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... to halt the throngs of itinerants and jobless arriving during the Great Depression. Area roadblocks were set near Needles and Blythe, while officers also stopped trains in Cadiz and Kelso. Ideally, they were designed to prevent illegal activities by ...

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  17. Former Redlands High students asked to follow up landmark 1960s studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... 400,000 teenagers across the the country including students from 31 schools in California. Campus locations included Needles, Orange, Los Angeles and Burbank. Locally, ninth graders from Redlands High feeder schools Cope and Redlands junior high ...

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  18. David Allen takes a trip on Route 66 at the Fair's "Mother Road" exhibit.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... campground setup had a shiny metal trailer. A sign noted that Route 66 has 21 such campgrounds, including ones in Needles and - who knew? - Pomona. The fondly recalled Mt. Baldy Drive-In, which operated in La Verne from 1960 to 1984, is recreated ... 1 comment

  19. Kicks achieved at LA County Faira s Route 66 exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... campground setup had a shiny metal trailer. A sign noted that Route 66 has 21 such campgrounds, including ones in Needles and - who knew? - Pomona. The fondly recalled Mt. Baldy Drive-In, which operated in La Verne from 1960 to 1984, is recreated ...

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  20. Bureau of Land Management Hosts Orientation On Mojave Trails National MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Inland Empire California

    ... gateway to Mojave Trails National Monument. The orientation was led by Mike Ahrens, BLM Field Manager for the Needles Field Office, who offered an informative overview of the Bureau of Land Management agency and the public lands that they manage. ...

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