Needles, California

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Secretary of Defense, in which they spoke of the new program at Needles High School called MOCK National Security Workshop. The students were also interviewed for the nationwide, fifteen-minute television news show, ''Channel One News'', where the episode was aired on October 25. * Needles was the main site of a 2009 ''UFO Hunters'' episode investigating a supposed UFO Crash. * Needles High School was on a ''School Pride'' television episode November 12, 2010. * In the ''Sex and the City'' season 6 episode "Out of the Frying Pan", Smith Jerrod and Samantha Jones (Samantha Jones (Sex and the City)) attend the movie premiere of a Gus Van Sant film called ''Needles, CA''. Other connections * April 10, 1992: the 38-year-old comedian Sam Kinison was killed in a head-on car crash outside of Needles, California. His newlywed wife was critically injured. thumb Tony Hawk at the opening of the Needles Skate Park on January 3, 2004. (File:JasonTonyParkOpening.JPG) * In late 2000 to early 2001, skateboard legend Tony Hawk donated $10,000 to the Needles Skate Park, which is still in use today. Hawk was present for the grand opening of the park in January 2004. * Needles (and the surrounding area) was the scene for the hit 1986 post-apocalyptic computer RPG ''Wasteland (Wasteland (computer game))''. * Murals paying homage to U.S. 66, the celebrated "Mother Road" which passed through Needles on its way between Chicago and Los Angeles, and painted by local artist Dan Louden, have become a popular tourist attraction. From Essex, the original alignment followed Goffs Road through Goffs (Goffs, California) and joining I-40 at the U.S. Route 95 (U.S. Route 95 in California) exit. A later alignment is now I-40 from Goffs. The original highway winds around I-40 in the Needles (Needles, California) area, before crossing the Colorado River into Arizona. The western route parallelling the Colorado River, covers more plains, of the Colorado Desert Mojave Desert, rising to, and down from various ''mountain passes'', (for example south of Needles, California(the Sacramento Mountains (California)), or Searchlight, Nevada). Wash (Wash (creek))es-(no rivers), drain from the west into the Lower Colorado River, south from Lake Mead-Hoover Dam.


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, and From Essex, the original alignment followed Goffs Road through Goffs (Goffs, California) and joining I-40 at the U.S. Route 95 (U.S. Route 95 in California) exit. A later alignment is now I-40 from Goffs. The original highway winds around I-40 in the Needles (Needles, California) area, before crossing the Colorado River into Arizona. The western route parallelling the Colorado River, covers more plains, of the Colorado Desert Mojave Desert, rising to, and down from various ''mountain passes'', (for example south of Needles, California(the Sacramento Mountains (California)), or Searchlight, Nevada). Wash (Wash (creek))es-(no rivers), drain from the west into the Lower Colorado River, south from Lake Mead-Hoover Dam.


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to be buried in a Jewish cemetery. '''760 (Area code 760)''' - Covers all of the El Centro metropolitan area as well as Palm Springs (Palm Springs, California), Oceanside (Oceanside, California), Bishop (Bishop, California), Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California), Barstow, California

Barstow , Needles (Needles, California); northern San Diego County (San Diego County, California), and southeastern California, including much of the Mojave Desert and the Owens Valley. (Split from 619 on March 22, 1997, overlayed by area code 442 in 2009). The Mojave National Preserve covers some of the eastern desert, especially between Interstate 15 (Interstate 15 (California)) and Interstate 40 (Interstate 40 (California)). The desert portion also includes the cities

southwest of Kingman (Kingman, Arizona). I-40 covers The nearby communities of Laughlin (Laughlin, Nevada); Needles


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of Wrath (film) The Grapes of Wrath '' (1940) * ''Route 66 (Route 66 (TV series))'' (1960) "The Strengthening Angels" TV Episode * ''Two-Lane Blacktop'' (1971) * ''Convoy (Convoy (1978 film))'' (1978) * ''Repo Man (Repo Man (film))'' (1984) * ''Evicted (Evicted (film))'' (2000) * ''The Amazing Race (The Amazing Race (U.S. TV series))'' (2001) TV Series * ''Domino (Domino (film))'' (2005) * ''Criminal Xing (Criminal Xing (film))'' (2007) * '' Into the Wild (film


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accessdate 2008-01-31 title American FactFinder of 2000, there were 4,830 people, 1,940 households, and 1,268 families residing in the city. The estimated population in July 2006: 5,330 (+10.4% change). ref


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Secretary of Defense, in which they spoke of the new program at Needles High School called MOCK National Security Workshop. The students were also interviewed for the nationwide, fifteen-minute television news show, ''Channel One News'', where the episode was aired on October 25. * Needles was the main site of a 2009 ''UFO Hunters'' episode investigating a supposed UFO Crash. * Needles High School was on a ''School Pride'' television episode November 12, 2010


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The March 9, 2009 voter registration tally for the city is as follows: *American Independent: 104 *Democratic: 907 *Libertarian: 8 *Non Partisan: 430 *Peace and Freedom: 9 *Republican: 624 *'''City Total: 2,082''' From Essex, the original alignment followed Goffs Road through Goffs (Goffs, California) and joining I-40 at the U.S. Route 95 (U.S. Route 95 in California) exit. A later alignment is now I-40 from Goffs. The original highway winds around I-40 in the Needles (Needles, California) area, before crossing the Colorado River into Arizona. The western route parallelling the Colorado River, covers more plains, of the Colorado Desert Mojave Desert, rising to, and down from various ''mountain passes'', (for example south of Needles, California(the Sacramento Mountains (California)), or Searchlight, Nevada). Wash (Wash (creek))es-(no rivers), drain from the west into the Lower Colorado River, south from Lake Mead-Hoover Dam.


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&dq popular+mechanics+July+1932+airplane&hl en&ei IoAZTePWB-DRnAe63OjPDg&sa X&oi book_result&ct result&resnum 7&ved 0CDgQ6AEwBjg8#v onepage&q&f true "Putting A River In Its Place" ''Popular Mechanics'', July 1949 Needles is a tourism and recreation center, a tradition going back for decades. The city is the eastern gateway to the Mojave National Preserve, a scenic desert National Park. Climate Needles, like Death Valley


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(Arizona) U.S. Route 66 and was able to cater to travelers driving between Kingman and Needles, California. Even that advantage was short-lived as the town was completely bypassed in 1953 when a new route between Kingman and Needles was built. By the 1960s, Oatman was all but abandoned. *'''747 (Area codes 747 and 818)''' - Overlay with 818 (Area codes 747 and 818) on May 18, 2009 *'''760 (Area codes 442 and 760)''' - '''Palm Springs (Palm Springs, California)''', Oceanside

Needles, California

'''Needles''' (Mojave (Mojave language): ''ʼAha Kuloh'') is a city located in the Mojave Desert on the western banks of the Colorado River (Colorado River (U.S.)) in San Bernardino County (San Bernardino County, California), California. It is located in the Mohave Valley which straddles the California–Arizona–Nevada border. The city is accessible via Interstate 40 and U.S. Route 95. The population was 4,844 at the 2010 census, up from 4,830 at the 2000 census.

Needles was named after "The Needles", a group of pointed rocks on the Arizona side of the river. The large Mohave (Mohave people) Native American (Native Americans in the United States) community shares the nearby Fort Mojave Indian Reservation and the town. Needles is a gateway to the Mojave National Preserve.

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