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A couple of men busted after police report they crashed a couple’s wedding then wouldn’t leave. Police say Patrick McAllister of Tierra Verde and Joshua Willard of St. Petersburg arrived drunk and didn’t even know the couple. The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says the two were asked to leave but wouldn’t and that they were shoving guests and even threatened the bride. The two left and went to a bar where they also caused a scene and were eventually arrested on disorderly intoxication and resisting an officer charges.

The world’s first shipment of beer by a self driving truck. Anheuser-Busch reports the tractor-trailer drove more than 120 miles through Colorado. There was a little help though…the company says a professional truck driver was aboard the entire time and made sure things went ok.

The end of the Redwood Credit Union United Way workplace giving campaign means more than $100,000 for the nonprofit. The credit union was giving incentives to employees so they’d donate. The credit union says supporting nonprofits is important to their culture. They raised $105,560 to support United Way of the Wine Country. They say they’ve been supporting the United Way for almost 2 decades and raised more than $1 million so far.

Police in Clearlake say they found a felon they’d been looking for after going out to a domestic disturbance call. Cops say Clarence Hall was arrested after they found a firearm, almost an ounce of meth and more than a pound of pot yesterday. Police say a woman reported multiple incidents of domestic violence with the man the last two weeks, some with a firearm. They say she looked like she had injuries consistent with those claims. Hall was on Post Release Community Supervision when arrested. He’s charged with several crimes including felony domestic violence, felony terroristic threats and felon in possession of a firearm.

A new report shows the state has more cases of sexually transmitted diseases than any other state. The report from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also shows there’s been a spike in Syphilis cases that haven’t been this high since the mid-1990s. Across the country, there were 1.5 million Chlamydia cases last year, 400,000 Gonorrhea cases and 24,000 Syphilis cases, those up 19 percent compared to 2014. The agency says there’s while Calif. was at the top of the list for sexually transmitted diseases, Alaska was the highest on the list. But there’s a smaller population.

An appeal’s been filed against the final environmental impact report for an expansion of a vineyard in Hidden Valley Lake (HVL). The HVL Watershed organization filed the appeal last week against the Lake County Planning Commission which they say mirrors their concerns since the beginning of expansion talk. The group says the report doesn’t totally address impacts to the local watershed, something required by the California Environmental Quality Act. Another planning commission meeting on the expansion of the Wild Diamond Vineyard is scheduled for next month. And the appeal will be heard by the Lake County Board of Supervisors at a future meeting.

Congressman Mike Thompson trying to help out National Guard members who have to pay back some unauthorized bonuses. Thompson’s the Co-Chair of the House Military Veterans Caucus. They’ve sent a letter to the Secretary of the Army asking for an exception, saying it’s wrong to demand a repayment of enlistment bonuses issued in error. Apparently the Secretary of the Army can authorize an exception to repayment requirements under certain circumstances. 2 Republican congressmen and another Democrat along with Thompson, signed the letter.

The Amber Alert called off and an infant from Guerneville found safe. Police say they’ve arrested the boy’s mom, Hannah Ashley, who they say snatched the baby from his grandma earlier this week. The two found in Downieville, yesterday, a tiny town northeast of Yuba City. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office says a witness reported seeing Ashley’s car after the Amber Alert was issued Monday night. It was found abandoned, but mom and son were seen in a grocery store, by a store clerk. The baby, who was unhurt, was in a duffel bag. Mom charged with suspicion of child abduction and evading police.

The Willits Bypass is officially opening. Caltrans reports there’s currently one way traffic because of a failing culvert, but they’re planning on an on-time grand opening next Thursday at 11 a.m. The failing culvert is on Highway 101 just north of the Bypass project. Officials say they’re hopeful they won’t need traffic control workers on scene before the official opening. There is a public celebration planned for the completion of the current phase of the $300 million project, along with a dedication of the 1.1 mile long viaduct, named after Jesse Pittman, a former CalFire Mendocino unit firefighter and Navy SEAL killed in a chopper crash in Afghanistan.

The Palace Hotel still a thorn in the side of the city of Ukiah. Almost a year after a judge told the city to go after mediation instead of receivership, no agreement’s been reached. The city’s petitioned the court again for a receiver to take over rehabbing the old hotel. It doesn’t mean the owner, Eladia Laines would lose the hotel. It’s been empty since the 1990’s when she purchased it. The building’s been in violation of several public safety codes though, since an inspection in May of 2011. A hearing has been set for Jan. 3rd.

Two new wells in the city of Ukiah could mean as much as 2,000 gallons a minute if needed. The city’s director of water and sewer updated the City Council last week. He was there asking for approval of an order of completion for the two wells: the first is a new well northwest of the Orchard Avenue Bridge, and the other was a replacement for one on Lorraine Street. The council voted unanimously to accept the order.

Christmas tree permits are available at Mendocino National Forest offices after Halloween. Starting next Tuesday, Nov. 1st, $10 permits will be available, continuing thru Dec. 23rd. Permits are first come first served and good for this year only. Trees can be cut down and taken out of the forest thru December 24th. And as part of the Every Kid in a Park initiative, fourth graders can get a free Christmas tree permit with a valid fourth grade pass. For more info on that, visit www.everykidinapark.gov.

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