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Two brothers are under arrest after shots were fired in a Ukiah neighborhood Sunday afternoon. Police say several shots were heard on Waugh Lane where officers found brothers Roman and Miguel Maciel. Ukiah Police say the brothers, who appeared to be drunk, had been arguing when Roman went into his home came out with a bolt-action rifle and fired four shots into the ground. Turns out Miguel had a warrant for his arrest for violation of a court order and Roman was on probation. Roman arrested for negligent discharge of a firearm, violation of probation and public intoxication. Miguel arrested for public intoxication and the warrant.

A Robinson Rancheria home as been damaged by fire. Northshore Firefighters responded around 930am (Monday) to the home on Meadowlark Circle by the casino. The Chief tells Lake County News some neighbors had partially knocked it down before they got there; Cal Fire and US Forest Service firefighters also came out in case it became a brush fire. It was stopped within 30 minutes. The fire damage was limited to one bedroom but there is smoke damage all through the house so the Red Cross was helping the two women, one man and their dog. The cause is under investigation but the Chief says that have not yet found an obvious source.

Insurance cancellations by Anthem Blue Cross of California announced earlier this month will reportedly not affect Mendocino County residents who use the state’s Affordable Health Care Act exchange. Anthem is ending its individual coverage in most of the state in 2018, which means the end of coverage for about 60,000 people who use Covered California. Rep. Jared Huffman tells the Ukiah Daily Journal about 5000 people in Sonoma and Marin counties will be affected, but they have more choices on the exchange than Mendocino. Insurance plans for 2018 will be available on the California marketplace starting November 1. Huffman meanwhile has introduced a bill to lower the Medicare eligibility threshold to 50 and offer a buy-in that would avoid a sudden increase in premiums later in life.

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