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Autopsies on the three victims of the veterans home shooting in Yountville show they were killed by rifle shots to the head. The report released by the Napa County Sheriff’s Office says too that Dr. Jennifer Gonzales Shushereba’s baby died from a lack of oxygenated blood caused by her mother’s death. A former patient of the Pathway Home, the shooter Albert Wong died from a self-inflicted shot to the head from his shotgun. Wong reported to have gotten his way into a going away party for an employee of the Pathway Home, where he was a patient until a couple weeks before the shooting, and took the three female employees hostage and killed them. The Sheriff’s office says they found no evidence any of the victim’s injuries were caused by anyone other than Wong.

A woman from San Francisco has been arrested for the stabbing of her husband. The Mendocino County Sheriff’s office says it happened Friday while the man slept in their car in Point Arena. Deputies say they got a call early Friday morning to an assault and found the man suffering from stab wounds. They say the couple had stopped to sleep on the coast, and they were told the husband was repeatedly stabbed by a strange man. But Sandra Tsai was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and inflicting corporal injury on a spouse. The husband got the knife from his wife and they called 9-1-1. Jail records show the woman released Saturday after posting $30,000 bond.

Another donation from the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake. This time it’s $1,500 to the Lake County Office of Education for three Lake County schools who have the best attendance during the first ever Attendance Challenge. The leadership of the tribe saying they made the donation to promote and spotlight school attendance. Lake County schools trying to get to 100 percent attendance during the challenge this week… The tribe just donated a big chunk of money – 80-thousand dollars to the North Shore Fire Protection District, a yearly contribution for fire equipment maintenance.

If you’ve got an extra five or so million dollars, you too can own a vineyard. Topel vineyards and winery up for sale in Mendocino County for $5.4 million. The winery in Hopland on 160 acres with another 25 acres of planted vines. The estate with a European style courtyard, tennis court, pool, spa and outdoor kitchen replete with a pizza oven, plus there’s a several outbuildings including a guest house.

Congressman Mike Thompson says he’s got more than 180 members of congress, in both parties, signed on for a gun background check system. Thompson announcing a record 182 members of Congress asking for $75 million in federal funding for its National Instant Criminal Background Check Systems, or NICS. Thompson says it could help keep guns out of the hands of dangerous individuals. Thompson the chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. He says they’ve made strong progress, but the work to prevent gun violence continues.

Several burned out lots in Sonoma County that sat on a golf course now up for sale. The Press Democrat reports it’s a cul-de-sac in Santa Rosa above the first green of the Fountaingrove golf club. There’s already new grass across from the five lots that were left after the October wildfires. In the same subdivision on another street, there are 16 of 43 home sites on the market. There are a few that have houses still in place there. As many as 300 burned lots have been put on the market since the fires in Sonoma County, or about 6 percent of the 5,200 home sites that burned.

Even after the failure of the emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam, the Trump administration is looking to build an even taller dam, to heighten the Shasta Dam by about two stories. But the state’s against the idea, and it’s against state law for the 602-foot structure built in the early 1940’s to be any taller. It’s amongst the tallest in the world. Word is some senior Republican members in Congress, said to be led by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy reportedly trying to push an amendment into the latest budget bill, but without hearings or other public scrutiny.

Congressman Jared Huffman has a gun reform town hall with hundreds of teenagers. The summit yesterday on school safety and gun violence protection less than a week after students across the country walked out to protest gun violence and the non-action of congress after the Parkland, Florida massacre. One of the survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas high mass shooting was supposed to attend but had a conflict, so instead a graduate of the same high school spoke over Skype to the kids at Dominican University of California. Huffman told the crowd, the kids from Parkland are “showing us that young people are incredibly persuasive advocates.” They started the Never Again movement for gun reform now. At Huffman’s town hall there were area advocates for gun reform and multiple North Bay kids speaking and asking questions.

A second reading’s expected from the Lake County Board of Supervisors for the updated cannabis cultivation ordinance. The regular meeting tomorrow morning does not show the ordinance on the set agenda, but at last week’s meeting, the board indicated they’d take it up again. The Sheriff’s expected to get the authorization at the meeting though to offer some incentives to get more deputies. He currently has 47 of 66 full time deputies, plus one’s expected to resign soon to move to a local police dept. The sheriff looking to offer hiring bonuses of $5,000 for up to 10 deputy sheriff candidates.

A man in the Lake County Jail accused of human trafficking. The D-A Don Anderson reports on the preliminary hearing for Nicholas Brooks accusing him of prostituting his girlfriend to make money. Court papers say Brooks would take the majority of what was being made and give her a little money, along with drugs. He’s also accused of threatening, coercing, menacing and forcing the girlfriend into prostitution and beating her with a cell phone and flashlight. The D-A says Brooks was in jail but would force the woman to bring him money there. He had about​
$3,500 on the books at the jail in his name. He faces several charges when he’s arraigned April 3rd.

Lake County D-A won the Prosecutor of the Year award. Don Anderson gets the honor from the California Narcotic Officers’ Association for 2017. That’s a 7,000 member law enforcement association make up of peace officers across the State. They’re known as the largest training association in California and present their Prosecutor of the Year award to identify, recognize, and honor prosecutors throughout California committed to law enforcement. Anderson is only the third elected District Attorney to receive the award since the inception of CNOA.

A homeless man’s been arrested after yelling threats at a school. Mendocino deputies get a call last Thursday morning to Mendocino High School to reports of a man in a black raincoat and rain pants walking across the campus yelling death threats and obscenities. Staff at the High School called 911 and gave police a description saying they saw the guy walked across campus, then the sports field, and into a wooded area off campus. Robert Fielden was arrested the following day after deputies and several California State Parks Rangers and a California Fish and Wildlife Warden searched for hours the day before. Fielden’s charged with Criminal Threats and was taken to jail on $20,000.00 bail.

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