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A man shot along with his dad in Willits a week ago has died. The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office reports 30 year old Miguel Ramirez of Covelo died at a hospital where he was taken after the shooting last week. His dad Calixto was killed the day of the shooting and his other son, 23 year old Ubaldo is being held in connection to the shootings last Tuesday on the 101 south of Golden Rule. Ubaldo’s been

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jail since the shooting and was being held without bail.

The County Fire now 80% contained after burning nearly 90,300 acres in Napa and Yolo counties. The weather is hot, hitting triple digits today with low humidity and some light wind. Firefighters working hard to get the fire totally surrounded, burning back fires to get part of the fire contained. It started about 10 days ago in Guinda on Highway 16. It’s currently the largest fire burning in the state. A new fire breaks out in the newly burned scar from the Pawnee Fire. The Spring 2 fire is already 50% contained though, after burning 80 acres. The Pawnee Fire’s 100 percent contained. And the Klamathon Fire in Siskiyou County’s burned 36,500 acres and is 45% contained.

A new police chief’s been named in Clearlake. 33 year old Andrew White, the commander and second-in-line at the Suisun City Police Department is coming to Clearlake. He and his family will live in Clearlake. The City Manager Greg Folsom says White’s coming with years of experience and skills that suit him to the job including supervision in animal control, code enforcement and technology. The city council will consider White’s employment contract at their meeting Thursday. It will be for three years to start and three months notice if they want to end or extend the contract. The job pays $130,000 a year with 5-percent bumps after two years on the job.


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