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The Humane Society of Inland Mendocino County has their annual fundraiser calling it a success. The Daily Journal reports they had their yearly Raffle and Supporter Appreciation Day over the weekend with tons of prizes, food and live entertainment. It’s one of four fundraiser’s the nonprofit has each year. As you may know, they’re a pet adoption center which launched back in 1992 in rural Redwood Valley. They adopt about 400 cats and kittens and 300 dogs and puppies every year and are managed fully by donations, membership dues, and fundraising events.

A fire quickly doused near the KOA campground on Highway 20 in Willits. The fire Saturday was being called the Camp Fire and happened between the Skunk Train and the ridge and not on KOA property. The Little Lake Fire Protection District, CAL FIRE and the Brooktrails Fire Department were all there with several air tankers and a Helicopter. It charred 7 acres before it was totally surrounded. There were no reports of injuries, but one firefighter did have heat-related sickness and was taken to a hospital, treated and released. The fire may have spread quick due to weather conditions. Willits is under a heat advisory today and tomorrow. Some kittens were apparently saved from under a shed at the campground.

Caltrans has been sent a proposal for safety-focused improvements on Highway 20 on the northern shore of Clear Lake for pedestrian safety. The Record Bee reports there’s been three town halls on the proposal and Supervisor Jim Steele requested the proposal be submitted. It’s got various safety feature ideas and modifications for Highway 20 from Clearlake Oaks to Upper Lake. Steele saying that stretch has him concerned even after Caltrans did work on the road in the past, saying there needs to be more crosswalks or safety features. The Caltran proposals includes speed limit reductions, flashing crosswalk lights at the Nice/Lucerne cutoff, brighter street lights in Lucerne, pedestrian activated crosswalk lights in Clearlake Oaks and more.

A motorcycle with a couple of kids on it crashes into a car in Clearlake. Clearlake police say Leslie Johnson of Clearlake driving a 2004 Ford Mustang when two juveniles on the motorcycle going about 20 mph slammed into the Mustang, missing a stop sign on Locust Street and Austin Drive. The Mustang could not avoid the bike which slammed into the front of the car and the riders were thrown from the motorcycle. The motorcycle then burst into flames, a patrol officer in the area put the fire out and medics arrived within minutes. One of the kids had major injuries and the other with moderate injuries. The driver of the mustang was not hurt.

A national award’s been giving to Sonoma County for its digital work during the October wildfires to keep residents up to date during recovery. The award was first place in the Digital Counties Survey by the Center for Digital Government along with the National Association of Counties, to recognize U.S. counties’ best technology practices. The Press Democrat reports after the fire’s started in October in Sonoma County and Santa Rosa they put together the website, as a portal of information for residents on federal financial assistance, debris removal work and other fire-related items. The County won for counties who have populations of 500,000 to 999,999 residents.

A woman from Oregon missing after her car went off a cliff near Big Sur speaks out about how she survived. A couple camping nearby found the woman. Chelsea and Chad Moore saw the Jeep Liberty at the bottom of a 200-foot cliff, bringing some items they found with the jeep to police. Then within about a half hour they found the driver, 23 year old Angela Hernandez, injured but stable. The couple called 911 and police pulled Hernandez from below. Hernandez says she he used a radiator hose from her car to siphon water from a nearby stream to stay hydrated.

Uber, still struggling to stay afloat after some allegations of sexual harassment, now reportedly under federal investigation for discriminating against women regarding hiring and pay. A former employee alleged the company had a massive sexual harassment problem and that management and HR didn’t respond properly. A blog post alleges the former Uber CEO allowed the sexual misbehavior to go on. Now claims are being investigated by the U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission into the company paying women less and discriminating against them in the hiring process.

A woman in London calls police for a suspected prowler or burglar… but when cops get there to investigate the loud noises, they found a rogue squirrel instead. The emergency call to dispatch sends cops to the woman’s home where they say the squirrel had knocked some items over at the house and caused a mess, Harrow Borough Police tweeting the “rogue squirrel” was released with no charges.

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