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A famous chef has donated $100,000 to Butte Humane Society for their new state-of-the-art animal shelter in north Chico. The Rachael Ray Foundation from the TV show celeb who also has her own dog food brand, called Nutrish. Part of the sales from Nutrish go to her foundation for animal charities. The Executive Director of the Humane Society in Butte says it’s another step forward in their effort to try to raise $11 million to build the new animal shelter. It’ll be on a 10 acre parcel donated by Sierra Nevada Brewery founders Ken Grossman and his wife Katie Gonser.

For those looking for help with a new home after wildfires, there’s going to be an informational event at the Twin Pine Event Center. The event hosted by North Coast Opportunities and Hammers for Hope to help those who want to rebuild their homes after fire. The event a week from Saturday, March 30th all day and no appointment is needed. Hammers for Hope CalHome Loans have about 4 and a half million dollars for the Lake County rebuild effort for low-income homeowners or renters. The loans are 0 percent interest with no payment necessary for 30 years.

For more information about CalHome Loans, call Shauna Dyer at (707) 234-7020 or email her at info.

A man’s shot and another’s arrested after an altercation near Benbow which police characterize as an ongoing civil dispute. Kym Kemp dot com reports the shooting yesterday, but the victim’s name was not released. The Sheriff’s office reports the victim shot in the shoulder. They were taken to the hospital. They also report on their Facebook page arresting 65-year-old Thomas Neil Harris. Harris was booked into the Humboldt County Jail for attempted homicide with bail is set at $500,000.

Reports of shots fired in Fort Bragg and as police are on the way, they get several more reports of shots fired in the city. Many said they heard 3 to 5 shots. When police got to the area, one person said there were bullet holes in their home. Police found a hole in a mirror, another on a wall. Even though they had reports of several shots fired, police didn’t find any more damage. They went around the neighborhood and confirmed there were no injuries. But they’ve not located who may have shot a gun, nor did they find any shell casings. No witnesses reported suspicious activity so a motive for the shooting is unknown. Cops asking anyone who may have seen or heard anything to call the dept. or their anonymous tip line.

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