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Dublin: No charges in on-campus crash that killed DUSD's Catherine Kuo

Original post made on May 19, 2021

The driver whose vehicle fatally struck Dublin Unified School District trustee Catherine Kuo during a volunteer event on campus earlier this spring will not face criminal charges, according to authorities.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 18, 2021, 4:03 PM

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Posted by Kerrie Chabot
a resident of Dublin
on May 19, 2021 at 12:56 am

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Catherine's husband William Kuo was appointed tonight. He will continue Catherine's term on Dublin School Board. She is dearly missed.


Posted by been there
a resident of Del Prado
on May 19, 2021 at 11:00 am

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Isn't this actually vehicular manslaughter?
n. the crime of causing the death of a human being due to illegal driving of an automobile, including gross negligence, drunk driving, reckless driving, or speeding. Vehicular manslaughter can be charged as a misdemeanor (minor crime with a maximum punishment of a year in county jail or only a fine) or a felony (punishable by a term in state prison) depending on the circumstances. Gross negligence or driving a few miles over the speed limit might be charged as a misdemeanor, but drunk driving resulting in a fatality is most likely treated as a felony. Death of a passenger, including a loved one or friend, can be vehicular manslaughter if due to illegal driving.


Posted by FrequentWalkerMiles
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 19, 2021 at 4:21 pm

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“while volunteering at Fallon to distribute food available to residents in need through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's "Farmers to Families Food Box Program."…

“Police reported at the time that Kuo was standing behind a parked Tesla sedan with its trunk open to receive a food box around 11:45 a.m. when a BMW SUV in the designated pickup queue behind them drove forward and hit Kuo from behind, pinning the DUSD trustee between the two vehicles”

People driving Tesla’s and BMWs to pick up food intended for those in need. 2021 Dublin is wild, y’all.


Posted by N
a resident of Dublin
on May 20, 2021 at 4:38 am

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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 21, 2021 at 2:30 pm

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FrequentWalkerMiles,
You should read up on the program, the program was providing food to subsidize farming during the pandemic, essentially ensuring that farming remained viable - it had nothing to do with providing certain need groups with food. The program was open to all.

Read up before you judge.


Posted by Long-time Pleasanton
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on May 27, 2021 at 4:33 pm

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Pleasanton Parent -

From the USDA program page its clear that the program is for "those in need."
Please read the Letter to Stakeholders
Web Link


Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 27, 2021 at 8:03 pm

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Long time Pleasanton

Read beyond the first paragraph and find the qualifying requirements....hint, there are none. Check the faqs no qualifications for who can be a recipient of the program. Your opinion of who qualifies and who actually does are not the same.

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