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Donations still being accepted for Zuffa family

Original post made on Jan 8, 2009

Donations are still trickling in for the family of a woman who received second- and third-degree burns to her body after her home exploded and a fire ensued.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 8, 2009, 4:27 PM

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Posted by Christian Cisneros
a resident of Hart Middle School
on Jan 8, 2009 at 5:41 pm

I think that what andrew ochoa did was right and was compassionate. his name was all around the bay area because of the donation and hes been on the news and everything.

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Posted by Great!
a resident of Birdland
on Jan 9, 2009 at 11:31 am

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Posted by Apalled reader
a resident of another community
on Jan 10, 2009 at 12:44 pm

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Posted by Great is an idiot
a resident of Bonde Ranch
on Jan 10, 2009 at 3:03 pm

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Posted by Please Stop
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Jan 14, 2009 at 1:08 pm

Although we live just a few houses down from the Zuffa's we did not know them personally. Please members of the Pleasanton community, stop casting stones and playing Columbo - let the police do their job, as they are the qualified experts.

Regardless of what truth lies ahead and what the investigation reveals, the two Zuffa boys are forever scared by what has transpired. Please think of them and their emotions and what all of the negative speculation from their community may be doing to their psychological well being. They didn't ask for this and are innocent children. Please stop, please.

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Posted by still waiting
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 14, 2009 at 9:07 pm

Well all everyone keeps on saying is let the Police do their job. If that's the case then they need to do it. I find it hard to believe that they have no clues as to how it started by know. A month later and they still say nothing. Come on lets get some answers we deserve them.

Hell The Dept. of Forestry can tell you how and where a fire starts in a matter of hours after they arrive. You mean the local PD cant figure out how to investigate the fire? Maybe this is over their head and they should bring in the qualified people to runt he investigation.

I think its about time the people in the community get some answers.

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Posted by Weird
a resident of Downtown
on Jan 16, 2009 at 9:53 am

I think the bottom line is that they (police/fire) are probably awaiting a comment/statement from Mrs. Zuffa. There is no point in putting out information that is not complete. I too want an answer, but I want it to be accurate. Just be patient and the answers will appear.....hopefully

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Posted by Tim
a resident of Danville
on Jan 21, 2009 at 1:20 am

Maybe the Police are dragging their feet is because Deonna's Father-in law (Kieth's Dad) was a voluntary Police officer for the city of Pleasenton.
They do take care of themselves!

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Posted by ptowner
a resident of Downtown
on Jan 22, 2009 at 4:31 pm

OR maybe they want to speak with De but unfortunatley she is in a coma and has been since the incident! get a life people!

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Posted by Unsatisfied
a resident of Birdland
on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:17 pm

I totally fail to see the victim's statement having anything to do with the results of the incident investigation whatsoever. Perhaps the police investigators need that information, the public does not. We expect that the people we employ as investigators have the skills, training and expertice to determine how these incidents happen based on fact and evidence, in the absence of a first-hand account, or a witness. We are very interested in the victim's account of what happened, however it is not in any way needed for the police to level with the public on how this happened.

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Posted by weird
a resident of Downtown
on Jan 26, 2009 at 4:35 pm

I am just shocked that there is still nothing in the form in an answer from the authorities.....I am pretty darn sure they know all they need to know by now! Whenever Mrs. Zuffa is in position to give a statement will be great; however I just don't see it having any reflection on the investigation.

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Posted by Downtowner
a resident of Downtown
on Jan 30, 2009 at 11:15 pm

Hoping the Weekly will do a follow-up story on the current status of the investigation.

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Posted by Yo
a resident of Downtown
on May 14, 2009 at 10:25 am

This is to Weird and Still Waiting,

Why dont you find something better to do with your lives then to ponder of this's over for god sakes. Move on. Who the heck cares

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