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  1. How to fixCalifornia'swater lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | SFGate

    ... a dairy farmer who started "Vlot Brother's Dairy and Calf Ranch" with his brother from nothing in the 90's in Chowchilla. The difference, he says, is that today the population has increased significant The Columbia irrigation canal runs along ...

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  2. Chowchilla Landowners Brace for High Speed RailRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | KSEE-TV Fresno

    A meeting was held in Chowchilla for landowners who will loose property to High Speed Rail. Dozens of property owners packed The Little Theater at the Chowchilla Fairgrounds Wednesday.

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  3. Chowchilla kidnapper found fit for paroleRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Almanac

    One of three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 was found fit for parole April 1 by a two-member panel of the state Board of Parole Hearings. This was the 20th time the board considered releasing the man, James Schoenfeld, 63, who is imprisoned at the California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo, the Fresno Bee said.

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  4. Chowchilla kidnapper granted parole but remains in prisonRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | Pleasanton Weekly

    One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore for ransom has been granted parole. However, the ruling by a two-member state Board of Parole Hearings panel on Wednesday to grant parole to 63-year-old James Schoenfeld is only the beginning of a six-month process to determine whether he ultimately will be allowed to go free after 38 years behind bars, Bill Sessa of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.

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  5. Prison reform, California styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    It was one of the crimes of the decade in 1970s California: On July 15, 1976, three armed men stopped a school bus near Chowchilla, kidnapped the 26 children and their bus driver and forced them into a trailer buried beneath a quarry near Livermore. The kidnappers planned to demand a $5 million ransom, but the driver and children managed after 16 hours to dig their way out.

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  6. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    ... for its victims - 26 schoolchildren and their bus driver, kidnapped at gunpoint in the Madera County town of Chowchilla, driven 100 miles north to Livermore, stashed in an underground quarry and held for the purpose of extracting a $5 million ...

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  7. Why parole board voted torelease Chowchilla kidnapperRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Lucianne.com

    The crime was horrific, even by today's standards, and remains a nightmare nearly 39 years later for its victims - 26 schoolchildren and their bus driver, kidnapped at gunpoint in the Madera County town of Chowchilla, driven 100 miles north to Livermore, stashed in an underground quarry and held for the purpose of extracting a $5 million ransom.

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  8. Chowchilla Kidnapper Who Buried Busload of Children in Tri-Valley Quarry in 1976 Granted ParoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Patch.com

    James Schoenfeld was one of three who kidnapped the children and the driver, drove them 100 miles to Livermore and hid them to demand ransom One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore for ransom has been granted parole, a state prison spokesman said Thursday. However, the ruling by a two-member state Board of Parole Hearings panel on Wednesday to grant parole to 63-year-old James Schoenfeld is only the beginning of a six-month process to determine whether he ultimately will be allowed to go free after 38 years behind bars, Bill Sessa of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.

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  9. Chowchilla kidnapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    This is a photograph of the inside of the buried truck trailer, showing the wood used to try to stop it from collapsing from the weight of the dirt, that held captive 26 children and their bus driver from Chowchilla, Calif. after they were kidnapped and taken to a Livermore, Calif.

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  10. Chowchilla kidnapper paroled, to remain in prison for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | SFBay

    One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore for ransom has been granted parole, a state prison spokesman said Thursday. However, the ruling by a two-member state Board of Parole Hearings panel on Wednesday to grant parole to 63-year-old James Schoenfeld is only the beginning of a six-month process to determine whether he ultimately will be allowed to go free after 38 years behind bars, Bill Sessa of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.

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  11. Why parole board voted to release Chowchilla kidnapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | SFGate

    ... them underground in a rockquarry. The victims managed to escape after 36 hours, and none were seriously injured. CHOWCHILLA-B-23JUL76-MN-BY - View of the inside of the cargo van that held 26 children and school bus driver Ed Ray were kidnapped from ...

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  12. Chowchilla kidnapper granted paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | KRON 4

    One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla school children in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore for ransom has been granted parole, a state prison spokesman said today. However, the ruling by a two-member state Board of Parole Hearings panel on Wednesday to grant parole to 63-year-old James Schoenfeld is only the beginning of a six-month process to determine whether he ultimately will be allowed to go free after 38 years behind bars, Bill Sessa of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said.

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  13. Chowchilla school bus kidnapper OK'd for paroleRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | School Bus Fleet

    ... James Schoenfeld, his brother Richard Schoenfeld and Frederick Woods were sentenced to life in prison for the Chowchilla kidnapping. Richard Schoenfeld was released on parole in 2012. Woods was denied parole for the 13th time in November 2012, but ...

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  14. Man Who Buried 26 Schoolchildren Alive Gets Parole Almost 40 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | WMDH-AM New Castle

    ... In 1976, Schoenfeld, his brother Richard and friend Frederick Woods kidnapped a bus full of children from Chowchilla, California, and buried them, as well as their driver, inside a moving van beneath a rock quarry near Livermore, California. They ... 1 comment

  15. Chowchilla school bus kidnapper wins release from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    This is a photograph of the inside of the buried truck trailer, showing the wood used to try to stop it from collapsing from the weight of the dirt, that held captive 26 children and their bus driver from Chowchilla, Calif. after they were kidnapped and taken to a Livermore, Calif.

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  16. Chowchilla kidnapper, a former Atherton resident, found fit for paroleRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Almanac

    One of three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 was found fit for parole Wednesday by a two-member panel of the state Board of Parole Hearings, the Fresno Bee reported. This was the 20th time the board considered releasing the man, James Schoenfeld, 63, who is imprisoned at the California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo, the Bee said.

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  17. Calif. man in 1976 school bus kidnapping granted paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | New York Daily News

    Young victims of the Chowchilla kidnaping huddle together under happier circumstances for celebration honoring them and bus driver Ed Ray on Sunday, August 22, 1976 in Chowchilla, California. From right to left are: Julie Carrejo, Monica Ardery, Linda Carrejo and unidentified friend.

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  18. Chowchilla kidnapper wins release from prisonRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | SFGate

    ... and none were seriously injured. In this 1976 file photo, Frederick N. Woods, 24, one of three suspects in the Chowchilla, Calif., school bus kidnappers, is shown. Woods and brothers Richard and James Schoenfeld are up for parole again and this ...

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  19. Texas bill would bar gun ownership status in medical recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | CBS Atlanta

    ... the chain is facing over labor issues. One of three men who kidnapped 26 children and their school bus driver in Chowchilla, California, nearly 40 years ago was granted parole Wednesday in San Luis Obispo. One of three men who kidnapped 26 children ...

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  20. Labor issues to pressure McDonald's despite pay bumpRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | KTVN Reno

    ... the chain is facing over labor issues. One of three men who kidnapped 26 children and their school bus driver in Chowchilla, California, nearly 40 years ago was granted parole Wednesday in San Luis Obispo. One of three men who kidnapped 26 children ...

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