Events to mark 1 year since Sierra LaMar's disappearance


LaMar was 15 years old at the time of her disappearance. She was walking to a bus stop near her home when she vanished.

Santa Clara County prosecutors have charged Antolin Garcia-Torres with LaMar's kidnapping and murder, but LaMar's body has never been found.

Two events have been organized for this weekend to mark the disappearance. Balloons will be released at the Sierra LaMar Search Center on Tilton Road at 9 a.m. Saturday. Later that day, a fundraiser will be held in Fremont starting at 1 p.m.

Morgan Hill location:
Sierra LaMar Search Center
85 Tilton Road
Morgan Hill, CA

Fremont location:
Community awareness and fundraising event
1-5 p.m.
37270 Niles Boulevard
Fremont, CA
The fundraiser will feature a Print-a-Thon by the KlaasKids Foundation, live music, bounce houses, face painting and hula dancers.

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