A number of high-profile child abudction cases gripped the greater Bay Area around the time of Jaycee Lee Dugard's abduction in South Lake Tahoe in 1991:
Angela Bugay, Antioch, Murdered
On Nov. 26, 1983, the body of 5-year-old Angela was found in a shallow grave in Antioch several miles from the apartment complex where she was reported missing a week earlier. Larry Christopher Graham was found guilty following his arrested in 1996 when DNA evidence linked him to the murder.
Kevin Collins, San Francisco, Missing
In one of the first highly visible child disappearance cases in the Bay Area in recent years, 10-year-old Kevin vanished without a trace after basketball practice at St. Agnes School in San Francisco on Feb. 10, 1984. The case remains unsolved.
Amber Swartz, Pinole, Presumed murdered
Amber, 7, was last seen June 3, 1988, in her front yard in Pinole. On July 7, 2009, Pinole police announced the case was closed, noting a signed confession by convicted killer Curtis Dean Anderson a month before his death in 2007.
Michaela Joy Garecht, Hayward, Missing
Michaela, 9, was abducted in plain view Nov. 19, 1988, by an unidentified man with long, blond hair in the parking lot of a convenience store two blocks
Ilene Misheloff, Dublin, Missing
Ilene, 13, vanished while walking to an after-school ice-skating lesson Jan. 30, 1989. The case remains unsolved. Her family holds a vigil in her honor every year on the anniversary of her disappearance.
Polly Klaas, Petaluma, Murdered
In one of the most well-known child disappearance cases of the past two decades, Polly, 12, was kidnapped from her bedroom during a sleepover party Oct. 1, 1993. Her body was found two months later near U.S. Highway 101, 35 miles from her home. Richard Allen Davis was convicted and sentenced to death for her murder.
LeZhan Williams, Vallejo, Abducted and returned
her home, which had been set on fire. Latasha Ann Brown was convicted of murdering Boyden and kidnapping LeZhan. Brown raised LeZhan as her own for six years until her arrest in 2002.
Christina Williams, Seaside, Murdered
Christina, 13, disappeared June 12, 1998, while walking her dog at the former Fort Ord army base, where her family lived. Her skeletal remains were discovered seven months later at a secluded spot on the former base. The case remains unsolved.
Lisa Norrell, Pittsburg, Murdered
The body of 15-year-old Lisa Norrell of Pittsburg was found Nov. 6, 1998, eight days after she abruptly left a girlfriend's quinceanera practice in Antioch in a huff. Her body was found near a landscaping business along the Pittsburg-Antioch Highway. Her death certificate says she died of asphyxiation. Her killer has never been captured.
Xiana Fairchild, Vallejo, Murdered
Xiana, 7, was kidnapped while on her way to school in downtown Vallejo on Dec. 9, 1999. Her fate was unknown until her skull was discovered more than a year later in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Her killer was later determined to be Curtis Dean Anderson, who by that time was already in prison for another high profile case: The 2000 kidnapping of Midsi Sanchez. He died in prison in 2007.
Midsi Sanchez, Vallejo, Escaped from abductor
A rare happy ending to a child disappearance happened for 8-year-old Midsi, who was abducted Aug. 10, 2000, by convicted child killer Curtis Dean Anderson. She escaped after spending two days chained inside his car. Anderson, who died in prison in 2007, was sentenced to more than 200 years in prison for the Sanchez case and for his involvement in another high-profile Bay Area child killing - the 1999 kidnapping and murder of Xiana Fairchild of Vallejo.
Sandra Cantu, Tracy, Murdered
Sandra Cantu, 8-years-old, went missing on March 27, 2009. Her body was found April 6, 2009. Melissa Huckaby is currently awaiting trial on murder charges.