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  • Sports program helps anchor troubled lives

    Sports program helps anchor troubled lives
    Theirs are not problems that can be fixed on a baseball diamond or soccer field:
  • Treating them as victims, not criminals

    Treating them as victims, not criminals
    Two years ago, Los Angeles County probation officer Michelle Guymon was asked to help child abuse experts study human trafficking. She imagined a globe-trotting break from 23 years in the trenches managing law-breaking teens. "I figured I'd be traveling...

    Camp Kilpatrick, an acclaimed youth sports program, is sidelined

    Camp Kilpatrick, an acclaimed youth sports program, is sidelined
    A sports program that brought national acclaim to a Los Angeles County probation camp is headed for extinction — unless it can prove that it helps youthful offenders stay trouble-free. For more than 20 years, Camp Kilpatrick in Malibu has been the...

    Getting tough on underage prostitution

    Getting tough on underage prostitution
    On a typical Friday or Saturday night on Long Beach Boulevard in Compton and nearby communities, men by the hundreds go cruising for prostitutes, and they have no trouble finding them. It used to be that a "john" had to take care not to get caught...

    The 'repugnant, vile truth' about sex trafficking in L.A. County

    The 'repugnant, vile truth' about sex trafficking in L.A. County
    "When I turned 14, that was when I hit the track." The track, as Jessica Midkiff calls it, was Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, where she trolled for johns and turned every cent of her earnings over to the pimp who owned her. If you tried to skim a...