Daily Archives: July 30, 2013

Girls Abuse Drugs at Higher Rates Than Boys, Face Greater Risk Factors

Girls booked into Juvenile Hall in San Diego County abuse drugs at substantially higher rates than their male counterparts and face greater risk factors for delinquency, according to a new study released today by the SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division.

 

The study, “http://www.sandag.org/uploads/publicationid/publicationid_1772_16370.pdf,” reveals alarming differences along gender lines:

 

  • 64 percent of the girls interviewed for the study reported that their families had prior involvement with Child Protective Services, compared to 15 percent of the boys.
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Calexico Measure “H” Commission Builds Priority List

By Mario Conde                  

The Measure “H” Commission held its first workshop this past Monday to build a priority list for projects in Calexico.

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