In defense of Casa Pacifica

Six teens were arrested recently in the San Fernando Valley on suspicion of stealing a truck from the Pleasant Valley School District parking lot in Camarillo and smashing through the locked gate to take a short-lived joy ride.
It didn’t take long until it became known that the accused teens—ranging in age from 14 to 17—were residents of Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families, the Camarillo-based campus that serves abused and neglected children.
Soon after, some community members took t...

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