Bryant Anderson/Del Norte Triplicate

One of California's smallest counties is beset with one of the state's biggest problems: domestic violence. 

The Del Norte County Sheriff's office received domestic violence calls in the dozens until six years ago. 

That's when the number mushroomed into the hundreds, and now tops 1,000 per year, more per capita than in any other county in all of California.  The reasons and remedies are elusive. 

Emily Cureton, now the Exchange producer, spent a year delving into the domestic violence situation in Del Norte County. 

Human Trafficking: A Growing Global Problem

Dec 16, 2013
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund

It is not easy to wrap our minds around the concept of human trafficking.

But figures indicate it is a legitimate criminal concern, and a rapidly growing one.  Call it slavery if you like… it has many attributes in common. 

Elder Abuse-The Financial Kind

Nov 13, 2013

The term "elder abuse" is one of those that can raise hackles the moment you hear it. 

Yes, there are examples of physical and emotional abuse.

Beating Addiction: "Digging Holes in My Soul"

Sep 18, 2013
Dean Scholl

Dean Scholl thought he was just living life to its fullest.