Boys & Girls Clubs 'open door' policy changes
Last updated 6/5/2008 at Noon
FALLBROOK — Since it first opened its doors in 1962, the Boys & Girls Clubs of North County has operated under an “open door policy” in which members were free to come and go as they wished throughout the day.
Neighborhood youth would walk to the Club after school and on hot summer days. When they needed a break or when it was mealtime, they would walk home, often returning to the Club later in the day.
But times have changed and it is not always safe for young people to be walking down the street by themselves. In an effort to increase the safety of its members, the Club has adopte...