It was a hot summer’s night in 1992, a year when nightclubs throughout the country were blaring Sir Mix-a-Lot’s “Baby Got Back” and Kris Kross’ “Jump.” Crop tops and high-waisted jeans were all the rage. At a La Habra club, then 17-year-old Rosa Pena-Juarez and a group of friends used fake IDs to sneak inside. As the hours melted away, the group became separated. Most passed the time sharing dances and carefree laughs. But the evening didn’t end happily for everyone.
One of the girls, who had overindulged, was escorted out of the club by security after becoming a bit “rowdy.” The girl found herself standing alone on a curb, where a stranger offered her a ride home.
The next morning, her friends learned the girl had been raped before being dropped off.
“It was horrible,” recalled Pena-Juarez, a now 42-year-old mother of two who lives in Costa…