Dear John

Prostitutes walk along a sidewalk.

Oakland Residents Hope ‘Dear John’ Letters Help Curb Prostitution

Nobody likes to get a Dear John letter, and soon men who patronize prostitutes in East Oakland will be receiving them from residents who want to scare them out of the neighborhood.


A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

Vallejo Looks To Battle Prostitution With Shame Campaign

The bad economy has led to a booming prostitution business in Vallejo, and now neighbors are trying to shame potential customers away from the city.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011