'Erotic Service Providers' Sue To Legalize Prostitution, Overturn 1961 BanThe Erotic Service Providers Legal, Education and Research Project claims the state’s current anti-prostitution law violates the Constitutional rights of sex workers.
Call Girls, Money & Power In Silicon Valley: Tech Exec Shares His StoryAfter a Google executive’s death from a heroin overdose aboard a yacht in the Santa Cruz harbor was linked to a high-priced prostitute, many were left wondering how a high-powered executive got mixed up in a world of call girls and deadly drugs.
Oakland Police Make Arrests Involving Human Trafficking, Child Prostitution On International Blvd. Oakland police have made arrests in two different sexual assault and human trafficking cases, both of which involved juvenile victims.
Prostitutes Turning Airbnb Rentals In Manhattan Into Temporary BrothelsProstitutes and escort services are using the San Francisco-based Airbnb home-sharing service to turn prime Manhattan apartments into temporary brothels, according to a report.
Plan For Free Motel Rooms For San Jose Homeless Would Also Target ProstitutionThe city of San Jose is exploring a new strategy to help the homeless and fight prostitution at the same time, by giving away motel rooms to the homeless where prostitutes have set up shop.
Marin Trial Of Accused 'Double Initial' Serial Killer BeginsJurors in the trial of a 79-year-old man charged with the decades-old slayings of four women in Northern California wiped tears from their eyes, as a prosecutor showed images of the victims’ bodies and described how they were discovered.
14 Arrested In San Jose Prostitution Sting; 16-Year-Old Girl RescuedSan Jose police arrested 14 people in two prostitution stings last week and rescued a 16-year-old girl who said she started working as a prostitute at age 11, a police spokesman said Tuesday.
3 Illegal Immigrants Charged With Running NorCal BrothelsFederal authorities say three illegal immigrants have been charged with operating five Central Valley brothels that used other illegal immigrants as prostitutes.
5 Jailed In Petaluma Prostitution StingFive people were arrested in a prostitution sting in Petaluma early Thursday morning, according to police.
SF Public Defender Worried Prostitutes Skip Condom Use Over Prosecution FearsSan Francisco's Public Defender is raising concerns about condoms being used as evidence in prostitution cases and wonders if sex workers are practicing safe sex.
Child Prostitution Growth In Alameda County Outpaces Police EffortsOn a gray, drizzly afternoon last March, it was mostly empty along Oakland’s “Track,” a section of International Boulevard in the middle of the city that is known as a hub for prostitution.
Vallejo Neighborhood Watch Groups Take On Increase In ProstitutionProstitution has been on the rise in Vallejo, and now some neighborhood watch groups are taking matters into their own hands.

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