The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Wednesday to establish a human trafficking team.
Two sisters charged with pimping young women out of San Francisco Richmond District homes appeared in court Friday for the first time in their case, but their arraignment was rescheduled.
The owner of a Nevada brothel may file a lawsuit against the City of Oakland after his billboard promoting one of his establishments was taken down after complaints from city leaders and neighbors.
A sign on an Oakland billboard advertising a brothel in Nevada was taken down this week, following complaints from a city leader and concerned parents.
Sex parlors masquerading as massage businesses are apparently a big problem in San Rafael. In fact, the city is spending $250,000 to crack down.
A girl from Antioch managed to get away from a man she said forced her into prostitution.
Authorities in Northern California said 18 people face dozens of felony charges, including pimping, after several massage parlors were shut down during a series of early-morning raids.
The Marin County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Marin City man Tuesday on suspicion of human trafficking of a victim under the age of 18.
A law that allows Hawaii police officers to have sex with prostitutes while working undercover investigations allows women to be further abused by police, according to a San Francisco research group working to abolish prostitution and human trafficking.
Richmond’s police department are now turning to social media to discourage those who pay for sex by outing Johns with picture postings on sites like Facebook and Twitter.