Prostitution

Dennis Hof, owner of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel in Nevada. (CBS)

Nevada Brothel Owner Looks At Lawsuit After Oakland Billboard Taken Down

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.

06/11/2014

A billboard along I-580 in Oakland advertising the Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Nevada. (CBS)

Oakland Billboard Advertising Nevada ‘Bunny Ranch’ Taken Down

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.

06/10/2014

A sign in front of a massage parlor in San Rafael advertising services. (CBS)

San Rafael Cracking Down On Massage Parlors Accused Of Prostitution

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.

06/05/2014

Anitoch prostitution sting. Stockton police department.

Stockton Police Arrest Man In Prostitution Bust

A girl from Antioch managed to get away from a man she said forced her into prostitution.

05/27/2014

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18 Arrested In Bay Area Massage Parlor Raids

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.

05/02/2014

(CBS)

Marin City Man Arrested For Pimping Teenage Runaway

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.

04/30/2014

Prostitutes walk along a sidewalk.

Hawaii Law Allowing Police To Have Sex With Prostitutes Condemned By SF Advocacy Group

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.

03/21/2014

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Richmond Police ‘Outing’ Johns On Social Media To Fight Prostitution

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.

03/19/2014

(CBS)

Citrus Heights Man Arrested For Trafficking Teen Girls In South SF

A Citrus Heights man was arrested for trafficking teenage girls in South San Francisco over the weekend, one day before local officials announced a special protocol to crack down on human trafficking in San Mateo County.

03/18/2014

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Plan For Free Motel Rooms For San Jose Homeless Would Also Target Prostitution

The 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.

02/25/2014

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