Changes are underway at two Oakland hotels known for sex trafficking and child prostitution and the city attorney is ready for a fresh start.
Two men were arrested at Lands End in San Francisco on Monday after one allegedly tried to recruit an underage girl into sex trafficking, police said.
A federal judge will hear arguments in San Francisco Monday morning on a motion to block a voter initiative’s requirement that California’s 73,000 registered sex offenders must give police a list of their online screen names and Internet service providers.
A judge this week issued final judgments that shut down two Oakland motels for a year that authorities say have been centers of prostitution and the sexual exploitation of minors.
Yahoo is teaming up with California Attorney General Kamala Harris for a new campaign aimed at raising online awareness about human trafficking.
A crusade to get companies to pull their ads from publications owned by the Village Voice has reached the Bay Area, where the Voice owns SF Weekly.
A Sacramento man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland to a charge of conspiring to coerce underage teenage girls into prostitution.
Human rights advocates and lawmakers were in San Francisco Wednesday to support a state ballot initiative that would impose stricter punishment on human traffickers.
California lacks a unified response to human trafficking but several Bay Area officials are making inroads in protecting exploited children and prosecuting their attackers.
On 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.