A San Jose weekly newspaper is being pressured by community leaders to stop running advertisements for escort services.
Freedom House, a locally based nonprofit, has been invested in rebuilding the lives of trafficking victims one by one for the past three years.
A child pornography investigation led by federal immigration agents led to the arrests of more than 200 suspects, authorities announced Thursday.
Eight people have been arrested at an Emeryville hotel in an operation targeting child prostitution, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.
A Scotts Valley man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of engaging in sexual activity with a 14-year-old girl, a police spokesman said Thursday.
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.