LA City Council Considers Sending 'Dear John' Letters To Homes Of Men Who Solicit ProstitutesCouncil member Nury Martinez's plan drew immediate criticism from the Electronic Freedom Foundation, which along with the ACLU has an ongoing lawsuit against the LAPD and the Los Angeles sheriff.
San Bernardino County Official Keeps Job Amid Prostitution ScandalOne San Bernardino county official who pled guilty to agreeing to engage in prostitution is allowed to keep his job, and that isn't sitting well with local residents.
Fundraiser To Be Held For Local Group Rescuing Children From Sexual ExploitationThe number of children who are at risk at any given time is said to be estimated between 100,000 and 300,000. One of the largest groups to rescue these children from prostitution is located locally, in the San Fernando Valley.
22-Year-Old Stockton Man Accused Of Using Facebook To Lure Women Into O.C. Sex TradeProsecutors say Allen Kahrion Jackson got nine adult women and four underage girls to become sex workers.
LA District Attorney Targets Gangs Sex Trafficking Young GirlsThe Los Angeles district attorney says her office is targeting street gangs that are prostituting girls as young as 12 years old.
Suspects Wanted For Pimping 16-Year-Old Girl In Long BeachPolice asked for the public’s help Friday to find two suspects involved in the pimping of a 16-year-old girl.
91 Arrested, Dozens Of Women Rescued In Sex Trafficking InvestigationPolice say they have made 91 arrests for pimping, prostitution and payment for sexual services following an eight-month sex trafficking investigation.
Anaheim Joins OC 'Shaming' Movement For Sexual Solicitation ConvictsIn order to combat prostitution, Anaheim will begin publicly shaming people convicted of soliciting sex from a prostitute.
Man Gets 6 Years In Trafficking, Prostitution CaseA 25-year-old man has been sentenced to more than six years in state prison after pleading guilty to human trafficking and prostitution charges involving 16- and 17-year-old girls.
Ex-San Bernardino Officer Found Guilty In Sex Abuse CaseA former San Bernardino policeman who forced two prostitutes to perform sex acts while he was in uniform has been convicted of civil rights violations.
Human Trafficking Victims Could Clear Crime Record AB1585 by Assemblyman Luis Alejo, a Democrat from Watsonville, allows defendants who are convicted of soliciting prostitution to petition to clear their record if they have evidence they were victims of human trafficking.
Bill Raises Penalty For Pursuing Minor ProstitutesThe state Assembly has passed legislation doubling county jail sentences for those convicted of soliciting minor prostitutes, although it originally contained much harsher penalties.