Tag: sex trafficking
Officials in San Francisco and Oakland unveil new efforts to fight trade that often preys on children.
Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts told members of the San Antonio neighborhood that he expected at least one of two anti-prostitution proposals being explored for the area to become a reality soon. Dozens of members of the International Boulevard community, often called the “Track” because of the prevalence of the sex trade there, marched between […]
This week’s new articles from the alternative weeklies… A New Lake Merritt Dog Park? (East Bay Express) The debate over the proposed dog park at Lake Merritt just got a lot more interesting. For years, residents have been led to believe that the only possible location for the fenced dog run was a lawn near […]
This week’s new articles from the alternative weeklies… Smart meters, stupid company (San Francisco Bay Guardian) Smart meters seemed like a good idea at first glance — a little wireless device that, unlike it’s dumb analogous predecessor, would track precise readings of household energy usage in real time, identifying wasteful activities and helping consumers make […]
Today’s first hour of Forum was devoted to Youth Radio’s investigation into child sex trafficking in Oakland, which aired this week on All Things Considered. Host Scott Shafer talked with Denise Tejada, reporter for Youth Radio, Holly Joshi of the Oakland Police Department, and Nola Brantley, of Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting, and Serving Sexually Exploited Youth […]