Tag Archives: prostitution

Capp Street between 16th and 17th, dark street with people and streetlamp

FBI Crackdown May Bring New Arrivals to Capp

Kristen DiAngelo is concerned about her colleagues. She says that there’s no replacement for the recently defunct free online network that helped them advertise and schedule appointments with clients. With fewer options available, they’re turning...
Oscar Barceñas was injured last week after brandishing a gun at police officers, Photo courtesy of SFPD.

Daytime Violence Addressed at Community Meeting

A recent homicide, a police shooting and subsequent protests were the subjects that dominated last night’s meeting between Capt. Robert Moser of Mission Station and 18 district residents. At the past several meetings, the issue...
Residents were surveyed to assess whether prostitution has decreased in neighborhood.

Prostitution Shifts From Capp to Shotwell

Residents who had complained about a recent uptick in prostitution on Capp Street were back at last night’s police meeting, and for the most part they’re happy because the situation has improved. However, the problem...

Shotwell Residents Ambivalent About Newsom’s Sit/Lie Plan

Most residents say they would rather see the drunks who hang out nearby rehabilitated. If pushed out, residents fear, they'll only return or go elsewhere. En Español
Jeff Godown, the newly minted commander for CompStat.

L.A. Recruit Brings New Attitude to Police Force

Tough questions about crime seek results.
16th Street remains a popular corridor for street-based sex work

Sex Workers Rise for their Rights

By CAITLIN ESCH For 22-year-old call girl Patricia West, Proposition K—a ballot measure to decriminalize sex work—is about protecting prostitutes by bringing the age-old profession out from underground. For Francine Braae, program director of the...