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Ladies of the Night Head to Glendale

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It's not really clear all the reasons why prostitutes are flocking to Glendale and Burbank, but the Glendale News-Press still reports that those cities are seeing an influx of sex workers. "The ongoing recession is attracting more out-of-town prostitutes to Glendale and Burbank, which reportedly produce higher-paying clients in safer environments, authorities said. The trend is even hitting high-priced hotels, like the Hilton Glendale, which have been the target of several recent prostitution stings. Four women were arrested on prostitution charges in an undercover sting at the Hilton in March." And yes, like everyone else, prostitutes have been forced to cut their prices: They now earn "$200 to $250 for sex, which is nearly $100 less than what they would have made before the recession..." [GNP]