California bars have to close by 2 a.m., but a state senator wants to push that back. The proposal from San Francisco Democratic Senator Scott Wiener would let bars put off last call until 4 a.m.
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After being vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown last year, a sales tax exemption for feminine hygiene products and diapers is back in front of the state legislature.
In Europe, pine-flavored spirits are a staple at ski lodges, but the idea has been slow to catch on in the U.S. As more American distilleries experiment with trees, however, that is changing.
San Joaquin County’s DUI Court is now the model for other such courts in California now that it’s part of the state’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan.
As meal kits gain market share, craft cocktail subscription boxes have followed. The kits allow tipplers to explore new drinks and small brands without splashing out for a big bottle of booze.
California salons and barbershops wouldn’t need a license to serve beer or wine, under a bill now on Governor Jerry Brown’s desk — though they wouldn’t be able to charge extra. Brown has until the end of the month to sign or veto the measure.
A prevalent trend in colleges is starving oneself to compensate calorie intake from alcohol. With us Monday are Jennifer Lombardi from the Eating Recovery Center and Rebecca Thompson from Sacramento State to talk about drunkorexia.
Yolo County may soon have a drug and alcohol abuse treatment facility for Native American youth. Congress recently appropriated funding for construction of the project at a site north of Davis.
The state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control says a decoy operation over the weekend resulted in more than 400 people being arrested or cited for furnishing alcohol to underage people.