Alcohol

A robotic sailboat competes at a competition at the California Maritime Academy in Vallejo. (CBS)

Boating Under The Influence? State Assemblyman Authors Boater Safety Bill

A Bay Area member of the state Assembly has authored a bill that would allow law enforcement the right to test the blood of someone they believe may be boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

02/25/2015

(UC Santa Cruz)

Study Shows UC Santa Cruz Students Tops In Discipline For Drug-Related Offenses

The University of California, Santa Cruz is tops on a nationwide list of campus disciplinary action for drug offenses, according to a new report.

02/06/2015

(CBS)

San Francisco Bar’s Liquor License Suspended After Employee Allegedly Caught Selling Cocaine, Marijuana

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control announced Wednesday that the liquor license at a Polk Street bar in San Francisco has been suspended for 30 days.

02/04/2015

Students raise glasses of beer in a toast (Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)

The Science And Myths Of Hangover Cures

If it’s only your head that’s ringing in the new year after indulging in a little too much New Year’s Eve fun Wednesday night, you might be in need of some help feeling better.

01/01/2015

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

San Mateo Judge Publicly Admonished For Driving With .12% Blood-Alcohol Level

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge who was convicted of driving with a blood-alcohol level exceeding the legal limit was publicly admonished by a state watchdog agency in San Francisco Tuesday.

12/30/2014

University of California, Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2nd Death At UC Berkeley Brings Added Concern About Drinking On College Campuses

A Berkeley student from San Ramon was found dead on Piedmont Avenue last week, the second death in the last two months.

12/25/2014

True Hatch was taken in an ambulance after being shot during an apparent break-in at a Benicia home on December 17, 2014. (CBS)

Benicia Homeowner Shoots Drunk Man Who Thought He Was Breaking Into His Own Home

A drunken man who thought he was locked out of his own home by his ex-girlfriend broke into another Benicia home early Wednesday morning and was shot by the homeowner, police said Wednesday.

12/17/2014

The Zeta Psi fraternity house in Berkeley. (CBS)

Man Found Dead At Berkeley Fraternity House Identified As UC Davis Student

Berkeley police Monday identified a man found dead at a fraternity house near the University of California at Berkeley campus early Sunday morning as 20-year-old Vaibhev Loomba of Antioch.

11/10/2014

Wine Guys Book (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Is There Grade Inflation Going On In Wine Scoring?

Our food and wine critic, Narsai David, is apprehensive of Wine Advocate, Robert Parker’s liberal 100 point system that has seen droves of top-ranking wines in recent years.

11/07/2014

Novato Police

Novato Homeowner, 2 Teens Arrested After Underage Drinking Party

A Novato homeowner and parent is in hot water after police say a party with underage drinking was hosted in his home.

11/02/2014

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