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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

Chicago Bears v San Francisco 49ers

Police Arrest 31 At Sunday’s 49ers Home Opener At Levi’s Stadium

Santa Clara police arrested 31 people for mainly alcohol-related misdemeanors at the San Francisco 49ers’ game Sunday at Levi’s Stadium

09/16/2014

Capone's Speakeasy

Alameda Bar Owner Arrested For Allegedly Biting Police Officer

The owner of a newly-opened bar in Alameda is facing charges, after authorities said he bit a police officer in the leg while resisting arrest.

09/05/2014

A man is seen on surveillance video stealing bottles of champagne at an Oakland liquor store before getting confronted by store workers. (CBS)

Caught On Camera: Oakland Liquor Store Clerks Fight Back Against Aggressive Thief Who Cops Ignored

Oakland liquor store workers have fought back against an alleged serial thief after they say police refused to become involved.

08/20/2014

(San Jose Police Department)

22-Year-Old Driver Arrested After Allegedly Fleeing From Fiery Car Crash In San Jose

San Jose police have arrested a 22-year-old man who allegedly fled the scene of a fiery rollover accident that injured 10 people in eight vehicles Sunday night in east San Jose.

08/19/2014

Notable Deaths 2014

Weeks Before Passing, Robin Williams Talks About Addiction

Robin Williams, who was found dead from an apparent suicide Monday, has struggled with alcohol addiction for decades. A man who knew Williams from a support group describes the actor’s demeanor and how he reached out to him last month.

08/12/2014

A group of attendees at the Outside Lands music festival said they buried this bottle of whiskey in Golden Gate Park several days before the event. (CBS)

Outside Lands Attendees Skirt Alcohol Rule, Hide Booze In Golden Gate Park

Big names in music and huge crowds are on tap this weekend at Golden Gate Park for Outside Lands. While people are not supposed to bring outside alcohol, a group of attendees said they made some unorthodox plans to get around that rule.

08/08/2014

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