A man believed to have been driving under the influence struck and killed an elderly woman walking in Brentwood Wednesday morning, police said.
A proposal released by the National Transportation Safety Board Tuesday to lower the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent was met with mixed reaction in the Bay Area and nationwide.
A state Senate oversight report finds that at least 23 sex offenders have been approved to work as drug and alcohol counselors in California over the past eight years.
A 51-year-old Pittsburg man has been identified as the victim in a fatal crash caused by an alleged drunk driver on state Highway 24 in Lafayette early Friday morning, according to a Contra Costa County coroner’s deputy.
The SFPD begins a new enforcement tactic this week on those that are chronically drunk in public, modeled after a successful San Diego program that has been in place for 10 years.
One person died and a Rohnert Park man was injured when a pickup truck crashed into a tree early Saturday morning in Santa Rosa.
A State Senate bill to keep alcohol sales flowing until 4 a.m. was shot down on a four to six vote partly because of drunk driving concerns during morning commuter hours.
The promotion, “Bottomless Saturdays,” has some concerned about safety and the possibility of binge drinking.
There are plenty of supposed hangover cures, from hair of the dog to greasy cheeseburgers. But new research finds a certain bowl of soup popular in New Orleans may work.
The last call for drinks is 2 a.m. in California, but one lawmaker believes that’s just too early to set down the shot glasses and beer steins. State Sen. Mark Leno’s proposal is to let the liquor flow until 4 a.m. as a way to draw more tourists.