The Bay Area is hitting the bottle hard. Binge drinking has shot up over the past decade with several counties well above the state average, and the tech boom might have something to do with it.
To the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults—not teens or college kids.
A Sonoma County supervisor charged with peeking into a neighbor’s apartment in the middle of the night clad only boxer shorts testified that it was his hope to have sex with the woman.
The promotion, “Bottomless Saturdays,” has some concerned about safety and the possibility of binge drinking.