Binge Drinking

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

Silicon Valley Leads California In Binge Drinking

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.

04/23/2015

14 "Facts" About Drinking

Middle-Aged Adults, Not College Kids Make Up Majority Of Drinking Deaths

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.

01/06/2015

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo. (County of Sonoma)

Sonoma County Supervisor Accused Of Peeking At Neighbor Testifies Sex Was His Goal

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.

04/24/2014

Horses racing at Golden Gate Fields. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Golden Gate Fields All-You-Can-Drink Promotion Facing Opposition

The promotion, “Bottomless Saturdays,” has some concerned about safety and the possibility of binge drinking.

04/17/2013