Drinking

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Hayward Fire Chief Suspended For Drinking While On Call

The Hayward fire chief was suspended but allowed to continue with his job after a number of behavioral issues that include drinking while on call.

08/04/2015

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Bay Area’s Tri-Valley Residents Keep Recycled Sewer Water In Demand

Many of the Bay Area’s Tri-Valley residents can’t get enough of treated sewer water used for plants, trees and lawns. It’s so much that the Dublin-San Ramon Services District is having a tough time keeping up with demand.

05/12/2015

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Adults Hosting Underage Drinking Parties In Daly City Now Face Major Fines As Deterrent

Daly City joins Pacifica as the second city in San Mateo County to enact a social host ordinance. The new law allows police to cite adults for hosting parties with underage drinking.

04/28/2015

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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

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Sonoma City Council Votes Down Proposal To Add Fluoride To Drinking Water Supply

Sonoma’s city council is opposing a proposal to add fluoride to the city’s drinking water, after hearing concerns from residents.

03/03/2015

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CHP Identifies Hit-And-Run Wrong-Way Hwy 101 Driver

The California Highway Patrol has identified a Santa Rosa woman who is suspected of sideswiping two vehicles when she drove south on northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Windsor Monday.

02/06/2015

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If Drought Persists, California May Dam 3 Sacramento Delta Channels To Protect Drinking Water

State water officials say they may dam parts of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in an emergency measure to protect freshwater used by millions of Californians.

01/26/2015

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

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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

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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

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