California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at cracking down on underage drinking on party buses, this after two fatal incidents in the last three years in the Bay Area.
Gilroy’s interim fire chief resigned Monday morning after being caught selling alcohol to an underage decoy in Santa Cruz.
San Jose lawmakers passed a social host law this week, but a local watchdog group says it doesn’t go far enough and wants the marketing of alcohol to teens to be held more accountable.
One of the new California laws set to take effect on January 1st would make it illegal to purchase alcohol in grocery store self-checkout lines in an effort to prevent minors from buying alcohol.
San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has joined a number of law enforcement officials nationwide in calling for “Blast by Colt 45” to be taken off shelves.
The efforts come at a time when binge drinking among teens in the region reached an all-time high.
Officers made five DUI arrests in Marin County Friday night and early Saturday morning and two of those drivers were under 21 years of age, California Highway Patrol officials said.
The parents of a 19-year-old Burlingame man who died in a crash after getting drunk on a “party bus” joined a local lawmaker Wednesday to announce legislation that aims to regulate underage drinking on charter vehicles.
The parents of a Burlingame teen say he died after a night of heavy drinking on a party bus. The buses are the new go-to mode of transportation for teens on a big night. Teens should not be drinking on board, but there are no regulations to stop them.
A Peninsula lawmaker wants to expand state rules to protect against under-age drinking in party buses.