Tag: alcohol

Senate Bill Allowing Alcohol Sales After 2am Stalled

CALIFORNIA—The California Legislative lawmakers rejected Senate Bill 58, going into the early hours of Saturday, September 14. If approved, the bill, which was introduced...

20 Retail Locations Targeted In Underage Decoy Operations

SANTA MONICA—On August 8, the Santa Monica Police Department executed a minor decoy operation at 20 alcohol retail locations in the Wilshire, Lincoln and...

SMPD Schedules DUI Checkpoint

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint on Thursday, December 27 at an undisclosed location within city limits between...

Preparing For Fat Tuesday

UNITED STATES—It is the day that many Americans indulge in, but it’s also the one time of the year that Americans prepare to give...

BHPD Conducting DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

BEVERLY HILLS—The Beverly Hills Police Department Traffic Bureau will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, February 9 at Sunset Boulevard and Sierra...

Muddled, Shaken, Stirred

UNITED STATES—Whenever I visit a new restaurant, I order a specialty drink, to experience as many different flavors as I can. I've tried variations...

SMPD Conducts Underage Decoy Operation

SANTA MONICA—Officers from the Santa Monica Police Department’s (SMPD) Vice Unit conducted a minor decoy operation targeting alcohol retail establishments in the Main Street...

A Bit Too Much Alcohol

UNITED STATES—I always found it amazing that New Year’s Eve was not the BIGGEST drinking holiday of the year. I mean it seems everyone...

LAPD Implements DUI Enforcement For Cinco De Mayo

LOS ANGELES—In an effort to decrease the mortality rate from drunk or drugged driving, Los Angeles Police Department officials have arranged for DUI checkpoints and...

SMPD Conducts Underage Decoy Operation

SANTA MONICA—According to a press release from the Santa Monica Police Department, on Thursday, April 20, the SMPD Vice Unit conducted a minor decoy operation...

State Bill To Extend Alcohol Hours Proposed

WESTWOOD—A bill proposed by state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) in February is aimed to allow extensions for alcohol sales in bars and restaurants to...

One Too Many Drinks

UNITED STATES—Alcohol, it’s something many adults indulge in during family gatherings or around big holidays. Well, in my family alcohol seems to be a...

DUI Checkpoint Scheduled In Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA—According to a press release from the Santa Monica Police Department, the department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint on Friday, July 1, between...

The Great Alcohol Debate

UNITED STATES—Alcohol, it’s something so many Americans, men and women indulge in in their attempt to socialize or as I like to say, ‘getting...

Undercover Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation Yields Citation

SANTA MONICA—On Monday, March 28, the Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) performed an undercover Decoy/Shoulder Tap operation within the Santa Monica region. According to...

Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation Yields One Citation

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department conducted an undercover “Shoulder Tap” operation on Saturday, March 12 that resulted in one citation. According to a...

Speak Easy: Drunk Driving

UNITED STATES—In honor of both Poison Prevention Week (March 20-26) as well as upcoming St. Patrick's Day, I wanted to give a reminder of...

Santa Monica PD Tackles Underage Drinking

SANTA MONICA—On February 22, the Santa Monica Police Department employed the Decoy "Shoulder Tap" Operation on four different alcohol retail establishments to find adults who...

Arrests Made At West Hollywood DUI Checkpoint

WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Saturday, November 14, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department conducted a DUI and driver's license checkpoint at the corner of San Vicente...

Curbing Bad Habits

UNITED STATES—It is not easy ridding one’s self of a bad habit, but with continual trial and error things do get better. I’ve been...
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