Articles Tagged With ‘Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’




State suspends Paso Robles bar’s license after worker sells pot to agents

An employee of the Pine Street Saloon in Paso Robles allegedly sold marijuana three times to undercover Alcoholic Beverage Control agents. The state of California responded by suspending the Pine Street Saloon’s liquor license for 25 days. Employee Daniel French... (Continue reading)

Man arrested, charged with driving under the influence of caffeine

After a man cut him off, an agent of the state arrested the man for driving under the influence in Solano County. [Guardian] Even though a blood test provided negative results for alcohol, meth, opioids and cocaine, the Solano County... (Continue reading)

37 arrested for alcohol offenses at the Mid-State Fair

At the Mid-State Fair, from July 20 through July 31, law enforcement officers arrested 37 fair attendees and staffers for a variety of alcohol related offenses. Working together, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies and agents from the California Department... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly alcohol sting nets 20 arrests

A Cal Poly University Police Department operation conducted during an on-campus concert Saturday ended with 20 arrests. The operation targeted underage drinkers. [KSBY] As Cal Poly held its Spring Stampede concert, officers checked for fake IDs at local bars and... (Continue reading)

SLO County restaurants briefly lose liquor licenses

Three San Luis Obispo County restaurants previously owned by a man convicted of stealing from an elderly woman temporarily lost their liquor licenses. [KEYT] Robert Clouston was ordered in June to pay $327,000 in restitution for a scheme he carried... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria meth dealer steals alcohol sting money

An alleged methamphetamine dealer offered to buy alcohol for a Santa Maria police operative and then attempted to walk away with the booze. [KEYT] On Friday, police failed in their attempt to catch liquor stores selling alcohol to minors and... (Continue reading)

Plan to regulate pot touted

A new state bureaucracy to regulate medical cannabis is being proposed by a San Francisco Democrat who believes California “has been in chaos for years” over muddled marijuana laws. (Bay Area News Group) Assemblyman Tom Ammiano’s bill would create the... (Continue reading)

California lawmaker proposes a 4 a.m. last call

A California state senator has introduced a bill that would allow bars in certain cities to stay open until 4 a.m. [LA Times] SB 635, introduced by San Francisco Democrat Mark Leno, would allow California cities to seek permission from... (Continue reading)