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Alcohol Addiction (INACTIVE)

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  • Rep. Trey Radel proves that booze is still the best gateway drug

    Rep. Trey Radel proves that booze is still the best gateway drug
    Just when I was starting to think that Toronto had the market covered on drunken, cocaine-binging politicians, along comes Rep. Trey Radel. The Florida tea party Republican and self-styled "hip-hop conservative" — really, that’s how he...
  • Peter O'Toole Dies; 'Lawrence of Arabia' Star Was 81

    Irish-born stage and screen actor Peter O'Toole, who became an international star in the title role of David Lean's Oscar-winning epic "Lawrence of Arabia," died on Saturday at age 81. He was undoubtedly one of the greatest actors of his generation....
  • Peter O'Toole: The chronic actor

    Seamus Peter O'Toole was an alcoholic and actor but, thankfully, not in that order. He would win worldwide recognition after he played the title role in David Lean's magnificent "Lawrence of Arabia," which was not only a grand spectacle but historically...
  • The battle between doctors and trial lawyers grows more infantile

    This post has been updated. California initiative campaigns have a way of reducing all important public policy issues to their lowest intellectual denominators -- and highest financial numerators. The coming battle over the state's medical malpractice...
  • Man gets 40 months for hate crime against Sikh cabdriver

    Man gets 40 months for hate crime against Sikh cabdriver
    A Washington man who attacked a Sikh cabdriver, beating him until he suffered kidney failure, will go to prison for more than three years for committing a federal hate crime. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour in Seattle sentenced...
  • Task force focuses on small alcohol bottles, over-serving

    The Huntington Beach Downtown Task Force is shifting its attention to the influence of sales of small bottles of alcohol on the problems in the area. The committee Thursday asked City Atty. Jennifer McGrath to see if banning sales of the 1-ounce bottles...
  • Yakama tribe just says no to Washington state's legal pot market

    Yakama tribe just says no to Washington state's legal pot market
    TOPPENISH, Wash. — The Yakama Nation sits in the fertile heart of illegal marijuana country — Washington state's answer to Mendocino County, minus the tie-dye. The soil is rich. The growing season is long. And one of the biggest illegal...
  • Demi Lovato opens up about heavy use of cocaine, alcohol

    Demi Lovato opens up about heavy use of cocaine, alcohol
    Demi Lovato may have been shy a few years back about her reasons for going to rehab, but these days she's holding nothing back, telling all about the drug and alcohol abuse that saw her hitting bottom when she was only 19 years old. Cocaine every half...
  • Judge accused of DUI isn't only jurist to draw the spotlight in recent S. Fla. memory

    Judge accused of DUI isn't only jurist to draw the spotlight in recent S. Fla. memory
    Just a few years ago, South Florida judges were appearing regularly in the news for varying degrees of insensitivity and scandal. Then, the halls of justice grew relatively quiet — until Tuesday night when a Broward judge was arrested in Boca...
  • Review: 'We Are Water' by Wally Lamb

    Review: 'We Are Water' by Wally Lamb
    In Wally Lamb's latest novel, “We Are Water,” outsider artist Annie Oh has left Orion Oh, her psychologist husband of 27 years, to marry a sophisticated, Manhattan-based art dealer named Viveca. On the way to the wedding — set in Lamb'...
  • Veterans Day: Mission to Heal

     
    “My vision here today is to at least reach out to one vet who is suffering,” said Iraq war veteran Tom Woods during a speech he gave while standing in the shadow of the USS Iowa in San Pedro, Ca. on Saturday afternoon. Scanning the crowd,...
  • Council to look at comment policy

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to discuss a hookah lounge moratorium, a proposed Westside condominium project, a cost-recovery ordinance and enforcement against problematic rehabilitation homes. Officials also will revisit an...