Silicon Valley Leads California In Binge Drinking

April 24, 2015 3:33 AM

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SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — 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.

Research conducted by the University of Washington found binge drinking in Santa Clara County went up 28 percent in a decade, the highest of any county in California. Not far behind are San Mateo County and San Francisco.

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