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Letter of the Day: Last call

Published: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:53 p.m.

Last call

EDITOR: In an interview aired Monday morning, state Sen. Mark Leno explained his rationale for proposing that the current 2 a.m. closing time for bars be extended to 4 a.m. He maintained that the current closing time encourages last-minute concentrated drinking. If I interpret his logic correctly, extending the closing time for two hours would provide a safety factor by permitting a staggered release of inebriates to our roadways. A sobering thought?

LESTER N. BENNETT

Santa Rosa

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