Get ready for bars to have the option to stay open and serve alcohol until 4am. Keyword, “option”. Although the Senate passed the bill for bars to serve alcohol until 4am, it’s just an option, not a requirement. Senator Scott Wiener’s LOCAL [Let Our Communities Adjust Late-night] Act is now headed to the state assembly. The earliest the bill could come up for a final vote is September.
Read more on what this means HERE. I have seen a lot of people locally post about this on Facebook and how they feel about it. People who work in the bar industry seem to think this is a pain but patrons seem to be excited. I personally don’t think I could last past 2am, I can barely make it to midnight these days.