Officials declined to change rules on drinking in Old Town despite complaints from local business owenrs.
A committee tasked to review the effects of alcohol sales in Old Town gave their report during a City Council meeting Tuesday at the .
The report based on data backed by the Police Department showed no increase in alcohol-related calls for police service in the historic district, according to The Californian.
Several business owners of local restaurants and service
staff whose income derives from the sale of alcohol said they were pleased with the committee’s results.
The meeting aimed to addressdrinking in Old Town by another business owner who complained to the City Council.
According to The Californian, Mayor Mike Naggar said the success
of Old Town’s nightlife in recent years for locals and tourists has been part
of the city’s dream realized.