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Responsible Beverage Service Portal

Find authorized training providers and take ABC’s online test all on ABC’s RBS Portal.

LEAD Training for Off-Sale Licensees

This training is specifically designed for members of the alcoholic beverage industry who work in off-sale locations such as stores and sell alcohol to patrons for off-site consumption.

News & Updates

New Alcoholic Beverage Laws in California

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is providing the following summary of some new alcoholic beverage laws that went into effect in 2021and other laws that will take effect in January 2022. “ABC will continue to provide information and guidance…

ABC is Awarded a Grant to Increase Teen Driver Safety

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has announced it will administer a $284,000 grant to educate teenagers about safe driving, reduce underage drinking, and work to lower the number of Californians killed or injured in DUI crashes…

ABC’s LEAD Program Celebrates 30 Years

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control’s (ABC) LEAD training program is celebrating 30 years of service. LEAD stands for Licensee Education on Alcohol and Drugs. The award-winning program provides free voluntary training, and it has now trained…

ABC is Awarded a Grant to Increase Safety through Community Outreach

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has announced it will administer a $398,000 grant to help reduce impaired driving and continue the effort to lower the number of Californians killed or injured in DUI crashes. The grant was awarded…

Helping Communities and Assisting Businesses

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control provides the highest level of service and public safety to the people of the State through licensing, education, and enforcement.

California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

3927 Lennane Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834

Email us at headquarters@abc.ca.gov.
Call (916) 419-2500

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About Us

The Department’s workload is divided into three elements: administration, licensing, and compliance. The Department’s Headquarters in Sacramento consists of the Director’s office and other offices performing licensing, fiscal management, legal, trade practices, training, and personnel / labor relations and other administrative support functions for the Department. Read more »

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