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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Police Release Prevention Video

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Police Release Prevention Video Police use grant money from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control to combat Underage Drinking and DUI’s San Luis Obispo – The Cal Poly University Police Department has released a...

Private Events and Private Functions-Craft Distilleries (Type 74)

The Department has received a number of inquiries from Type 74 (craft distillery) licensees regarding what constitutes a “private event or private function” for purposes of serving beer, wine, and distilled spirits for consumption on the licensed premises…

ABC Suspends License in Porterville for Illegal Gambling

On January 30, 2020, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) posted a 45-day suspension at Fiesta Latina Market, located at 14643 Road 192 in Porterville. Alcohol sales are prohibited during the term of the suspension…

January 9 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 9 is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Thank you to ABC’s Sworn Peace Officers for working to keep us safe! Across the country on January 9th each year, there are some citizens who take the lead to show support on National Law Enforcement...

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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

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

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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 »