Sixth Notice of Regulatory Relief

ABC announces Sixth Notice of Regulatory Relief related to Charitable Promotions and Virtual Wine and Beer Tastings.

COVID-19 Temporary Catering Authorization Application

ABC announces new relief for on-sale dining establishments in counties where stay at home orders have been lifted.

Temporary Fee Relief Extension for October Renewals

ABC announces 30-day extension on annual license renewal fees and late renewal penalty fees.

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Priority License Drawings

ABC will be holding virtual drawings for priority licenses.

News & Updates

Let’s Keep California Teen Drivers Safe Behind the Wheel

This week, October 18-24 is National Teen Driver Safety Week and it is a great time for California teenagers and parents to talk to one another about how teenagers can travel safely on the roads, streets and highways. This week – and every week, parents should have conversations with their teens…

ABC Posts Revocation at Nena’s Cantina in Artesia

On October 9, 2020, The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) posted a revocation notice at an ABC licensed premises operating under the name of Nena’s Cantina, located at 11746-48 E. 166th Street in the City of Artesia…

Go Safely California: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

September is Pedestrian Safety Month and the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is working with local law enforcement agencies across the state to promote safe behaviors that allow drivers and those on foot to get where they need to go safely…

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.

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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 »