Renewal Fee Waiver for ABC Licensees

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a relief package that authorizes ABC to waive license renewal fees for eligible licensees.

Industry Advisory: Blueprint for a Safer Economy

This Advisory was updated in March 2021 to reflect new guidance and is intended to provide licensees with additional information.

Proposed Adoption of Regulations for Administrative Emergency Decisions

Any interested person may submit written comments relevant to the proposed regulatory action to ABC by 12 p.m. on May 26.

Beer Vats

Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Portal

ABC launches RBS Portal for managers and servers. Training for nearly a million on-sale alcoholic beverage servers is now being offered.

Online Beer Price Posting System

Phase 6 of the online Beer Price Posting system is now live for License Type 17. All licensees now have access to the online system.

News & Updates

ABC Says be Careful on Cinco de Mayo

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) will have agents out to keep the public safe through enforcement of alcoholic beverage laws in communities throughout California on May 5th, when there are…

ABC Revokes License of Max Liquor in Los Angeles

On April 29, 2021, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) posted a revocation notice at Max Liquor, located at 2130 Sawtelle, Suite 111A, in the City of Los Angeles. Effective immediately, the business…

ABC Revokes the License of Kesler’s Lounge in Vallejo

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has revoked the license of Kesler’s Lounge located at 125 Couch Street in Vallejo. The revocation is stayed for 180 days to allow for an ownership transfer…

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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.

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