COMPLAINT FORMS AND PROCESS
File a complaint against a business, department employee, or bilingual service.
Now Accepting 2023/2024 APP Grant Applications for Local Law Enforcement Agencies Through April 3, 2023
Now Accepting APP Grant Applications for Law Enforcement
ABC’s Online Services
Create a License Administrator account to manage your license online. ABC is mailing validation codes in phases for licensees to register for an account.
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 who sell alcohol to patrons for off-site consumption.
News & Updates
Slough House Social Loses ABC License After Serving Alcohol to a Minor Involved in Fatal Incident
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has ordered the indefinite suspension of the license of Slough House Social, located at 3249 Butte Slough Road in Colusa, after finding the restaurant served alcoholic beverages to a 17-year-old…
West Side Market in Modesto Loses ABC License for Illegal Gambling, Narcotics
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) posted a Notice of Suspension at West Side Market located at 401 Maze Boulevard in Modesto on March 16, 2023, for illegal activity at the premises. The license has been suspended…
ABC Asks the Public and Licensees to Prevent Drunk Driving this St. Patrick’s Day
This St. Patrick’s Day weekend, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) reminds the public to celebrate responsibly and never drive under the influence. ABC encourages licensees and the public to prevent impaired driving by…
More Than 130 Cited in a Statewide Underage Drinking Enforcement Operation
Agents from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) and officers from 44 local police and sheriff’s departments cited more than 130 individuals during ABC’s statewide Shoulder Tap operation on March 11, 2023. This enforcement…
ABC Indefinitely Suspends the License of Edison Market for Selling Alcohol to a Minor
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has indefinitely suspended the license of Edison Market, located at 12301 Edison Highway in Edison, after two clerks repeatedly sold alcoholic beverages to a 19-year-old minor who…
Santa Ana Restaurant Receives Indefinite Suspension for Serving Alcohol to Minors
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has indefinitely suspended the license of Culichitown in Santa Ana after an employee furnished alcohol to a group of six underage persons who were subsequently involved in a deadly…
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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
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 »