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Renewal Fee Waiver

Specified licensees with on-sale privileges may be eligible for fee waivers of licenses with expiration dates between March 1, 2021 and February 28, 2023.

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

ABC Reminds the Public to Celebrate Responsibly This Cinco de Mayo

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is reminding the public to celebrate responsibly this May 5, when there are many celebrations recognizing Cinco de Mayo. If you are celebrating with alcohol, designate designate a sober driver or use…

April is Alcohol Awareness Month

The number of deaths in the United States (U.S.) involving alcohol jumped 25.5 percent between 2019 and 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research published Friday, March 18 in the Journal of the American Medical Association…

The La Fiesta Market Liquor License is Revoked in Kerman

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has revoked the alcoholic beverage license of the La Fiesta Market located at 307 South Madera Avenue in Kerman because the store sold alcohol three separate times to minors…

ABC Reminds Licensees to be Careful on St. Patrick’s Day

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is reminding the public to designate a sober driver or use a rideshare if they are celebrating with alcohol on St. Patrick’s Day. Those caught driving impaired and charged with a first-time DUI face…

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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