ABC Posts Suspension at Lona’s City Limits Cantina in Long Beach
Location had a history of being a disorderly premises
Long Beach – On March 17, 2021, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) posted a 30-day-suspension notice at an ABC licensed premises operating under the name of Lona’s City Limits Cantina, located at 1174 East Wardlow Road in the City of Long Beach. The business is prohibited from selling, serving and allowing consumption of alcoholic beverages during the suspension period. In addition to the 30-day-suspension, the license is revoked with the revocation stayed for three years, and if the licensee allows disorderly activity during the next three years, then ABC has authority to take further disciplinary action that could result in revocation.
Long Beach and Signal Hill Police Department Officers responded to numerous calls for service at this location. The disturbance calls included noise violations, fights, and even a patron being shot at the premises.
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ABC is a Department of the Business, Consumer Services and Housing Agency.