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Use this link to find information about dram shop and liquor liability laws in California.  There is also a contact link for the state board if you have more questions.

We get asked this question all the time.  This page shows you the minimum ages to sell, serve, and mix alcohol in California.  Useful information to know if you're thinking about becoming a bartender in CA.  Bartending can be a great way to earn some extra money while going to school, during summers, as a part-time job, or even as a full time job.  Some bars in California will allow you to do very well in tips and wages...especially if you do a good job.  And every good bartender begins with a great certification!

This link will show you what forms of ID are acceptable when attempting to purchase alcohol in California.  This information is useful for anyone who is unsure about California policies on acceptable forms of ID or for anyone planning to get a job as a bartender in San Diego or anywhere else in California.