Depends on which permit you have.
You Can Drive But Make Sure You Read The Laws. :)
No you are not able to drive to work with a permit even if you are 18
Yes you need a work permit in California state to work.
Yes you are allowed to drive to school and back with a permit. You may also drive to work and back and the same for church. As long as you drive safely and stay out of trouble while driving to school or work or church and don't do otherwise.
i am work permit holder i can drive in Singapore
No. If you talk to the California Highway Patrol (1-800-TELL-CHP), they will tell you that only a valid driver's license is acceptable--an Illinois permit won't work.
One has to be at least twelve years of age in order to get a work permit in California. Anyone who is over twelve, and under eighteen must have work permit in order to work.
no, you cannot drive alone with a learner's permit