Mist rising off of Atascadero Lake in the early morning

Mosquito Surveillance Results-Interactive Map Now Available

Mosquito surveillance sites and trapping results from Environmental Health.

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Standing water around the home

What You Need to Know: Mosquitoes Love Standing Water

Mosquitoes are more than a nuisance—they can spread serious disease. Fighting them can be as simple as dumping out standing water around your house.

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Dr. Christy Mulkerin, Deputy Health Officer, June 2017

Welcome to Dr. Christy Mulkerin, Deputy Health Officer

We recently welcomed Christy Mulkerin, M.D., to the new role of Deputy Health Officer, a hands-on position with broad responsibility to the Public Health Department’s mission.

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Valley Fever in SLO County: What You Need to Know

The fungus that causes Valley Fever is here in SLO County soil, and is expected to rise in 2017 following the rainy winter.

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Lake Nacimiento

Mussel Infested Boat Prevented from Launching at Nacimiento Lake

On July 29, 2017 a volunteer screener discovered hundreds of invasive mussels attached to a boat attempting to launch at Heritage Ranch.

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View of Avila Beach from pier.

County Reaches Agreement with Airbnb to Collect Taxes

The County has reached an agreement with popular online lodging rental platform Airbnb to collect Transient Occupancy Taxes (TOT) and related assessments in the unincorporated areas of San Luis...

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County Government Center Building

Search Underway for New County Administrative Officer

The County of San Luis Obispo is partnering with CPS HR Consulting, an executive search firm, to conduct a nationwide search for our next County Administrative Officer. The deadline to apply for...

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Department of Social Services Arroyo Grande Office

New Electronic Timesheet System available next month in SLO County for In-Home Support Service Providers & Recipients

Streamlined electronic timecard services being offered to in-home support service providers and recipients starting September 11th.

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Seagulls on pier

2017 Siren Test to Take Place August 26th

Sirens will sound at noon and again at 12:30 pm for three minutes.

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Turri Road in Los Osos which underwent chip seal treatment in 2015. Photo by James Lester.

Chip Seal Treatments Begin on Many County Roads

The County of San Luis Obispo will begin construction to resurface pavement on various roads August 7, 2017.

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Photo by Animal Services. Bruno, August 2017.

August Pet of the Month: Bruno

Meet Bruno, a lab mix whose favorite activities are car rides, swimming, and walking.

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Photo by Animal Services. Sarge, July 2017.

July Pet of the Month: Sarge

Meet Sarge, a handsome chocolate pointer mix who loves his treats.

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Clouds over Edna Valley Vineyard. Photo by Amy Joseph.

Adelaida Vacation Rental Ordinance Adopted

The Board of Supervisors adopted a Residential Vacation Rental Ordinance on November 15, 2016.

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Highway 1 Road Damage

Mud Creek Slide Damage Information Request

The Federal Small Business Administration (SBA) has an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program designed to provide financial assistance to those impacted by disaster.

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Diablo Canyon Power Plant

Diablo Canyon Alert

An ALERT has been declared at Diablo Canyon. There is NO release of gas to the environment. An ALERT presents NO danger to the public.

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Diablo Canyon Power Plant

Diablo Canyon Alert Update - 6:19PM, 7/28/17

Alert has been terminated. Plant is in a safe condition and operating at full power.

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Aerial photo of Lopez Lake Dam & spillway.

Spillway Condition Assessments for Lopez and Whale Rock Dams

The California Department of Water Resources has directed a detailed condition assessment of spillways at over 93 dams in California.

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Aedes mosquito

Zika and Spring Break Travel: What You Need to Know

The County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department advises residents that many popular spring break destinations throughout Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, and Pacific Islands...

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Rendering of New Terminal

Airport Welcomes New Concessionaire to Terminal

The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport is excited to announce its first ever post-security concessionaire, First Class Concessions, Inc.

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Spring flowers along La Panza Road. Photo by Kathleen Kent.

Black Mountain Emergency Communications Tower Maintenance

The Black Mountain Emergency Communications Tower site will undergo general site erosion maintenance and repair from August 7 through August 18, 2017.

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New County Government Center in downtown San Luis Obispo

Continuum of Care Program Competition

Proposals are now being accepted for the Continuum of Care Program Competition.

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Blue skies along Shell Creek Road. Photo by Laura Beth Amy.

Oak Woodland Ordinance Adopted

The Board of Supervisors adopted a permanent Oak Woodland Ordinance on April 11, 2017.

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