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Cows on a hill Click to view article, SLO County Residents Age 16 and Older Can Sign Up for County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Registry

SLO County Residents Age 16 and Older Can Sign Up for County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Registry

Those at highest risk of serious COVID-19 outcomes continue to be next in line to receive the vaccine

Green hills surrounding a lake Click to view article, County Officials Urge Residents to Proactively Book Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

County Officials Urge Residents to Proactively Book Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Residents should get their second dose at same place as first dose

National Crime Victims' Rights Week April 18-24, 2021 Click to view article, April is Crime Victims' Rights Awareness month in San Luis Obispo County

April is Crime Victims' Rights Awareness month in San Luis Obispo County

SLO County DA’s Office and the Cal Poly Cybersecurity Institute team up to provide information and resources to the community in April.

White rabbit in brown wooden box sniffing a yellow flower. Click to view article, Health Officials Urge Residents to Celebrate Safely, Avoid Gatherings on Holiday Weekend

Health Officials Urge Residents to Celebrate Safely, Avoid Gatherings on Holiday Weekend

COVID-19 cases have surged locally following previous holidays

Four-Pronged 'Road to Recovery' Approach Brings Aid to Local Businesses Click to view article, County of San Luis Obispo Launches COVID-19 Economic Recovery Effort

County of San Luis Obispo Launches COVID-19 Economic Recovery Effort

Four-Pronged 'Road to Recovery' Approach Brings Aid to Local Businesses

County Property Tax Bill Click to view article, Property Tax Deadline Approaching

Property Tax Deadline Approaching

James Hamilton, County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, reminds taxpayers that the 2nd installment of the 2020-21 secured property tax bill becomes delinquent if not paid on or before April 12, 2021. The normal April 10th deadline is extended this year because the 10th falls on a weekend.

Sunset over the ocean at Montana de Oro State Park Click to view article, SLO County Residents Age 30 and Older Can Sign Up for County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Registry

SLO County Residents Age 30 and Older Can Sign Up for County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Registry

Those at highest risk of serious COVID-19 outcomes continue to be first in line to get vaccinated

Aerial view of Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Click to view article, Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning

The Department of Planning and Building has created a webpage to keep the public updated on the progress of the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant Decommissioning.

US 101 at Tefft Street, Nipomo Click to view article, Construction to begin for the Tefft Street at US 101 Interchange Operational Improvement Project

Construction to begin for the Tefft Street at US 101 Interchange Operational Improvement Project

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin construction of the Tefft Street at US 101 Interchange Operational Improvement project.

Rex, the tan and black German Shepard dog.  Click to view article, March Pet of the Month: Rex

March Pet of the Month: Rex

Rex, the gentle giant German Shepard is ready to smile his way into your heart!

Environmental Health News Click to view article, Environmental Health Responds to Sulfuric Acid Release in San Miguel

Environmental Health Responds to Sulfuric Acid Release in San Miguel

The sulfuric acid was contained by the Hazardous Material Response Team and thus is very unlikely cause a threat to public health. The Environmental Health Services team remained on scene to oversee cleanup by the hazardous waste remediation company.

Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez (DOB 4/22/1978) Booking photo 11/7/2018 Click to view article, Jury convicts Uber driver Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez of sexual crimes and burglary

Jury convicts Uber driver Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez of sexual crimes and burglary

Shortly before 5:00pm, a San Luis Obispo County jury returned guilty verdicts on all 13 counts including sexual crimes and burglary involving five female victims, including four college students, from San Luis Obispo.

Butterfly sitting on a flower Click to view article, SLO County Court System Workers, Jurors Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine

SLO County Court System Workers, Jurors Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine

The San Luis Obispo County COVID-19 Vaccine Task Force has opened eligibility of the COVID-19 vaccine to those serving in-person in the courts system, based on expanding vaccine supply and the risk of serious outcomes to this group.

Booking Photo: Chelsea A. Stiles, DOB 09-09-1993 Click to view article, Chelsea A. Stiles sentenced to 15 years and 8 months in prison for vehicular homicide and other felony offenses

Chelsea A. Stiles sentenced to 15 years and 8 months in prison for vehicular homicide and other felony offenses

Chelsea A. Stiles (27) has been ordered to serve 15 years and eight months in state prison for her conviction of multiple offenses including gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, which resulted in the death of Terry Tilton (72) of San Luis Obispo.

Title page for Draft Innovation Plan, picture of clouds Click to view article, Mental Health Services Act Draft

Mental Health Services Act Draft "Innovation" Plan 30-day Public Review

The Behavioral Health Department has released its current Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Innovation component plan for public review from March 23, 2021 until April 21, 2021.

Three images side by side: Three Mixteco interpreters, a male getting a shot, and a male farmworker giving a thumbs up next to a female Click to view article, Six Hundred SLO County Agriculture Workers Get COVID-19 Vaccine at Half-Day Clinic

Six Hundred SLO County Agriculture Workers Get COVID-19 Vaccine at Half-Day Clinic

The event, hosted in collaboration with partners in the SLO County Farm Worker Outreach Task Force, is the first of several planned at the County’s mass vaccination clinics in Paso Robles and Arroyo Grande.

The beach at sunset with text overlay that reads

County Releases Suicide Prevention Plan for Public Comment

The County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Department, in partnership with the Suicide Prevention Council, has made its draft Suicide Prevention Plan available for public review and comment until Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

Vaccine Update: Eligibility has expanded to people over 50. Image of male wearing a mask getting vaccinated.  Click to view article, Anyone Age 50 and Older Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine in SLO County

Anyone Age 50 and Older Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine in SLO County

Increased vaccine supply allows the County to expand eligibility to over 50,000 community members

Image of Coronavirus Click to view article, B.1.1.7 Variant Detected in San Luis Obispo County

B.1.1.7 Variant Detected in San Luis Obispo County

Public advised to remain vigilant: continue wearing masks, social distancing, and getting tested

Lake in the foreground, with hilly shoreline in the background. Click to view article, SLO County Health Officials Warn of Emerging COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

SLO County Health Officials Warn of Emerging COVID-19 Vaccine Scams

County of San Luis Obispo health officials are hearing reports from of scams involving the COVID-19 vaccine and encourage residents to remember if something seems too good to be true, it probably is. Scammers are using telemarketing calls, email, text messages, social media platforms, and door-to-door visits to perpetrate COVID-19-related scams.

Baseball in baseball glove laying on grass in the foreground with 5 balls in the background. Click to view article, County Adjusts Youth Sports Guidance to Align with State, Allows Some Observers

County Adjusts Youth Sports Guidance to Align with State, Allows Some Observers

The State clarified that observers for youth sports (age 18 years and under) are to be limited to an immediate household member who may observe practices and games as needed for age-appropriate supervision. This supervision is limited to a single adult (or immediate family member older than the sport participant).

Joy Noel Wilde (DOB 4/16/1978) Booking photo 10/02/2019) Click to view article, Atascadero Bookkeeper Joy Wilde Sentenced to 10 years and 4 months in Prison for Embezzlement

Atascadero Bookkeeper Joy Wilde Sentenced to 10 years and 4 months in Prison for Embezzlement

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Joy Wilde (DOB 04/16/1978) has been sentenced to serve 10 years and four months in state prison following her plea of no-contest to 18 counts of embezzlement, two counts of forgery and one count of attempted embezzlement.