photo of hills and peak and skyline Click to view article, Two More Community Members Die from COVID-19 as Cases Continue to Surge

Two More Community Members Die from COVID-19 as Cases Continue to Surge

Public Health reports 55 hospitalizations and 1,565 more confirmed cases of COVID-19

photo of current surge Click to view article, SLO County Reports Highest-Ever Number of Active COVID-19 Cases

SLO County Reports Highest-Ever Number of Active COVID-19 Cases

Omicron variant now represents approximately 90% of recent local cases

photo of current surge Click to view article, Health Officials Offer COVID-19 Testing Recommendations as Tests Remain Limited

Health Officials Offer COVID-19 Testing Recommendations as Tests Remain Limited

Public Health urges residents to “save your test” for the right moment, avoid ER for routine testing

County of San Luis Obispo Supervisors  Click to view article, Board of Supervisors Wrap-up

Board of Supervisors Wrap-up

Here are some highlights from today’s Board of Supervisors meeting:

photo of current surge Click to view article, Public Health Department Reports Two Deaths, 41 Hospitalizations from COVID-19

Public Health Department Reports Two Deaths, 41 Hospitalizations from COVID-19

Omicron-fueled surge continues with 1,121 more confirmed cases of COVID-19, 19.2% positivity rate

A Photograph of Board of Supervisors Chambers Click to view article, Board of Supervisors to Meet Virtually Next Week

Board of Supervisors to Meet Virtually Next Week

Board of Supervisors will meet virtually next week due to rising COVID-19 cases.

View of green hills and valley with blue sky. Click to view article, New Health Officer Order Replaces Individual Isolation/Quarantine Orders as Cases Surge

New Health Officer Order Replaces Individual Isolation/Quarantine Orders as Cases Surge

If you test positive or have symptoms of COVID-19, don’t wait to isolate

Grass covered hills with a road in the foreground and cows grazing. Click to view article, SLO County COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase as Cases Surge

SLO County COVID-19 Hospitalizations Increase as Cases Surge

14-day average of new cases increases to highest point since January 2021

Main Street and Pineknolls Drive Click to view article, Traffic Signal Repair at Main Street and Pineknolls Drive, Cambria

Traffic Signal Repair at Main Street and Pineknolls Drive, Cambria

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be repairing the traffic signal located at Main Street and Pineknolls Drive in Cambria.

photo of 14-day case average Click to view article, COVID-19 Cases Spike in San Luis Obispo County

COVID-19 Cases Spike in San Luis Obispo County

County Health Department sees 2,000+ confirmed cases in one week for the first time since January 2021

photo of healthcare provider Click to view article, COVID-19 Cases Surge as Omicron Takes Hold in San Luis Obispo County

COVID-19 Cases Surge as Omicron Takes Hold in San Luis Obispo County

Health officials urge testing and extra caution ahead of holiday weekend

Judge Grants DAs’ Request for Temporary Restraining Order  Preventing the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) from enacting an increase of 50% credits to 66% credits Click to view article, DAs Granted Temporary Restraining Order Preventing CDCR from Increasing Credits for Second-Strikers w/Serious, Violent Convictions

DAs Granted Temporary Restraining Order Preventing CDCR from Increasing Credits for Second-Strikers w/Serious, Violent Convictions

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that he and 27 other elected District Attorneys across California have been granted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) preventing the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) from enacting an increase of 50% credits to 66% credits for second-strikers with serious and violent criminal...

san luis obispo library Click to view article, New Library Hours Begin January 4, 2022

New Library Hours Begin January 4, 2022

Beginning Tuesday, January 4, the County of San Luis Obispo Public Libraries will change business hours at all 14 locations.

Salinas River Click to view article, Salinas River Flowing “Live Stream”

Salinas River Flowing “Live Stream”

On Saturday, December 25, 2021, at 11:47 a.m., the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works (County) confirmed the Salinas River was flowing a “Live Stream” from the Salinas Reservoir Dam (Santa Margarita Lake) to the Nacimiento River junction, north of the San Luis Obispo County line.

COVID-19 Rapid test Click to view article, County Health Department to Host Pop Up COVID-19 Rapid Testing Event in Atascadero

County Health Department to Host Pop Up COVID-19 Rapid Testing Event in Atascadero

Free rapid testing helps residents “Know before you go or gather” this New Year

view of SLO County hills Click to view article, Additional Cases of Omicron Variant Confirmed in San Luis Obispo County

Additional Cases of Omicron Variant Confirmed in San Luis Obispo County

Two more residents die from COVID-19; Daily average of new cases doubles since early December

District Attorney Dan Dow urges Governor to reverse the Parole Board's decision to grant parole to convicted murderer Jason Adam Greenwell Click to view article, District Attorney urges Governor to reverse the Parole Board’s granting parole to Jason Adam Greenwell for the brutal 2010 murder of Dystiny Myers

District Attorney urges Governor to reverse the Parole Board’s granting parole to Jason Adam Greenwell for the brutal 2010 murder of Dystiny Myers

District Attorney Dan Dow writes letter to Governor Newsom urging him to exercise his authority to review and reverse a parole board’s decision last month to grant convicted murderer Jason Greenwell parole despite objections.

Delivery Drivers Beware: New scam attempts to defraud delivery drivers Click to view article, Delivery Drivers Beware: New scam attempts to defraud delivery drivers

Delivery Drivers Beware: New scam attempts to defraud delivery drivers

District Attorney Dan Dow issues warning about new scam targeting delivery drivers.

2020-21 Pavement Surface Treatment Project Click to view article, 2020-21 Pavement Surface Treatment Project, County of San Luis Obispo

2020-21 Pavement Surface Treatment Project, County of San Luis Obispo

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin a surface treatment project on various County roads.

Person holding a COVID-19 Rapid test with a thumbs down indicating they tested positive. Click to view article, Free COVID-19 Rapid Tests Available at Pop-Up Event in Grover Beach

Free COVID-19 Rapid Tests Available at Pop-Up Event in Grover Beach

As cases climb, community members encouraged to ‘know before you go or gather’

David Avis Vance (DOB /12/31/1964) Booking Photo (10/06/2019) Click to view article, Judge Sentences David Avis Vance to serve 30 years in prison and lifetime sex offender registration for sexual abuse of four minors

Judge Sentences David Avis Vance to serve 30 years in prison and lifetime sex offender registration for sexual abuse of four minors

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that David Avis Vance of San Miguel was sentenced to 30 years in state prison for sexually abusing four minors.

Kammeron Isaac Anderson (DOB 11/14/1995) Booking Photo (01/23/2021) Click to view article, Jury convicts Kammeron Isaac Anderson (26) of residential burglary, multiple sexual assault crimes and theft.  He faces a life sentence.

Jury convicts Kammeron Isaac Anderson (26) of residential burglary, multiple sexual assault crimes and theft. He faces a life sentence.

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that after nearly a three-week trial, a San Luis Obispo County jury found Kammeron Isaac Anderson guilty of various sex crimes including residential burglary with intent to commit rape and two counts of assault with intent to commit rape. Anderson was also convicted of petty theft.