Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Image courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Protecting County Residents from Tuberculosis

The annual number of new TB cases in SLO County has remained in the single digits for many years—yet it's a serious illness that gets serious attention from the County Public Health Department.

District Attorney Press Release

San Luis Obispo County Jury found Ignacio Franco Palomar III guilty of murder

Ignacio Franco Palomar III was found guilty of murder today, after he hit his victim outside an Arroyo Grande Bar in 2014.

Greenery surrounding Turri Road. Photo by James Lester

Current County Road Conditions

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works is diligently responding to road conditions affected by the rainfall and has closed several roads due to flooding and mudslides.

National Rx Drug Take-Back Day, October 2016.

Save the Date: National Rx Drug Take-Back Day, April 28

Clean out your medicine cabinet and pick up an addition for your first-aid kit.

Salinas River Flowing off of East Garrison

Salinas River Flowing “Live Stream”

At 9:55 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018, the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works confirmed the Salinas River was flowing a “live stream” from the Salinas Reservoir Dam (Santa...

District Attorney Press Release

National Crime Victims' Rights Week - April 8th - April 14th

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Christopher G. Money Victim Witness Assistance Center recognizes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week during April 8 – 14, 2018.

Photo by Animal Services. Lucy, March 2018.

March Pet of the Month: Lucy

Meet Lucy, a sweet girl who loves to play ball and would make a great hiking partner.

Students across SLO County are recognizing Kick Butts Day with flash mobs and dance performances.

Students Speak Up Against Tobacco on "Kick Butts Day"

Flash mobs, photo booths, and school events put student voices front and center.

Cloudy sky photo with text: Be Storm Ready, a message from @slocountyoes

County OES urges storm preparations

With a significant weather event in the forecast, County officials urges preparedness before the storm.

The Wall That Heals in Portland, Texas -2018. Photo by DLG Photography

Variety of Events Scheduled for The Wall That Heals Exhibit

The schedule of events is now available for the upcoming Wall That Heals exhibit, accessible to the public in San Luis Obispo, Thursday, March 29th, 2018 to Sunday, April 1st, 2018.

Message from the District Attorney

Statement from District Attorney Dan Dow

District Attorney Dan Dow's response to the recently released video and news coverage regarding Andrew Holland's death

Diablo Canyon Power Plant

Bill Introduced to Address Local Impacts of Diablo Canyon Closure

Senator Bill Monning and Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham announced on March 16 the introduction of a bill that would safeguard public safety, health and economic security of San Luis Obispo County.

County Jail

Official Statement on Andrew Holland Video

The County of San Luis Obispo's official statement regarding video footage depicting the circumstances around the tragic death of Andrew Holland.


Notice of Parking Lot Closure

1129 Monterey Street lot will close on 4/15/2018

Sheriff-Coroner Ian Parkinson held a press conference on March 15 announcing the results of a narcotics investigation.

Sheriff's Office Shuts Down Major Drug Operation in SLO County

The Sheriff's Office has shut down a major methamphetamine and heroin distribution network that was operating in San Luis Obispo County. 

Flyer announcing charity fundraiser and easter egg hunt.

Dairy Creek Golf Course Hosting Charity Fun Run and Speed Golf Classic

The charity event will raise funds for the Frace Sisters Memorial Fund to provide scholarships and athletic shoes for those in need in order to pursue their dreams.

 View of Los Osos from the Morro Bay Natural Museum. Photo by Robin Hendry

Public Meeting to Explore Potential Modifications to the Los Osos Groundwater Basin Boundary

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works invites basin users and interested community members to attend a meeting on the Los Osos Groundwater Basin characterization study and...

 Station 56 on Cayucos Drive

County to Provide Fire Protection in Cayucos if District Dissolves

The community of Cayucos can expect the County to provide fire protection services if the Cayucos Fire Protection District dissolves.  

Tsunami Preparedness Week, March 26-30, 2018

Tsunami Preparedness Week

Tsunami Preparedness Week, March 26-30, 2018. We can be better prepared for a tsunami by practicing how to protect ourselves when one occurs.

Voters could decide on a local tax for cannabis businesses in June.

County Board of Supervisors Lets Voters Decide on Local Cannabis Tax

The County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal to place a measure on the June ballot to let voters decide on a local tax for cannabis-related businesses.

Airports reported a 30 percent increase in passenger boarding numbers.

County Reports Good Financial Status in Second Quarter

The County of San Luis Obispo was in good financial shape at the end of the second quarter of this fiscal year, according to a recent report.

Former Cambria Library at 900 Main Street in Cambria

Former Cambria Library to be Sold at Public Auction

Written bids must be received on or before April 30, 2018 at 5:00pm