Morning at Santa Margarita Lake. Photo by Scott Stellar.

Santa Maria Groundwater Basin Study Public Meeting

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works invites the public and interested community members to attend a presentation on the findings of a groundwater basin characterization and...

A road in the northern region of San Luis Obispo County.

2017-18 Asphalt Overlay Various Roads San Luis Obispo County

The County of San Luis Obispo is continuing to construct new pavement on various roads in Arroyo Grande and Nipomo.

County Government Center in downtown San Luis Obispo.

Survey Results Paint Positive Picture of County Government Work

The County released the results of its 2017 Employee Engagement Survey, which showed improvements since the last survey as well as some areas of opportunity.

Child's Physical Therapy Session

Now Hiring: Physical Therapist

The County of San Luis Obispo Health Agency is seeking a Physical Therapist for a role with the California Children's Services Medical Therapy Program.

The Los Osos Wastewater Facility was completed in April 2016.

County Reaches Settlement Agreement with Los Osos Sewer Contractor

The County reached a $9.95 million settlement agreement with ARB, Inc., one of the contractors for the Los Osos wastewater collection system.

Sacramento capitol building

How SLO County Aims to Guide State Decisions in 2018

On Feb. 6, the Board of Supervisors discussed how advocates in Sacramento should guide State decisions on behalf of the people of SLO County.

Paso Cup AYSO U10 Girls Soccer Tournament. Photo by Ted Fletcher.

Paso Robles Highlighted as "City on the Rise" in State Tobacco Control Report

The American Lung Association’s annual State of Tobacco Control report highlights Paso Robles as a local "City on the Rise" in 2018.

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

Board of Supervisors to Review Revised Cannabis Tax Measure

A proposed measure was presented to the Board of Supervisors on Feb. 6 and a revised version will be presented on Feb. 20 with final action taken by the Board on Mar. 6.

The Wall That Heals, as displayed in Stockton, California in 2017.

The Wall That Heals is coming to San Luis Obispo

The County of San Luis Obispo Veterans Services Office will host The Wall That Heals, a scaled replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, in San Luis Obispo from March 29 to April 1 at the Madonna...


Resource Spotlight: Veterans Online Shopping Benefit

Beginning November 11, 2017, veterans will be able to shop the Base Exchange online. Eligibility must be verified online.

Presidential Memorial Certificate

Resource Spotlight: Presidential Memorial Certificate

A Presidential Memorial Certificate (PMC) is an engraved paper certificate, signed by the current President, to honor the memory of eligible deceased Veterans.

California Distinguished Veteran Pass

Resource Spotlight: California's Distinguished Veteran Pass

Eligible veterans can use all basic facilities (including day use, camping and boating) in California State Parks at no charge.

The County Board of Supervisors will review the proposed 2018 Legislative Platform on Tuesday.

County Board to Discuss How to Influence State in 2018

On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will discuss how it wants the County's advocates in Sacramento to guide State decisions on behalf of the people of SLO County.

EnerGov set to

New Permit Tracking and Land Management System Coming Soon

The Department of Planning & Building is getting a robust new permit tracking and land management system to improve operations and responsiveness. Due to the transition, system outages will occur...

The plaque that honors these veterans was dedicated as a part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 2004. It reads:  In Memory of the men and women who served in the Vietnam War and later died as a resu

Resource Spotlight: In Memory Program Honors Vietnam Veterans

Vietnam veterans whose lives were cut short as a result of their service in Vietnam, but are not eligible for inscription on The Vietnam Veterans Memorial under Department of Defense guidelines can...

Health Agency Building

Search for the Next County Health Agency Director is Underway

The County of San Luis Obispo is partnering with W. Brown Creative Partners, an executive search firm, to conduct a search for the next Health Agency Director. The deadline to apply for this...

District Attorney Press Release

Manuel Jesus Perez Found Guilty

After a three-week trial, forty-three year old Manuel Jesus Perez (DOB 01/03/1975), was found guilty of first degree murder and Arson by a San Luis Obispo County jury today.

County Government Center Building

Search for New Director of Public Works Underway

The search is underway for the next Director of Public Works.

Proposed Cayucos Vet's Hall.

Provide Input on Cayucos Vet’s Hall Design

The public is invited to comment on the proposed design for the Cayucos Vet’s Hall at a meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 28th at 6:30 PM at the Cayucos Elementary School.

San Juan Pedestrian Bridge, Shandon

Update: San Juan Creek Pedestrian Bridge Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Shandon

The County of San Luis Obispo District 1 Supervisor and Department of Public Works will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for the San Juan Creek Pedestrian Bridge.

Rendering of 40 Prado

County Supports Proposed Substance Abuse Treatment Center at 40 Prado

The County Board of Supervisors supported the idea of a detox and treatment program at 40 Prado, which will be San Luis Obispo County's first regional homeless services center.

Photo by Animal Services. Adam, January 2018.

January Pet of the Month: Adam

Meet Adam, a 13-year-old white horse with dazzling blue eyes.