Seven People Arrested in Multi-Agency Operation Targeting Child Sexual Predators in San Luis Obispo Click to view article, Seven People Arrested in Multi-Agency Operation Targeting Child Sexual Predators in San Luis Obispo

Seven People Arrested in Multi-Agency Operation Targeting Child Sexual Predators in San Luis Obispo

The District Attorney’s Office, Sheriff’s Office, and Office of the Attorney General Announce Seven Arrests as Part of Child Sexual Predator Undercover Operation in San Luis Obispo.

Toro Creek Road Click to view article, Road Closure for Bridge Repair Work on Toro Creek Road

Road Closure for Bridge Repair Work on Toro Creek Road

MORRO BAY AND CAYUCOS – The County Public Works Department will temporarily close Toro Creek Road, approximately 1/4 mile east of the intersection with Highway 1 during working hours from June 4, 2024, through June 7, 2024.

Chad Nicholson Click to view article, Sheriff Parkinson Announces Promotion of New Undersheriff

Sheriff Parkinson Announces Promotion of New Undersheriff

New Undersheriff named following the announcement of Jim Voge's retirement

Pineknolls Road Click to view article, Traffic Delays for Embankment Repair on Pineknolls Drive

Traffic Delays for Embankment Repair on Pineknolls Drive

CAMBRIA – The Public Works Department and contractors will temporarily install traffic control for two-way traffic due to the southbound lane closure for storm repairs to the embankment.

Rainbow over LOWRF facility with mountains in background Click to view article, Los Osos Water Recycling Facility Earns Statewide Honor with 2023 Small Plant of the Year Award

Los Osos Water Recycling Facility Earns Statewide Honor with 2023 Small Plant of the Year Award

LOS OSOS - The Los Osos Water Recycling Facility (LOWRF) was recently named 2023 Small Plant of the Year by the California Water Environment Association (CWEA) for the facility’s accomplishments in compliance, innovative practices, cost effectiveness, and superior plant performance. The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors will...

Avila Beach Drive Roundabout Click to view article, Construction of the Avila Beach Drive at US 101 Operational Improvement Project

Construction of the Avila Beach Drive at US 101 Operational Improvement Project

Avila Beach – On Monday, May 20, 2024, the County of San Luis Obispo will begin work on the Avila Beach Drive at U.S. 101 Operational Improvement Project, located at the intersection of Avila Beach Drive, Shell Beach Road, and U.S. 101.

El Camino Bridge Click to view article, Construction of the El Camino Real Bridge Replacement Project

Construction of the El Camino Real Bridge Replacement Project

SANTA MARGARITA – On Monday, May 13, 2024, the County of San Luis Obispo will begin work to replace the bridge on El Camino Real at Santa Margarita Creek between Santa Margarita and Atascadero.

Booking Photo (08/04/2022) Noe Simental Arce (DOB 08/22/1975) Guilty Click to view article, Jury Convicts Noe Simental Arce (48) of committing sex crimes on a child under the age of 14

Jury Convicts Noe Simental Arce (48) of committing sex crimes on a child under the age of 14

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that a San Luis Obispo County jury has found Noe Simental Arce (48) of Paso Robles guilty of four counts of committing sex crimes on a child under the age of 14.

Cerro Ramauldo, one of the nine rocky peaks in San Luis Obispo County. Depicts a mountain with oak trees and large granite blocks. Click to view article, County of San Luis Obispo Closed the Oklahoma Parking Site

County of San Luis Obispo Closed the Oklahoma Parking Site

The County of San Luis Obispo has closed the Oklahoma Parking Site, an overnight parking program for individuals experiencing homelessness, with the remaining individuals voluntarily leaving on May 6, 2024.

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Recall Process Terminated

Update regarding the most recent recall effort in Supervisor District 2

An overhead shot of San Luis Obispo, California. Click to view article, Point-in-Time Count Data Shows an Encouraging Trend in Addressing  Local Homelessness Reflecting a Growing System of Care

Point-in-Time Count Data Shows an Encouraging Trend in Addressing Local Homelessness Reflecting a Growing System of Care

In January 2024, the Point-in-Time (PIT) Count in San Luis Obispo County identified 1,171 individuals experiencing homelessness. The 2024 PIT Count used a new survey methodology that increased the reliability of the data collected. A full community report is forthcoming pending data verification by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

Beach Water Quality Status

Mobile-friendly web app to view current beach water quality status, sampling results, and special notices.

Sun shining over Avila Beach pier Click to view article, Annual Quarantine of Sport-Harvested Mussels Begins May 1

Annual Quarantine of Sport-Harvested Mussels Begins May 1

The mussel quarantine is a yearly event prohibiting the public from harvesting mussels for human consumption due to potentially dangerous levels of biotoxins that may be present in shellfish anywhere on the California coast, including bays, inlets and harbors.

Avila Beach Drive Roundabout Click to view article, Construction Set to Begin on Avila Beach Drive Roundabout Project

Construction Set to Begin on Avila Beach Drive Roundabout Project

A groundbreaking ceremony took place on April 26 for the Avila Beach Drive Roundabout Project.

Different places to visit to reduce anxiety Click to view article, Photovoice Campaign Results

Photovoice Campaign Results

The Friday Night Live chapter at San Luis Obispo High School has been working on reducing anxiety and burnout and highlighting assets in the community that support this goal through a project called Photovoice.

County of San Luis Obispo Government Center Click to view article, Oklahoma Parking Site Closure

Oklahoma Parking Site Closure

The Oklahoma Parking Site is set to close May 6, 2024.

Booking Photo (08/06/2021) Patrick Wayne McDuffee Jr. (DOB 11/08/1989) Sentenced Click to view article, Patrick Wayne McDuffee Jr. sentenced to 9 years plus 15 years to life for murder and DUI causing great bodily injury

Patrick Wayne McDuffee Jr. sentenced to 9 years plus 15 years to life for murder and DUI causing great bodily injury

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Patrick Wayne McDuffee Jr. (34) has been sentenced to 9 years plus 15 years to life in state prison for his guilty plea to murder and DUI causing great bodily injury.

Inside the Hope Village supportive housing community. Pictured are community tables shaded by green umbrellas. Click to view article, Partnership Between County and City of San Luis Obispo Leads to Expansion of County Health Campus Services

Partnership Between County and City of San Luis Obispo Leads to Expansion of County Health Campus Services

Introducing a new safe and stable supportive housing community for the City of San Luis Obispo. This new development will now be part of the County of San Luis Obispo's Health Agency Campus.

This is a picture of the new County Administrative Officer Matt Pontes  Click to view article, Board Unanimously Approves Hiring of New County Administrative Officer

Board Unanimously Approves Hiring of New County Administrative Officer

The Board of Supervisors this morning unanimously approved the contract for Matt Pontes as the County’s New County Administrative Officer.  He will start work next Monday, April 29th.

Booking Photo 09/16/2023 Christopher Wayne Clark (DOB 10/12/1976) Sentenced Click to view article, Christopher Wayne Clark (47) of Atascadero sentenced to 70 years to life for long term molestation of two child victims

Christopher Wayne Clark (47) of Atascadero sentenced to 70 years to life for long term molestation of two child victims

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Christopher Wayne Clark has been sentenced to 70 years to life in state prison for his guilty plea to five counts of child molestation on two separate children.

Woman sitting with crossed legs meditating. Click to view article, Take Action for Your Mental Health This May

Take Action for Your Mental Health This May

The County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Department is encouraging community members to open up about their mental health during May Mental Health Awareness and to take action with several events during the month of May.

Three young women walking two dogs through a neighborhood along a sidewalk with large trees in the background in the late afternoon light. Click to view article, Announcing SLO County’s 2024-2029 Community Health Improvement Plan

Announcing SLO County’s 2024-2029 Community Health Improvement Plan

Community-led plan focuses on healthy neighborhoods, access to care, mental health and substance use