Message from District Attorney Dan Dow Click to view article, Following Robbery of Senator Boxer, DA’s Call for Withdrawal of Dangerous Petty Theft Legislation

Following Robbery of Senator Boxer, DA’s Call for Withdrawal of Dangerous Petty Theft Legislation

Dan Dow announced today that he, along with his colleagues in the California District Attorneys Association, publicly call for withdrawal of Senate Bill 82 because it is absurdly unsafe for Californians.

portrait of Rebecca Campbell Click to view article, San Luis Obispo County Welcomes Our New Assistant County Administrative Officer

San Luis Obispo County Welcomes Our New Assistant County Administrative Officer

The County of San Luis Obispo is pleased to welcome Rebecca Campbell, our new Assistant County Administrative Officer.

Field in the foreground with hills in the the background under a setting sun. Click to view article, Health Officials Report COVID-19 Death as Outbreaks and Cases Increase

Health Officials Report COVID-19 Death as Outbreaks and Cases Increase

Vaccines remain widely available and effective against known variants

Picture of Amanda Getten, LMFT; Division Manager Click to view article, Quality Support Services Continues to Succeed With New Division Manager

Quality Support Services Continues to Succeed With New Division Manager

The Behavioral Health Department welcomed Amanda Getten, LMFT as the Quality Support Services Division Manager more than a year ago and, despite the impact of the pandemic, the Division has shown outstanding success. Amanda has been an outstanding leader within the department since 2013.

Senator John Laird discusses the criminal and victim justice system with District Attorney Dan Dow Click to view article, Senator John Laird discusses the criminal and victim justice system with District Attorney Dan Dow

Senator John Laird discusses the criminal and victim justice system with District Attorney Dan Dow

District Attorney Dan Dow and State Senator John Laird, who represents the Central Coast, met to discuss public safety legislation that is pending before the California Legislature in Sacramento.

Tyler Dale Andree (DOB 3/25/1996) Booking Photo (2/8/2021) Click to view article, Judge Sentences Tyler Andree to 120 days Jail, felony probation, and to register as a sex offender

Judge Sentences Tyler Andree to 120 days Jail, felony probation, and to register as a sex offender

Former Morro Bay High School teacher and swim coach Tyler Andree (25) was sentenced to serve 120 days in the county jail, be placed on supervised felony probation, and to register as a sex offender for 20 years for his crimes of having sex with a 17-year-old student and communicating with a minor with intent to commit a sexual crime.

Customers peeking in a business window, while waiting in line outside of busy restaurant. Click to view article, COVID-19 Impact and Relief Efforts for Local Small Businesses in San Luis Obispo County

COVID-19 Impact and Relief Efforts for Local Small Businesses in San Luis Obispo County

As businesses continue to face the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the County of San Luis Obispo offered Small Business Grant opportunities to provide relief for local small businesses.

Close up photo of a cows face with blue sky in the background Click to view article, Mid-State Fair and Public Health Department Remind Fair-Goers to Stay Healthy

Mid-State Fair and Public Health Department Remind Fair-Goers to Stay Healthy

Common-sense precautions support a safe, enjoyable visit

Dirt road in front of rows of crops in the foreground and hills in the background. Click to view article, Health Officials Report Increase in COVID-19 Delta Variant in SLO County

Health Officials Report Increase in COVID-19 Delta Variant in SLO County

Vaccines remain widely available and effective against known variants

Environment Energy Leader, 2021 Awards Click to view article, SLO County Earns Top Energy Project of the Year

SLO County Earns Top Energy Project of the Year

The County of San Luis Obispo Earns Top Project of the Year Award from Environment + Energy Leader

Woman Getting Her Blood Pressure Taken Click to view article, Cardiovascular Health

Cardiovascular Health

Learn six ways to lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke.

Mussel Dogs to Help Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers at Lake Nacimiento

During the Mid-State Fair weekends, mussel sniffing canines are helping public officials at Lake Nacimiento inspect vessels for invasive aquatic species – otherwise known as quagga or zebra mussels.

Dana Reserve mixed-use project located in Nipomo Click to view article, Dana Reserve Specific Plan EIR

Dana Reserve Specific Plan EIR

An Environmental Scoping Meeting will be held virtually via Zoom on July 19, 2021 at 2PM.

Sunset over the ocean Click to view article, County Health Officials Report Three Additional Deaths Due to COVID-19

County Health Officials Report Three Additional Deaths Due to COVID-19

264 SLO County residents have died from COVID-19; Vaccines are highly effective and plentiful

Aerial view of Avila Beach from inland looking out towards ocean.  The ocean, beach and pier are visible in the background and in the foreground several blocks of urban development are visible. Click to view article, Public Workshop for Draft Avila Community Plan

Public Workshop for Draft Avila Community Plan

Join us on August 5th for a public workshop to review and comment on the Draft Avila Community Plan.

Governor Reverses Parole Board's Decision to Parole Convicted Murderer Royce Casey who Murdered Teen Elyse Pahler in 1995. Click to view article, Governor Reverses Parole Board's Decision to Parole Convicted Murderer Royce Casey

Governor Reverses Parole Board's Decision to Parole Convicted Murderer Royce Casey

One month after DA Dow urged in writing, Governor Newsom reversed the Board of Parole Hearings earlier decision to release Royce Casey, one of three who were convicted and sentenced to prison for the 1995 horrific murder of Arroyo Grande High School Freshman Elyse Pahler.

DA Dan Dow Reaches Settlement with Walmart for Price Gouging during Pandemic Click to view article, DA Dan Dow Announces Settlement with Wal-Mart for Price Gouging During Pandemic

DA Dan Dow Announces Settlement with Wal-Mart for Price Gouging During Pandemic

Walmart agrees to pay $9,000 for violating the Business and Professions Code when selling disinfecting wipes at an exorbitant profit during the pandemic emergency in 2020.

SLO County scenery Click to view article, County Health Officials Report Death of SLO County Resident from West Nile Virus

County Health Officials Report Death of SLO County Resident from West Nile Virus

Officials remind residents to avoid mosquito bites and drain standing water

SBP Runway Click to view article, Overnight Runway Rehabilitation Begins Tonight

Overnight Runway Rehabilitation Begins Tonight

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA — This evening, the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport will begin nighttime rehabilitation work on its primary runway. Tonight from 10pm – 5am, the runway will be closed for the construction efforts, and no flights will be permitted during this time.

Joshua Delante Wheeler (DOB 02/12/1983) Booking Photo (10/01/2020) Click to view article, Jury convicts Oceano man of raping 16-year-old young woman he had a duty to protect

Jury convicts Oceano man of raping 16-year-old young woman he had a duty to protect

After a five-day long jury trial, a San Luis Obispo County jury found Oceano resident Jason Delante Wheeler (38) guilty of eight felony sex crimes, including four counts of forcible rape of a minor.

Palm trees with setting sun and orange sky Click to view article, How to Avoid Heat-Related Illness as Temperatures Soar

How to Avoid Heat-Related Illness as Temperatures Soar

Stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay connected during extreme heat.