Booking Photo Jim Pinedo (DOB 03/20/1980)

Jury finds man guilty of attempted murder with firearm in domestic violence case

On November 16, 2018, a San Luis Obispo County jury found Jim Pinedo (DOB 03/20/1980) guilty of attempted murder, assault with a firearm, inflicting corporal injury to an intimate partner, and...

Health care access team members Susana and Laura, November 2018.

Health Care Navigators Take on Tough Questions for County Residents

Navigators help SLO County residents sign up for insurance, get services, and find solutions in the health care system.

Tammy, November 2018. Photo by Animal Services.

November Pet of the Month: Tammy

Meet Tammy! She is a well-socialized two-year-old rabbit who enjoys cuddling and snacks.

Social worker John Klevins (center) provides support to community members with mental health needs.

Partnership Provides Mental Health Support To Police Team

The County of San Luis Obispo Behavioral Health Department announces the launch of a partnership program with Transitions Mental Health Association (TMHA) to provide mental health support to the...

Booking Photo Joshua Logan Myers (DOB 12/23/1998)

Gang member convicted of robbery with a gun at Costco parking lot

Today, November 15, 2018, a jury found Joshua Logan Myers (DOB 12/23/1998) guilty of second-degree felony robbery while using a firearm and for the benefit of a criminal street gang. He was also...

Chief Investigator William M. Hanley to Retire after 38 Year Public Safety Career

Chief Investigator William M. Hanley to Retire after 38 Year Public Safety Career

After serving our local community in law enforcement for more than 38 years, Bill Hanley, Chief of the District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigations, has announced his retirement effective...

Booking Photo Jason Lamont Fenwick (DOB 02/12/1967)

Sexual assault charges filed against Lyft driver Jason Lemont Fenwick (51)

On November 13, 2018, the District Attorney filed felony charges against Jason Lamont Fenwick (DOB 02/12/1967) for a sexual assault alleged to have occurred in the early morning hours of November...

With the push of a button, the Rave Panic Button app immediately dials 9-1-1.

New App to Alert Law Enforcement of Active School Shootings

A new app is designed to immediately alert law enforcement of an active shooter incident on a school campus. 

Air quality in San Luis Obispo County may be affected by smoke.

Smoke Impact on Air Quality and Your Health in SLO County

Air quality across SLO County is currently good and is expected to stay in this range through the week.

2018 Volunteer Dinner

County Parks Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

County Parks hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Dinner on October 11, 2018, to show our gratitude to the many volunteers in parks.

Bike rodeos help young students learn and practice important safety skills.

Public Health Department Receives Grant to Support Traffic Safety

Efforts will focus on increased safety for children, pedestrians and bicyclists

County Jail

County Officials Work with US Department of Justice to Review Jail Services

The County of San Luis Obispo announced today the U.S. Department of Justice will be conducting an independent investigation to review the medical and mental health care of inmates in the jail.


Charges Filed Against Indiana Man for Murder in Grover Beach

On Tuesday, November 06, 2018, the District Attorney’s Office filed murder charges against Levente Laszlo Lazar (DOB05/07/1992) for the stabbing murder of his mother, Athena Valentiny (64), at her...

 San Luis Obispo Library Building

Stair Tower Maintenance at the San Luis Obispo City/County Library

Maintenance work on the stair tower at the San Luis Obispo City/County Library is scheduled to occur this coming weekend. The work will require the front entry courtyard to be barricaded off on...

OneJustice volunteers work with clients to have criminal records expunged.

San Luis Obispo Library Hosts Free Legal Clinic to Clear Criminal Records

County of San Luis Obispo Libraries are partnering with OneJustice and America's Job Center of California, San Luis Obispo to offer one-on-one meetings with an attorney to help fill out paperwork...

North County Community Connections Event, Sorting Clothes

Local Governments May Get $4.8 Million in State Aid to Combat Homelessness

Local governments may soon receive one-time funding from the state to provide direct assistance to homeless individuals and those at risk of becoming homeless.

Need Homework help? Connect with a live tutor!

Libraries Offer New Online Homework Help Service

The County of San Luis Obispo Public Libraries are now offering Brainfuse, an online homework help service. This service is free to anyone with a library card.


Cannabis Business Taxes Due at End of November

Jim Erb, County Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector, announced an effort to help cannabis businesses get into compliance with required cannabis business taxes (CBT).

Outside of the County of SLO's new airport terminal.

SLO County Airport Terminal Celebrates One Year Anniversary

The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport celebrates its first year of operations in its new terminal.

Central Coast Aquarium Beautification Project concept from FY 2018-19.

Grants Available for Beautification Projects in SLO County

Public and private nonprofit organizations can apply for grant funding to enhance the cultural, environmental, recreational or historical resources in the unincorporated areas of SLO County.

National Rx Drug Take-Back Day, October 2016.

Rx Drug Take-Back Event Collects 188+ Pounds of Medication

More than 188 pounds of medication were recently returned at National Rx Drug Take-Back Day here in SLO County.

Cole Benjamin Malone

Cole Benjamin Malone (33) sentenced to 7 years for first-degree residential burglary

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Dodie Harman sentenced Cole Benjamin Malone to seven years in state prison for first-degree residential burglary. Malone...