Sunny view of Los Osos from nearby hill top looking out over the bay.  The bushy hilltop is in the foreground, the town of Los Osos in the middle ground, and Morro Bay and beyond in the background. Click to view article, Permitting Requirements and Allowed Development in Los Osos

Permitting Requirements and Allowed Development in Los Osos

The County Planning and Building Department has released a memorandum clarifying permitting requirements and allowed development in Los Osos in response to recent correspondence from California Coastal Commission staff.

COVID-19 testing sign posted on lawn of San Luis Obispo Vets Hall Click to view article, SLO County Reaches Somber Milestone of 500 COVID-19 Deaths

SLO County Reaches Somber Milestone of 500 COVID-19 Deaths

Four more community members have died from COVID-19 as cases, hospitalizations increase

COVID-19 testing sign posted on lawn of San Luis Obispo Vets Hall Click to view article, COVID-19 Test to Treat Services Expand to More Sites in SLO County

COVID-19 Test to Treat Services Expand to More Sites in SLO County

No-cost testing and treatment now available at community sites in Grover Beach, Paso Robles, and San Luis Obispo

Easy Smart Pay logo Click to view article, Monthly Payment Option Available for Current Year Tax Bills

Monthly Payment Option Available for Current Year Tax Bills

To provide taxpayers with information regarding an available payment option, the County of San Luis Obispo County Tax Collector’s Office wishes to introduce Easy Smart Pay.

Sun shining over Avila Beach pier Click to view article, Annual Quarantine of Sport Harvested Mussels 2022

Annual Quarantine of Sport Harvested Mussels 2022

Annual Quarantine of Sport-Harvested Mussels Notification

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Take Action for Your Mental Health This May

Behavioral Health welcomes the community to partake in May Mental Health Awareness Month.

Pavement Surface Treatment Click to view article, UPDATE: 2020-21 Pavement Surface Treatment Project, County of San Luis Obispo

UPDATE: 2020-21 Pavement Surface Treatment Project, County of San Luis Obispo

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works has begun a surface treatment project on various County roads.

North Branch Green Valley Creek Bridge, Cambria Click to view article, Road Closure for Bridge Repair Work on North Branch Green Valley Road in Cambria

Road Closure for Bridge Repair Work on North Branch Green Valley Road in Cambria

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will temporarily close North Branch Green Valley Road during working hours approximately 0.2 miles north of Highway 46 for repairs on May 24, 2022 through May 26, 2022.

Vintage lights in Olde Towne Nipomo Click to view article, Vintage Light Retrofits in Olde Towne Nipomo

Vintage Light Retrofits in Olde Towne Nipomo

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will retrofit the 60 vintage light fixtures along Tefft Street and Thompson Avenue in Olde Towne Nipomo with LED fixtures.

View down into the Valley of San Luis Obispo Click to view article, COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Increase Slightly in SLO County

COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Increase Slightly in SLO County

One more SLO County resident has died from severe COVID-19

National Crimes Victim Week Click to view article, National Crime Victims Week

National Crime Victims Week

In recognition of National Crime Victims Week, we salute the Probation Department’s Collections Unit who work tirelessly on behalf of victims that have suffered financial losses due to crime. Since 2019, the unit has collected over $2.7 million dollars in restitution owed to victims.

new tobacco waste receptacle in Central Coast city Click to view article, SLO County Central Coast Clean Campaign Expands to Target Tobacco Waste

SLO County Central Coast Clean Campaign Expands to Target Tobacco Waste

A new collaboration targets trash, litter, and harms of tobacco waste in SLO County

Woman drinking tea at home Click to view article, New Isolation and Quarantine Orders Update Guidance to Align with State

New Isolation and Quarantine Orders Update Guidance to Align with State

If you test positive or have symptoms of COVID-19, don’t wait to isolate

Nathaniel Alexander Jara (DOB 12/21/1997), Gabriel Luis Garay (DOB 07/04/1998), Robert Joseph Garay (DOB 07/20/1991) Click to view article, Three gang members sentenced to prison for 2019 shooting death of Daniel Fuentes

Three gang members sentenced to prison for 2019 shooting death of Daniel Fuentes

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Robert Joseph Garay (DOB 07/20/1991), Gabriel Luis Garay (DOB 07/04/1998), and Nathaniel Alexander Jara (DOB 12/21/1997) have been sentenced to state prison for the April 2, 2019, shooting death of Daniel Fuentes (41) of Arroyo Grande.

View of the front of the San Luis Obispo Terminal.  Click to view article, SBP Airport - Mask Mandate Lifted

SBP Airport - Mask Mandate Lifted

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA — Effective immediately, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will no longer be enforcing a federal mandate requiring passengers and employees to wear masks while in airports.

2014 Ford Explorer ready for auction this Friday, April 15th.  Click to view article, Public Surplus: Open to All

Public Surplus: Open to All

Public Surplus offers the community an opportunity to bid on items no longer needed by County departments.

Your chance to be heard ends April 13 on CDCR’s attempt at permanent early prison release regulations for violent offenders.  Click to view article, Public Comment Period ends April 13 on CDCR’s Attempt at Permanent Early Prison Release Regulations for Violent Offenders. Let your voice be heard today.

Public Comment Period ends April 13 on CDCR’s Attempt at Permanent Early Prison Release Regulations for Violent Offenders. Let your voice be heard today.

District Attorney Dan Dow informs the public of their right to be heard before the prison system (CDCR) makes “emergency” regulations permanent and allows release of thousands of violent inmates. Public comment period closes on Wednesday, April 13th. Hearing is Thursday, April 14th. Read article to learn how you can be heard today.

Adelaida Groundwater Study Click to view article, Community Meeting for the Adelaida Area Groundwater Study

Community Meeting for the Adelaida Area Groundwater Study

The San Luis Obispo County Flood Control and Water Conservation District is coordinating with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Upper Salinas-Las Tablas Resource Conservation District (RCD) on the next phase of the Adelaida Hydrogeological Study, west of the City of Paso Robles.

Article title superimposed over image Click to view article, VTO and the Voluntary Temporary Schedule Reduction

VTO and the Voluntary Temporary Schedule Reduction

This article highlights information about the Voluntary Time Off program and the new Voluntary Temporary Schedule Reduction program.

library catalog on laptop Click to view article, County of SLO Public Libraries to Update  Catalog Operating System

County of SLO Public Libraries to Update Catalog Operating System

County of SLO Public Libraries to Update Catalog Operating System All Black Gold libraries will close April 22-23

Hills covered in grass and oak trees. Click to view article, COVID-19 Test to Treat Sites Launch in SLO County

COVID-19 Test to Treat Sites Launch in SLO County

Testing and treatment for COVID-19 now widely available

Josh Peters, LMFT, smiling at the camera.   Click to view article, Behavioral Health Welcomes New Mental Health Division Manager

Behavioral Health Welcomes New Mental Health Division Manager

The Behavioral Health Department selected Josh Peters, LMFT as their newest Division Manager in February 2022.