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Toro Creek Road Storm Damage Click to view article, Road Slope Repair at Toro Creek Road Milepost 1.9

Road Slope Repair at Toro Creek Road Milepost 1.9

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing roadway slope repair on Toro Creek Road approximately 1.9 miles east of Highway 1 north of Morro Bay.

Asphalt Paving Project Click to view article, Asphalt Overlay Paving and Sidewalk Improvements in Oceano

Asphalt Overlay Paving and Sidewalk Improvements in Oceano

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin an asphalt paving project, including upgrades to sidewalks, gutters and accessible curb ramps in Oceano at the following locations:

Photo by Tracey Adams. Click to view article, San Luis Obispo County’s COVID-19 Deaths Rise to 16

San Luis Obispo County’s COVID-19 Deaths Rise to 16

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that another SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19, bringing the number of COVID-19 deaths in SLO County to 16.

Rolling green hills Click to view article, San Luis Obispo County’s COVID-19 Deaths Rise to 15

San Luis Obispo County’s COVID-19 Deaths Rise to 15

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that a SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19, bringing the number of COVID-19 deaths in SLO County to 15.

Cottontail Creek Road at Cottontail Creek Click to view article, Two Day Closure of Cottontail Creek Road at Cottontail Creek in Cayucos

Two Day Closure of Cottontail Creek Road at Cottontail Creek in Cayucos

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will close Cottontail Creek Road in order to perform bridge maintenance work approximately 2.7 miles west of Old Creek Road. The road will be closed on August 24, 2020, and August 25, 2020.

Booking Photo Sean Christopher Maneely (DOB 12-6-66)  Click to view article, Morro Bay Man Sentenced to State Prison for Manslaughter

Morro Bay Man Sentenced to State Prison for Manslaughter

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Sean Christopher Maneely (53) has been sentenced to six years in state prison for the stabbing death of Andrew Ignatius McTaggart, which took place on January 25, 2020 in the city of Morro Bay.

Photo by Rianna Baldwin. Click to view article, San Luis Obispo County’s COVID-19 Deaths Rise to 14

San Luis Obispo County’s COVID-19 Deaths Rise to 14

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that two more SLO County residents have died due to COVID-19, bringing the COVID-19 deaths in SLO County to 14.

The County of San Luis Obispo Board chambers Click to view article, From the Desk of Lynn Compton - Covid-19 Update as of July 29th

From the Desk of Lynn Compton - Covid-19 Update as of July 29th

July 29th, 2020 update from Supervisor Lynn Compton regarding COVID-19

Old school house in a field. Click to view article, Elementary Schools Can Now Apply for Waiver from State Ban on In-Person Instruction

Elementary Schools Can Now Apply for Waiver from State Ban on In-Person Instruction

Local elementary schools can begin applying for a waiver from the State’s ban on in-person instruction, County officials say.

Sunset over the ocean Click to view article, County Reports Twelfth Death Due to COVID-19

County Reports Twelfth Death Due to COVID-19

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that a twelfth SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19.

Seeds with shipment information Click to view article,

"Mysterious and Unsolicited Seed" shipments from China

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has become aware of a number of reports regarding “mysterious and unsolicited” seed shipments from China.

Palm trees in front of clouds at sunset. Click to view article, County Reports Tenth and Eleventh Deaths Due to COVID-19

County Reports Tenth and Eleventh Deaths Due to COVID-19

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that two SLO County residents have died due to COVID-19, the tenth and eleventh local deaths due to the virus

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

Online 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) to conduct a groundwater study in the Adelaida area west of the City of Paso Robles.

Black chalkboard with with question mark. Click to view article, The Suicide Prevention Council of SLO County Looks for Community Feedback

The Suicide Prevention Council of SLO County Looks for Community Feedback

The Council is looking for survey respondents now through September 2020

Wooden trail passing through plants on a foggy day. Click to view article, Local Health Officials Ask SLO County Residents to Avoid Social Gatherings

Local Health Officials Ask SLO County Residents to Avoid Social Gatherings

San Luis Obispo County health officials are asking residents to avoid social gatherings, consistent with State Health Officer order, as COVID-19 cases increase in SLO County.

Woman by truck of donations Click to view article, Local Church Donates Essential Supplies for Local Foster Youth

Local Church Donates Essential Supplies for Local Foster Youth

New Duffle bags donated to Social Services for foster care youth.

Sun rising over the Avila Beach pier. Click to view article, County Reports Ninth Death Due to COVID-19

County Reports Ninth Death Due to COVID-19

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that a ninth SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19.

Message from District Attorney Dan Dow Click to view article, Statement to the community regarding the arrests of Ms. Tianna Arata and Mr. Elias Bautista

Statement to the community regarding the arrests of Ms. Tianna Arata and Mr. Elias Bautista

I know that many in our community are very interested in this situation. At this time, I would like to respectfully ask all who are concerned to please be patient and allow us to complete our duty in a fair, thoughtful, and thorough manner. Our obligation is to be objective and to not make charging decisions on the basis of public opinion.

Houses Graphic overlapping one another Click to view article, Department of Social Services Receives Two Grants to Support Housing for Foster Youth

Department of Social Services Receives Two Grants to Support Housing for Foster Youth

The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD), which is administering the funding, awarded the department $98,400 for the Transitional Housing Program and $48,705 for the Housing Navigator Program

Old bard surrounded by green grass and oak trees Click to view article, Local Health Officials Seek Public Cooperation with Contact Tracers

Local Health Officials Seek Public Cooperation with Contact Tracers

County of San Luis Obispo health officials are asking those who test positive for COVID-19 to help slow the spread by answering phone calls from the County Public Health Department.

Overlooking the ocean, with Morro Rock in the distance and cliffs in the forefront. Click to view article, County Reports Eighth Death Due to COVID-19 Same Day as Largest Increase in Cases

County Reports Eighth Death Due to COVID-19 Same Day as Largest Increase in Cases

The County of San Luis Obispo reported today that an eighth SLO County resident has died due to COVID-19. The news comes as officials also report the largest single-day increase in confirmed cases of COVID-19 in SLO County since the pandemic began.