Social Services Update

General Assistance Program Updated to Reflect Community Needs

Each year, the program helps an average of 650 community members meet basic needs while they pursue employment or long-term disability benefits. This is the first major update in 25 years.

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Scruffy, December 2018.

December Pet of the Month: Scruffy

Meet Scruffy! This happy, lovable, easy-care boy is hoping to find a forever home for the holidays.

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Klau Mine Road

Roadway Slope Embankment Repair at Klau Mine Road

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will be performing roadway slope repair at Klau Mine Road in Adelaida. Work will begin Monday, December 17, 2018, between the hours of 7:00...

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California Children's Services team, December 2018.

California Children’s Services Team Transitions to Whole Child Model

The recent transition means CenCal Health now provides daily case management for eligible children enrolled in Medi-Cal. The County CCS team continues to provide a wide range of other vital services.

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Public Services to be Interrupted, Delayed by County Labor Strike

A labor strike is expected to cause some interruptions or delays in public services next week. However, services essential to public health and safety will continue.

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Image of Road Closure Sign

Temporary Closure of Highway 101 On-Ramp and Off-Ramp at Main Street, Templeton

These closures are necessary to allow for resurfacing on Main Street.

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Great American Smokeout, November 2018.

Volunteers Promote Health, Protect Environment with Great American Smokeout

Volunteers with the Tobacco Control Program took action to make SLO County cleaner and healthier in celebration of the Great American Smokeout in November.

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It takes about an hour—from the time you arrive to the time you leave—to complete a whole blood donation. The actual donation time is only about 10 minutes.

Five Reasons to Donate Blood this Holiday Season

Blood donations are vital to our community's health, at the holidays and throughout the year.

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MHSA Town Hall in Atascadero 12-18-18

Atascadero Hosts Mental Health Services Act Town Hall Meeting

The County’s Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) programs and plans will be the focus of a town hall presentation and meeting on Tuesday, December 18, 5:00-6:30pm at Atascadero’s Community Library...

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Jesse Lee Hubble (DOB 09/02/82) booking photo

Jesse Lee Hubble (36) sentenced to 24 years and 8 months in state prison for arson

On Monday, December 3, 2018, Jesse Lee Hubble was sentenced to 24 years and 8 months in state prison for arson of an inhabited structure and arson of personal property. The sentence is the maximum...

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November 6, 2018 Gubernatorial General Election is Certified

This election set many records for the County of San Luis Obispo.

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Station 56 on Cayucos Drive

Cayucos Fire to Join County Fire Department on Dec. 1

The public is invited to attend a Transfer of Command Ceremony at the Cayucos Fire Station on December 1 at 11 a.m.

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Avoid spending time in the ocean for three days after a significant rainfall.

Avoid Ocean Water Contact During and After Rainstorms

The County of San Luis Obispo Public Health Department advises the public to avoid ocean water contact during, and at least three days following, significant rainstorms.

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Be Winter Storm Ready infographic

Be Winter Storm Ready

Rain in the forecast should remind residents to be prepared for possible winter storms.

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Outside of the SLO County Regional Airport Terminal

San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport Receives Top Honors for Terminal Opening Outreach

Airport wins first place in Excellence in Airport Marketing, Communications, and Customer Service Awards

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Essential County Services Will Continue During SLOCEA Strike

The County and SLOCEA have agreed that 160 essential employees will not be eligible to participate in a strike, in order to protect public health and safety.

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Field of Romaine Lettuce

Health Officials Advise Residents Not to Eat Any Romaine Lettuce

Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Romaine Lettuce

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Avila Beach Drive Bridge in Avila Beach, CA

Avila Beach Drive Bridge Seismic Retrofit in Avila Beach, Ca

Work continues on retrofitting the existing bridge over San Luis Creek.

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County Government Center in downtown San Luis Obispo.

County Requests State Action to Continue Essential Services During Strike

County officials have requested the State labor agency to seek a court order to protect public health and safety in the event of an impending strike.

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Property Tax Bill

Pay Property Taxes by December 10th to Avoid Penalties

Pay the 1st installment of Annual Secured Property Taxes by December 10th to avoid a 10% penalty.

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County Government Center in downtown San Luis Obispo.

County of San Luis Obispo Prepares for Employee Strike

The County of San Luis Obispo is preparing for some employees to strike as early as December, but officials say that essential public safety and health services will continue.

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District 2 Legislative Assistant to Retire

After 12 years of representing the office of District 2 Supervisor Bruce Gibson and serving the County for 28 years, Legislative Assistant Cherie McKee plans for retirement in January 2019.

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