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Price Canyon Road, Pismo Beach Click to view article, New Metal Guardrail Construction Happening in Pismo Beach

New Metal Guardrail Construction Happening in Pismo Beach

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin replacing existing guardrail an unincorporated area north of Pismo Beach along Price Canyon Road.

Growing Grounds Downtown Click to view article, Healing Grounds

Healing Grounds

Growing Grounds Downtown, on the former site of a driveway between two buildings, is now filled with lush houseplants, succulents and drought-tolerant and native California plants. Colorful terra cotta planters line the shelves, along with bright packets of seeds, garden gloves, candles and handcrafted jewelry.

Otter laying on his back covering his face Click to view article, San Luis Obispo County Moves Beyond the Blueprint

San Luis Obispo County Moves Beyond the Blueprint

Today, California officially retires its Blueprint for a Safer Economy tier system and begins to fully reopen, lifting capacity and physical distancing restrictions for most businesses and activities.

coronavirus COVID-19 under a microscope Click to view article, Current Environmental Health Services Operations

Current Environmental Health Services Operations

Operational Changes and COVID-19 Guidelines and Information

Burton Drive, Cambria Click to view article, Construction to Replace Existing Guardrail in Cambria to Begin Soon

Construction to Replace Existing Guardrail in Cambria to Begin Soon

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin replacing existing guardrail along Burton Drive and Main Street in Cambria.

Chart showing that SLO County is in the Yellow Tier Click to view article, SLO County Moves to Yellow Tier of State’s Blueprint

SLO County Moves to Yellow Tier of State’s Blueprint

More businesses can resume modified indoor operations and activities

Group of Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers standing in front of a tent Click to view article, County of San Luis Obispo Mass Vaccine Clinics Complete Final Day

County of San Luis Obispo Mass Vaccine Clinics Complete Final Day

Vaccine administration continues through mobile, pop-up, and regular Public Health clinics

Amino Click to view article, Join Amino for a Healthcare Lunch & Learn on 6/30

Join Amino for a Healthcare Lunch & Learn on 6/30

Join Amino for a Healthcare Lunch & Learn on 6/30

Office of the District Attorney Statement Regarding Man Caught Removing Blue Ribbons Honoring Slain SLO Police Detective Click to view article, DA Statement Regarding Man Caught Removing Blue Ribbons Honoring Slain SLO Police Detective

DA Statement Regarding Man Caught Removing Blue Ribbons Honoring Slain SLO Police Detective

District Attorney Dan Dow released a statement today regarding a recent incident involving the removal of blue ribbons placed on city property as a tribute to honor fallen Detective Luca Benedetti.

Jason Robert Porter (DOB 05/05/1972)  Booking Photo (07/16/2016) Click to view article, Jason Robert Porter (49) Convicted of 52 Counts of Sexual Abuse of Four Child Victims, Possession of Child Pornography and Other Crimes

Jason Robert Porter (49) Convicted of 52 Counts of Sexual Abuse of Four Child Victims, Possession of Child Pornography and Other Crimes

After a six-day court trial, Judge Barry T. LaBarbera found Jason Robert Porter (49) guilty of 16 felony counts, including multiple sex crimes on four child victims and possession of child pornography. Porter was also convicted of 36 misdemeanor counts based on his videotaping 36 victims without their knowledge.

Josie, the one year old Calico cat.  Click to view article, May Pet of the Month: Josie

May Pet of the Month: Josie

Josie the colorful one-eyed Calico is looking for her new home.

Human Resources Update Click to view article, Wage and Pension Increases and Bargaining Update

Wage and Pension Increases and Bargaining Update

Information about wage and pension increases and bargaining update

Update!  44 District Attorneys File Suit to Challenge CDCR's Early Release of Prison Inmates Click to view article, 44 Elected District Attorneys File Suit Challenging the Early Release of 76,000 State Prison Inmates

44 Elected District Attorneys File Suit Challenging the Early Release of 76,000 State Prison Inmates

San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow and 43 elected California District Attorneys file lawsuit against the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

View of bluffs at Montana De Oro with a bird flying in the foreground and the ocean in the background Click to view article, Number Changes for COVID-19 Phone Assistance Center

Number Changes for COVID-19 Phone Assistance Center

Residents can still get questions answered about vaccines, testing, and regulations

portrait of Rebecca Campbell Click to view article, New Assistant County Administrative Officer to be Appointed

New Assistant County Administrative Officer to be Appointed

The County of San Luis Obispo is pleased to announce that Rebecca Campbell, County Administrative Officer (CAO) for Kings County, has accepted a job offer as the Assistant County Administrative Officer.

Lucion Lee Edward Banks (DOB 03/29/1983) Booking photo taken 10/05/2018 Click to view article, Lucion Lee Edward Banks Sentenced to 15 years to life in State Prison for human trafficking of 14-year-old in San Luis Obispo County

Lucion Lee Edward Banks Sentenced to 15 years to life in State Prison for human trafficking of 14-year-old in San Luis Obispo County

District Attorney Dan Dow announced that Lucion Lee Edwards Banks of Sacramento was sentenced today to 15 years to life in state prison for human trafficking.

Two hands reading a refreshable Braille device, next to a black computer keyboard. Click to view article, Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021

The third Thursday in May celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), which “shines a light on digital access and inclusion for people with disabilities.” Digital/web accessibility centers around the idea that online resources should be universally usable across a variety of sensory, physical, and cognitive abilities.

New Cayucos Water Tank Ribbon-cutting Click to view article, County Service Area 10A Completes New Water Storage Tanks Project In Cayucos

County Service Area 10A Completes New Water Storage Tanks Project In Cayucos

The San Luis Obispo County Department of Public Works celebrated the commissioning of two new 210,000-gallon water storage tanks located west of Hacienda Drive, in Cayucos, on time and below estimated cost.

Los Berros Road, Arroyo Grande Click to view article, Construction to Widen Portion of Los Berros Road to Begin Soon

Construction to Widen Portion of Los Berros Road to Begin Soon

The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Public Works will begin construction to widen Los Berros Road between Pomeroy Road and Quailwood Lane in Arroyo Grande.

Example of home within Avila Community Plan Area Click to view article, Public Input Needed on the Public Review Draft of the  Avila Community Plan

Public Input Needed on the Public Review Draft of the Avila Community Plan

The San Luis Obispo County Department of Planning and Building is asking for the public’s input on the Avila Community Plan (Public Review Draft).

Shawn Matthew Luhm (left, DOB 3/4/1983) Kayla Anne Luhm (center, DOB 6/21/89) and Melissa Dawn Currie (right, DOB 10/11/1984).  Booking photos taken 5/14/2021. Click to view article, Shawn and Kayla Luhm Charged in Death of Eight-Month-Old Daughter

Shawn and Kayla Luhm Charged in Death of Eight-Month-Old Daughter

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Shawn Matthew Luhm (38) and Kayla Anne Luhm (31) of Paso Robles have been charged with felony child abuse related to the death of their 8-month-old daughter. Melissa Dawn Currie (36) has been charged with one felony count of accessory after the fact related to the death of the child.

Customer wears mask while shopping indoors Click to view article, State Mask Guidance Remains in Effect in San Luis Obispo County

State Mask Guidance Remains in Effect in San Luis Obispo County

State, workplace and business rules continue to call for masking, especially indoors