Overdue Fine Amensty, January 2019

Libraries Will Offer Fine Amnesty in January

The County of SLO Public Libraries will be offering a Fine Amnesty in January of 2019. During this month patrons can have their overdue fines removed from their account and begin using their...

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County Undersheriff Tim Olivas

County Undersheriff Tim Olivas Retires This Month

County of SLO Undersheriff Tim Olivas retires after a 31-year-career in law enforcement with seven of those years at the Sheriff’s Office.

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Transfer of Command Ceremony for Cayucos fire protection services.

Cayucos Fire Protection Service Transfers to County

The County Fire Department is now responsible for fire protection in the community of Cayucos on December 1, 2018

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Nathan George Rieger (DOB 08-18-1965) booking photo

Former Canadian pastor convicted of arranging to meet a 15-year-old for lewd purposes

On December 14, 2018, a San Luis Obispo County jury found former Canadian pastor Nathan Rieger guilty of arranging to meet with a minor for lewd purposes. Mr. Rieger was arrested on August 10...

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A housing development under construction

Addressing Housing Needs in San Luis Obispo County

The County is working with community partners to provide some much-needed relief to the community’s housing problems.

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County Government Center in downtown San Luis Obispo.

County Employees Welcomed Back to Work After Strike

SLOCEA-represented County employees returned to work on Friday morning after a three-day labor strike.

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SLO County Regional Airport ticketing counter.

American Airlines Launches New Nonstop Service from SLO County Airport

The new flight will connect San Luis Obispo with Dallas/Ft. Worth beginning April 2019.

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County’s First Auditor-Controller-Treasurer-Tax Collector-Public Administrator Retires

Jim Erb has retired from the County of San Luis Obispo, effective Saturday, December 15th. Erb was a County employee or elected official for 28 years.

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County employees picket in front of the County Courthouse in San Luis Obispo.

Few County Offices, Facilities Closed on Third Day of County Employee Strike

Fewer facilities and offices will be closed or have limited hours on the third day of the County labor strike.

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County Begins Collecting Cannabis Business Taxes

The County has started receiving Cannabis Business Taxes (CBT). The 4% tax on gross receipts became effective as of July 1, 2018.

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Sheriff's Office Women's Honor Farm Sewing Program Donation of Blankets on 12-10-18

Women's Honor Farm Sewing Program Donation of Blankets to Stand Strong

Women's Honor Farm Sewing Program Donate Handmade Blankets to Stand Strong

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Cayucos 1st Street Accessway

Grant Funding Awarded for the Cayucos 1st Street Beach Accessway Reconstruction

The California Coastal Conservancy awarded $75,000 in grant funding for the reconstruction of the 1st Street beach accessway, in Cayucos.

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SLOCEA-represented County employees stopped work this week to demand higher wages.

Few County Offices, Facilities Closed on Second Day of County Employee Strike

While most County offices and facilities are open today, some will be closed or have limited hours.

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Annual Open Burn Season Starts December 12

The burn season, which typically runs through the end of April, affects the burning of residential yard trimmings in backyards and agricultural wastes.

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First Day of County Employee Strike to Impact Several Services

Most County offices and facilities are open today, with some closures and limited hours.

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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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