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September 2019 | Volume 4 | Issue 9

New Report Showcases How We Turned Ideas into Action Last Year

How did we serve the community in FY 2018-19? The County's latest annual report highlights some of our accomplishments and challenges, and the ways we turned ideas into action. Read more.

Behind the Scenes at Lopez Fire

County agencies helped people and their furry – and feathered – friends evacuate residential areas affected by the Lopez Fire last weekend. Keep reading.

In Other News...

SmartWater CSI Now Available in SLO County

Sheriff Parkinson recently announced a new state-of-the-art crime-fighting tool called SmartWater CSI, designed to reduce agriculture thefts. Read more.

Pilot Study to Help Provide Better Map of Paso Basin

If you see a helicopter flying low to the ground in North County in October 2019, please do not be alarmed. We are mapping the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin. Read more.

Help Determine and Address SLO County Housing Needs

The County of San Luis Obispo is working on an update to the Housing Element that will address the housing needs in the unincorporated areas of the county. Here's how you can help.

Templeton Voters Pass Special Tax for Fire Services

The passage of this measure will now provide essential local fire and emergency medical services 24 hours a day, seven days a week as opposed to the previous nine hours a day. Keep reading.

Raising Awareness During Suicide Prevention Month

Our Behavioral Health Department worked to raise awareness of suicide prevention during the month of September. Read more.

State Coalition Recognizes Our Juvenile Hall School

Our Juvenile Hall Court School was recently recognized for emphasizing and rewarding positive behavior. Read more.

Cayucos 1st Street Beach Access Construction Begins

Construction is underway to improve Cayucos 1st Street beach access with a new project that will replace a decades-old stairway. Read more.

Two New Alaska Airlines Flights Coming Soon

The SLO County Regional Airport recently announced two new direct flights with Alaska Airlines: San Diego, California and Portland, Oregon. Read more.

Dairy Creek Golf Course to Host Haunted House

This October, enjoy a good scare at a new Halloween haunted house attraction at Dairy Creek Golf Course. Read more.

Libraries Now Offering Free Passes to CA Cultural Places

County Libraries are now offering free and low-cost digital passes to California museums, science centers, zoos, theaters, and other cultural destinations. Keep reading.

Roadmap to Biodiversity of Our Central Coast

To help others understand the Central Coast's exceptional ecological diversity, the UC Cooperative Extension recently produced a new publication, Natural History of the Central Coast BioregionKeep reading.

Adoptable Pet of the Month: Tank

Meet Tank! This happy guy loves people, loves squeaky toys, and loves treats. Read more.

Just the Headlines...

2018-19 Asphalt Overlay Various North County Roads Project

2018-19 Surface Treatment Various North County Roads

Atascadero Library to Host Photography Exhibit 'People and Places'

County Libraries Announce Expanded Hours for Oceano and Shandon Libraries
Help Determine, Address Housing Needs in SLO County
Libraries' Summer Reading Program Reaches Record Number of Patrons
Planning and Building Hires New Division Manager

Public Health Welcomes New Division Manager

Working Towards a Culturally-Informed Behavioral Health Practice

Apply Now: Career Opportunities at the County

The County is hiring! Apply now or share these career opportunities with your friends.

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