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 Bioregion. Keep reading.
Adoptable Pet of the Month: Tank
Meet Tank! This happy guy loves people, loves squeaky toys, and loves treats. Read more.