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April 2019 | Volume 4 | Issue 4

Wildfire is Coming. Are You Ready?

This year, the County Fire Department will step up efforts to safeguard San Luis Obispo County against wildfires. Read more.

In Other News...

County Approves Funding for Residential Treatment Center at 40 Prado

The County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to support establishing a contract with CAPSLO for construction of a new withdrawal management and residential treatment center at 40 Prado Road in San Luis Obispo. Keep reading.

$5.5M in State Grants Allocated to Five Local Homeless Services Projects

The County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to split about $5.5 million in state grant funding among five projects that will help homeless persons in SLO County. Read more.

Homicide suspect, Arthur Rudy Martinez.

Suspect Identified in Two Local 41-Year-Old Homicide Cold Cases

The County Sheriff announced last week that a suspect has been identified in two 41-year-old homicide cases from Atascadero. Keep reading.

Hourglass project

County Allocates $300K in Diablo Closure Funds to Jobs Project

The County Board of Supervisors has granted $300,000 in economic development funds for a project that will set the foundation to develop future jobs on the Central Coast. Read more.

Strawberries breakfast burritos coffee

Ride Your Bike, Get a Great Breakfast Downtown

You’re invited! Join us for Bikes & Bites on May 16, then make the most of Bike Month activities across SLO County throughout the month of May. Read more.

Public Works Cleanup in Cayucos

County Public Works Gives Back to the Community

Despite the cold and rain, on March 23, over 50 of our staff and their family members participated in the Department’s first annual family beach cleanup held at Cayucos Pier. Read more.

Video: Behind the Scenes at the County Public Health Lab

Day-to-day, the County Public Health Laboratory plays a vital role in protecting our community from risks we often don’t see. Read more and watch a brief video.

New All-Way Stop Approved for Halcyon Road in A.G.

The County Department of Public Works and the City of Arroyo Grande will install an all-way stop controlled intersection at Halcyon Road at The Pike in Arroyo Grande. Read more.

Carol Ouimette and her husband Dale

Empty-nester Helps Foster Youth in SLO County

Young foster youth have some extra Spring sparkle in their eyes thanks to the new colorful outfits they received from a creative and generous donor. Read more.

Adoptable Pet of the Month: Ivory

Meet Ivory! This sweet, calm, 3-year-old pit bull doesn’t require a lot of activity. She’s looking for a home where she can hang out, cuddle, and keep you company. Read more.

Just the Headlines...

New Mobile-Friendly App for Child Support

Special Event: Supporting Children's Health with School Wellness
Behavioral Health Department Asks for Community Feedback
Behavioral Health Department to Host Bike Breakfast on May 17 

For Survivors, Reporting Victimization is a Complex Decision

Morro Bay Library Hosts ‘Touch a Truck’ Event

Career Opportunities at the County

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