How do droughts end? Is the drought on its way out? The Central Coast has experienced several years of severe drought. But the amount of rain we’ve received this winter is not enough to end the drought. Read more
The County of San Luis Obispo Board of Supervisors will hold a special public hearing beginning on March 13 at 9 a.m. to consider two appeals of the County Planning Commission’s decision to deny a permit application for the Phillips 66 Rail Spur Extension Project. Read more
Nonprofits that promote the personal health, stability, independence and well-being of people in San Luis Obispo County have one day left to apply for a substantial public grant for the next fiscal year. Read more
The winter season on the Central Coast has been a bit chilly, which means that firewood sales have increased. The County Department of Agriculture offers two important tips for firewood-buying residents. Read more
Project management is the cornerstone to many services provided by the County Information Technology (IT) Department. So it's no surprise that the department was recently recognized for its efforts. Read more
Many may not realize that San Luis Obispo County is a conduit for labor and sex traffickers. In an effort to raise awareness and provide services for victims and survivors of trafficking, the Human Trafficking Task Force was created in 2014. Read more
Meet Julian, a lovely dog that would make any home happy. Julian is a male, black Labrador Retriever. He is about 8 years old and came to the County Animal Services shelter from Atascadero on Jan. 3. For more information about Julian (ID #215727), or any of our other wonderful pets available for adoption, please call County Animal Services at 805-7891-4413 or visit the shelter off Highway 1 at 885 Oklahoma Ave. in San Luis Obispo.
The County of San Luis Obispo Department of Parks and Recreation broke ground on the San Miguel Community Park expansion project in December. Read more
Second Installment of Property Taxes Due California law states that the second installment of property taxes for fiscal year 2016-17 is due on February 1 and delinquent on April 10. The law also mandates a 10% penalty for late payments after April 10, so don’t wait until the last minute. You can look up your taxes due, and pay online if you wish, online at www.slocountytax.org.
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