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July 2019 | Volume 4 | Issue 7

County Fire Dept Connects to Life-Saving App

The County of San Luis Obispo Fire Department (CAL FIRE SLO) has begun using PulsePoint, an app designed to empower everyday citizens to save a life. Read more.

In Other News...

County Named "Innovator County" for Stepping Up

The County of San Luis Obispo was recently named a "Stepping Up Innovator County" for meeting three key criteria suggested by the Stepping Up Initiative. Read more.

County to Disburse Millions to Ease Local Impacts of Diablo Canyon Plant Closure

The County received $28.35 million over the past week as the 2019 allotment of state-mandated funds that will help ease the local public health, safety and economic impacts of the closure of Diablo Canyon Power Plant. Read more.

2018 Annual Crop Report: Ag Production Hit $1 Billion Milestone Last Year

The overall value of agricultural production hit a milestone record of $1,035,499,000 in 2018, according to the County Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures' recent 2018 Crop Report.  Read more.

SLO Library Makes Sunday Hours Permanent

The San Luis Obispo Library will be open on Sundays permanently. The library will be open to the public noon to 4 p.m., and all regular services will be available except for those that require special appointments. Read more.

Los Osos Skate Park Receives Sponsorship

Thanks to Bear Valley Realty and Central Coast Window Cleaning, anyone can now skate at Los Osos Community Park Skate Park for free through mid-August.  Read more.

Celebrating Service: Behavioral Health Division Manager Retires

Patty Ford, LMFT and Mental Health Youth Services Division Manager, served the County for over 20 years before retiring this month. Read more.

County Welcomes New Behavioral Health Youth Services Division Manager

The Behavioral Health Department has selected Jill Rietjens, LMFT as the new Youth Services Division Manager. Read more.


Assessor Tom Bordonaro Confirms Strong Growth 

San Luis Obispo County property values continue to experience strong growth, according to the latest assessment roll released by County Assessor Tom Bordonaro. Read more.

Adoptable Pets of the Month: Kittens!

Kittens have arrived! We have adorable kittens—in a beautiful variety of sizes, colors and personalities—all available for adoption and hoping to find loving homes. Read more.

Just the Headlines...

Fleet Services Earns Two Stand-Out National Awards
How to Avoid Heat-Related Illness as Temperatures Soar

Pay Taxes on Unsecured Property by Sept. 3 to Avoid Penalties

San Luis Obispo Library hosts Hearst Director of Agricultural Operations 

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