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June 2016      |     Volume 1     |     Issue 6

Breaking News: SLO County Airport to Add Nonstop Flights to Seattle Next Spring

The San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport revealed this morning that Alaska Airlines will add nonstop services between San Luis Obispo (SPB) and Seattle (SEA) next spring. This is a new destination on a new airline, and a major victory for the County of San Luis Obispo. Read more

Delivering Results

From Foster Care to Fantastic Feats

Luke Fox
The County's foster care system works to help our community's most vulnerable children thrive well into adulthood. Cal Poly student Luke Fox, 21, benefited from the County's foster care system as a child and now works with the system to make a difference in his life and the lives of others. The young entrepreneur will now work with 11 of his peers across the nation to help provide a critical voice on the importance of the health care transition from childhood to adulthood.
Read more about Luke

Putting Policy Into Practice

Balanced Budget Focuses on Public Health, Safety 

County BudgetWhat would you do with a $574.7 million budget? The County will provide essential services, with public safety and health and human services taking priority. We're beefing up the Sheriff’s Gang Task Force, the District Attorney’s victims assistance programs, and the Sheriff’s Community Action team to focus on issues of homelessness. Get a short overview of the budget

In other news...

How Many County Services 
Do You Use in a Day?

County services in a day

With 23 different departments, the County provides a wide range of services that is sometimes difficult to grasp. On an average workday, residents use more than five County services in their travels to work alone. Which ones do you use regularly?

10 Steps to Protecting Your Private Well Water System

Protect your private wells
Many San Luis Obispo County residents use private water wells at home or work for drinking water. But do you know how to test and maintain your water well system? These 10 simple steps will help protect your health and your water well system. 

7 Ways County Fire is Protecting Residents

Easing Economic Impact of Diablo Canyon Closure

Diablo Canyon Power Plant
On the heels of PG&E's announcement that it plans to close Diablo Canyon Power Plant by 2025, County officials anticipate substantial future community impacts. Read More

Project Aims to Improve Safety on Price Canyon Road

Price Canyon Road Project
South County residents and workers can expect a bit of a delay on their daily commutes through Price Canyon Road in the coming months. An important project to widen the road will improve driver and bicyclist safety. Read more

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Is Public Service Right for You?

Considering a job in public service is the first step on your path to a truly meaningful career. The County of San Luis Obispo offers a wide variety of career paths for all backgrounds. But is public service right for you? See the advantages of working to serve the public and then check out the latest career opportunities at the County

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Precinct Workers Needed for Election Day, November 8

Calling all students, businesses, community groups, nonprofit organizations, and individual residents: Our Elections Division is looking to hire paid precinct workers to join our election team for Election Day this November. Apply now.

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