San Luis Obispo

[San Luis Obispo County] Reducing rural fire risk in San Luis Obispo County

Every city across San Luis Obispo County has mandatory rules when it comes to maintaining weeds.

From Paso Robles to the Five Cities, every city has a weed abatement ordinance.

The SLO County Grand Jury found that the unincorporated areas in the county do not.

Those places are not totally without rules, but the Grand Jury wants there to be more enforcement.

“Grass is the most important and keeping dead fuel away from houses,” said Barbara Alvis, an Atascadero resident.

[San Luis Obispo County] SLO County school districts may have misspent developer fees, grand jury finds

Several San Luis Obispo County school districts may have misspent fees paid to them by developers, a civic Grand Jury found, potentially opening the door for legal action.

The Grand Jury found special fees paid by developers that are supposed to fund construction or reconstruction at local schools were being spent on things that don’t fit into that category, such as regular maintenance items, ceiling fans and other materials and supplies, according to a report released Tuesday.

[San Luis Obispo County] SLO County needs more paramedics says grand jury in report

The San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury recently conducted research into emergency medical services and how county-funded agencies play a role in emergency response within the county, and released their findings in a report.

June 3, 2019

Paso Robles Daily News and A-Town Daily News, KVEC News Talk

By News Staff

[San Luis Obispo County] SLO County needs more paramedics says grand jury in report

The San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury recently conducted research into emergency medical services and how county-funded agencies play a role in emergency response within the county, and released their findings in a report.

They recommend that additional paramedics should be provided on County-funded engines and added to the next contract. Response times in rural areas can be up to 20 minutes, they found.

[San Luis Obispo County] SLO County Grand Jury releases report highlighting jail system, public health

The San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury released its annual report Thursday, highlighting issues that the jury believes should be addressed within the county.

The 2018-2019 Continuity Report reviews responses that were required as part of previously published Grand Jury Reports. Traditionally, it’s prepared by each year’s Grand Jury.

This year’s report involved six investigative reports from the 2017-2018 Grand Jury, which required responses from various agencies.