Central Coast sea lions hit by infectious disease outbreak

The outbreak of a potentially fatal bacterial infection is causing some sea lions to curl up in a fetal position on California beaches, including on the Central Coast.

Recently, there has been a surge in cases of California sea lions contracting leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that affects the kidneys and can be lethal Read More …

Atascadero and Paso Robles to consider rejoining county animal shelter project

A little more than a month after voting to pull out of a countywide cost sharing agreement in favor of plans to construct an animal shelter of their own, the cities of Atascadero and Paso Robles are now considering rejoining the San Luis Obispo County plan. Read More …