January Newsletter Content

We have urgent need for some of our members due to the rains.
Our neighbors experienced a major mudslide event and Support Los Osos and others mobilized to help – the project is ongoing and you can find out more at their Facebook page.

We are grateful to all of you who have contributed how you can, and  please share this email so we can make sure we reach as many people as possible with this and other ways to help the community. Big wins for LOCAC in 2023!Tree planting at the community park – email for dates and details Los Osos will be included in DWR’s upcoming Aerial Electromagnetic (AEM) Geophysics Survey in Spring 2023! This could provide a significant opportunity to collect additional hydrogeologic data for the Los Osos Basin and improve our understanding of groundwater flow and seawater intrusion.We were granted a Complete Streets Safety Assessment and will be working to bring all stakeholder groups in Los Osos together to discuss what’s needed and hopefully be forging a collaborative path forward together for everything.We are formalizing our involvement with the CSD as a supportive partnerWe have developed a permitting chart that enables a bit more transparency into the processOutreach committee is about to relaunch – every 4th Wednesday! Links to all meetings on website
See something that should be here? Send us an alert!Did you know?There are ALWAYS people in need in Osos and Support Los Osos is only one of many groups supporting our community. The proliferation of groups is what makes us special.

Do you take walks? If you see Sahara Mustard – yank it out, now’s the time!

Go electric in your home, office, and transportation affordably thanks to local rebates!

See something that should be here? Send us an alert!In the news!- SLO Trib editorial about the Patten supervisor map leaving us unrepresented
– President Biden declares Federal Emergency in SLO County due to rains
– Citizens Group Fighting for Los Osos
– Coastal trail takes a big step forward
– Monarch Grove in Los Osos

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Planting at Los Osos Community Park

The planting project at Los Osos Community Park which was approved by the LOCAC Board at their December 15, 2022 meeting has gotten the “go ahead” from the County. We are now working to gather volunteers to help with the planting. Please let us know your preference for either Saturday January 14th or 21st beginning at 9AM to volunteer for 1 to 2 hours to work with County staff to plant.  Heavy rain cancels. Pursuant to the approved plan (which can be found on the LOCAC website under the December 15, 2022 meeting), the new plantings will be on the corner of Palisades (working around the spot where the Holiday Tree goes each year) and LOVR in front of the Community Park. 
If you are interested in helping with this exciting community project, please  reply with your preference for either the 14th or 21st to LOCAC member John Lindt at by Wednesday January 11th. Once we tally to preferences, we will announce the day. Thank you in advance!

Who Represents You?

With the district remapping (and lawsuits trying to change that) – how will Los Osos be covered?

“Voters in Morro Bay, who now reside in District 3, and voters in Los Osos and Oceano, who now reside in District 5, would have had the chance to vote in this election — but now must wait until 2024 to vote for a supervisor in their new districts.”

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