Arcata in the News

Sun, Jan 11, 2015

Foster Avenue extension, Rails with Trails construction continues through Oct. 9

Construction on the Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails projects takes place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Both projects are anticipated to be completed by Friday, October 9, weather permitting. Please follow all traffic control measures around the work sites, and contact the City's Public Works Department at (707) 822-5957 for more information.

More on the Foster Avenue Extension and Rails with Trails construction
Foster Avenue extension, Rails with Trails construction continues through Octobe
Tue, Aug 4, 2015

Weigh in on proposed coastal zoning plans on Tuesday, August 11

Do you own property in the Coastal zone that you’d like to develop? Would you like the City to consider changing your property’s zoning so you can do something different? Now is your chance to let us know! Join the Planning Commission meeting to learn about and discuss the proposed Local Coastal Program update on Tuesday, August 11 at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chamber. Call (707) 822-5955 or email for more information. 

More about sea level rise and the Local Coastal Plan update
Weigh in on new Coastal Zone rules
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

SaveWater.CA.Gov Launched to Help Communities Identify Water Waste

To help Californians save more water this summer, the State Water Resources Control Board, the California Department of Technology and Save Our Water announced the launch of SaveWater.CA.Gov. The new mobile-optimized website will allow residents to report suspected leaks and water waste anywhere in the state from their smartphones, tablets and computers. Today’s announcement was made following the release of June 2015 statewide conservation progress.

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Sun, Jul 26, 2015

Thank you to Saturday's Panorama Court trailhead volunteers!

Thank you to the 22 Humboldt Trails Council's Volunteer Trails Stewards and Retired and Senior Volunteer Program volunteers who carried logs to build 250 feet of new trail at the Panorama Court access to the Sunny Brae Tract of the Arcata Community Forest. A delicious lunch was provided by Maureen McGarry from RSVP. The next volunteer work day will be on Saturday, August 15, at the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary. Please call 707-825-2163 or email for more information.

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a group of volunteers move a log in the Arcata Community Forest
Fri, Jul 24, 2015

Make getting around Arcata easier

If you walk, bike, drive, skateboard or use a wheelchair or bus to get around Arcata and have ideas on how to make transportation easier and better, the Arcata Transportation Safety Committee wants you as a member. There are also volunteer opportunities on the Planning and Historic and Design Review Commissions, and the Open Space and Agriculture, Historic Landmarks and Transaction and Use Tax Oversight Committees. Download committee application forms here, and commission application forms here. Be part of the solution!

More about being a committee or commission member
Serve on an Arcata commission or committee