Arcata in the News
The Arcata City Council's Wednesday, October 1, 2014, regular meeting agenda is now online and available for viewing. Ecomments for Wednesday's meeting are due at noon on Wednesday. For more information, please call the City Manager's office at 707.822.5953.
Asphalt grinding and repaving on sections of I Street and 10th Street has been delayed due to rain and will begin on Tuesday, September 30, 2014. The Hilfiker Drive water main will be in service on Monday, October 6. Asphalt and baserock recycling and recompaction begins on Hilfiker Drive on Thursday, October 2. Sewer and manhole repair work begins around Arcata on Monday, October 6. Thank you for your patience as we work to maintain our valuable city roadways and water system. For more information on construction and road work projects around Arcata, visit the Construction Projects page.
The Mad River Union, Arcata High School Pepperbox, KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata Chamber of Commerce and City of Arcata hosted a 2014 Arcata City Council Candidate Forum on Thursday, September 18 at the D Street Neighborhood Center. If you missed the forum, moderated by Mad River Union Editor-at-Large Kevin L. Hoover, listen to it online by clicking here.More on the Arcata City Council candidate forum
Park Ranger Heidi Groszmann works for the Arcata Police Department’s Special Services Division and is in charge of patrolling and preserving the city’s parks, the Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary, the Aldergrove Marsh, and the Arcata Community Forest. “People come from all over the world to see the redwoods,” says Ranger Heidi. “Tread lightly on the forest and clean up after yourself. It’s important to preserve the forest for future generations.” Watch a video of Heidi at work.Our People...Our Community...Ourcata
Watch this short video and learn how to reduce your property's stormwater runoff and improve its water absorption by breaking up concrete paths and driveways. Less runoff means less pollution, and now more than ever, we need to hang on to every drop of water. See all six instructional videos the California Water Board's Storm Water Program has produced on being a California Water Warrior.