Arcata in the News
The City of Arcata Community Development Department invites developers to submit proposals for the purchase and development of property located at Sunset Avenue and Alliance Road, commonly known as the “Twin Parks” properties (APNs 505-151-026, 505-131-014, and 505-131-016). This request for proposals will provide background about the property, and outline the information the City will use to consider your proposal. Click here for complete proposal package.
Join Humboldt State University's mighty Natural Resources Club, the Humboldt Fish Action Council and the City's Environmental Services Department as they pull out invasive plants from Janes Creek on Saturday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers meet at 9 a.m. at the Trinity Baptist Church parking lot on Alliance Avenue directly across from Murphy's Westwood Market. Be sure to wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes or boots. For more information, call (707) 825-2163 or email eservices@CityofArcata.org.Read More
A very strong group of 27 volunteers continued construction on the South Fork Janes Creek Loop Trail in the Arcata Community Forest on Saturday, February 22, 2014. The mighty volunteers set crib logs for two switchback turns, set 40 feet of outside cribbing for sidehill bench construction, hand split six chunks of redwood and rehabbed 400 feet of previously construction trail. Thank you for all of your hard work that the community will enjoy for years to come!More about Saturday's volunteer work day
The City's Public Works Department will be moving to the City Hall annex building located next to the Arcata Transit Facility on Friday, February 28, 2014. Public Works services, including issuing encroachment permits, will be limited from Friday, February 28 through Tuesday, March 4, as phone and computer systems are relocated. Please submit encroachment permit applications or call with road, sewer, and water questions well in advance of moving day to ensure prompt service. Thank you for your cooperation!More about the Public Works Department move
Despite recent rains, reservoir levels at Ruth Lake and across California remain seriously low. With drought conditions predicted to continue into the foreseeable future, the Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District asks everyone to help save water. For water conservation tips, go to www.SaveOurH2O.org.More on the drought