Arcata in the News

Fri, Apr 11, 2014

Half-staff flag honors high school students, adults of Orland bus crash

In honor of the high school students and adults on their way to Humboldt State University who lost their lives in the tragic bus crash on Interstate 5 near Orland on April 10, 2014, the Mayor has ordered all flags on City property be lowered to half-staff through Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

Why is the flag at half-staff?
Flag at half staff in honor of Nelson Mandela, Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Fri, Apr 11, 2014

City Council's April 16 meeting agenda is online, eComment period is OPEN

The Arcata City Council's Wednesday, April 16 regular meeting agenda is now online and available for viewing. Can't make it to the meeting? Ecomments for Wednesday's meeting may be submitted online until 12 noon on the day of the meeting. Watch the meeting LIVE on Access Humboldt/Suddenlink Cable Channel 10 or click the "Watch Meetings" button above to see the meeting online. For more information, call the City Manager's office at 707.822.5953. 

City Council's April 16 meeting agenda is online, eComment period is OPEN
Tue, Apr 1, 2014

Sale and Development of Twin Parks – Invitation for Proposals

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.  

Sale and Development of Twin Parks Proposals Foster Avenue Arcata
Tue, Apr 15, 2014

Thank you to Saturday's Janes Creek volunteers!

Nineteen amazing volunteers from AmeriCorps, the Humboldt Fish Action Council, HSU's Natural Resources Club, the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and community members rolled out, trenched and staked 250 feet of geotextile fabric on a berm separating Janes Creek from the Galachi field near West End Road on Saturday. Roughly 250 willow sprigs were planted to improve the streamside ecosystem and prevent the return of invasive reed canary grass. Thank you for your hard work! Help finish the project next Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (707) 825-2163 for more information.

Thank you to the Saturday, April 12, 2014 Janes Creek volunteers!
Tue, Apr 8, 2014

Come to a neighborhood meeting on Arcata's Bicycle Boulevard

Find out more about the proposed Arcata Bicycle Boulevards on 10th Street and I Street. The City's Public Works Department and Transportation Safety Committee invite everyone to a neighborhood meeting on Thursday, April 24 at 4:30 p.m. at Arcata City Hall's Council Chamber. Bicycle commuters, drivers, neighbors and neighboring businesses are encouraged to attend. Bring your questions and comments. See the ABB webpages or call the Public Works Department at (707) 822-5957 for more information.

More on the Arcata Bicycle Boulevard
Come to a neighborhood meeting on Arcata's Bicycle Boulevard, 4/24/14