Arcata in the News
Road repaving on 10th and I Streets begins Wednesday, Hilfiker water main work continues through Friday
Asphalt grinding and repaving begins on sections of I Street and 10th Street on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Work on the Hilfiker Drive water main also continues through Friday, September 26. Please anticipate delays and plan travel accordingly if driving through these areas. 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
Join the Humboldt Trails Council's Volunteer Trail Stewards, the Humboldt State University Natural Resources Club and the City's Environmental Services Department for a volunteer work day celebrating National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at the concrete steps up from the corner of Margaret and Buttermilk Lanes. Volunteers will clear the path for part of the Lower Beith Creek Loop Trail in the Sunny Brae Tract of the Arcata Community Forest. Gloves, tools, food and beverages will be provided. Call (707) 825-2163 for more information.More about Saturday's volunteer work day
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.