Arcata in the News
City offices will close briefly at 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 1, for an annual service recognition ceremony. Offices will reopen at 2:15 p.m. All emergency services will be available by calling 9-1-1. Water bill payments can be made at anytime online and at dropboxes located in front of City Hall and in the City Hall parking lot near the Arcata Library.
Arcata is vying for the title of "Coolest California City" against 10 other cities in the Cool California City Challenge sponsored by Energy Upgrade California. Sign up for Team Arcata today at http://coolcalifornia.org/community-challenge and start cutting carbon emissions by bicycling or switching to CFL lightbulbs. The winning city receives prize money to cut its carbon emissions even further. The competition runs from April 1 through August 31. Sign up today and start saving energy!Read More about the Cool California Challenge
Bring those old pills that are cluttering your medicine cabinet to the Saturday, April 26 Medication Round Up at Humboldt Waste Management Authority's Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 1059 West Hawthorne Street in Eureka. Workers will accept unused prescription and non-prescription medicines in original bottles with patient's name crossed out and medical sharps in red biohazard containers from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at no charge. Call HWMA at (707) 441-2005 for more information.See the medication round up flier
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
Join Arcata Elementary School families and build the school's first nature interpretive trail at Sunset Creekon Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers meet at 9 a.m. at Arcata Elementary School at 2400 Baldwin Street, Arcata. Be sure to wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes or boots. Build something kids will enjoy for generations to come! For more information, call (707) 825-2163 or email eservices@CityofArcata.org.More about Saturday's volunteer work day