Arcata in the News
The Arcata City Council and Historic and Design Review Commission's Wednesday, August 27, 2014, annual study session agenda, is now online and available for viewing. Ecomments for Wednesday's study session are due at noon on Wednesday. For more information, please call the City Manager's office at 707.822.5953.
When moving in or out, save space in our landfills and take your reusable materials to businesses listed in "Don't Dump and Run--Recycle, Reuse and Donate!" the City's guide to Arcata's thrift stores, book stores, hazardous waste and recycling collection facilities. You can save a lot of cash by furnishing your new home with thrift store goods, too. The guide is available online here, at City Hall, the Arcata Library and Arcata laundromats.More on recycling and reusing
Summer vacation officially ends for many Humboldt County kids on Monday, August 25. During their school commute, kids are most at risk when approaching and leaving the bus. Take a minute to review traffic safety rules with your children, and brush up on driving rules around school buses at the link below.Brush up on traffic safety rules around school buses
Enjoy some cool shade and join Humboldt Trail Council's Volunteer Trail Stewards and the City of Arcata's Environmental Service Department as they improve the Upper Beith Creek Loop Trail in the Sunny Brae Tract of the Arcata Community Forest on Saturday, August 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers meet at 9 a.m. at the Upper Fickle Hill Road parking area and will carpool to the worksite. Be sure to wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes or boots. For more information, call (707) 825-2163 or email eservices@CityofArcata.org.More about Saturday's volunteer work day
If you're wondering what's happening on Samoa Boulevard as you head toward Manila from Arcata, Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) is performing hydrostatic pressure tests on a natural gas pipeline. This is part of a system-wide program to ensure the safety of the transmission pipelines that deliver gas across the region. Click here for more information on PG&E's tests.