Arcata in the News

Thu, May 21, 2015

City Offices Closed for Memorial Day on Monday & Flags Flown at Half-Staff

City of Arcata offices will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015 in observance of Memorial Day. The national flag will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to noon in honor of all American soldiers who gave their lives in war. Offices will re-open at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26.

Emergency Phone Number List
Wed, May 20, 2015

Help build a trail for hikers, bikers and equestrians this Saturday, May 23

Join the Humboldt Trails Council's Volunteer Trail Stewards, the Redwood Empire Endurance Riders, the Backcountry Horsemen's Association, and the Environmental Services Department as they build the South Fork Janes Creek Loop Trail for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians this Saturday, May 23, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the top of Diamond Drive. Please wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes or boots. Tools, gloves, snacks and beverages will be provided and new volunteers are always welcome! Call (707) 825-2163 or email EServices@CityofArcata.org for more information. (Photo courtesy of Chris Driscoll.)

More about Saturday's volunteer work day
Help build a trail for hikers, bikers and equestrians this Saturday, May 23
Sun, Jan 11, 2015

Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails construction begins

Construction on the Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails construction projects began on Wednesday, April 15. Construction for both projects will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Both projects are anticipated to be completed by October 15, weather permitting. Click here for work locations, traffic detours and project updates. Please follow all traffic control measures around the work sites, and contact the City's Public Works Department at (707) 822-5957 for more information.

More on the Foster Avenue Extension and Rails with Trails construction
Foster Avenue Extension and Arcata Rails with Trails construction begins
Tue, May 12, 2015

Thank you to Saturday's 46 Shay Park volunteers!

A total of 46 volunteers from Arcata High School, the general public, and the City of Arcata's Watershed Warrior Program came out to Saturday's Shay Park volunteer workday. Volunteers painted over graffiti, sanded vandalized bridge rails, rebuilt a puncheon bridge approach, removed invasive ivy and morning glory, rehabbed an illegal campsite, and picked up trash. Thank you for sprucing up this neighborhood park!

More about Saturday's volunteer work day
Thank you to the Saturday, May 9, 2015, Shay Park volunteers!
Thu, May 7, 2015

Moving out? Donate your stuff to a worthy thrift store!

When moving out, save precious landfill space and take your reusable stuff 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. Please do not leave household goods in driveways, sidewalks, streets or parks. The recycling guide is available online here, at City Hall, the Arcata Library and Arcata laundromats.

More on recycling and reusing
Moving out? Donate your stuff to a worthy, local thrift store!