Arcata in the News
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
Don’t miss your chance to bid on a 2000 Crown Vic, a Honda ATV, or an arc welder, among many other items, at the City’s surplus property auction. Viewing begins on Monday, June 1, between 1 and 4 p.m. and all sealed bids must be received by 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 16. Click here for more details.
Twenty diehard volunteers eschewed Memorial Day weekend pleasures to wheelbarrow seven cubic yards of crushed rock (uphill!), armoring a swath of the South Fork Janes Creek hiker, biker and equestrian loop trail. Thank you to the Humboldt Trails Council's Volunteer Trail Stewards and equestrienne Jacqueline Debets for your hard work on Saturday! The next volunteer workday will be on National Trails Day, Saturday, June 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. constructing the Panorama Court trailhead access to the Sunny Brae Forest. Please call (707) 825-2163 or email EServices@CityofArcata.org for more information and meeting locations.More about Saturday's volunteer work day
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
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