Arcata in the News
City of Arcata offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2013, 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 28.
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The City, the Humboldt Trails Council's Volunteer Trail Stewards and the American Hiking Society invite you to help build the Beith Creek Loop, part of the Arcata Ridge Trail in the Sunny Brae Forest on Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Everyone's welcome! Meet near the corner of Margaret and Buttermilk Lanes in Sunny Brae and wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes. Volunteers can enter to win great raffle prizes from generous sponsors. There'll even be a barbecue lunch when the work is done. Call (707) 822-8184 for more information.More about the trail building volunteer work day
Young entrepreneurs will be setting up stands around Humboldt County this Lemonade Day, Saturday, June 1. Buy some lemonade, see who has the best stand and encourage our community's youngest business people! Register your lemonade stand online or find your nearest lemonade stand location on this map.Learn more about Lemonade Day
The City's Environmental Services Department invites you to a guided redwood ecology hike into the Jacoby Creek Forest on Saturday, June 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Jacoby Creek Forest is normally closed to the public, so take this opportunity to experience this beautiful redwood environment and learn about its plant life from City staffers. Space is limited to 25 hikers, so please call (707) 822-8184 to reserve your space today.More about the Jacoby Creek Forest hike
Help your local governments improve their disaster response strategy by taking a quick online survey. In order for us to know how to best prepare everyone for natural disasters, we need to know how much YOU know and what you've already done to prepare yourself and your family. The questionnaire takes less than ten minutes to complete. Your help now can help us all stay safer later.Read about the County Hazard Mitigation Planning Survey