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Posted on: February 20, 2020

National Police Foundation Report Completed

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The National Police Foundation (NPF) has completed its independent review of the Arcata Police Department’s (APD) response to the homicide of David Josiah Lawson and released its final report. 

 “The NPF review and ana...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Apply for an Open Vacancy on the Planning Commission

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The City of Arcata is seeking community members to apply for an open volunteer position on the Planning Commission.

Planning Commissioners work to develop plans and implement policies that affect Arcata’s growth and development. The decisions the...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Apply for an Open Vacancy on a City Committee

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The City of Arcata is seeking community members to apply for open vacancies on the Historic Landmarks Committee and the Wetlands & Creeks Committee.

Members of the Historic Landmarks Committee advise City Council on features in Arcata with historic, ar...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Nesting Season is Here! Please Avoid Trimming or Removing Vegetation

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The City of Arcata would like to remind the community that early bird nesting season begins on Saturday, February 1.

Humboldt Bay and its surrounding areas are home to a wide variety of bird species, so it is especially important that all community members...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Lawson Homicide Investigation Continues, Witnesses Urged to Come Forward

David Josiah Lawson photo from JusticeforJosiahLawson.com

The Arcata Police Department has established a 24-hour tip line for any member of the public to call in order to provide information regarding the murder of David Josiah Lawson. Lawson, a Humboldt State University student, was killed at a house party in t...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Help Prevent Storm Water Pollution this Rainy Season

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The City of Arcata is committed to improving local water quality, and our Environmental Services Department is encouraging community members to help us prevent storm water pollution this rainy season.

Storm water is rain or fluid that is not absorbed into ...

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