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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Take the City of Arcata Bicycle Friendly Business Surveys

Kids Bike Rodeo 2018 Obstacle Course

The City of Arcata recently applied for the League of American Bicyclists’ Bicycle Friendly Business program for City facilities including Arcata City Hall and the Arcata Transit Center.

As part of the review process, the League is seeking feedback from th...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Generator Safety

Generator Safety Tips

The recent PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events have increased our community’s use of portable generators. Generators can be a great temporary solution to keep power energized, however many community members are unaware of the risk...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Help Prevent Storm Water Pollution this Rainy Season

Strom Drain Art by Raphael Leiblum Cropped for Website

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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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Lawson Homicide Investigation Continues, Witnesses Urged to Come Forward

David Josiah Lawson photo from

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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