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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: September 20, 2019

Free Sandbags Available to Arcata Residents


The City of Arcata will provide complimentary sandbags to Arcata residents, while supplies last.

To prevent flood damage this rainy season, visit the City’s Corporation Yard, located at 600 South G Street to pick up free, prefilled sandbags. When...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Lawson Homicide Investigation Continues, Witnesses Urged to Come Forward

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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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