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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Have ADA Access Suggestions for Arcata Streets, Sidewalks and Buildings?

A man in a wheelchair next to a young girl walking

NOTE: The Tuesday, October 17, 2017, Transportation Safety Committee meeting has been cancelled due to a lack of quorum. If you have suggestions for making Arcata streets, sidewalks or buildings more ADA accessible, please contact Jess Clifton, Engineerin...

Read About the Draft ADA Transition Plan

Draft ADA Transition Plan Webpage City News
Posted on: September 17, 2017

Lawson Homicide Investigation Continues, Witnesses Urged to Come Forward

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At its meeting on Wednesday evening, the Arcata City Council approved a community reward program for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the ...

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City News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Arcata Awarded $500,000 Grant for Rental Assistance Program

Creamery Row Affordable Housing, Arcata, CA


The City of Arcata was awarded a $500,000 grant of federal funds by the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) this week.

Arcata’s grant was one of just 16 HOME Investment P...

More About the Rental Assistance Program

Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program City News

Posted on: August 20, 2017

Free Parent Project Classes Begin on October 18

Arcata Police Department Juvenile Diversion Counselor Crystal Perez, McKinleyville High School Assis

Free Classes for Parents of Youth Begin in October

The Arcata Police Department’s Juvenile Diversion Department and the Humboldt County Office of Education’s Redwood Coast Parent Project will host nationally-recognized Parent Project classes for parents of...

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