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Arcata Community Forest harvest runs through August

Arcata Community Forest harvest runs through August

City of Arcata press release Arcata, CA, August 2, 2019 – The City of Arcata’s Environmental Services Department announced that the City’s timber harvest operations will take place in the Arcata Community Forest during the month of August. For safety purposes, Community Forest visitors are encouraged to comply with all trail closures and diversion signs

Car crashes into city building near transit center

Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s Deputy City Engineer Netra Khatri sustained minor injuries when a car crashed into his office at the Annex, a City of Arcata building near the Intermodal Transit Facility. APD Officer Josh Phinney said the driver, who was parked in to a nearby parking space, mistakenly accelerated forward rather than

41 grams of meth seized, woman arrested

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE ARCATA WOMAN ARRESTED FOR POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE FOR SALE On Wednesday, July 31 at about 2 p.m., an officer with the Arcata Police Department conducted an enforcement stop on a vehicle in the 1600 block of Samoa Blvd. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle was identified as, Shelia Karen Eacret (Age

Celebrate the Arcata Police Department with cake on the Plaza Wednesday

APD press release The Arcata Police Department was established on July 31, 1894.  Wednesday, July 31 marks the 125th anniversary of community policing in the City of Arcata. Everyone plays a role in keeping Arcata safe and in maintaining a quality of life that all neighborhoods take pride in. As a community policing organization, the Arcata Police Department invites all community

Armed felon arrested in Arcata

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE On Monday, July 29 at 11:03 a.m., officers with the Arcata Police Department conducted an enforcement bicycle stop on the 1700 block of Alliance Road. Officers contacted Stephen Ray Noble (Age 22) of Arcata. Noble is on active formal county probation for Assault with a Deadly Weapon. During the subsequent investigation,

Council puts conditions on near-JCF grow op

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union JACOBY CREEK FOREST – The City Council voted last week to uphold findings of the Forest Management Committee (FMC) urging the county Planning Commission to enforce 600-foot setbacks on developments in Timber Production Zones (TPZ) located near publicly owned parks and natural areas. But the council also gave leeway

APD seeking security cam cooperation

VIDEO CAMERA LOCATION FEATURE NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH APD The Arcata Police Department is encouraging community members to utilize Citizen RIMS to assist investigators with locating video evidence that can potentially be used to solve crime. Citizen RIMS, or Records Information Management System, is an on-line information sharing tool that provides real time data on locations where crime