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Arcata, California is located in Humboldt County. Zip codes in Arcata, CA include 95521, and 95518. The median home price in Arcata is $329,900 which is roughly $183/per square foot. More Arcata information.

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3 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

Mendocino County Fair & Apple Show: Sheep dog trials, livestock judging ... and a parade

It's a little after 10 on Sunday morning, and with the sheep dog trials just under way, the fairway at the 90th County Fair & Apple Show in Boonville looks almost deserted: rides quiet, no concession lines and few people. There are, however, some random mooing sounds coming from the livestock area.

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7 hrs ago | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

New Rule: 3 Feet For Bikes

The "ghost bike" installed in 2008 on the side of State Route 299 where cyclist Greg Jennings was killed by a car that traveled onto the shoulder where he was riding. Bill Burton, who founded Arcata's Library Bike nonprofit and is director of LibraryBikes.org , sent a happy but poignant note to the press today noting that the new Three Feet for Safety law goes into effect today, Sept.

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14 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Fire probe: Arcata woman likely set fatal blaze

An Arcata woman is suspected of starting the apartment fire where her body was found, officials said Monday. The fire and the cause of death of Kelly Nichols, 52, are still under investigation, but witnesses who spoke to her before and during Wednesday's fire say she refused to leave the burning apartment, Arcata Police Department Detective Sgt.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Times-Standard

North Coast counties included in fuel management program

A bill introduced by 2nd District Assemblyman Wesley Chesbro and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last week allows private landowners on the North Coast to cut larger trees while thinning to create defensible space for wildfire protection, according to James Robbins, a Forester III with Cal Fire. Assembly Bill 2142 adds Humboldt, Del Norte, Mendocino and Sonoma to inland counties previously entered into a three-year Forest Prevention Pilot Project enacted by the passage of AB 744 following the 2013 Rim Fire, which burned 250,000 acres in and around Yosemite National Park, according to a press release from Chesbro's office.

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Times-Standard

Two arrested for burglary in Arcata

On 9/15/2014 at about 1:05am, officers from the Arcata Police Department were dispatched to a burglary in progress at a residence in the 500 block of F Street. Upon the arrival of officer's minutes later, a male subject was located passed out on a chair on the front porch of the residence.

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Times-Standard

Arcata woman with warrants arrested in stolen vehicle

On 9/14/14 at about 9:20pm, an officer with the Arcata Police Department located a reported stolen vehicle, a Ford Bronco, driving in the Valley West section of the city. The vehicle had been stolen from McKinleyville and reported to CHP on 9/09/2014.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Times-Standard

Effort continues to bring more flights to Arcata/Eureka Airport

A woman walks by an empty airline front counter at the Arcata-Eureka Airport in McKinleyville. Humboldt County continues to try to attract another airline to the airport.

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Times-Standard

Fire Arts Center turns 15

ARCATA >> Today marks the 15-year anniversary of the operation of the Fire Arts Center at 520 S. G St. A celebration is planned as a part of the regular Arts! Arcata event tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. and will include music, food and an art show featuring work by Bob Raymond, Julie Sessa and Diane Sonderegger. "We are really proud of what the Fire Arts Center has become" said Fire Arts Center Director Elizabeth Johnson.

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Times-Standard

Black-and-white theme at Arcata Artisans

Three featured artists at the Arcata Artisans Cooperative Gallery this month are photographers Jim Lowry and Vaughn Hutchins, and ceramicist Michael Pearce. The public is invited to join these artists at the gallery on the Arcata Plaza tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. to help celebrate their black-and-white themed art show during Arts! Arcata.

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Times-Standard

'Let the Dance Begin'

Peter Jain taught music at Eureka's South Bay and Pine Hill schools for 25 years. A writer and photographer as well, his new book, "Let the Dance Begin: Greetings From Humboldt" will be released tonight for Arts Arcata at Northtown Books, 957 H St. in Arcata.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Times-Standard

Arcata City Council considers changing smoking ban boundary

The Arcata City Council reviewed the current boundaries of the city's smoking ban at its Wednesday meeting and has asked the Arcata Police Department to examine the existing area for possible options. Councilwoman Susan Ornelas said the council hasn't made a decision yet, but what it is trying to do is regulate behavior with smoking laws, which is a difficult task.

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Times-Standard

Humboldt County's roads, bridges receive 'unacceptable' grades

A truck crosses the historic 1928 concrete arch bridge across the North Fork Mad River in Korbel on Wednesday. The bridge received low marks in a new report.

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Advocate-News

Glance at the past

Miss Minnie Peterson became the bride of Clifford A. Martin at a quiet but pretty ceremony which took place at the Peterson home on Redwood Avenue in Fort Bragg last Wednesday evening at 9:30. The solemn words were read by Father Brennan.

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Times-Standard

Humboldt County joins state in cutting water use

Many yards in Eureka are brown and unwatered. Eureka cut its July water use down by 7 percent this year compared to last, a state report says.

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North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Slab Experiments

White dust permeates the cracks in his forefingers and thumbs. Celtic music wheels away in the background.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Times-Standard

Gov taps Arcata mayor for state quake commission

Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Arcata Mayor Mark Wheetley to the California Seismic Safety Commission, Brown's office announced Wednesday. The commission exists "to advise the governor, Legislature, and state and local governments on ways to reduce earthquake risk," according to its website.

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Times-Standard

Arcata fire claims one life

One person has died in a fire at Alliance Road and Westwood Court in Arcata. A fire today at an Arcata apartment complex claimed the life of one person and caused damage to three units, according to fire officials.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

CANCELED: The Avett Brothers to Reschedule

Do you have tickets for The Avett Brothers at Center Arts tonight? Are they there, held to your refrigerator with a banjo magnet? You may want to leave them there for a while because the uber popular bluegrass band has to reschedule. From their statement to Center Arts: "The Avett Brothers regret to announce that we must re-schedule [sic] tonight's show at Humboldt State University in Arcata due to an illness in the band.

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Humboldt Beacon

Meth, heroin bust underway in Arcata

A meth and heroin bust is underway on the 1500 block of Hilfiker Drive in Arcata, according to police. Five people have been taken into custody.

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Times-Standard

Meth, heroin bust underway in Arcata

A meth and heroin bust is underway on the 1500 block of Hilfiker Drive in Arcata, according to police. Five people have been taken into custody.

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