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Posted on: September 2, 2021

VIDEO: Mayor Rene Trevino and Councilmember Ali Taj Discuss Available City Assistance Programs

In this new series, Artesia Mayor Rene Trevino will be joined by his colleagues on the City Council to share important information and updates about the City's operations, accomplishments, events, and more to help keep you informed. In this video...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Seeking Donations for Scholarship Program

The City of Artesia would like to partner with civic groups, churches, or businesses in the community to fund the City’s Scholarship Program. The City is seeking to raise $3,000 to award up to three $1,000 scholarships to seniors in high school ...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Seeking Vendors for International Street Fair and Diversity Festival

The City of Artesia will hold its 8th Annual International Street Fair and Diversity Festival on Saturday, October 2nd, from 3PM to 10PM. The event is free to the public and held in downtown Artesia, located on Pioneer Boulevard between 183rd Street and 1...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia to Hold Free Academies for Residents and Businesses

The City of Artesia will hold a free Academy Program designed to inform the community about the functions of their City, the services that are offered, and the opportunities available to get involved. The Academy series will be offered one day a week for ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia to Unveil New Free Electric Bus Service

The City of Artesia is pleased to announce new City transit services that will offer convenient access to parks, shopping centers, and the City’s vibrant Downtown area, at no cost. The City’s electric bus service will operate on Thursdays, Fridays, and Sa...

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Posted on: June 19, 2021

The City of Artesia Commemorates Juneteenth

Happy Juneteenth! Please celebrate with us through these videos and articles to learn about the important history of Juneteenth:

Video for kids:https://ca.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/1cc3b3d6-6c27-442d-ba9d-c7a5fbf01ceb/juneteenth-all-about-the-holidays/...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

VIDEO: Mayor Rene Trevino and Councilmember Tony Lima Discuss the City's Public Safety Commitment

In this new series, Artesia Mayor Rene Trevino will be joined by his colleagues on the City Council to share important information and updates about the City's operations, accomplishments, events, and more to help keep you informed. In this video...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia “Grab ‘n Go” Summer Food Program to Begin June 10th

On Thursday, June 10th, the City of Artesia will kick off its Summer “Grab ‘n Go” Nutrition Program for children 18 and under who are out of school for the summer months. Any child age 18 and under will be able to get a free ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia’s New Mental Health Program Brings Valuable Resources to Community

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On May 5, 2021, the City of Artesia and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health launched the Mental Health Promoters Program at AJ Padelford Park. This new program will provide information, consultations, and presentations on mental health and ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

City of Artesia Welcomes LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn to Announce $50,000 Grant for Artesia Park

On Wednesday, April 21st, the City of Artesia welcomed LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn to announce a $50,000 grant for improvements at Artesia Park! This grant, provided by the Supervisor's Office, will help pay for new picnic tables, benches, BBQ sets, ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

City Welcomes Community to Open Historic District Recreational Trails

On Tuesday, April 6th, the City welcomed the community to the Historic District Recreational Trails for a grand opening event! The trails, which run from 187th Street at Corby Avenue to 183rd Street at Gridley Road are open to the community for walking, b...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

VIDEO: Mayor Rene Trevino & Mayor Pro Tem Melissa Ramoso Discuss City's Pollution Reduction...

In this new series, Artesia Mayor Rene Trevino will be joined by his colleagues on the City Council to share important information and updates about the City's operations, accomplishments, events, and more to help keep you informed. In this video...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

VIDEO: Mayor Rene Trevino Provides An Update on the City's COVID-19 Response and Fiscal Stability

In this new series, Artesia Mayor Rene Trevino will be joined by his colleagues on the City Council to share important information and updates about the City's operations, accomplishments, events, and more to help keep you informed. In this first...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Encourages Residents to Enroll in State’s Earthquake Early Warning...

Natural disasters, like earthquakes, happen unexpectedly and can create major disruptions that last long after the event is over. Emergency situations may force individuals and families to quickly find shelter or evacuate from their homes, workplaces, or ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Celebrate Cesar Chavez Day with Activities and Learning Opportunities!

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Happy Cesar Chavez Day! Please celebrate with us through these activity sheets, videos, games, and more and learn about Cesar Chavez Day and his legacy:

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City and Partners Continue Offering Free COVID-19 Testing at City Parks

Last month, the City of Artesia partnered with Los Angeles County and Fulgent Genetics to launch free COVID-19 testing at Artesia Park and AJ Padelford Park. The program is completely free to all Los Angeles County residents, and was made available in the...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City Begins Grant-Funded Tree Planting Campaign

The City of Artesia planted 26 new trees at all three City parks last week to kick-off to a multi-year tree planting campaign, funded by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), that will see the planting of over 700 new trees...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

NEWS UPDATE: Free Tax Preparation Services Available for Qualifying Households

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The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program is offering free tax preparation! Services will be available by appointment only on Mondays and Tuesdays from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm from March 1st through April 13th at the Albert O. Little Community Center located at Ar...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Water Project Work to Impact Service on March 10th Near 178th St. and Alburtis Ave.

Golden State Water Company’s (GSWC) Capital Program Management (CPM) group in coordination with GSWC Operations has a scheduled shutdown on the 175th AMR Project (21911341) at the following location for the tying in of the new water main at 178t...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Reminds Businesses of Price Gouging Protections

As part of its efforts to protect businesses and consumers in the City during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council passed urgency ordinances No. 20-895U and 20-897U last spring that place a cap on the prices of third-party delivery services. The City i...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Celebrate Presidents' Day with Activities and Learning Opportunities!

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Happy Presidents' Day! Please celebrate with us through these activity sheets, videos, games, and more and learn about America's presidents:

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

NEWS UPDATE: City Looking for Feedback on New Proposed City Motto

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The City of Artesia is seeking feedback from the community on a new City motto that is under consideration. The current City motto is "Service Builds Tomorrow's Progress". The proposed new motto being considered is "Artesia: Where ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Be Prepared for Potential Heavy Rain This Week!

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Heavy rain is coming to Artesia later this week! Prepare your home by checking for any potential hazards and areas that could flood, drive extra safely and try to avoid the roads during the heaviest rain, and make sure to be cautious after the rain as the...

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Posted on: January 18, 2021

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In order to honor Dr. King, we have activities, videos, and learning links available for kids here to learn about Dr. King's life and legacy!

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

NEWS UPDATE: City of Artesia Reminds Drivers to Share the Road with Bikes and Pedestrians Safely

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With the installation of new bike lanes on many of the City's biggest streets over the last few years, it's more important than ever for drivers to share the road with bicycles and pedestrians safely, and for cyclists and pedestrians to ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

NEWS UPDATE: 2020 Residential Parking Permits Valid Through Feb. 28, 2021

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For residents living in Residential Permit Parking areas in Artesia, your 2020 Residential Parking Permits will continue to be valid until February 28, 2021. Please continue to display your 2020 Permit on your dashboard throughout this time, and make sure...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Mayor’s State of the City Address and Annual Report Highlight City’s Accomplishments

The City of Artesia has completed and published its 2020 Annual Report, and to highlight the City’s many accomplishments over the past year and success in handling 2020’s many challenges, Artesia Mayor Ali Sajjad Taj issued a virtual 2020 State of the Cit...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Artesia Economic Development Department to Pay for Downtown Parking through Holidays

As part of its efforts to encourage customers to visit businesses in Downtown Artesia, the City of Artesia Economic Development Department will be covering the cost of parking in metered spaces and in the City-owned parking lot in Downtown Artesia between...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Scheduled Sidewalk Maintenance for Districts 4 and 5 to Begin November 2nd

On November 2nd, the City will begin sidewalk maintenance and repair work for Districts 4 and 5 (all areas of the City south of 183rd Street) under the Sidewalk Assessment and Repair Program. In 2019, the City Council put this Program in place to ensure t...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Artesia to Allow Reservations of Fields According to LA County Health Protocols

In accordance with Los Angeles County’s Reopening for Youth Sports Protocol, the City of Artesia is now allowing reservation of fields at City parks for certain youth sports, and enrollment in a Fall Ball Conditioning Program, for teams that meet all appl...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Marks National Night Out Against Crime

National Night Out is an annual initiative to unite residents in neighborhoods across America in building strong, positive relationships with their public safety personnel. National Night Out brings crime prevention and fire safety awareness to communitie...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

September is National Preparedness Month

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September is National Preparedness Month and the City of Artesia is ready with resources and activities to help families prepare and to promote community disaster planning. 

As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time t...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Provides Substantial Support for Local Businesses During COVID-19

Since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a local emergency in March by the Artesia City Council, the City has taken many steps to support the local business community and to help them continue to operate safely as much as possible throughout the pandemic....

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: Scheduled Tree Trimming for District 1 Set for August

Starting this week, the City of Artesia’s tree maintenance contractor West Coast Arborists will begin scheduled trimming for trees in tree maintenance District 1. District 1 includes all areas of the City north of Artesia Boulevard. 

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City to Resume Enforcement of Paid Parking and Other Restrictions on July 13th

Due to State and County Stay at Home Orders throughout the last few months, the City of Artesia has not been ticketing for street sweeping or enforcing paid parking restrictions in Downtown Artesia since March. Next Monday, July 13th, the City will resume...

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Join in Our Virtual Fourth of July Activities!

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Our Virtual Fourth of July Activities are now live! Join in our Home Decorating Contest, Virtual Fun Run, Patriotic Family Photo Contest, and Chalk Art Contest and you could win prizes! Details for all activities are located here.

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Participate in the Fourth of July Home Decorating Contest

Join in the patriotic fun! The City of Artesia invites you to celebrate with us by decorating your home red, white, and blue for the 4th of July. Entry Applications must be received no later than 12 pm on Sunday, June 28, 2020. Please click here to downlo...

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Posted on: June 8, 2020

Summer Food Program

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Free breakfasts and lunches are available to children 1-18 years of age on a first come, first served basis.  The Grab ‘n’ Go breakfast and lunches will be available for pick-up one day a week at two locations on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from Ju...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia to Implement Changes to Operations as a Precautionary Response

March 26, 2020 – The City Council met at a Special Meeting on March 25, 2020 and took action to approve a resolution proclaiming the existence of a local emergency to aid the City in responding to the effects of COVID-19 on our community. Additi...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City Council Approves Eviction and Foreclosure Moratoriums During COVID-19 Crisis

Within the last week, the City Council has approved several measures intended to ease the burden of the COVID-19 pandemic on residents and business owners in Artesia.READ FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE

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Posted on: May 11, 2020

City Issues Special Edition of the Artesian for May 2020

The City of Artesia issued and mailed to all residents a Special Edition of the Artesian newsletter this May. Please click the link below to view an electronic copy of the newsletter. 

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia to Not Issue Street Sweeping Fines Until Further Notice

As part of its precautionary changes to City operations and response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the City of Artesia began not issuing fines for street sweeping violations on March 17th and will not do so until further notice.READ FULL PRESS R...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City Begins Work on Ambitious Sidewalk Repair Program

On Thursday, January 30th, the City began work on the first stage of its new Sidewalk Assessment and Repair Program, which will repair all of the City’s sidewalks in order of maintenance needs and will also establish a regular, scheduled sidewalk repair p...

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Posted on: January 30, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: City Opens AJ Padelford Park Teen Center with New Technology, Resources, and More

On Wednesday, January 29th, the City of Artesia welcomed the community to AJ Padelford Park for the opening of the AJ Padelford Park Teen Center, showcasing a great new community resource to give teens a safe space to learn, play, and spend quiet time aft...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Event Takes Guns Off the Street

On Saturday, December 7th, the City of Artesia held a Gun Buy Back Event at AJ Padelford Park in Artesia. The event offered an opportunity for Artesia residents to turn in unwanted firearms for a reward. Artesia residents turned in 14 unwanted guns at the...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Begins Work on Tree Inventory Update

Last month, the City of Artesia, in partnership with the Los Angeles Conservation Corps, kicked off a project to update the City’s tree inventory. Conservation Corps members will be counting every tree on public property in Artesia, assessing it...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Adds Beautiful New Lights to Pioneer Blvd. in Time for Diwali and the Holidays

City staff has put up new decorative LED lights on Pioneer Boulevard between 183rd Street and 187th Street. City staff made sure these beautiful new lights would be up in time to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. The cost of the lights and i...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City’s Carbon Reduction Efforts Accelerate in 2019

In 2019, the City of Artesia has expanded its efforts to make the City’s air cleaner and to operate more sustainably. While sustainability and pollution reduction have been top priorities for the City of Artesia for several years, this year saw ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Seeks Community Involvement in Project Joy Holiday Programs

Every holiday season, the City of Artesia hosts Project Joy to provide community members most in need, with toys and holiday meals. Throughout the 2018 holiday season, Project Joy provided toys to more than 300 children in Artesia, while more than 115 fam...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Holds Community Alley Clean-Up, Removes Dozens of Illegally Dumped Items

On Saturday, October 26, City staff worked together with volunteers and residents to clean up the alley north of 183rd Street and south of Ashworth Street between Arline and Clarkdale Avenues. This collaborative effort not only cleaned and beautified the ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Welcomes Over 40,000 to Artesia for 6th Annual International Street Fair...

On Saturday, October 5, the City of Artesia welcomed tens of thousands of people from across Southern California to the City’s Historic Downtown for the 6th Annual International Street Fair and Diversity Festival on Pioneer Blvd. to enjoy a day filled wit...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Welcomes Senator Bob Archuleta to Celebrate Landmark Grant for AJ Padelford Park

On Thursday, September 26, the City of Artesia welcomed the community and State Senator Bob Archuleta to AJ Padelford Park to celebrate the park’s new picnic shelter and a $5 million grant Senator Archuleta helped secure to expand the park, sign...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Mayor's State of the City Address Highlights Year of Accomplishments

On Tuesday, September 24, Artesia Mayor Tony Lima hosted the 2019 State of the City Address at the Albert O. Little Community Center, welcoming community members, dignitaries, elected representatives, and others to celebrate a year of tremendous progress ...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Annual Report Details a Year of Great Accomplishments

The City of Artesia released its third Annual Report today for the recently ended 2018-2019 fiscal year, marking a year of great achievements for the City. Released each summer, the Annual Report outlines the City’s progress on numerous priority...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Construction on Norwalk Boulevard Street Improvement Project to Begin July 22

On Monday, July 22, hard construction will begin on the Norwalk Boulevard Street Improvement Project. This project, made possible by a nearly $2 million grant from the State’s Alternative Transportation Program, will make numerous improvements t...

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Posted on: July 5, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Scheduled Tree Trimming for District 5 Set for July

Starting next month, the City of Artesia’s tree maintenance contractor West Coast Arborists will begin scheduled trimming for trees in tree maintenance District 5. District 5 is bounded by 183rd Street to the north, Pioneer Boulevard to the west...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia’s Summer Food Service Program Begins

On Thursday, June 13, the City of Artesia began its Summer Food Service Program for children 18 and under who are out of school for the summer months. The Program, which is run through the California Department of Education Nutrition Services Division (CD...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Announces Graffiti Removal Pilot Program

On Monday, June 10, 2019, the Artesia City Council approved the Graffiti Removal Pilot Program. This Program will provide graffiti removal materials to homeowners in Artesia whose homes are frequently subject to tagging in order to help them keep their pr...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Seeks Community Input for Disaster Planning

The City of Artesia is developing its very own Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP), a plan that will help Artesia reduce the threat posed by hazards such as flooding and earthquakes. In order for this planning effort to be successful, the City needs input...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Hosts Community Coyote Workshop

On Wednesday, June 5, the City of Artesia hosted a Community Coyote Workshop at the Albert O. Little Community Center in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control, ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Hosts Successful 60th Anniversary Kick-Off Dinner

On Wednesday, May 29th, the City of Artesia celebrated the 60th Anniversary of its incorporation with a 60th Anniversary Kick-Off Dinner at the Albert O. Little Community Center. Members of the community, elected officials, local civic organizations, and ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia to Host Community Coyote Workshop on June 5

On Wednesday, June 5 at 7PM, the City of Artesia will host a Community Coyote Workshop at the Albert O. Little Community Center, 18750 Clarkdale Ave., Artesia, CA 90701. At the Workshop, residents will have a chance to learn about coyotes, how to report c...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Receives Urban and Community Forestry Grant from CAL FIRE

The City of Artesia has received an Urban and Community Forestry Grant from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (“CAL FIRE”) totaling $878,336.56. The grant will fund an update to the City’s tree invento...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Wins Green Leadership Award

The City of Artesia received a 2019 Green Leadership Award from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for its conversion to 100 percent renewably-sourced electricity at City facilities. The Green Leadership Award recognizes cities, businesses, and a...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Grand Opening for Artesia Community Support Center Set for May 9th

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The City of Artesia is excited to announce the Grand Opening for the Artesia Community Support Center. This Center will focus on workforce development and start-up assistance, and will be a resource for everyone in Artesia to take classes, get help starti...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City’s Online Service Request System Provides Quick Way to Report Issues

The City offers an online service request tool that the community can use to report concerns in the community. Issues such as fallen tree branches, graffiti, illegal dumping, and more can all be reported through this system. This system is easy to use, an...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City and CR&R to Hold Free Bulky Item Drop Off Event on May 11th

On Saturday, May 11th, 2019 from 8AM-12PM, the City of Artesia and CR&R Environmental Services will be holding a free Bulky Item Drop Off Event for the community at AJ Padelford Park in North Artesia. Artesia residents may bring acceptable items that ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Announces Details of 60th Anniversary Celebration Events

The City of Artesia will be celebrating the 60th Anniversary of its incorporation and kicking off an exciting series of events to commemorate this landmark anniversary. The City of Artesia is excited to welcome the community to honor and celebrate the acc...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Receives Award of Excellence for Restaurant Incentive Program

On Thursday, March 28, at the California Association for Local Economic Development’s annual training conference in Anaheim, the City of Artesia accepted an Award of Excellence for its Restaurant Incentive Program. The award recognized the uniqu...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

City of Artesia Announces Summer 2019 Family Fun Movie Nights in the Park Program

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The City of Artesia is excited to announce the summer 2019 Family Fun Movie Nights in the Park Program! Throughout July and August, the City will be playing family-friendly movies at AJ Padelford and Artesia Parks. Bring your family, friends, and some sna...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City to Recognize Graduating Seniors Enrolling in College or Trade School on May 15th

On May 15th, the City of Artesia will hold a Reception Honoring Graduating Seniors continuing their education at a four-year college or university, or at a trade school. The event is reserved for Artesia residents, and will take place at 5:00 PM at the Al...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Launches New Home Security and Alarm Rebate Pilot Program for Artesia Residents

As part of its efforts to improve public safety in the community, the City of Artesia is launching a new Home Security and Alarm Rebate Pilot Program. This new program, which was approved by the Artesia City Council at its April meeting, will provide reba...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Community Garden Cleanup Sees Large Turnout

On Saturday, March 30, the City welcomed community members to the Community Garden at AJ Padelford Park in North Artesia for an Earth Day Community Cleanup. Over 60 volunteers joined the City in improving and beautifying this valuable community asset.READ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Community Gathers for Interfaith Vigil for Peace and Tolerance

On Thursday, March 21 at 7PM, an Interfaith Vigil for Peace and Tolerance was held at the Veterans’ Memorial in front of the Albert O. Little Community Center at Artesia Park. Many members of the community joined Mayor Tony Lima, City Councilmem...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Manager Community Meeting on Wednesday, March 27

On Wednesday, March 27, the City will hold a Community Meeting in North Artesia. The meeting will take place in the Community Room at AJ Padelford Park, 11870 169th Street, Artesia, and last from 6PM to 7PM.READ FULL PRESS RELEASE HERE

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Interfaith Vigil for Peace and Tolerance on Thursday, March 21

On Thursday, March 21 at 7PM, an Interfaith Vigil for Peace and Tolerance will be held at Artesia Park, 18750 Clarkdale Avenue, Artesia. In light of several recent tragedies that have targeted people of many faiths around the world, the vigil will provide...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Announces Application Details for 2019 Scholarship Program

The City of Artesia is pleased to announce a partnership with Artesia-based Cerritos Presbyterian Church to award up to three high school seniors or college students a $1,000 scholarship to the college, university, trade school, or vocational program of t...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Hosts Successful Public Safety Expo

On Saturday, February 23, City of Artesia staff along with representatives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, and more hosted the City’s annual Public Safety Expo at Artesia Park. Many families from Artes...

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Posted on: February 19, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City Continues Efforts to Help Homeless Residents

On Wednesday, January 23, the City of Artesia conducted its annual count of homeless residents. This count was one of many conducted across Los Angeles County and beyond, and helps to determine the funding the City receives to fund services for homeless i...Read on...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Partners with TreePeople on Successful Fruit Tree Giveaway

On Saturday, January 26, the City of Artesia partnered with TreePeople to host a Fruit Tree Giveaway at Artesia Park. Funding by a grant from the Max Factor Family Foundation allowed over 200 households to each receive a free fruit tree. This successful e...Read on...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City’s Project Joy Serves Hundreds of Artesians Over Holidays

Every holiday season, the City of Artesia hosts Project Joy to provide community members most in need with toys and holiday meals. Throughout the 2018 holiday season, City staff and generous sponsors helped Project Joy serve hundreds of Artesians.

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Posted on: January 2, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia and TreePeople to Host Fruit Tree Giveaway

On Saturday, January 26, from 9AM to 12PM, the City of Artesia in partnership with TreePeople is hosting a Fruit Tree Giveaway outside the Old Artesia Library Building at Artesia Park. This event is made possible due to a grant from the Max Factor Family ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Artesia City Council Welcomes Community to Reorganization Meeting

On Monday, December 10, the Artesia City Council held its reorganization meeting, hosting over 400 dignitaries and members of the community to celebrate the achievements of outgoing Mayor Sally Flowers and Councilmember Victor Manalo, while welcoming new ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Offers Online Service Request System

In order to simplify the process for residents, the City of Artesia offers an online service request tool that the community can use to report concerns in the city. Issues such as fallen tree branches, graffiti, illegal dumping, and more can all be report...Read on...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Welcomes Community to Celebrate Artesia Historic Museum’s Grand Re-Opening

On December 2nd, the City of Artesia and the Artesia Historical Society welcomed the community to the Artesia Historic Museum, Frampton/Dantema House Grand Re-Opening and Holiday Open House. The City enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate this important com...Read on...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Offers Exclusive Opportunity for Special Needs Individuals at Artesia Snow Day

On Saturday, December 15, the City of Artesia will welcome the public to Artesia Snow Day at Artesia Park! In a continued effort to make City events inclusive and accessible to all members of the community, the City is offering a behind-the-scenes look at...Read on...

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Posted on: December 1, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Artesia Historic Museum Grand Re-Opening to Take Place Sunday, December 2

The City of Artesia and the Artesia Historical Society are hosting a Grand Re-Opening and Holiday Open House at the Artesia Historic Museum, Frampton/Dantema House on Sunday, December 2 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM. This free event is open to the public.

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

NEWS UPDATE: LA County Registrar-Recorder and County Clerk's Office Community Meeting

This Tuesday, December 4 from 6PM-8PM at the Albert O. Little Community Center, join the LA County Registrar-Recorder and County Clerk's Office and CAUSE for a community meeting regarding voting changes and Vote Center placement for the 2020 election. Att...Read on...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Receives Two Beacon Spotlight Awards

The City of Artesia has earned two Beacon Spotlight Awards from the Beacon Program for its efforts in environmental sustainability and reduction of greenhouse gasses.
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Posted on: November 1, 2018

CITY OF ARTESIA, CALIFORNIA NOMINEES FOR PUBLIC OFFICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following persons have been nominated for the offices mentioned below to be filled at the General Municipal Election to be held in the City of Artesia on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.

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Posted on: October 19, 2018

City of Artesia Now Accepting Applications for Community Benefit Grant

Recognizing the value that other organizations have in providing services that benefit the community and its members, the City of Artesia is proud to once again offer non-profit organizations an opportunity to receive a $500 Community Benefit Grant. The...Read on... News / Info
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Join the City for a Community Workshop & Discussion

The City of Artesia will be holding a Community Workshop and Discussion on Monday, October 15 from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM in the Albert O. Little Community Center.
Members of the community are invited to attend and participate in the workshop to consider mixe...
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Posted on: October 3, 2018

The Artesian Fall 2018

The printed Artesian Fall 2018 has been delivered to all residences in the City and is available online.
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Posted on: October 15, 2018

City of Artesia’s 2018 Annual Report Delivered

It has been another great year for the City of Artesia, and residents can read all about it in the 2018 Annual Report.
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Posted on: August 20, 2018

India Independence Day Festival

India Independence Day Festival 2018 photo_thumb.jpg An estimated crowd of over 4,000 individuals attended the City of Artesia’s India Independence Day celebration at Artesia Park on Saturday, August 11. The free event took place from 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm, and featured 54 vendor booths ranging fro...Read on... News / Info
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Escape the Heat at One of the City's Three Cooling Centers

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For anyone looking to escape the heat on extremely hot days, three Cooling Centers are available throughout the City of Artesia. Locations and hours are below.
  1. The Community Center at Artesia Park -- 1-8 PM
  2. AJ Padelford Park -- 1-6 PM
  3. Artesia Lib...
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Posted on: June 29, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Taking Extra Steps to Ensure Residents Enjoy a Safe Independence Day

The City of Artesia is taking several proactive steps to discourage the use and sale of illegal fireworks by enforcing the law against illegal fireworks. The City is determined to make this Independence Day enjoyable for all by protecting the safety of it...Read on...

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Be Safe, Do Not Purchase or Use Illegal Fireworks this Independence Day

With the celebration of Independence Day approaching, the City would like to remind all residents and visitors that only safe and sane fireworks may be purchased and used throughout the City. READ FULL PRESS RELEASERead on... News / Info
Posted on: June 20, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Mourns the Passing of Former Mayor and Councilmember John Martins

It is with deep sorrow that the City shares the news of the passing of a great community leader, former mayor and councilmember John “Johnny” Carlos Martins. John passed away in a motorcycle accident in Upper Ojai in Ventura County on...
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Posted on: June 20, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Hosting Free Summer Food Program at AJ Padelford Park

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the California Department of Education, the City of Artesia’s AJ Padelford Park is serving as a Summer Food Service Program meal site this summer. The Summer Food Service program provide...
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Posted on: June 18, 2018

City Awards Three Academic Scholarships to Artesia Residents

At its June meeting, the City Council recognized three high school seniors who were awarded a $1,000 academic scholarship to the college or university of their choice. Artesia residents Erin Jimenez, Mason A. Hernandez, and Melinda M. Garcia each carried ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Council to Hold Overlay Zoning Workshop

The City Council will hold its third public meeting and second overlay zoning workshop on Monday, June 11, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The purpose of the workshop is for the City Council to discuss and receive public comment on the proposed overlay zoning...Read on...

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: District 3 Scheduled for Tree Trimming

In accordance with the three-year tree trimming cycle implemented by the City in 2017, District Three is scheduled to receive tree trimming services in July 2018, beginning the second year of the City’s tree trimming cycle.
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Posted on: May 29, 2018

Volunteer Service Event to Benefit Artesia Park

Looking for an opportunity to volunteer in the Artesia community? Join the City of Artesia and TreePeople on Saturday, June 16, for a volunteer event at Artesia Park. Activities will involve tree maintenance, weed pulling, and wood chip spreading. The day...Read on...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Earth Day Beautification and Clean-Up

mayor earth day.png In celebration of Earth Day, the City held a beautification and clean-up event at Artesia Park on Saturday, April 21. The event brought together more than 30 community volunteers, who helped make Artesia Park a more beautiful open space in the City. Volu...Read on... News / Info
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Artesia Christian Home Receives 2018 San Gabriel Valley Environmental Award

The City would like to thank the Artesia Christian Home for its commitment to the City and the environment, and congratulate them on receiving a 2018 San Gabriel Valley Environmental Award.
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Posted on: May 21, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Congresswoman Linda Sanchez Visits Artesia

As part of a series of regional site visits along the proposed West Santa Ana Branch Transit Corridor Project, Congresswoman Linda Sanchez met Tuesday, May 1, with City officials and staff to tour the planned terminus of the 20-mile line in downtown Artes...
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Posted on: May 14, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Awarded Grant Funds to Improve Norwalk Boulevard

Early this year, the City applied for grant funding from the State of California’s Alternative Transportation Program to improve Norwalk Boulevard. The diligent effort to pursue grant funding for this project resulted in the City being awarded ...
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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Academic Scholarship Application Deadline Extended

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The City of Artesia is pleased to announce a partnership with Artesia-based Cerritos Presbyterian Church to award up to three high school seniors or college students a $1,000 academic scholarship to the college, university, or trade school of their choice...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Artesia Park Beautification & Clean-Up

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As part of the City of Artesia's Earth Day Expo, the City will host a volunteer beautification and clean-up event at Artesia Park.

Please join the City on Saturday, April 21, from 9 AM to 12 PM. To volunteer, download the volunteer application and bring ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Council Continues to Invest in Public Safety

The safety of the City’s residents is of the highest priority of the City Council. Reinforcing the City Council’s commitment to public safety, the City has recently committed to purchasing new protective vests and other safety equipmen...Read on...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Join the City for the Spring Bulky Item Event with CR&R

The City of Artesia is providing residents with an opportunity to get rid of their bulky waste for FREE! The City will once again be partnering with CR&R for a Bulky Item Drop-Off event taking place Saturday, April 14, from 8:00am-12:00pm at AJ Padel...Read on...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Awarded Grant for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

To establish the necessary infrastructure for an electric vehicle fleet, the City applied for grant funding from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) in January 2018. Last week, the City was informed that the grant application...Read on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: District 2 Scheduled for Tree Trimming

In accordance with the three-year tree trimming cycle implemented by the City in 2017, District Two is scheduled to receive tree trimming services the week of March 5, 2018, rounding out the first year of the City’s tree trimming cycle.

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Announces 2018 Student Academic Scholarship

The City of Artesia is pleased to announce a partnership with Artesia-based Cerritos Presbyterian Church to award up to three high school seniors a $1,000 academic scholarship to the college or university of their choice. READ FULL PRESS RELEASERead on... News / Info
Posted on: February 20, 2018

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS: CARE FOR THE CHILDREN

Care for the Children, a non-profit organization, will be repainting residential curb addresses within the City of Artesia. Although there is no charge for this service, Care for the Children will ask for charitable donations (strictly voluntary) of no mo...Read on...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Council Meeting Update - Holiday Home Decoration Contest

Beautification and Maintenance Commissioners were on hand at the January 16 meeting of the City Council to acknowledge winners of the Holiday Home Decoration Contest. READ FULL PRESS RELEASERead on... News / Info
Posted on: January 30, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Mobile Stroke Unit to Serve Artesia

A pilot program launched by UCLA Health, with support from Los Angeles County, will make a Mobile Stroke Unit available to serve the City of Artesia and eight other surrounding cities. READ FULL PRESS RELEASERead on... News / Info
Posted on: January 19, 2018

2018 Artesia Homeless Count

The City will be participating in the 2018 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count on Wednesday, January 24. The count will begin at 8:00 pm, and volunteers will meet at the Albert O. Little Community Center located at 18750 Clarkdale Ave. Volunteers are n...Read on... News / Info
Posted on: January 18, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Artesia Park Tee-Ball Field Renovation

Renovations are underway to restore dirt infields on the tee-ball baseball fields at Artesia Park. When complete, the project will allow for better utilization of the fields by providing tee-ball players with dedicated dirt fields, while also freeing up ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: The Artesian: Code Enforcement Special Issue

The City recently released the winter issue of The Artesian – the City’s quarterly newsletter. In this issue residents will find information that explains what code enforcement is and how the City’s code enforcement process ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: Ground Breaks on Artesia Live I Development

Joined by the Artesia City Council, developers broke ground on the Artesia Live I mixed-use development project on December 6, 2017. READ FULL PRESS RELEASERead on... News / Info
Posted on: January 5, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: City Council Awards Contract to Restore Pioneer Boulevard

Following the City Council’s approval of a Street Signing and Striping Plan for Pioneer Blvd. on November 6, 2017, City staff issued a Notice Inviting Bids, as required by California law, to complete the work required to implement the approved p...Read on...

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Posted on: December 26, 2017

City Adds New Truck’s to its Fleet, Continues to Reduce Environmental Impact

truck2.jpg In September 2017, the City Council approved the purchase of four 2018 GMC trucks that would take the place of multiple vehicles within the City’s fleet that were manufactured in the 1980’s. The City Council’s authorizatio...Read on... News / Info
Posted on: December 22, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: City Hosts Holiday Program, Distributes Project Joy Holiday Dinners

Joined by hundreds of Artesia residents, the City of Artesia hosted its annual Holiday Program last night at AJ Padelford Park. The event kicked off with a warm welcome to all attendees by Mayor Sally Flowers, who was joined by Mayor Pro Tem Tony Lima, Co...Read on...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: Grand Opening of the New Artesia Library

The Artesia City Council joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn, Senator Tony Mendoza, Representative Cristina Garcia, Library Director Skye Patrick, and the Friends of the Artesia Library on December 8, 2017 for the Grand Opening of the new Art...Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: City Breaks Ground on Historical District Recreational Trails

Mayor Ali Taj, Mayor Pro Tem Sally Flowers, and Councilman Victor Manalo were joined by representatives from the Artesia Historical Society, the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Conservation Corps, the program manager and the work crew, as well as la...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: City of Artesia Awarded Homeless Planning Grant

The City of Artesia’s diligent and prudent pursuit of non-tax revenue (grant funds) has once again paid off. Just last month, the City was informed that it was selected for a homeless planning grant award of $15,000. READ FULL PRESS RELEASERead on... News / Info
Posted on: December 6, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: The City Now Offers Three Baseball Options for Residents

A new partnership between the City of Artesia and the Frontier Baseball League will now allow the City to offer a traditional recreation level baseball league, to be known as the Frontier League, in addition to Artesia Advanced Baseball.

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: City Council Approves Unprecedented Contract Amendment With CR&R

In September, the City Council approved an amendment to the City’s waste hauling contract with CR&R that will result in a savings of more than $637,000 to Artesia rate payers. With a rate increase scheduled to go into effect on July 1, the...Read on...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: City Council Votes to Restore Four Lanes of Traffic on a Portion of Pioneer Blvd.

In an effort to create a more livable, walkable community, the Artesia City Council voted to make a significant investment of redevelopment funds into the City’s downtown corridor. The vision was to slow down traffic to improve safety along Pio...Read on...

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Posted on: November 28, 2017

Project Joy – the City’s Holiday Program

For more than twenty years, the City of Artesia Holiday Program has provided toys to more than 200 children in need each year. Last year, with the help of the Artesia-Cerritos Lion’s, Optimist, and Rotary Club’s, the LEAD Foundation, ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

PRESS RELEASE: City Opposition to Telecommunications Power Grab

Senate Bill 649 would have represented a major shift in telecommunications policy and law by requiring local governments to lease out the public’s property, cap how much cities can lease this space out for, and eliminate the ability for cities t...Read on...

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Posted on: July 6, 2018

Cooling Centers in Artesia

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For anyone looking to escape the heat on extremely hot days, three Cooling Centers are available throughout the City of Artesia. Locations and hours are below.

  1. The Community Center at Artesia Park -- 1-8 PM
  2. AJ Padelford Park -- 1-6 PM
  3. Artesia Public Librar...
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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Sign up to get notifications on the Formation of the Business Improvement District Meetings

The City is in the process of assisting Pioneer merchants to form a Business Improvement District.  Sign-up here to receive updates.Read on...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

City Uses $300,000 Grant to Improve Infrastructure at City Parks

City staff applied for and was awarded a $300,000 grant.  With this grant, the City has completed several projects that are beneficial to the City and the residents who participate in the Parks and Recreation programs the City offers.  

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Baseball/Softball Opening Day

After a few weeks of winter storms, Artesians welcomed a clear, bright, sunny morning March 11 at the Youth Baseball Opening Day at Artesia Park. The teams gathered on the freshly mowed outfield as their names were called out to join the parade of teams. ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Artesia's First Mariachi Festival May 6th

Come join the City of Artesia for the first Mariachi Festival on Pioneer Blvd., Saturday, May 6 from 4 pm - 11 pm. Expect a full day of live music, ballet folklorico, food, crafts, games, rides, a beer garden, and vendor booths

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Public Safety Expo

Recently the City of Artesia held a successful Public Safety Expo in conjunction with Lunar New Year Festival on March 4, 2017. Lakewood Sheriff and LA County Fire collaborated with City staff to give the families of Artesia an opportunity to enjoy an int...

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

City Recognizes Artesia Library Volunteers

Melissa Ongko & Bayani Reyes were recognized at the April City Council meeting as 2017 Nominee’s for the County of Los Angeles Public Library's Youth Volunteer of the Year. 

Melissa Ongko was nominated as the Youth Volunteer of the Y...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Artesia Begins to Improve Residential Streets

Residents and visitors to Artesia may have noticed that crews are busy working to give several City streets a much-needed facelift.  City Staff has able to secure a grant to improve the City’s streets. The City is committing these funds...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

First Lunar New Year Held by the City

The City of Artesia held its first Lunar New Year Festival Saturday, March 4, 2017. Crucial to the success of the event was the collaboration between staff and the volunteer planning committee. The volunteer planning committee was comprised of Jim Chang...Read on...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Artesia Student Scholarship

For the 2016-2017 school year, Cerritos Presbyterian Church and the City of Artesia has partnered to provide three (3) resident students with the opportunity to earn an educational scholarship. The Artesia Student Scholarship is currently offered to senio...Read on...

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