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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 South Coast Air Quality Management District in January 2018.  Last week, the City was informed that the grant application was app...Read on...

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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

Posted on: October 10, 2017

International Street Fair and Diversity Festival Wrap-Up

The City’s fourth-annual International Street Fair and Diversity Festival was host to over 40,000 individuals Saturday, October 7th. While the crowd was filled with residents and locals from our surrounding cities, we had festival-goers from as ...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2017

Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection

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Come and dispose of Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste the right way on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Artesia Park in the City of Artesia. Brought to you by the County of Los Angeles and presented by the Department of Public Works and the Sanitation D...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Cooling Centers in Artesia

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The City of Artesia offers three Cooling Center options to escape the heat on extremely hot days:

  1. The Community Center at Artesia Park  
  2. AJ Padelford Park
  3. Artesia Public Library

Artesia Park and AJ Padelford Park have air-conditioned rooms with chai...

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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...

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...

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...