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Posted on: July 7, 2021

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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

NORTH EAST ARTESIA PREFERENTIAL PARKING DISTRICT

Previously, the City hosted many town hall meetings in the community. As a result, residents expressed a concern with insufficient parking in their neighborhood. To address the lack of parking and create an additional supply, the City is proposing that re...
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Artesia News
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 2...

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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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 mee...

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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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 an...

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Artesia News
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. Additionally, th...

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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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 sidewal...

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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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 its health a...

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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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 several la...

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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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 ...

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Artesia News
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, signifying AJ ...

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Artesia News
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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Artesia News
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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News / Info
Posted on: May 27, 2021

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

MentalHealthPromotersFlyers-1

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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News / Info
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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