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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 19, 2017

Artesia Water Tower Artwork Complete

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Earlier this year the City began a revitalization process with the Artesia Water Tower off 183rd Street.  In June, the entire water tower received a fresh coat of white paint and was fitted with LED lighting in preparation of new artwork branding...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...