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‘Village’ morphs, opposition adapts

‘Village’ morphs, opposition adapts

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA –The City Council last week took up the matter of The Village student housing project. The project introduced to the council was heavily revised from the proposal the Planning Commission had not approved. Along with physical changes to the buildings and layout, the operational paradigm shifted as well,

HSU now partnering with AMCAL on revised ‘The Village’ student housing project

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – In a 180 degree reversal of the public position it has taken for months, Humboldt State University is announcing a “partnership” with the developers of The Village student housing project. The partnership is announced in a letter from HSU President Lisa Rossbacher dated June 6, which is to

Humboldt State and developers of The Village are closely coordinating after all

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The proposed “The Village” student housing project will finally reach the City Council June 6 after failing to gain the endorsement of the Planning Commission. The council hearing will be a public culmination of extensive behind-the-scenes preparation by both advocates and opponents – much of it purposefully

Greg King: What if they built The Village and nobody came … with a car?

The Village dorm project is one of several major developments now being built or under consideration in Arcata. Naturally, many city residents want a timeout to consider the consequences. The risks to quality of life posed by the combined impacts of these developments are significant. As always, the greatest threat comes from cars. That said,

‘The Village’ vilified in first two Planco hearings

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The first two of at least three Planning Commission meetings on the proposed “The Village” student housing project were held last week at City Hall. A third was scheduled for Tuesday night of this week. Proposed by Agoura Hills-based AMCAL Equities LLC, and its development partner, Coleraine

‘The Village’ EIR posted, Planco takes project up Nov. 28

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A couple of large housing projects – one for students, the other for seniors and others – have reached the stage of environmental review and imminent Arcata Planning Commission hearings. The Village The Environmental Impact Report for The Village, a large new student housing complex first announced

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