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ACRH wants to see what HSU blacked out in The Village document dump

ACRH wants to see what HSU blacked out in The Village document dump

Mad River Union ARCATA – They who hold “The Village” student housing project in low esteem and want it replaced with a less dense alternative are asking for more documents detailing Humboldt State University’s involvement with the developers. A Public Records Act request by Arcata Citizens for Responsible Housing recently resulted in a 369-page document

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

Deadlocked Planco punts Village to council

Note: This story appeared in the May 16 edition of the Union. Updates appear at the end of the story. – Ed. Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – An even-numbered Planning Commission last week deadlocked 2–2 on approval of findings required for The Village student housing complex. But that doesn’t end consideration of

‘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’ student community – last call for Craftsman’s Mall?

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – A new housing project will, if created as designed, give 800 students modern new accommodations near Humboldt State. It will also transform a centrally located but relatively obscure 11 acres from industrial to residential, increasing Arcata’s population by 4.5 percent. “The Village,” which would be sited on

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