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City Council to go a-Villaging today

Mad River Union ARCATA – Consideration of the proposed The Village student housing project continues Tuesday, June 19 at 4 p.m. as the City Council takes a field trip to 2715–2920 St. Louis Road, site of the Craftsmans Mall and possibly, The Village. The meeting is open to the public. The council first meets at

‘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,

Humboldt State holding town hall meeting on The Village

Humboldt State University press release On Monday, June 18, Humboldt State University will host a town hall meeting to answer questions about the University’s plan to operate the proposed Village Housing facility. The meeting will be in the Great Hall (College Creek complex) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Community members are invited to attend, and parking will

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

A newly redesigned ‘The Village’ finally reaches the City Council

More but smaller residential buildings, fewer residents, more parking, solar panels, complex moved to the east away from Westwood Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata City Council will take two nights this week to ponder The Village, the student housing project proposed for the Craftsmans Mall site on St. Louis Road.

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

Planco urged to consider alt-Village plan

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – In a visualization of the alternative plan offered by opponents of the proposed “The Village” student housing project, residents stroll among buildings of an agreeably human scale, where the lanes are lush with gardens and greenery, and everyone looks to be young and/or in love. The idyllic

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