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BOS looks at phased option for Bottoms grow

BOS looks at phased option for Bottoms grow

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA BOTTOM/EUREKA – The Board of Supervisors has sent advocates of a proposed 8-acre industrial cannabis grow on the Arcata Bottom back to the drawing board. They’re to return for a re-hearing next Tuesday, July 13 with new odor control and downsizing options plus possible phase-in of a larger

Two more cannabizzes OK’d for CIZ as CUP cap looms

Steve Robles Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s Planning Commission approved two new cannabis enterprises Aug. 13 within Cannabis Innovation Zone 2, bringing the designation close to its cap of 20 Conditional Use Permits, a number the commission anticipates will be reached by early 2020. Evergreen Development Services will open an operation processing and manufacturing

Planco mulls Isackson’s Housing Project

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Arcata’s Planning Commission last week took up the proposed Isackson’s Housing Project, a block-long, four-story apartment building sited on Seventh Street between I and J streets downtown.  The project includes 43 one-, two- and three-bedroom rent-restricted apartments plus a manager’s unit totaling over 36,000 square feet plus

Planco forwards statue removal plans to City Council, statue’s suitors disclosed

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – It’s all systems go for removal of the McKinley statue from the Plaza, with the project’s paperwork ready to go, at least one serious statue suitor in the wings and the City Council poised to spell out details at their regular meeting Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 6

Supes make pick for county’s Planning Commission

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County supervisors discussed the importance of gender diversity in making an appointment to the Planning Commission but also emphasized that their female pick is the most qualified of 16 candidates.  Arcata Planning Commissioner Melanie McCavour, an environmental impact assessment consultant and environmental sciences and management lecturer at

Two new downtown Arcata cannabis vendors OK’d

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The Planning Commission last week approved use permits for two new downtown cannabis vendors. The new cannabis retailers are Pacific Paradise, a 48-year-old existing shop located at 1087 H St., and The Fireplace, located at 1041 F St., Suite A.  The new vendors are the first to

Permits sought for new downtown cannabis shops

Jack Durham Mad River Union ARCATA – The Arcata Planning Commission will consider issuing permits for two new cannabis stores proposed for Downtown Arcata at its meeting Tuesday, Jan. 9 beginning at 6 p.m. at City Hall, 736 F St. Humboldt County’s oldest head shop, Pacific Paradise at 1087 H St., is seeking a use

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

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

Arcata Main Street annual luncheon brings update on city issues

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Local businessfolk enjoyed wild mushroom lasagna, salad and a summary of current events by Arcata leaders at the annual Arcata Main Street (AMS) luncheon in the Plaza View Room last Thursday afternoon. Dan Tangney, tireless AMS volunteer (and as of last week, chair of Arcata’s Planning Commission),