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Council to reconsider revised Village housing project

Council to reconsider revised Village housing project

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The City Council voted last week to reconsider the revised Village housing project, rejected by default on a tied council vote last August. The project has been redesigned to address one of the principal objections to the previous plan voiced by councilmembers and citizens: Village 2019 includes

ACRH forges ahead with new charter and mission

Arcata Citizens for Responsible Housing press release ACRH and its members are very happy with the outcome of the Council’s two protest abstention votes which denied AMCAL’s Village project. We are thankful to the city staff and council for the time they took to consider input from ACRH, Arcata citizens, professionals, academics, Humboldt State University

Citizens’ group conjures ‘Village’ alternatives

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – As Arcata’s Planning Commission grinds through hearings en route to probable approval of The Village, an 800-bed student housing complex to be sited at the present location of the Craftsmans Mall, a citizens group which objects to the proposal is developing an alternative plan for the site.

Noon siren’s song fading – everyone loves it, no one (so far) wants it

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Despite popular demand, things aren’t looking so good for restoration of Arcata’s downtown noon siren. Deactivated last Oct. 27 as part of the massive remodeling of the Arcata Fire Protection District’s Ninth Street station, the rusting siren was to be scrapped. Immediate public protest prompted Kirk Cohune,

Arcata Bay Oyster Festival Regains Original Name

Union Staff Report ARCATA – The 24th version of Humboldt County’s largest one-day event is going back to its original name and premise, while managing an order of magnitude increase in scale. Sponsored by Arcata Main Street/Greenway Partners, this year’s festival of bivalves, beverages, noshes and tunes will once again be called the Arcata Bay

Arcata Main Street Rises From The Ruins

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union HOTEL ARCATA – Arcata Main Street’s (AMS) three-person Board of Directors was absent from a pivotal scoping meeting with downtown businesses last week in the Hotel Arcata conference room, due to personal matters, and maybe that was just as well. Hosted by representatives of baggage-free Greenway Partners professional planners,

Arcata Fire’s Long-Planned Sunset Station Abandoned

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA/McKINLEYVILLE – Arcata Fire’s long-planned Sunset-area fire station is not to be. Originally planned for 11th and M streets and then re-sited on the future Foster Avenue extension south of Sunset Avenue, the project was the subject of many fundraising events by the Arcata Volunteer Fire Department, which is

A Message From Greenway Partners On Behalf Of Arcata Main Street

Dear Main Street Members and Supporters, Undoubtedly, most of you have heard the recent news about the major organizational shifts that have occurred in the past week at Arcata Main Street. In an effort to ensure that the organization fulfills its responsibilities and provides the community with a festive holiday season, Greenway Partners, a local