Tag Archives: Valley West

Letters to the Editor, September 2, 2020: Just this once, let’s make an exception and listen to reason

Will the 2020 City Council candidates continue the neglect of Valley West? I have enjoyed reading the biographies of the many candidates running for the three available seats on the Arcata City Council, and I look forward to those that remain.  Many have said that this is a time for change in Arcata, and I

Chamber Classics: Behind the scenes at Town & Country Mobile Home Park

How would you describe this mobile home community? Town & Country Mobile Villa is a family-oriented community. Approximately a quarter of our tenants are seniors. The park owns 24 of the homes inside the community and operates them as rentals. The average cost for a home space is $392. We are not low-income housing and

Valley West reinvention proceeding steadily thanks to APD/community alliance

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union VALLEY WEST – Arcata’s long-underserved northern neighborhood is getting a lot of attention from City Hall lately, but its residents aren’t missing the opportunity to bootstrap themselves and their community into new selfhood and self-improvement. Volunteers with pluckers, buckets and brooms fanned out across Arcata’s northern ’burb, powered by

APD reboots its enforcement approach to Valley West

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union VALLEY WEST – With new leadership and new law enforcement challenges in Valley West, the Arcata Police Department is reapproaching its enforcement priorities for Arcata’s northernmost neighbohrood. Last Thursday at the Hampton Inn on Valley West Boulevard, APD hosted a community meeting to ask area businesses and residents what

Valley West circulation study released with sidewalk, parks project impending

Mad River Union VALLEY WEST – California Walks has released its report, including recommendations, following the Arcata-Valley West Community Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Training (CPBST) in August 2018. The report is currently being translated into Spanish, with the translation expected by March. You may access the English version of hte report on the California Walks

Man arrested after weekend stabbing

City of Arcata PRESS RELEASE ARCATA MAN ARRESTED AFTER WEEKEND STABBING On Saturday, Jan. 5 at about 7:20 p.m., Officers from the Arcata Police Department were dispatched to the Valley West area of Arcata near U.S.  Highway 101 on the report of a male who had been stabbed. The victim was located in an encampment off

Special workshop on future of Valley West Wednesday, Aug. 29

City of Arcata VALLEY WEST – The City of Arcata is hosting a workshop in partnership with UC Berkeley Safe Transportation Research and Education Center (SafeTREC) and California Walks to help improve pedestrian and bicycle safety for community members in the Valley West neighborhood. The workshop is free and will take place from 4 to