Tag Archives: Valley West

Arcata tracking rise in property crime, violence

Arcata tracking rise in property crime, violence

ARCATA – Arcata’s Public Safety Committee took tangible steps last week toward developing civilian police oversight in Arcata. It also heard alarming news of a pronounced year-over-year jump in crime – both violent and property crime cases. With Chair Lettie Dyer absent and Vice Chair Jesse Lopez having resigned, Melissa Lazon was elected to the

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

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