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Grass Valley Alley to Honor Slain Ambassador

A project to remember and honor Grass Valley native Chris Stevens has been given the go-ahead by city leaders. Stevens was the U-S Ambassador that was killed during a raid on Benghazi, Libya in 2012, and now an alleyway downtown will be a memorial to him. Grass Valley Community Development Director Tom Last says what’s known as the Bank Street Alley, between 134 and 138 Mill Street, will have plaques and momentos about Stevens, all along the short corridor…

Listen to Tom Last 1

The Development Review Committee recommended the project to the City Council, and the Council approved the initial proposal last week. Last says, though, that’s not the final project hurdle…

Listen to Tom Last 2

Stevens was 52 when he was killed. He is buried in the family plot of a Grass Valley cemetery.


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