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Grass Valley Gets Land Gift for Trail

‘Tis the season of giving, and even the City of Grass Valley is receiving a big holiday present. The Les Schwab company is giving nine-and-a-half acres of land in the south part of the city near where the sinkhole is now. City Manager Tim Kiser says the deal pre-dates the sinkhole, and came about after a cleanup project resulted in a trail through the area…

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The city plans to build a permanent trail in that area along Wolf Creek and Little Wolf Creek, and, when completed, will allow people to walk from the mining museum at Mill Street and Freeman Lane past where the sinkhole cleanup is being finished. If you are wondering why Les Schwab would donate the land, Kiser says it will be beneficial to both parties…

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Kiser says the deal should be finalized soon, and a portion of the trail could be open this winter.


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