KCRA: Vets say no to Grass Valley’s plan to move WWI memorial

Veterans are upset over a plan to replace a commemorative tree and plaque with pickleball courts at a Grass Valley park, KCRA in Sacramento is reporting. The video is HERE.

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Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

4 thoughts on “KCRA: Vets say no to Grass Valley’s plan to move WWI memorial”

  1. I’d like to think there would be some middle ground where a dead tree could be removed and still honor the veterans with a dedicated memorial “court” or two?

  2. Sorry Jeff, I have never been to that park so I couldn’t get a sense of the site.
    I’ll try to visit it and scope it out.
    There are always solutions to this kind of problem.
    We wouldn’t want to move Arlington to make way for an Astrodome, would we?

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