Former Grass Valley Mayor Dennis Hill passed away on Jan. 12. In 1977, Hill was elected to the Grass Valley City Council, where he served as mayor from 1981 to 1985. During his tenure, Hill had his hand in the development of Whispering Pines Business Park, Morgan Ranch and helped to attract Raley’åœs and Kmart. He also helped secure the grant to remodel Grass Valley City Hall.
— Christopher Rosacker