‘Double dipping’ and then some

Ted Gaines is a very nice man, has a beautiful family, runs an honest business and is one of the most useless politicians in Sacramento. He is so uncompromising he doesn’t even ...

Big tobacco likes Gaines

In the last several elections it has become apparent that Ted Gaines has been the recipient of a great deal of financial support from the tobacco industry, especially Phillip Morri ...

Business first, people second

It’s not hard to figure why the Baltimore Ravine project will prevail. Irregardless of residents’ concern, this is why: (1) tax revenue (2) money/profit. It’s not about pr ...

Baltimore Ravine agenda is intense

One through 8 below are the highlights of the Auburn City Council Special Session Agenda to be held 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, for the Baltimore Ravine Project (Journal, Jan. 6). ...

Ruffalo: Ted Gaines is going places, maybe Mrs. Gaines, too

Well, I suppose congratulations are in order for Ted Gaines, our state senator from the sprawling District 1. The Roseville Republican not only wiped out opposing Democrat Ken Coo ...

Dirt flies at playground-to-be

Installation of new fitness equipment is currently under way at Recreation Park as well as replacement of the playground destroyed by fire in August. According to Pam Vann, Auburn ...

Jail phone calls cut

PLACERVILLE (AP) — A Northern California couple charged with kidnapping Jaycee Dugard and holding her captive for 18 years temporarily lost the right to talk to each other on the ...

Our View: Despite tragedy, Sierra snowpack is great provider

With each passing winter storm, we’re reminded that Sierra snow can be a matter of life and death for those who rely on it. The tragic news last week of the death of 25-year-old ...

Use of ‘idiot’ is relative

Concerning: “Sun preparing for deep freeze,” Robert Wahl, Reader Input, Jan. 2: I had the opportunity to speak at length with an old farmer down in Clarksburg last summer. Wha ...

Time to protest cost of gasoline

Like many in the community of Colfax, I support local business as much as possible. I’d like to see each and every business that caters to my tastes continue to exist, even if it ...