Beth Gaines

She voted no for seniors’s aid

California seniors need to know that Assemblywoman Beth Gaines voted “no” on AB 138, “The Elder Economic Planning Act of 2011.” The bill did pass, allowing the California D ...

Gaines should have stayed put

Re: Article: “(Ted) Gaines must move if he wants to keep seat,” (Journal, Aug. 22). What if Gaines had been content to keep the Assembly seat instead of running for the Senate ...

Ruffalo: Consolidated firefighting resources may soon be spread thinner

A quick check of the schedule shows two rather interesting and perhaps — heated — meetings are in the works. On July 21, the Nevada County Consolidated Fire District’s direct ...

Local officials react to Legislature-approved budget

With the California Legislature passing a new state budget Tuesday and Gov. Jerry Brown saying he would sign the Democratic document, local representatives and officials are giving ...

Back off from arena funding

I see where Sacramento wants Placer and other counties to help build them a new arena and they have selected Sen. Ted Gaines to help spearhead this effort. I think (Assemblywoman) ...

Beth Gaines has vested interest

Beth Gaines voted against a bill to control health insurance costs last week. The bill (AB 52) specifically says: It prohibits increasing insurance premiums rates without first su ...

Beth Gaines won by default

In response to the Auburn Journal May 4 articles on the very costly (District 4) Assembly race and other elections (five in all, total tops over $1 million), it is very sad that th ...

PG&E a private company

Hey, Henry Sinclair of Penryn (“Let private (sector) company fix canal,” Reader Input, May 10): Don’t you know that PG&E is a private company? Pretty ironic that Beth Gain ...

Water customers have another chance for answers on shortage

The Placer County Water Agency is planning a public meeting today where it’s expected to formalize a state of emergency claim and stress water conservation after an April 19 Bear ...

Canal fix calls for an expert

Does anyone at Placer County Water Agency remember that C.C. Myers finished the collapsed Santa Monica freeway in 1994 in 74 days instead of the 140 days CalTrans allowed, and the ...

Voter will take her chances

Re: “Gaines targeted by PAC,” Journal, May 1. Andre Levesque, in response to mailers calling attention to the incontrovertible fact that Ted and Beth Gaines have cost taxpaye ...

Campanale first, does no harm

In her ballot statement, Beth Gaines, candidate for the 4th Assembly District (vacated by her husband), states that she is “pro-family.” How does this mesh with her accepting ...

Deterioration in Wal-Mart wake

Now Wal-Mart has a website to hype (its) new store and rub our faces in it (Journal, April 26). Talk about audacity! Shoved down our throats for the sake of more sales tax revenue ...

Gaines will vote with husband

A reminder to Placer County voters that a vote for Ms. (Beth) Gaines is akin to giving something to Mr. Ted Gaines no other California legislator has, two votes — one in the Asse ...

Campanale offers balance

As reported in the paper, (Journal, April 20) Dennis Campanale did e-mail me a copy of his 4th Assembly District candidate statement prior to the deadline for filing. (It) may be ...