Doug LaMalfa

Candidate says abortion causes cancer

Jim Reed and Doug LaMalfa sparred in a debate for the new Congressional District 1. In that debate, Doug LaMalfa made a serious blunder to support his position that would prohibit ...

Support dog pack hunting bill

Dog fighting is a felony for good reason, so why is pitting packs of dogs against wildlife allowed? Senate Bill 1221, to ban the use of dogs to chase down bears and bobcats, has ...

LaMalfa under FEC scrutiny

If you live in the Auburn area and you don’t live within the Auburn city limits or most of Newcastle, then you are now in Congressional District 1. Your November congressional c ...

Jim Ruffalo: Time to clean up at Placer Co. Republican Central

If the recalcitrant leadership of the Placer County Republican Central Committee thinks that stalling will wind up with everyone ignoring that foul odor wafting in from its leader ...

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 ...

How much am I bid for this endorsement?

Who would have believed that the urban myth about the self-destructiveness of the Republican Party was true, at least here in the foothills? Judging by what I’ve seen so far, if ...

Rick Keene offers practical solutions

I disagree with my friend, Ken Campbell, and his assessment of Rick Keene, Candidate for the 4th District Senate seat (letter May 26). Ken seems to have overlooked the fact that (D ...

Mike Babich understands our values

This past week, I became very disgusted by a “hit piece” by Rick Keene against Doug LaMalfa. I do not know these two men, but Mr. Keene made my decision very easy. In the cours ...

Why tolerate overspending?

Am I the only one concerned about the irresponsible spending and debt accumulating both in Washington and Sacramento? And why do we keep electing politicians that are responsible f ...

Majority-minded Republican: Rick Keene

It is often unfortunate when we are forced to choose between two Republicans we like, such is the case of Rick Keene and Doug LaMalfa. Both Keene and LaMalfa are well-respected Rep ...