Karen England

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 ...

Ruffalo: Local GOP politics raising some eyebrows

When the Republicans swept into power in November, I must admit I was thrilled. On the other hand, I was also overjoyed when the Democrats did the very same thing four years previo ...

Jim Ruffalo: Placer Republican a write-in lieutenant governor choice

Inventing a label for the notebook while observing that very few political candidates are including their political party label on their campaign commercials and mailers this year ...

Looking behind the scenes: Local GOP’s transparency lacking

It wouldn’t be truthful to write that Tom Hudson and I agree on many things. While he always returns my phone calls, and takes an inordinate amount of time to make sure all my q ...