Pat Snelling

Georgetown needs new blood

We are having a very important vote this November for the Georgetown Divide Public Utility District board of directors. The two incumbents running have just rubber-stamped the gene ...

Sen. Ted Gaines backs fracking

California Senators voted against notifying property owners about fracking. Sen. Ted Gaines voted against a bill (SB 1054) that would require well owners or operators to notify ?Su ...

Solution simple to fund tax cut

I called Congressman Tom McClintock’s office to find out where he stands on the payroll tax-cut fight. I asked him why he voted against the Senate approved bill on Dec. 20. McCli ...

Who represents our interests?

Anyone remember the drought back in the late ’70s? If you do, read House Bill 1837, called “San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act.” This bill would affect the water rights ...

Gaines: Please allow vote

A letter I sent to State Sen. Ted Gaines: I stood in the rain on Friday and Saturday in front of our grocery stores and asked this question: Ted Gaines does not want to let the v ...

Just what is a conservative?

I’ve been asking around about our candidates running for Ted Gaines’ old seat. First thing my friends say is that he or she is qualified because he or she is a “conservative. ...

Tom McClintock has little time for constituents

California’s Congressional 4th District Rep. Tom McClintock is an excellent representative for the Republican party and all their Political Action Committees, far better than he ...