Paul Comiskey

Gaines needs to come clean

(State Sen.) Ted Gaines is becoming our million-dollar baby with an $800,000 special election, months of a vacant district office and other incidental expenses. Was the idea of r ...

Sentence killers to life in prison

Only one of 100 California death verdicts have resulted in an execution. The executions occur about 30 years after the crime. The system will cost $1 billion over the next five ye ...

‘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 ...

Death penalty too expensive

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to sell 11 state buildings for $1.2 billion dollars in a desperate attempt to ease a $28 billion budget deficit. This will change the state from ...

Her dwarf goats are part of the family

Cynthia Comiskey loves her kids Scottie and Frankie. So, when a citizen of Auburn complained of their presence at Auburn Central Square, she felt compelled to introduce her well-tr ...

Death penalty a cruel joke

The second question asked of Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown during their recent debate was how would they speed the death penalty. Brown mumbled something about Chief Justice (Ronald ...

Plea to victim’s mother: Don’t fall prey to hatred

Placer citizens are ordinarily conservative and mistrustful of government. A proposed tax increase will register on the Richter scale. The DA’s decision whether to spend millions ...