Roger Niello

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 ...

Jim Ruffalo: Gaines’ shot at two offices could cost us

Wringing out the notebook while professing gratitude over the abundance of the recent rainfall. My parched lawn needed it. One thing that — at least in my humble opinion — cou ...

District 1 candidates talk pensions, taxes

One of four candidates for the state Senate District 1 seat, Assemblyman Ted Gaines, suggested that bringing back the lumberjack industry would deter marijuana growths in rural are ...

Rare four-candidate special Senate election complicates voting Nov. 2

In an election rarity, Auburn voters will have two chances Nov. 2 to vote for the same candidate. The general election ballot sent this week includes a special election to succeed ...

Ted Gaines has got backbone

I did have a lot of respect for Roger Niello until last year when he joined the Democrats in passing an irresponsible budget. These are difficult times where we need leaders that ...

Reader: Raises Gaines’ fault

Some things just hang around like a dirty shirt. Last night while watching the local news guess who pops up? Yep, like a dirty shirt here is one of our Placer County supervisors, ...

Gaines, Niello will go head to head in 2012

Ted Gaines and Roger Niello aren’t wasting any time. The Republican assemblymen have quietly filed papers allowing them to begin raising money toward a 2012 campaign for the stat ...