Sen. Ted Gaines

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 ...

Keep California libraries alive

Reading skills so poor they cannot complete a simple job application: That describes 23 percent of adult Californians (whose native language is English). Fortunately, our Californ ...

Q & A: Ted Gaines talks raises, budget and arena

Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, stopped by the Journal office this week to talk about his role representing the sprawling 1st District, which spans from the Oregon border to Mammoth ...

DA releases Garrido video, documents

The El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office released video and documents Tuesday relating to the abduction of Jaycee Lee Dugard. The videos, originally aired Sunday during ...

Our children held hostage

Shame on the Republican legislators for playing games with the children of this state. Shame on Sen. Ted Gaines for playing games with the children of Roseville. Gov. (Jerry) Brow ...

Our View: Assembly 4 race is so nice, you’ll want to vote twice

Next month, Auburn-area voters will join others from Roseville to the Nevada border in testing the state’s new Open Primary law. But it’s more than a test, as the outcome cou ...

Our View: Interesting lineup of candidates, and a tough job awaits

The upcoming election to fill the vacancy in state Assembly District 4 will feature a quick campaign — and a familiar name. Beth Gaines, wife of former assemblyman and current st ...

Our View: Despite tragedy, Sierra snowpack is great provider

With each passing winter storm, we’re reminded that Sierra snow can be a matter of life and death for those who rely on it. The tragic news last week of the death of 25-year-old ...