Senator Ted Gaines

Support dog pack hunting bill

Dog fighting is a felony for good reason, so why is pitting packs of dogs against wildlife allowed? Senate Bill 1221, to ban the use of dogs to chase down bears and bobcats, has ...

Suction dredging ban a drag for miners

Dennis Robnett estimates a statewide moratorium on suction dredge mining for gold has cut business at Pioneer Mining by 60 percent. The Auburn business is one of many in the moth ...

Another View: Brown budget is wrong for California

Every May the Governor releases an updated version of his January budget proposal. This year’s “May Revise” shows that Governor Brown is dead set on growing government and ra ...