Ted Gaines

Beth Gaines not good enough

On May 3, do not vote for Beth Gaines as our (4th District) Assembly representative. She is inexperienced and lacks the acumen for this position. Her mentor, Ted Gaines, was elect ...

Another View: Auburn State Recreation Area: In the beginning

Editor’s note: This is the first of two columns from Auburn City Councilman Mike Holmes regarding the Auburn State Recreation Area. The American River canyon has provided rec ...

Displeased with both Gaineses

I don’t know how others feel about this, but I am really getting tired of the political moves of Ted and Beth Gaines. I have supported Ted in past elections, because I thought h ...

Gaines: Put the people first

Sen. Ted Gaines – are you out there? And are you listening? You were recently elected to be our state senator. We all hoped you would fight for good fiscal policies and common- ...

Gaines’ actions are wasteful

I hope the readers of the Auburn Journal read the editorial in today’s paper (March 16) and agreed with me that Ted Gaines is not the conservative Republican he claims to be. H ...

Gaines made him vote Dem

As a staunch Republican, I held my nose as I voted for Ted Gaines when he ran for re-election as he was running for two seats at the same time. As I got into my car to go to the p ...

Our View: Election industry doing just fine, thanks to District 4

What costs nearly $2 million, has taxpayers fuming and leaves much of the Sierra foothills without representation on the home court? No, it’s not the Sacramento Kings’ latest ...

No gain with Ted Gaines

Wow! When you think you’ve heard it all the politicians just keep babbling. The not-so-one-and-only (Ted) Gaines now says that he blames the series of costly elections on an impe ...

Beth Gaines doesn’t get it

We have all seen a huge jump in the price of gasoline in recent weeks, so much so that it is negatively impacting economic recovery. So, what’s going on and what is the solution ...

Exercise your right to vote

It would be easy for voters in the 4th Assembly District to skip voting in the latest of what seems like never-ending special elections. But those voting by mail in the coming we ...

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. ...

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 ...

Gaineses’ political ambitions too costly

Who is the wizard? I’m sure I heard the heels of Dorothy’s ruby red slippers clicking, but after reading (The Auburn Journal, Jan. 30), it appears that we are still in the Lan ...

Ted Gaines is costing county

By costing Placer County an estimated $500,000 to $600,000 in an election that could have been avoided if Mr. (Ted) Gaines would have curbed his enormous ego, he has demonstrated t ...

What of less government, lower taxes?

Do I have the candidates reversed in last Tuesday’s election? My understanding is that if (Former Assemblyman Ted) Gaines were elected (to the California Senate), that an additi ...