Tom McClintock

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 ...

McClintock a friend of seniors

Re: Reader Input, Curtis Walker, (June 30): I’m glad that (Rep. Tom) McClintock voted no on the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HR4872). I wi ...

McClintock no friend of seniors

Congressperson Tom McClintock voted against the Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010 (HR4872). The bill, which was sponsored by Rep. John Spratt, woul ...

Who represents our interests?

Anyone remember the drought back in the late ’70s? If you do, read House Bill 1837, called “San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act.” This bill would affect the water rights ...

Balance budget; don’t harm poor

I continue to read that Republicans in Congress, Tom McClintock among them, are supporting significant changes to Medicare and Medicaid to balance the Federal budget. My reaction ...

Behind the Signature: Rosalie Wohlfromm wohlfromm

Lives in: Auburn, full-time since 1993. Job: Retired from Gottschalk’s as a certified bra fitter. A tip: “You have to have at least three bras.” Favorite topics: “I’m ...

Stop the oil company welfare checks

Why is Tom McClintock fighting so hard to keep oil companies’ “subsidies”? Subsidies are tax dollars going to the oil companies. He said on the House floor, “We are on th ...

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 ...

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 ...

Who’s she calling daft?

I was very offended by Theresa (Cote)’s reference to me and many of my friends being perceived as a “daft” constituency by Tom McClintock (Reader Input, March 23)! I also tak ...