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Gaines pledges firm stance on taxes at Auburn meeting

State. Sen. Ted Gaines told a town-hall meeting audience Wednesday in Auburn that he’s willing to work across the legislative aisle with Democrats. But when it comes to raising ...

Redistricting forcing state Sen. Ted Gaines to move to keep seat

State Sen. Ted Gaines is planning to pull up stakes in the wake of a redistricting change that places his Roseville home inside fellow Republican Sen. Doug LaMalfa’s District 4. ...

Beth and Ted Gaines are Placer’s new power couple at the Capitol

Republican Beth Gaines of Roseville was sworn in Thursday as the new District 4 assemblywoman. Gaines’ oath of office also marks the start of a new and unique era in Placer and ...

Placer County’s District 4 Assembly turnout sinks to new lows

In terms of turnout, the District 4 Assembly election on Tuesday was dismal. Placer County elections chief Jim McCauley said that his pre-election forecast was holding up, with vo ...

Gaines leads in state Senate special election

State Assemblyman Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, was holding onto an early lead against Republicans Roger Niello and Barbara Alby and Democrat Ken Cooley in a special election to succeed ...