Beth Gaines

Part-time Legislature? Campaign finds local support

AUBURN CA - A Bakersfield assemblywoman’s drive to turn state legislators into part-timers is resonating in some Placer County political circles. Shannon Grove, R-Bakersfield, i ...

Water customers have another chance for answers on shortage

The Placer County Water Agency is planning a public meeting today where it’s expected to formalize a state of emergency claim and stress water conservation after an April 19 Bear ...

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 ...

District 1 has a new senator

Senate District 1 officially has a new representative. Judge Don Currier gave the oath of office to Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, at 9 a.m. Thursday in the Senate Chambers of the ...