Beth Gaines

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 ...

Our View: Assembly 4 race is so nice, you’ll want to vote twice

Next month, Auburn-area voters will join others from Roseville to the Nevada border in testing the state’s new Open Primary law. But it’s more than a test, as the outcome cou ...

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 ...

Gaines Senate win spurs on Assembly election

Ted Gaines’ Senate District 1 win leaves the 4th Assembly District seat open, and several people are already thinking of filling it, including Gaines’ wife, Beth. The Califor ...