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Assembly race for Gaines’ old seat gets quickly crowded

The opening for the District 4 Assembly seat vacated by now-state Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Roseville, has resulted in a flurry of candidate activity. Seven candidates or prospective can ...

Placer County facing $3.25 million in special election costs this year

The price tag for elections is sky-high in Placer County in 2011. Estimates are that as many as four special elections could take place before the start of summer and cost the cou ...

Gaines rallies septic system inspection opposition

It’s closing in on committee crunch time for Assemblyman Ted Gaines’ bill to reel in a State Water Resources Control Board proposal requiring septic-tank inspections statewide. ...

Rising tide of criticism pushes back state septic hearing

By Gus Thomson Journal Staff Writer   Those worried about a new $325 fee for septic system inspections can breathe easier. Facing an uprising of rural septic system users ...

Repeal septic system inspection legislation: Ted Gaines

The furor over mandatory septic system inspections and an estimated $325 fee that will have to be paid was evident at a town-hall meeting Thursday in Auburn. But there was also a ...