Ted Gaines


California Legislators Propose Allowing Firefighters To Take Down Rogue Drones

Cal Fire leaders say they could have doused the flames of the North Fire much sooner, but five drones were hovering over the Cajon Pass, hampering airdrop efforts.


Kidnapped Girl Found

Lawmaker Seeks Change After Dugard Case

A state senator is seeking to change California law as a result of the Jaycee Dugard kidnapping.


State Sen. Ted Gaines

Dugard Case Prompts New Legislation Governing Parolee Searches

After public outrage over multiple missed opportunities to catch Phillip Garrido, the Dugard case is prompting more action from lawmakers.


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Republican Wins Election To Fill State Senate Seat

Republican Assemblyman Ted Gaines won a special election Tuesday to succeed a Republican state senator who died in office last year.