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Leslie Lloyd Burnett

1924-2015 Les was born in New York City to Peter and Rose Burnett. He spent his childhood in Jamaica, where he finished high school at age fifteen and attended the University of Kingston for two years. From Jamaica, he moved to Miami, Florida and met his wife of 61 years, the love of his life, Eva. Les was very […]

Frank Fausel

Nov. 19, 1912 — June 18, 2015 Frank Fausel, lifelong resident of Placerville, Calif., passed away at 102 years of age. He leaves behind ex-wife and longtime companion, Helen; sons, David and Dan; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Frank grew up around the family business, Mountain Brewery, then located next to the historic brick Fausel […]

Thelma Eleanor Carpenter

Feb. 25, 1924 — July 5, 2015 Thelma Eleanor Gilbert Carpenter, born Feb. 25, 1924, in Springfield, Neb., to Frank and Ola Gilbert, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 5, 2014 at the age of 91. She is survived by five children, Glenda Johnson, Larry Carpenter, Sandra Cash, Frank Carpenter and […]

Diana Mae Snyder

Dec. 13, 1949 — Aug. 18, 2015 Diana Mae Snyder passed away at home after a three-year battle with lung cancer on Aug. 18, 2015. She was surrounded by her family and is survived by her husband of 18 years, Robert. She was the loving mother of Eric Warren, Stephanie (Eric) Fishel, Darin Snyder and […]

Leo Nored

Nov. 6, 1922 — Aug. 25, 2015 Leo Nored, 92, of Placerville, Calif., passed away on Aug. 25, 2015, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born to the late Andrew and Delma (Tate) Nored on Nov. 6, 1922, in Shiloh, Ark. He worked to help support his parents until his family […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lunar Firepower The things that seemed impossible last week are now entirely doable. Mostly this is due to attitude. The moon, Venus and Mars all in fire signs radiate a playful energy and a fun cosmic backdrop to the industrious Virgo sun. Use the high energy available to make a dent in a massive project. […]

Horoscope, Monday, August 31, 2015

Venus and Mars Alignment Maybe it’s not a boys against girls situation, but you could have fooled Venus and Mars. The two are positioning as if to start a war. There’s little to be done to deescalate the tension. What needs to be said is hanging on the tip of the tongue, and it will […]

Horoscope, Sunday, August 30, 2015

The Sun Opposes Neptune The opposition of the sun and Neptune brings with it an interesting tension between who we are and who we want to be. Also, our dreams will seem to call to us from across the sky, begging us to join them. Ambitions rise and practicalities will get quickly worked out. It’s […]

Horoscope, Saturday, August 29, 2105

River Moon The full moon in Pisces offers a spiritual conundrum: At the core of yourself, you’re selfless. Deep inside the layers of desire and need that come with being human, there’s an eternal being, beyond human. Detach from the trivial matters, and soulful intuition will rush in to fill the open space. ARIES (March […]

Horoscope, Friday, August 28, 2015

Full Moon Pre-Show The Aquarius moon is the opening act for tomorrow’s spectacular astral concert featuring the full moon in Pisces. Like excited fans, we’ll give our attention to the show, which encourages audience participation. Friends, funny people, oddities, unusual interests — these are all part of the offerings of the Aquarius moon. ARIES (March […]

Lake levels

Loon Lake, as of Aug. 25 Water elevation 6,380.5 feet Storage level 33,920 acre-feet Percent full 49% Inflow 2 cfs Outflow 17 cfs Ice House, as of Aug. 25 Water elevation 5,431.4 feet Storage level 31,820 acre-feet Percent full 73% Inflow 2 cfs Outflow 20 cfs Union Valley, as of Aug. 25 Water elevation 4,828.5 […]

Robert M. Dawson

Nov. 11, 1952 — Aug. 21, 2015 Robert M. Dawson was born in Placerville, Calif., on Nov. 11, 1952, to Weston and Lois Dawson. He passed away unexpectedly in Weiser, Idaho, on Aug. 21, 2015. Robert graduated from Ponderosa High School in 1971. He began working as a water well driller with his father at […]

Walter John Zabel

Sept. 7, 1946 — July 21, 2015 We recently lost a beautiful human being on July 21, 2015. Walter John Zabel will truly be missed by his family and many friends. He is survived by his children, Jennifer Zabel, John Zabel and Julie Zabel-Carrillo; his grandchildren, Kayla Duckworth, Kira Duckworth, Victor Carrillo and Daphne Carrillo; […]

Jack Canright

Jan. 3, 1943 – Aug. 11, 2015 Jack Canright, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, first showed symptoms of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) in July 2014. He was diagnosed in January 2015. He succumbed to the illness on Aug. 11, 2015. He was with family when he went to be with the Lord. He is […]

Horoscope, Thursday, August 27, 2015

Mercury in Libra Mercury, the messenger planet, crosses into Libra, the realm of partnerships and good graces, with a banner that reads: Better Together. The weeks to come will challenge us to come up with mutually fortuitous agreements. Then, when Mercury goes retrograde on September 17, those agreements will be put to the test. ARIES […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Project Manager Moon The Capricorn moon is a performance coach, a project manager and, at times, a ruthless dictator. This is the lunar influence of “whatever it takes to get the job done.” The Capricorn moon urges us to take full responsibility for what really is ours to handle and then either delegate the rest […]

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