Neptune Straightens Up His Act Yesterday, Neptune, the planet of dreams, ended a five-month retrograde stint through Pisces. Since Pisces is ruled by Neptune, this part of the sky is particularly charged with psychic energy now. Those who look for signs find them everywhere: in the clouds, the carpet, the foam of coffee drinks and […]
The moon slips into the realm of relationships in the early morning, focusing our attention on the people we like to have around us whenever possible. This realm of the zodiac also rules art, especially the visual arts. As Venus leaps through Libra and Neptune goes direct in the night, dreamy visions promise to become […]
We all need affection and attention, and at some times more than others. Venus and Jupiter carry on with their air-sign love affair without any regard to the effect they might have on unsuspecting, impressionable, love-hungry humans. Cupid’s arrow doesn’t always wait until Valentine’s Day to strike. The aspect holds through the weekend. ARIES (March […]
Sept. 26, 1913 — Nov. 6, 2012 John Benjamin English, formerly of Placerville, born Sept. 26, 1913, died Nov. 6, 2012. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m., at Light of the Hills Lutheran Church, 3100 Rodero Road in Cameron Park, Calif.
Oct. 25, 1935 — Nov. 5, 2012 Richard Jacob Brunner passed away on the morning of Nov. 5, 2012, at Mercy Hospital in Folsom, Calif. Dick was surrounded by his loving family as his heart finally gave in, and he slipped peacefully away. A 35-year veteran of the K-Mart Corporation, Dick had retired from executive management […]
Dec. 4, 1932 — Oct. 28, 2012 Angela was born in La Plata, Argentina, and departed home to Heaven on Oct. 28, 2012, in La Plata, Argentina. Her passing saddens our hearts but our lives will forever be enriched by her presence and love. Angela and her husband Les, with two young children, immigrated to […]
Jan. 1, 1988 — Nov. 2, 2012 Bryan Allen Scoville, born in Klamath Falls, Or., on Jan. 1, 1988, was tragically taken from us on Nov. 2, 2012. He is survived by his loving parents, Vonda and Ruben Eckhardt (Red Bluff, Calif.) and Dave and Lori Scoville (Placerville, Calif.); and Ruthie Kennedy and her four […]
Jan. 22, 1934 — Oct. 27, 2012 Joyce Margaret Cumbra, 78, of Pollock Pines, Calif., passed away peacefully on Oct. 27, 2012, at home, surrounded by family. She was born in Saint Paul, Minn., the daughter of Edwin and Margaret Strand. She was the oldest of four siblings. Joyce is survived by her husband, Jim; […]
Aug. 31, 1923 — Oct. 28, 2012 Ada Orphia Ball (nee Nunaly) passed away peacefully at her residence in Santa Rosa, Calif., on Oct. 28, 2012. She was born in Ione, Calif., on Aug. 31, 1923 to Leonard and Elizabeth Towle Nunaly. She attended school in Thornton and Galt. Ada lived with her brother’s family […]
May 29, 1931 — Oct. 24, 2012 Ruth Alice Klos, a longtime resident of Rescue, passed away on Oct. 24, 2012, with family nearby. She was born on May 29, 1931, to Charles and Mary Alice Houston of Sutter, Calif. She was the youngest of nine children and was especially close to her mother Alice. […]
The auspicious alignment of Venus in artistic Libra and Jupiter in communicative Gemini will inspire affectionate gifts, lingering flirtations and a fruitful outcome for labors of love. Venus trine Jupiter temporarily overcomes whatever complications the Mercury retrograde had in mind. Mistakes turn out to be lucky; flaws become irresistibly cute. ARIES (March 21-April 19). You’re […]
It may feel as though we are looking ahead at yesterday. The difference between progression and regression is arguable on the first full day of Mercury’s retrograde in Sagittarius. And with Mercury within a one-degree orb of the trine position to Uranus, the difference between good luck and bad luck might also be undetectable. ARIES […]
Mercury goes retrograde in the afternoon promising unexpected news on this U.S. Election Day. Sagittarius will continue the backward motion into Scorpio in a cycle that ends November 26th. Travel plans also will be affected, though perhaps not negatively. Look for better offers, and be ready to bail in favor of a better plan. ARIES […]
This peaceful morning represents the calm before a party — and in this case, a political party. Election Day Eve also happens to be the eve of Mercury retrograde in worldly Sagittarius. The omens suggest that all will go as planned tomorrow until the late afternoon, when last-minute developments and unexpected turnarounds will occur. ARIES […]
April 20, 1925 — May 6, 2012 Ralph Lovas, 87, passed away peacefully in Placerville during the night of the Super Moon on May 6, while convalescing after open heart surgery. Born in San Francisco, he was reared by his paternal grandmother. After serving three years as a United States Marine (Staff Sergeant), he lived […]
Jan. 22, 1934 — Oct. 27, 2012 Joyce Margaret Cumbra, of Pollock Pines, Calif., born Jan. 22, 1934, died Oct. 27, 2012. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
July 3, 1922 — Oct. 26, 2012 Dorothy Hisako Shima Akaba, 90, of Cameron Park, was born July 3, 1922, in Stockton, Calif., and passed away Oct. 26, 2012, in El Dorado Hills, Calif. She grew up in the San Joaquin Delta, the daughter of a celery farmer. She graduated from Sacramento High School in […]
Oct. 17, 1954 — Oct. 11, 2012 Judy Marie Kelly, of Pollock Pines, born Oct. 17, 1954, died Oct. 11, 2012. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, at 2 p.m., at Gold Ridge Forest Clubhouse on Opal Trail in Pollock Pines.
Jan. 21, 1914 — Oct. 15, 2012 Hazel Leona Hanger, 98 of Placerville, California, passed peacefully away on Oct. 15, 2012. She was born Jan. 21, 1914, in the town of Cassville, Mineral Township of Barry County, Mo., to Harry L. Kerr and Susie Virginia McVay-Kerr. Her brother Sylvester was a year older than her, […]
1924 — 2012 Carmel Martin is at long last shopping with no-limit credit cards. She had a rich and fulfilling 88 years in which she volunteered at the Women’s Center, was a Senior Peer Counselor, a mother and a grandmother. She enjoyed Mahjong with her friends, ladies’ luncheons, long walks in the woods, shoe shopping […]
June 22, 1962 — Oct. 28, 2012 A native of San Francisco, age 50, passed away peacefully in Placerville surrounded by his loving family Oct. 28, 2012. He was the dearly beloved husband of Brigeite (LeDay); father of Nickole, Stephen (Ku’uipo), Reasse, Brysse, Joceline and Jaylynn; and cherished “Papa” of Nyla, Keyden and Kaylianna. He […]
Aug. 19, 1952 — Sept. 27, 2012 Gary Ogden, 60, of Placerville, Calif., was born Aug. 19, 1952, in Whittier, Calif., and passed away Sept. 27, 2012, in Placerville. He was a Vietnam veteran, U.S. Army Airborne. He is survived by his children, Eva Ogden and Lance Ogden and wife Tylynn; four grandchildren, Gage, Eden, […]
May 11, 1969 — Oct. 6, 2012 Jeffrey Allen Berry, formerly of Placerville, born May 11, 1969, died Oct. 6, 2012. A celebration of life will be held on Nov. 17, at 7 p.m., in Fair Oaks, Calif., at the Clubhouse at “the Lake at Northridge,” off San Juan and Fairway Two. Please email [email protected] […]