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Horoscope, Tuesday, November 6, 2012

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 […]

Horoscope, Monday, November 5, 2012

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 […]

Ralph David Lovas

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 […]

Joyce Margaret Cumbra

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.

Dorothy Hisako Akaba

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 […]

Judy Marie Kelly

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.

Hazel Leona Hanger

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, […]

Carmel Martin

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 […]

Stephen Vasquez

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 […]

Gary Ogden

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, […]

Jeffrey Allen Berry

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] […]

Horoscope, Sunday, November 4, 2012

Young love has a tendency to attribute qualities to a potential sweetheart that the person may or may not possess. But the inexperienced are not the only victims of romantic idealism during the current square of Venus in Libra and Pluto in Capricorn. The aspect continues to play with our affections for the next two […]

Horoscope, Saturday, November 3, 2012

Just as people tend to let down their guard and be more emotionally open in their own homes, the moon feels unrestricted when she’s in her home of Cancer. Free to ride the joys and woes, she expresses herself fluidly. Each turn of the tide brings a new reaction. The only thing certain about a […]

Horoscope, Friday, November 2, 2012

There’s plenty of mindless chatter and distraction to occupy us during the void-of-course Gemini moon. Superficial and sensational interests are the equivalent of empty calories. In the same way that it’s better to eat nothing than to bulk up on leftover Halloween candy, it’s better to do nothing than to waste brain space with nonsense. […]

Horoscope, Thursday, November 1, 2012

Just when the tension between Mars and Jupiter eases, Venus decides it’s her turn to stir up trouble. The love goddess gracefully leaping through Libra opposes volatile Uranus in Aries. This puts an exciting twist in the romantic plot, which might even be construed as interesting and steamy. The opposition lasts until November 4. ARIES […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, October 31, 2012

This Halloween is ruled by the soulful Scorpio sun and a robust Gemini moon. Beyond the costumes, candy and fun is a deeper meaning to this holiday of transformation. If you believe that after death life goes on in different dimensions and/or forms, seize the chance to honor those who’ve walked the Earth before us. […]

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