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Horoscope, Saturday, January 12, 2013

Venus and Uranus Square Off It could have been so easy. Venus is known to cool off as she transits Capricorn in search of a more practical and traditional mode of love. And though she’s but a few days into this journey, Uranus in Aries isn’t about to let things get boring. Filled with rebellious […]

Horoscope, Friday, January 11, 2013

New Moon Reality Check Reality is subjective. That’s why reality television shows can seem fake while the colorful world of a fantasy film such as the upcoming Disney release “Oz: The Great and Powerful” can be experienced by some as more real than their own breakfast bowl. The Capricorn new moon of realism asks: What’s […]

Gilroy Mashburn

Aug. 8, 1928 — January 6, 2013 Gil was born in Dardanelle, Ark. He was a Sacramento and El Dorado County resident for 66 years and a Sacramento City Fireman for 34 years, retiring as a Captain in 1986. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Eva Dell; twin brother, Gilbert; […]

Horoscope, Thursday, January 10, 2013

New Moon Eve On the eve of a productive Capricorn new moon, there’s a seriousness threatening to take hold of the scene. The worldly Sagittarius moon now reminds us of the old adage of all work, no play, and Jack’s dull boyhood. It does seem a shame to stay ultra-focused with such strong currents of […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Venus Settles In What is love? Is it fireworks and rockets or the flickering warmth of a slow-burning flame on a cold night? Venus has recently decided to explore the less dramatic option, claiming she wants to settle down into a sensible, secure groove. Enjoy some stability in the weeks to come. Fewer romantic distractions […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Venus Gets Real How do I love thee? Ten minutes at a time. That’s the best way to love as love goddess Venus takes a journey through the practical, proof-oriented sign of Capricorn. Making commitments is all well and good, but we’ll only believe what is actually happening. The future is a question mark. Now […]

Horoscope, Monday, January 7, 2013

Time’s A-Ticking It’s only the seventh day of the year, and already a ticking clock can be heard in the distance. Is this rush necessary? The square of Mars and Saturn isn’t helping matters. Each task comes with an accompanying lesson whether or not we’re in the mood to learn it. On the bright side: […]

Nora Elizabeth Temple

Feb. 26, 2008 — Nov. 24, 2012 Nora Elizabeth Temple, of Pollock Pines, born Feb. 26, 2008, died Nov. 24, 2012. A celebration of life will be held Friday, Jan. 11, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Community Church in Placerville, Calif.

Daniel Allen Ferrier

July 9, 1976 — Dec. 31, 2012 Daniel Allen Ferrier was tragically taken from us on New Year’s Eve. He was the glue that held so many people together. His ambition and “no regrets” attitude was an inspiration to the many lives he touched. His ability to reach the unachievable was seen in his perseverance […]

Ruth June Sherrard

June 16, 1934 — Dec. 17, 2012 Ruth June Sherrard passed away in her Placerville home on Dec. 17, 2012, after a short illness. Her family was with her at the time of her death. She was born in Sonora, Calif., on June 16, 1934, to Liselotte and Herman Sherrard. Her father became the Agricultural Commissioner […]

Debra Ann (Baker) Speegle

March 18, 1954 — Dec. 4, 2012 Debra Ann (Baker) Speegle, 58, of Ione, Calif., passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 4, 2012, of congestive heart failure at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton, Calif. She was born in Hayward, Calif., on March 18, 1954, to William Earl Baker and Helen Marie (Randall) Baker. She attended […]

Horoscope, Sunday, January 6, 2013

Adventure Time Venus is in the final degrees of Sagittarius. She becomes a wandering minstrel in this part of the sky, entertaining the heavens with her bawdy songs, never staying long in one place or with one person, moving along to the next town at the first sign of boredom. All of this will change […]

Horoscope, Saturday, January 5, 2013

Hearts and Minds Agree Desire and reason do not live in the same part of the brain and have no relation or alliance — but neither are they enemies. These two operate in independent orbits, sometimes coinciding beautifully, sometimes completely at odds. With the moon, Mars and Jupiter all in intellectual air signs, we just […]

Horoscope, Friday, January 4, 2013

Wish on a Shooting Star The debris from an extinct comet provides opportunities to wish on a falling meteor of the Quadrantid meteor shower. Though the gibbous moon isn’t cooperating and the visibility of the shower is low, don’t let that stop you. A trine of Mars and Jupiter agrees to grant your wishes anyhow. […]

Lynn Chandler

Nov. 1, 1953 — Dec. 20, 2012 Lynn Chandler, recent resident of Placerville, left us on Dec. 20, 2012, after a short battle with cancer. She was born in Kentucky and raised in Georgia. She was a beloved wife to George, mother to Megan and grandmother to Hailey. She was also a stepmother to Anthony and […]

Stephen Allard

Nov. 26, 1972 — Dec. 24, 2012 Stephen Richard Allard, a well-known dirt track sprint car driver in Northern California, died Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in Cameron Park, Calif. He was 40. Allard worked at The Harris Ranch in Wilton and previously at North State Auto Parts in Chico, but his passion was racing sprint […]

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