Robert Harry Lobaugh

June 11, 1941 — April 20, 2013 Robert Harry “Bob” Lobaugh, of Placerville, Calif., passed away on April 20, 2013, at the age of 71. He was born on June 11, 1941, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, to Burch and Jennie Lobaugh. He is survived by his wife, Karen Lobaugh. He and Karen were together for […]

Arleen (Billie) L. Higham

Feb. 23, 1962 — April 15, 2013 Arleen left this life to meet God on April 15, 2013, after a long, courageous battle with leukemia. She passed away peacefully at Stanford Medical Center with her husband Hank and her sister Virginia at her bedside. She was born Feb. 23, 1962, to James and Virginia Simpson […]

The housing revolution

By Mike Southwick I was speaking to one of my past clients this week who asked me if could help her friend find a home. This particular buyer was initially looking in a different county and I chose to refer that buyer to another Realtor who could better service her. I had initially found about five properties […]

Homeowner 101: Do your materials homework before hiring a contractor

By Jeff Nilluka What’s always nice for me in going to a first meeting with someone is a homeowner who has done their homework — looking up the contractors license number with the Contractors State License Board and researching different materials they want to use. There are so many books, magazines, websites and even friends’ […]

William Allan

Aug. 29, 1944 — April 26, 2013 William Allan, of Placerville, born Aug. 29, 1944, died April 26, 2013. Services have been held.

Robert Hanebutt

April 18, 1927 — April 26, 2013 Robert (Bob) Hanebutt entered into heaven to be with Jesus on April 26, 2013. He was born April 18, 1927, in Rising City, Neb., to Harry and Lottie Hanebutt. The family moved to Red Bud, Ill., where he met the love of his life, Eileen, and graduated from […]

Valarie L. Scott-Garmire

Feb. 26, 1952 — April 21, 2013 Valarie L. Scott-Garmire, resident of Coloma for 35 years, was born Feb. 26, 1952, and passed away April 21, 2013. She was here For a while. We loved her For her uniqueness For, indeed she was one; She was her own — She was an artist, A weaver, a […]

Horoscope, Sunday, May 5, 2013

Pisces Moon Rules Cinco de Mayo On this Cinco de Mayo, the Pisces moon gets us spiritually ready for changes to occur later in the week. When she goes void of course midday, she’s like a warm, fuzzy blanket tempting us to do nothing but snuggle and snore. This is not to say productivity will […]

Horoscope, Saturday, May 4, 2013

The Pisces Moon Moccasin Walk A Native American saying warns not to criticize a man until you’ve walked a mile in his moccasins. The mystical Pisces moon lends shape-shifting powers of imagination that allow for such a walk to occur, regardless of the size of those moccasins in relation to your own feet. Slip them […]

Horoscope, Friday, May 3, 2013

The Moon Doubles the Flavor Due to the midday lunar shift, the morning will have a distinctly different flavor from that of the evening. The altruistic Aquarius moon rules the early day, and then, after a while, the law of diminishing returns applies best. Gather your offerings, and go home to restore your soul by […]

Horoscope, Thursday, May 2, 2013

An Altruistic Aquarius Moon The fourth-quarter moon in Aquarius has a message: Whatever you do for the planet and for your fellow humans, you also do for yourself. This friendly, social-minded and forward-thinking lunar aspect plus the new station of Mercury in “get ‘er done” Taurus stirs up momentum for projects that are bigger than […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Mercurial May Day Mercury has a change in tone this May Day, leaving the excitement of Aries for the steady progress of Taurus. In the sign of the bull, the communication master reminds us that he is also the ruler of commerce. (It’s no coincidence that the word “merchant” shares the first four letters of […]

Betty Jean Henley full obit

Sept. 14, 1923 — April 23, 2013 Betty Jean Henley, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Placerville, Calif., after a long illness. She was born on a farm near Lake Mills, Wis., in 1923. After graduation from high school in Lake Mills she attended the University of Wisconsin for four years […]

Pauline Fay Keehn

Oct. 22, 1924 — April 18, 2013 Pauline passed away peacefully on April 18, 2013. She is survived by her sister, Betty Lou (Bob) Potts of Glenbrook, Nev.; four children, Barbara Cook of Fernley, Nev., Michael and Tess Keehn of Sacramento, Christina and Randy Wissenback of Reno and Char Keehn of Lake Tahoe; 11 grandchildren, […]

Betty Jean Henley

Sept. 14, 1923 — Apri 23, 2013 Betty Jean Henley, a 51-year resident of Placerville, Calif., born in Lakes Mills, Wis., on Sept.,14, 1923, died after a long illness on April 23, 2013. Arrangements entrusted to Chapel of the Pines in Placerville.

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