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Horoscope, Thursday, February 7, 2013

Jupiter Goes All Headbanger Quantum physicists insist that the material world is a trick of the senses. Still, it’s hard to disagree with the impact of, say, the wall you’re banging your head against. A seemingly futile pursuit may remind you of this fact as Jupiter prepares to challenge a conjunction of Mercury, Mars and […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Highly Suggestible Pisces Aspects Has the sound of your own grumbling stomach ever been answered by the grumbling stomach of the person next to you? That’s because human hunger is a contagious phenomenon. Whatever you are hungry for as Mercury, Mars and Neptune pull together in Pisces, your appetites will influence those around you. ARIES […]

Nancy L. Young

Oct. 2, 1936 — Jan. 29, 2013 Nancy L. Young, formerly of Placerville, born Oct. 2, 1936, died Jan. 29, 2013. A memorial will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m., at the Federated Church, 1031 Thompson Way in Placerville, Calif.

Ronaldeen “Deen” Hayden

Nov. 2, 1955 — Dec. 30, 2012 Ronaldeen “Deen” Hayden was born on Nov. 2, 1955, in El Dorado County. She entered in to rest on Dec. 30, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. She lived in El Dorado County her whole life and was a proud “Original historic Miwok Native American.” Deen […]

Craig Garrison Lackey

July 17, 1951 — Dec. 19, 2012 Craig Garrison Lackey, born July 17, 1951, in Dayton, Ohio, to Donald Earl Lackey and Elizabeth Garrison Lackey, passed away Dec. 19, 2012, at U.C. Davis Med Center in Sacramento, after a long, brave battle with cancer. He is survived by his second wife of 23 years, Jan […]

Margaret Mary Sparks

Sept. 1, 1922 — Jan. 30, 2013 Margaret Mary Sparks, born Sept. 1, 1922, went to rest peacefully on Jan. 30, 2013, in Placerville, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Harry Jay Sparks (2000); loving mother of Donald (Linda) Sparks of Auburn and the late Neal S. Sparks (1989); beloved […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Less Is More with Mercury in Pisces Cuneiform script, the earliest known form of writing, started with more than 1,000 characters and was eventually refined to fewer than half of that. The modern English alphabet accomplishes much with only 26 characters. The Mercury transit through Pisces will inspire us to simplify our expressions while simultaneously […]

Horoscope, Monday, February 4, 2013

Mars and Neptune Activate the Dream Albert Einstein suggested that once you accept your limits you can move beyond them. Philosophers like Goethe and Francis Bacon declared that the human mind has no limits. However you think about it, you’re likely to bust through the barriers of yesterday as the Mars and Neptune conjunction puts […]

Kenneth “Alan” Herrlin

Nov. 22, 1972 – Jan. 18, 2013 Kenneth “Alan” Herrlin, of Shingle Springs, born Nov. 22, 1972, died Jan. 18, 2013. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m., at the Machinist Union Hall, 2749 Sunrise Blvd., in Rancho Cordova, Calif.

Margaret Slack Darby

May 21, 1922 — Jan. 27, 2013 Margaret passed away in her sleep on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2013. The second of four children, she was born in San Diego on May 21, 1922, to Joseph and Alice Slack. Margaret, known by most of us as Marge, graduated from San Diego High School in 1940. She […]

Robert Samuel Key

Jan. 31, 1915 — Jan. 25, 2013 Robert Samuel Key of Placerville, Calif., went to be with the Lord Jan. 25, 2013, at his nursing home in Galt, Calif. He was born in Oregon County, Mo., on Jan. 31, 1915, and grew up in Alton, Mo. He married Suzanne McFry in 1941. Robert began breeding […]

Gleason Carr Louderback

March 24, 1918 – Jan. 24, 2013 Gleason Carr Louderback passed away peacefully at the age of 94 with family by his side. He was born in Sardinia, Ohio. Upon graduation he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) working across the country on a variety of projects until 1940 when he enlisted in the U.S. […]

Frank S. Fraga

March 25, 1925 — Jan. 18, 2013 Born in Oakland, Calif., Frank graduated from Castlemont High School and went on to honorably serve with the Navy Sea Bees stationed in the Pacific Islands during World War II. When he returned from active duty in 1945 he married his high school sweetheart, Lavonne, in 1946. In […]

Horoscope, Sunday, February 3, 2013

Scorpio Moon Unreality Lao Tzu, the founder of philosophical Taoism, once dreamt he was a butterfly. When he awakened, he wondered whether he was a man who dreamt of a butterfly or a sleeping butterfly dreaming he was a man. You may question reality in a similar way under this mysterious Scorpio moon. Tomorrow’s Mars/Neptune […]

Horoscope, Saturday, February 2, 2013

The Scorpio Moon and the Groundhog The mischievous Scorpio moon rules this Groundhog Day, suggesting that whichever way Punxsutawney Phil, Seer of Seers, Sage of Sages, Prognosticator of Prognosticators goes this time, the Scorpio moon is likely to laugh and cast a vote in exactly the opposite direction. ARIES (March 21-April 19). Scientists have proved […]

Horoscope, Friday, February 1, 2013

Fire on the Water There is something innately disturbing about water that’s on fire. After all, what could cause such a thing? Pollution, natural disaster, war…? Almost nothing it could signify means good news. Perhaps that’s why the water sign of Pisces is considered a difficult placement for fiery Mars. But stay tuned for the […]

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