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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 […]

Terry Weldon Scott

Oct. 15, 1961 — Nov. 27, 2012 Terry Weldon Scott, born Oct. 15, 1961, in Placerville, Calif., passed away Nov. 27, 2012, in Spokane, Wash. He is survived by his parents, Merlin Scott (Louise) and Deanna Sharp (Charles); sisters, Shirely Fox (Jerry) and Debra Silva (Dave); as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and […]

Ronald A. Warden

April 15, 1965 — Dec. 23, 2012 Ronald A. Warden, 47, of Pollock Pines, Calif., died peacefully in his own bed at our home with his wife Roberta Warden by his side on Dec. 23, 2012, at 9:30 a.m. Ron was born and raised in Placerville, Calif., the youngest of seven siblings. He is survived by […]

Brett Fredrick Braz

Sept. 6, 1967 — Nov. 19, 2012 Brett Fredrick Braz, resident of Diamond Springs, Calif., passed away in Diamond Springs on Nov. 19, 2012, at age 45. Born in San Jose, Calif., on Sept. 6, 1967, he was the beloved son of Fred and Mary Braz and loving brother of Kristen Braz. Brett was dearly loved […]

Norma Jean Reynolds

Nov. 22, 1923 — Oct. 17, 2012 Norma Jean Reynolds, born Nov. 22, 1923, passed away Oct. 17, 2012. She was born and raised in the Somerset/Placerville, Calif., area and graduated from El Dorado High School. She was preceded in passing by her husband, Wendell William (Wimpy) Reynolds; son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Mary-Lou Wheeler of […]

Horoscope, Thursday, January 3, 2013

People, Get Ready Tomorrow’s fortuitous alignment puts Mars in hero mode and makes a marvelous benefactor of Jupiter. Today’s task is simply to get ready. Know what you want and, more importantly, why. What feeling are you hoping to experience by acquiring it? The practical Virgo moon rules most of the day, helping you work […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Virgo Moon Gets Back To Work With the number of hours we’ve spent in 2013 still in the double digits, the Virgo moon guides the fresh year in practical action that resonates well with the Capricorn sun. Mercury in Capricorn also offers a cosmic tip: Watch out for reserved types. People who seem emotionally low-key […]

Kathryn Elizabeth Osterday

May 15, 1986 — Dec. 20, 2012 Katie Osterday was born in Placerville, Calif., on May 15, 1986. For the past seven years she resided in San Diego, Calif., most recently in La Jolla, where she was a Doctoral Candidate and outstanding researcher in the Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering department of the University of California, […]

Elinor McGee Melson

Jan. 27, 1947 — Dec. 12, 2012 Elinor passed on Dec. 12, 2012, after battling with ovarian cancer. She was laid to rest at Westwood Hills Memorial Park on Dec. 17. Born and raised in Placerville, Elinor was the daughter of Elinor Cole McGee and Omer Martin McGee. She is survived by her son, Matthew Melson; […]

Dorothy “Dot” Marie Spohn

Jan. 18, 1932 — Dec. 24, 2012 Dot passed away at Marshall Hospital in Placerville on Dec. 24, 2012. She is survived by her loving husband of 57 years, Louis F. Spohn; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Lisa Spohn of Portland, Ore.; daughter, Heather Spohn of Diamond Springs; grandson, Andrew Spohn of Surprise, Ariz.; granddaughter, […]

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