Horoscope, Sunday, December 30, 2012

Lights, Camera, Leo Moon The Leo moon is a playful diva, working out exactly what she has to do to steal the spotlight. Those who know that they are entertaining will find this to be a hospitable time to weave their magic, mesmerize a group and win audience approval. We all need a little fun […]

Horoscope, Saturday, December 29, 2012

Name That Feeling Feelings are hard to accurately pin down with a name or description, especially because they not only happen in the moment in which they are triggered, but continue happening as they resonate and evolve with every recollection. The Cancer moon lingers in a void-of-course phase inspiring a murky recounting and reinterpretation of […]

Horoscope, Friday, December 28, 2012

Don’t Feel Sorry for Her English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley consoled the moon “wandering companionless” through the sky, asking: “Art thou pale for weariness/Of climbing heaven and gazing on the earth?” No need for concern now, as the full moon is robust with emotion in her home of Cancer and quite content on her […]

Horoscope, Thursday, December 27, 2012

Saturn Cleans Up Christmas Aftermath If you didn’t get all that you wanted for Christmas and you just can’t shake the longing that goes with that unfulfilled desire, you’re not so bad off. Yearning makes the mind obsidian-sharp. The relationship between Saturn and Pluto brings an opportunity to steel your discipline and clarify your goals. […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Boxing Day Stars A sextile of Saturn and Pluto brings home the major themes of this Boxing Day, a day when bosses serve employees and when those who have give to those who have not. Though the standards of living have vastly improved since the Middle Ages when this tradition started, the needy are still […]

John Henry (Bud) Brillisour

April 5, 1927 — Dec. 5, 2012 John Henry “Bud” Brillisour, of Livermore, was born to Wilma and John Brillisour in Cicero, Ill. In 1950 Bud married the love of his life, Ruth (Maggach) Brillisour, and they were married almost 60 years when she went to be with her Lord in 2010. Together they raised […]

William “Bill” L. Drake

Dec. 1, 1934 — Dec. 15, 2012 William “Bill” L. Drake of Carson City, Nev., was born Dec. 1, 1934, in Colorado and passed away Dec. 15, 2012. He is survived by his loving partner, Glenda Sikorski; his children, two daughters, Karen and Kathy and step-son, Michael, and their families; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two […]

William H. Kammerer Sr.

Aug. 24, 1928 — Dec. 18, 2012 William “Bill” H. Kammerer Sr. was born Aug. 24, 1928, in Santa Cruz, Calif., to Carl and Louise Kammerer. He passed away Dec. 18, 2012. He leaves his wife of 32 years, Peggy; 11 children by his first wife, Rosemary: William Jr., Patricia, Robert, Mary, Kathleen, Diane, Timothy, John, […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Cosmic Christmas Forecast “Peace on Earth, good will toward men” may be a Christmas ideal, but it’s an attainable one. The harmony you create inside yourself will count toward the effort and spread to loved ones and out into the world. Mars enters Aquarius, driving philanthropic efforts and encouraging us to take personal responsibility for […]

Horoscope, Monday, December 24, 2012

Mars Leaves Capricorn Though one hates to get too caught up in the commercial aspects of this time of year, they are difficult to ignore, as Jupiter and Uranus draw interest to the economic sector. Mars heading for Aquarius urges us to be generous in every way that we can; money may be the least […]

Diana Leigh Chu

Jan. 19, 1946 — Dec. 16, 2012 Diana Leigh Chu, of Placerville, Calif., born Jan. 19, 1946, died Dec. 16, 2012. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Dec. 22, at 1 p.m., at Church of the Foothills, 2380 Merrychase Drive in Cameron Park, Calif. Online condolences may be posted at

Ruth Laws-Jennings-Archipley

Dec. 15, 1915 — Dec. 17, 2012 Ruth Laws-Jennings-Archipley, formerly of Placerville, born Dec. 15, 1915, died Dec. 17, 2012. Services will be held at a later date.

Gunnery Sergeant Jonathan S. Barger USMC

Dec. 9, 1973 — Dec. 5, 2012 Jonathan S. Barger, born Dec. 9, 1973, died Dec. 5, 2012. A private gathering will be held Thursday, Dec. 27, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the Bargers’ home.

LaMarr Davidson Rupley

Aug. 18, 1925 — Dec. 3, 2012 Born in Long Beach, Calif., LaMarr was the eldest of five children. Her parents were Carlos “Dave” and Mildred “Millie” Davidson. the family moved to Placerville in the late years of World War II. Here she met the lifelong love of her life, Bill Rupley. They were married […]

Vidolt Menzel

April 5, 1921 — Nov. 5, 2012 Vidolt, D.C., passed away on Nov. 5, 2012, in Placerville, Calif., after a brief illness. He was 91 years old. He was the youngest of three boys born on April 5, 1921, to John Menzel and Sophie Knall in Erie, Pa. He was preceded in death by his first […]

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