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Clifford A. Sylvester

May 11, 1925 — Sept. 26, 2012 Clifford A. Sylvester was born May 11, 1925,and passed away peacefully, shortly after having a stroke on Sept. 26, 2012. He was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He worked as a machinist at Hewlett-Packard for 18 years and retired at […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Venus step-ball-changes her way into Virgo with the grace of Ginger Rogers and then promptly opposes her dance partner, Neptune. This is that part of the tango that has the audience unsure of whether the couple is in love or angry with each other. The swell of passion in the music makes it clear that, […]

Horoscope, Monday, October 1, 2012

The void-of-course moon likes the idea of afternoon napping, languorous conversations, long strolls and unending tangents. The other planets offer little argument. “What’s the rush?” they say. If you’re not enjoying yourself, at least dream of how you might. As long as things are moving slowly, you may as well be enjoying yourself in kind. […]

Horoscope, Sunday, September 30, 2012

In the wake of yesterday’s full moon, energy levels drop slightly as we recover from the outpouring of emotion and personal expression. There also will be a level of preoccupation accompanying the test of the sun’s squared position with Pluto. The secret to passing this test is to accept that change is inevitable and refuse […]

Horoscope, Saturday, September 29, 2012

The full moon in Aries is a glorious beginning, a symbol of good fortune unfolding in real time, a promise like a royal birth. This gorgeous omen will overshadow any residual tension between the sexes that the Venus/Mars aspect may have perpetuated earlier in the week. The warrior moon marches onward to more worthy battles. […]

Horoscope, Friday, September 28, 2012

Enthusiasm has been called the nectar of the gods. Those who recognize it as an element of the sweet life will make a point of embracing enthusiasm wherever it occurs on this full moon eve. Get out, and you’re likely to see it occur quite often. When the moon is in Pisces, as it is […]

N. Bruce Ashwill

Sept. 26, 1935 — Sept. 15, 2012) If ever there was a rags to riches story of a man who prevailed over his circumstances, it was the life of Bruce Ashwill. Born in Lyndon, Kansas, to Jim and Lois Ashwill, Bruce spent most of his life in California, the state that he loved. As a […]

Arthur Hugh Stokes

Dec. 25, 1931 — Sept. 24, 2012 Art Stokes, born Dec. 25, 1931, in Streeter, N.D., passed away on Sept. 24, 2012, in Placerville. He is survived by his wife, Gwen Stokes; his children, Patty Stokes, Steve Stokes and Bethany Stokes Hendricks; and four grandchildren. A graduate of Jamestown College in North Dakota, Art taught K-12 […]

Robert G. Hammett

Oct. 5, 1946 — Sept. 23, 2012 Robert “Bob” G. Hammett, 65, died Sept. 23, 2012, with his family by his side on the Hammett Ranch in Oroville, Calif. A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 30, at Trinity Presbyterian Church at 2350 Foothill Blvd.  in […]

John Richard Haglund Jr.

Dec. 4, 1958 — Sept. 13, 2012 John was born Dec. 4, 1958, in Oconto, Wis., and died Sept. 13, 2012, at Lake Tahoe, Nev., of MS complications, surrounded by family. John joined the U.S. Army Nov. 27, 1978. Much of his Army time was spent in Germany and after a three-year stint he joined […]

Susan L. Wolfe

Oct. 2, 1955 — Sept. 21, 2012 Susan L. Wolfe, 56, of Columbia City, Ind., passed away peacefully at her home at 5:50 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2012. She had been battling cancer. She was born Oct. 2, 1955, in Luckey Hospital, Wolf Lake, Ind., a daughter of the late Emmett G. and Huldah F. […]

Horoscope, Thursday, September 27, 2012

The complications of love will be a theme now, as Venus and Mars are not pleased with each other. The Pisces moon exacerbates the arrangement, as she’s overly sensitive to what’s said and is prone to dwell on the slightest micro-expression of disfavor. The best you can do is take a deep breath and resolve […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The moon goes void of course for a few hours, casting the strange light of doubt onto our interactions. What do people want from one another? Are they acting out of kindness or self-interest? The Pisces moon allays suspicions with an empathetic vibration. What’s most likely is that everyone wants just about the same thing. […]

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