Horoscope, Thursday, April 18, 2013

Last Day of the Aries Sun On the last day of the Aries sun this year, consider utilizing the Aries energy to push your body in the pursuit of new activities. You may not find that you’re stronger, faster and more capable than you know, but you will see the promise of something that can […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The Mothering Cancer Moon With the solar shift around the bend, we’re reminded that change takes energy, and energy must be periodically recharged. The bubble of comfort and safety that the Cancer moon provides is just the ticket. This moon is like a nurturing mother, welcoming us in after the efforts of the day, fixing […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Countdown to Taurus Sun Much will be accomplished during these final days of the passion-dominated Aries sun. The intensity is up, and a strong sense of urgency creates a flurry of productivity. At the end of the week, the sun and Mars will join Venus in Taurus, offering a different perspective and a new emotional […]

Horoscope, Monday, April 15, 2013

Venus Enters Taurus Venus rushes to Taurus, one of the signs she rules, with all the enthusiasm of a warrior returning home from the battleground. While the passion of Venus in Aries is a thrill, the cycle that begins today has obvious and immediate benefits. What once couldn’t be settled without a fight can now […]

Marjorie Sutton

May 21, 1926 — March 4, 2013 Marjorie Allen Sutton of Placerville, Calif., passed away peacefully on March 4, 2013, in Sacramento, Calif. She was born on May 21, 1926, in Salt Lake City, Utah, one of six children to John Edwin and Dessie Allen. She is survived by her three children, Preston, Janet and John […]

George Elisher

May 30, 1926 — April 5, 2013 George passed away at his home in Placerville on April 5, 2013. He was born in Geidel, Czechoslovakia, to George and Rosalia Elisher and immigrated to this country in 1962. He is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Gretel. He was the beloved father of Bruce […]

Alicia Lee Edney

March 18, 1970 — April 9, 2013 Alicia Lee Edney passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, surrounded by her family. She and her father were both victims of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Alicia was born on March 18, 1970, in Bishop, Calif., to Janet and Sam Edney. She was preceded in death by […]

Edwin Odell Knox

Dec. 19, 1919 — April 1, 2013 Edwin Odell Knox, born Dec. 19, 1919,  died April 1, 2013. As a boy in Imperial County down near the Mexican border, Ed helped his father on their dairy farm, along with his three brothers Orville, Oldin and Andy and one sister, Barbara Jean. They experienced the last outbreak of […]

Horoscope, Sunday, April 14, 2013

Last Day for Venus in Aries This is your last chance to take advantage of the fiery energy of Venus in Aries, the sign of initiation, newness and beginner’s luck. If there’s someone you want to know better, ask now while the energy is impulsive, passionate and assertive. Tomorrow, a new cycle in the realm […]

Horoscope, Saturday, April 13, 2013

Aries Warrior Spirit Lives With Mercury joining the astral influences in Aries now, it’s good to remember what a warrior is and to embrace those qualities in yourself and others. Here’s one definition: A warrior is a person who deeply needs the same things we all need (sleep and love, for instance) but will go […]

Horoscope, Friday, April 12, 2013

Taurus Moon Says… The moon in Taurus brings to mind Taurus native George Carlin, who once said, “If crime fighters fight crime, and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight?” He has an excellent point. In a related story, maybe it’s time you align with what you want instead of fighting what you […]

Galen F. “Andy” Anderson

1929 — 2013 Galen F. Anderson passed away from a brief illness Monday, April 8, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife of nearly 26 years, Alice Anderson, who passed away in 1979. Andy was born to Gunnar F. and Edith Bird Anderson on July 3, 1929, in Minneapolis, Minn. His family moved […]

Jason R. Balla

June 19, 1972 — April 4, 2013 Jason R. Balla, 40, former resident of Placerville, Calif., and Medford, Wisc., was born June 19, 1972, in Marshfield, Wisc., and passed away at 3:15 p.m., on Thursday, April 4, 2013, at his residence in Mosinee, where he resided for the past three months. He grew up in Placerville […]

Harriet K. Dewhirst

Jan. 7, 1927 — April 8, 2013 Harriet K. Dewhirst passed away peacefully on April 8, 2013, in Placerville, Calif., at the age of 86. She was born in Saginaw, Mich., on Jan. 7, 1927, and lived in Shingle Springs since 1979. She leaves behind her loving children, Connie (Michael) Hartman, Scott (Terri) Dewhirst and […]

Arlie “Ray” Dennis

Feb. 6, 1926 — April 5, 2013 “Papa Ray” was born Feb. 6, 1926, suffered a heart attack and passed away peacefully on April 5, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Nettie. He is survived by his son, Randy Dennis (Chris); granddaughter, Michelle Eastman (Stephen); great-granddaughters, Rebekah and Amanda Meeker; […]

Carmen Halfman

March 8, 1943 — March 29, 2013 Carmen (Elias) Halfman passed away in the early morning of March 29, 2013. Her life cannot be recounted within the confines of a few column inches of an obituary. Carmen was born in Pomona, Calif., on March 8, 1943, to Cedric and Dolores (Ramirez) Elias, who preceded her in […]

Michael R. Davies

March 4, 1949 — April 6, 2013 Michael R. Davies was born March 4, 1949, and passed away April 6, 2013. He is survived by his son, George Davies; mother, Marge Krantz; sisters, Janice Hays (Tim), Ellen Roush (Rich) and Debra Dawson (Rob); uncle, Gene Wing (Pat); and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Mike was […]

Kenny James “K.J.” Gonzalez

July 29, 1979 — April 5, 2013 Kenny James “K.J.” Gonzalez passed away peacefully in his sleep on the night of April 5, 2013. A resident of Cameron Park, when he wasn’t pursuing his career as an accounts executive, he enjoyed snowboarding, camping, fishing and spinning sick beats under the pseudonym “DJ Recon.” Most of all, […]

Joan Brown

Feb. 26, 1933 — April 5, 2013 Joan Brown, of Rescue, Calif., was born to Bert and Myrtle Swindlehurst on Feb. 26, 1933, in Mount Pleasant, Mich. She grew up in Lansing, Mich. She graduated Sexton High in 1950 and married George “Bud” Brown in 1951. Bud’s military service and engineering career took them to Germany, […]

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