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Loon Lake, as of July 28 Water elevation 6,381.8 feet Storage level 35,240 acre-feet Percent full 51% Inflow 0 cfs Outflow 16 cfs Ice House, as of July 28 Water elevation 5,434 feet Storage level 33,360 acre-feet Percent full 77% Inflow 0 cfs Outflow 97 cfs Union Valley, as of July 28 Water elevation 4,838.4 […]

Muriel Steinwall Humenick

March 28, 1926 — July 15, 2015 Muriel Esther (Steinwall) Humenick was born in Summit, Ill., on March 28, 1926, and passed away in her beloved garden on July 15, 2015. She grew up in a suburb of Chicago and went to college at the University of Minnesota, where she met her husband, William Humenick, […]

Joanne Handshy

Oct. 16, 1946 – June 29, 2015 Joanne passed away unexpectedly from cardiogenic shock in Sacramento. She was born in San Jose, Calif. and moved to El Dorado County in 1993 with her husband Ron. They were married in Pacific Grove, Calif. in 1982 and would have celebrated 33 years of marriage this November. In addition to Ron […]

Horoscope, Thursday, July 30, 2015

To Free or Not To Free? The line between good business practice and generosity gets blurred with the moon’s crossing from ambitious Capricorn into philanthropic Aquarius. Free is an attractive price, but often it attracts way too many and too random a customer. That’s why it’s wise to put a different price on what you […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, July 29, 2105

The Moon and Pickup Trucks Owners of pickup trucks know that their vehicle comes with an obligation to help friends transport their larger items. The Capricorn moon of responsibility highlights the emotional equivalent of a pickup truck in our personal arsenal of talents and gifts. What do you have that others need every so often? […]

Lois G. Pratt

Feb. 23, 1931 — July 25, 2015 Lois G. Pratt died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family as she requested. She was preceded in death by her eldest daughter, Lori Edison Aldridge. She leaves behind her children, Joni Edison, Linda Edison Garrett, John Edison and Sissy (Orianna) Phillips; grandchildren, Lisa Aldridge Ford, Jason Aldridge, […]

Loretta Hudelson

May 16, 1943 — July 11, 2015 The angels whispered, “Come join us,” and she was gone. Loretta Hudelson, an active resident of the Mt. Aukum area, passed peacefully while at home with family members by her side on the morning of Saturday, July 11, 2015. She was born in Martinez, Calif., to Clovis and […]

Horoscopes, Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Moon of Greener Grass There is no one standard of success that applies to all people. The people who wonder why “so-and-so” hasn’t “made it big” are frustrated in their own lives. As the moon moves from Sagittarius, the station that sees greener grass on the other side, to ambitious Capricorn, try to stay focused […]

Horoscopes, Monday, July 27, 2015

Narcissism in the Fire-Sign Sky As for the people who seem to be in love with themselves, there’s something oddly attractive about them at first. If you accidentally become enamored, you’re not to be blamed as long as the fiery Sagittarius moon and the Leo sun rule the sky. Just know that it’s hard to […]

Richard Gonzalez

June 6, 1938 – June 12, 2015 Richard Gonzalez, born on June 6, 1938 in Oxnard, Calif., passed away in Diamond Springs on June 12, 2015. In early adulthood, Richard traveled the country with a religious order until settling in El Dorado County in 1978. He was a painting contractor until he retired, but his […]

Jennie Bernice Bumbaca

March 20, 1936 – July 12, 2015 Jennie was born to John Sr. and Dorothy Williams in Palo Alto, Calif. She was married to the late Robert Frank Bumbaca on March 22, 1952 for over 50 years. Jennie was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her brother John […]

Keith Caldwell

May 30, 1928  –  July 16, 2015 Keith Caldwell passed away peacefully in Folsom on July 16. He was the loving husband of 41 years to Carol Caldwell who passed away in February of this year. Keith is the beloved father of Chris Andersen of Pollock Pines, Bill Caldwell of Elk Grove, Dennis (Michele) Andersen […]

Joan I. Robbins

May 10, 1939 – July 17, 2015 Cameron Park resident Joan I. Robbins, born May 10, 1939 in San Francisco passed peacefully at her home surrounded by her family, on Friday July 17.  She is survived by four children, 10 grandchildren, one great-grandchild and many, many friends.  Joan thoroughly enjoyed art and music. As a painter, she […]

Richard Walter Hunn

Oct. 23, 1943 – July 17, 2015 Richard Walter Hunn, 71, died on July 17, after a two-year fight with lung cancer. Richard grew up in South Bend, Ind. After two years at Purdue University, he threw his snow shovel onto the driveway, packed up and drove to Los Angeles. He got a job with […]

Horoscopes, Sunday, July 26, 2015

Uranus Turns Retrograde The human tendency is to believe the thing that resonates with one’s instincts and disbelieve what doesn’t, truth be damned. It takes an open mind to fight this tendency and erase bias. As Uranus joins four other planets in their retrograde dance, there will be plenty of opportunity to detach, consider, reconsider […]

Horoscopes, Saturday, July 25, 2015

Mercury in a Fire Sign Not only is it bad manners to interrupt people, but it represents a generally narcissistic worldview. The interrupter is suggesting through action that his or her expression is more important than the one currently taking the stand. Mercury newly in Leo warns against such rudeness and promises that hot tempers […]

Horoscopes, Friday, July 24, 2015

Editing Moon The bouquets at the grocery store always look better in vases that accommodate their scale. Often the stems need to be cut down. The Scorpio moon favors making alterations to better accommodate the size of things. What do you need to put on the chopping block in order to release the natural beauty […]

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