Gemini Sun Summer is not officially here, but it’s here in spirit as the sun crosses into Gemini. This is the solar station of making new connections, having new experiences and talking yourself into being the person you want to be. It never happens alone. Branch out, hold your friends close, and make the acquaintance […]
Last Day of the Taurus Sun At one time, an emblematic or heraldic design impressed into wax put a stylish and official finish on agreements while sticking the paper together — thus the term “seal the deal.” That’s what you need to do today, the last day of the Taurus sun of 2015. Taurus is […]
Sept. 14, 1928 — May 16, 2015 William Byrne, of Cameron Park, Calif., born Sept. 14, 1928, died May 16, 2015. A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m., at Holy Trinity Church in El Dorado Hills, Calif.
Dec. 30, 1924 — May 17, 2015 George Longshore Cook Sr. passed away surrounded by his family on May 17, 2015. He was born Dec. 30, 1924, in Sacramento, Calif., to loving parents Carroll Adams Cook and Margaret Ivys Cook, and descended from a pioneer family that mined in the Grass Valley area. He met […]
Feb. 11, 1950 — Jan. 14, 2015 Pamela Joyce Laird. 64, of Placerville, Calif., died on Jan. 14, 2015. She was born to the late Max and Mildred Wolf on Feb. 11, 1950, in San Francsico, Calif. She graduated from Westlake High School in 1968 and received her teaching credential from Chapman University in 1995. […]
1925 — 2015 Former Ashland writer and teacher, Patricia “Patty” Perrin, died April 4, 2015, in Placerville, Calif. She was 89. Known for the wit, insight and honesty of her popular newspaper columns, “At My Age,” Patty will be remembered not only for her love of life, but for her ability as a writer to […]
July 22, 1961 — April 20, 2015 David “Dave Waggy” Keith Waggoner, of Shingle Springs, Calif., born July 22, 1961, died April 20, 2015. A celebration of life will be held Friday, May 22, at 1 p.m., at Green Valley Community Church, 3500 Missouri Flat Road in Placerville, Calif.
Sept. 7, 1968 — April 25, 2015 John Stephen Lomagno, born Sept. 7, 1968, died April 25, 2015. A service will be held Friday, May 22, at 11 a.m., at Saint John the Baptist Church in Folsom, Calif.
June 5, 1934 — April 6, 2015 Elizabeth Anne Richter passed away after a brief illness on April 6, 2015. She was born to Claude and Nelle Lewis on June 5, 1934, and was proud to be a third generation Placervillian. She was a passionate traveler, having worked for the Red Cross in Germany and […]
April 16, 1955 — April 13, 2015 Sarah passed away unexpectedly at home and is now in the loving arms of Jesus. She was preceded in death by her father, Jim Bowen; and brother, John Bowen.She is survived by her mother, Betty Wallace of Washington; daughter, Sally Septer of Oregon; brother, Steve Bowen (Julie) of […]
Mercury Retrograde On the first full day of the second Mercury retrograde of the year, you may notice that it’s not quite as easy to get your point across. Good. You’ll be more articulate for the challenge. When the words aren’t enough, consider the whole picture: body language, tone, inflection and, most importantly, the eyes. […]
Mercury Retrograde The Mercury retrograde in Gemini will extend the messenger planet’s stay in this realm by several weeks. This is Mercury’s first home and therefore an auspicious place for the retrograde to occur. Worst-case scenario: The conversation takes unexpected and emotional turns. You can handle this and will even be better for it. ARIES […]
New Taurus Moon This is a time to try something you’ve never tried. It could be your new favorite thing. As adults, it is easy to grow stale in our interests. Instead, align with child-like energies going forward. The new moon in Taurus centers on giving a fresh start to Venus-related interests, including art, culture […]
Venus and Neptune Neptune is sometimes referred to as the higher octave of Venus. These loving forces combine in a harmonious water-sign trine to amplify their soulful qualities. Love is a muse, singing songs through our hearts, stirring up emotions and making us uncomfortable until we’re inspired to reach out, connect and share in hopes […]
Mars and Saturn Games Aggressive energy doesn’t have to be negative energy. Mars and Saturn are playing tug-of-war to remind us that there are times when it’s appropriate to stand up and defend your territory. In the majority of cases, drawing the boundary and pointing out where it is will be all that’s necessary. ARIES […]