Horoscope, Sunday, November 22, 2015

Sagittarius Sunshine The sun transits out of the deep emotional watery straits of Scorpio and into the adventurous fiery realm of Sagittarius. The moon in Aries adds fuel to the fire. What is it that you want to do? Focus. It would be a shame to waste this intensely powerful energy. Hone in on one […]

Horoscope, Saturday, November 21, 2015

Scorpio Sun’s Last Day Things are always changing. Most of the time, things change slowly. When they change quickly, it makes headlines — in the world, in your story. If you feel unchanged by the last few weeks, you’re due for a shake-up. It’s possible. It’s probable. In this last day of the 2016 Scorpio […]

Horoscope, Friday, November 20, 2015

Mercury Enters Sagittarius Mercury (aka “the minister of communication”) slips into worldly, expansive Sagittarius, suggesting that the treasures of the world will go to smooth operators. A silver tongue is the tool to net gold and platinum results. It’s a time to stretch the boundaries of your own language and learn how others get their […]

Lake levels

Loon Lake, as of Nov. 16 Water elevation 6,380.2 feet Storage level 33,610 acre-feet Percent full 48% Inflow N/A Outflow N/A Ice House, as of Nov. 16 Water elevation 5,429.3 feet Storage level 30,610 acre-feet Percent full 70% Inflow N/A Outflow N/A Union Valley, as of Nov. 16 Water elevation 4,817 feet Storage level 140,550 […]

Dale Mike Korzan

Sept. 9, 1918 — Nov. 7, 2015 Dale Mike Korzan went home to God and family, passing away peacefully on Nov. 7, 2015, in Placerville, Calif. He was one of five children born to Mike Korzan and Antonia Sladek Korzan. The five children were Lester, Harry, Floyd, Dale and Ruth. Dale was born on his […]

Milton Richard Farrell

Sept. 13, 1925 — Nov. 3, 2015 A few years following the Great Depression Milton’s family moved to Los Angeles, crossing the desert sands on the “wooden highway.” He was born in Los Angeles on Sept. 13, 1925. He later attended Franklin High School. Upon graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps as […]

Audrey Y. Barnhart

May 26, 1926 — Nov. 13, 2015 Audrey Barnhart, a longtime resident of Placerville, Calif., escaped to paradise on Nov. 13, 2015. Her body was simply unable to keep up with her vibrant spirit any longer and she had to leave it behind. Audrey was born in New London, Conn. She and her husband Dale […]

Lisa Marie Young

Aug. 20, 1976 — Oct. 26, 2015 Our beautiful and beloved Lisa passed away unexpectedly at her home in Placerville, Calif., on Oct. 26, 2015. She is survived by her husband, Jimmy; children, Samantha, Austin and Travis; her parents, Ron and Diane Bass; brother, Eric; her grandmother, Betty Bass; and many wonderful friends and family […]

Charles Krauthammer: The most revealing debate yet

The Republican debate on CNBC was riveting, the way a train wreck is riveting — you can’t take your eyes off it. The Fox Business Network debate was merely satisfying. A serious political discussion requires a bit more work, but it repays the effort. The CNBC affair was a contrived food fight during which substance occasionally […]

Auburn businesses can now become ‘Alzheimer’s friendly’

For the 15 million Americans providing care for their loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease, isolation is a serious risk. With the unpredictable nature of the disease, symptoms such as memory loss, repetition and poor judgment lead many to choose to avoid the outside world rather than risk the possibility of unpleasant, awkward or even […]

Horoscope, Thursday, November 19, 2015

Expectation Moon People get antsy when they want too much or promise too much. The good news is that the dynamic can be avoided even as the Pisces moon stirs things up with Saturn. A cozy position to Neptune later in the day suggests that we can avoid trouble and eliminate conflict through the power […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Truth, Mercury, Cats In light of yesterday’s conjunction of the sun and communication planet Mercury, much that wanted to go unsaid probably had to go “said” instead. Once the cats get let out of the bag, they want to eat. Expect plenty of gossip to feed hungry, curious minds. Remember that just because there is […]

Howard D. Hanson

Aug. 31, 1929 — Nov. 6, 2015 Howard D. Hanson, of Placerville, Calif., born Aug. 31, 1929, died Nov. 6, 2015. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, at 1 p.m., at Federated Church, 1031 Thompson Way in Placerville.

Mark Shields: Improving our presidential debates

By wide consensus, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was one of the two breakout stars in a recent Republican presidential debate (Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was the other). Cruz is clearly a very smart man who is capable of saying some really stupid things. The GOP griped about the CNBC debate format and questioning. During a […]

DeEtta “Dee” Hayden

Sept. 26, 1942 — Nov. 7, 2015 DeEtta Lee Hayden was born Sept. 26, 1942, in Vallejo, Calif., to Alton and Julie Taylor. She was called to be with the Lord on Nov. 7, 2015, in Shingle Springs, Calif. She was 73. DeEtta was the beloved wife of 43 years to Ronald Norman Hayden; the […]

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