Tyler Jason Allen

Aug. 14, 1991 — Aug. 11, 2015 Tyler Jason Allen, our son, grandson, brother, uncle, nephew and beloved friend, passed from his earthly home to his home in Heaven on Aug. 11, 2015, at the age of 23 in Placerville, Calif. Tyler was born in Modesto, Calif. The family relocated to Placerville when he was […]

Jim Ray

June 10, 1949 — June 30, 2015 Jim Ray, born in Inglewood, Calif., on June 10, 1949, passed away in his beautiful Pollock Pines home on June 30, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Vicky; daughters, Kimberly (Bryan) Ramirez and Kirsten Ray; his father, James H. Ray Sr.; his sister, […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Glamour Sun/Moon Combo Heartfelt demonstrations will be common as the warm Leo sun blends energy with the moon of relationships. The Libra moon is also a highly aesthetic influence, and many partnerships will be cemented in shared tastes and artistic sensibilities. These are glamorous influences, and larger-than-life expressions will seem perfectly acceptable. ARIES (March 21-April […]

Horoscope, Monday, August 17, 2015

Split Moon The moon slips from diligent Virgo into Libra for an overall satisfying impact on work and relationships. It’s the common courtesies we observe that make social and work discourse go off without a hitch. The trouble comes when we forget that what’s common to one person and culture may be unfamiliar to another. […]

Horoscope, Sunday, August 16, 2015

Worker Moon The Virgo moon will be a preview of the kind of productivity that’s to come next week when the sun slips into this healthful, helpful sign, as well. Make your list and organize your efforts because much will be wrapped up between now and Tuesday. The details will fall into place, and the […]

Horoscope, Saturday, August 15, 2015

Sun and Venus Connect Because the very nature of a blind spot is that it can’t be seen, it is most often discovered by crashing, bumping or being alarmed by what we’re about to run into. The sun’s connection with Venus gives us a gift in the form of a warning. Listen to the people […]

Horoscope, Friday, August 14, 2015

New Moon in Leo It’s easy to see red flags when we’re less than thrilled with a situation to begin with. It’s when we really want the situation to work out that we might choose to ignore a cosmic warning. That’s why the new Leo moon, nestled in darkness, suggests we get our own time […]

George Walter Haruff

Dec. 11, 1935 — Aug. 11, 2015 George Walter Haruff passed away in Rescue, Calif., after a long illness on Aug. 11, 2015. He was the loving husband of 37 years to Caroline Haruff; beloved father of Kimberly Gish Baker and Kelly (Martin) Cordova; brother of Jim (Sue) Haruff; and devoted grandfather of Brandon, Nathaniel, […]

Myrtle May Sherman

Sept. 7, 1928 — Aug. 11, 2015 Myrtle May Sherman, of Fair Oaks, Calif., a native of Sacramento, Calif., passed away Aug. 11, 2015, at age 86. She was the wife of the late Leland Sherman; loving mother of Roger (Joy) Sherman, Carol (Robert) Johnston, Nancy Piercy, Jayne Rath, Randall (Debbie) Sherman, Elizabeth Vernon and the […]

Michael Scott Hallenbeck

April 12, 1994 — Aug. 8, 2015 Michael “Mikey” died unexpectedly on Saturday, Aug. 8 when a tree fell on him as he was fighting a fire near Sierra at Tahoe Ski Resort with the US Forest Service. Visit for details. Michael was born in Folsom, Calif., and raised in Shingle Springs, Calif. He […]

Margrit Kuratli Hendricks

March 20, 1939 — July 23, 2015 Margrit Kuratli Hendricks of Placerville, Calif., passed away on July 23, 2015, at the age of 76. She will be remembered for her love of family and friends, her generosity and kindness to anyone she met and her commitment to living each day with sincerity and passion. Margrit […]

Anton “Tony” Schuh

May 3, 1925 — Aug. 7, 2015 Tony died peacefully at home with his daughter, Diana, and friend and companion, Rosalie, by his side. He was born on a farm in Wisconsin and moved to California after serving in the U.S. Air Force in 1947. He worked as a truck driver/owner for Time-DC for 33 […]

Joan Marie Christiansen Halls

Feb. 25, 1937 — July 4, 2015 Joannie, as her friends referred to her, was a graduate of Capuchino High School in Millbrae, Calif. She was born in Petaluma, Calif., then her parents relocated to Lomita Park, now known as Millbrae/San Bruno, Calif. She had many fond memories of her childhood in the small community. […]

Stephen “Steve” Collins

Dec. 26, 1937 — Aug. 3, 2015 Stephen “Steve” Collins passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 3, 2015, at Mather VA Hospital in Sacramento, Calif. He often expressed that he was a fortunate person who was privileged to have loving friends and family and he experienced countless meaningful adventures in his lifetime. Steve is survived by […]

Margaret “Betty” Elizabeth Grass Dilts

July 2, 1920 — July 25, 2015 Margaret “Betty” Elizabeth Grass Dilts was 95 years old when she passed away peacefully on a sunny day in Placerville, Calif., surrounded by her loving family, friends, flowers and music. It was a beautiful beginning to her next adventure. Mom lived a very full life. A 5th-generation Californian, […]

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