Charles Henry Grasmick

Aug. 3, 1947 — May 10, 2015 Charles Henry Grasmick passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on May 10, 2015, after six years battling colon cancer. He leaves behind his best friend and wife of 26 years, Twila; four siblings, Rick, Judy, Steve and Richard; and all of his children, Rob, Lisa, Laura, Charles, […]

Melvin Joseph Stoddard

Sept. 8, 1934 — April 22, 2015 Mel Stoddard passed away on April 22, 2015, in Placerville, Calif., having turned 80 last September, becoming a great-grandfather four days earlier and only hours after celebrating his 59th wedding anniversary. He is survived by his wife, Georgia; sister, JoAnn (Elson); brother, Bob; four children, Bob, Steve, Leanne […]

Neill Stromberg

1948-2015 Neill Stromberg suffered a sudden unexplained attack to his auto immune system on March 14th, that eventually took his life on May 1. Although not always able to respond, he was aware of, and appreciated, the outpouring of love and support from numerous family and friends during his hospitalization. He was one of six […]

David “Dave Waggy” Keith Waggoner

July 22, 1961 — April 20, 2015 Dave was born July 22, 1961, in Alaska, while his father was serving his country in the U.S. Army, and passed away April 20, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. His family moved to Dublin, Calif., where they lived for several years, until moving to Shingle Springs, Calif. Dave lived […]

Kenneth Ray Watkins

May 25, 1925 — May 2, 2015 Kenneth Ray Watkins peacefully passed away at his home in Shingle Springs, Calif., on May 2, 2015, surrounded by family. He was born May 25, 1925, in Laguna Beach, Calif. His youth was spent in Laguna Beach and it was love of the ocean and of country that […]

Rev. Marlin J. Sampson

Feb. 1, 1923 — April 23, 2015 The Rev. Marlin James Sampson was born in Chickasha, Okla., on Feb. 1, 1923, and passed away on April 23, 2015, in Placerville, Calif. He was 92 years old. Florence Evalyn (McBride), his wife of 67 years, preceded him in death on June 12, 2013. Rev. Sampson served […]

Cindy Sutherland

July 26, 1959 — April 22, 2015 Cindy Sutherland was born July 26, 1959, in Placerville, Calif., to Wilson and Pauline Hamp. She departed this life on April 22, 2015, at Kaiser Foundation Hospital. She was married to Robert Douglas Sutherland III on July 3, 1987. Cindy attended high school in Placerville. She worked at […]

Jeanne Pridmore

Dec. 13, 1925 — May 8, 2015 Jeanne Pridmore, longtime Placerville, Calif., resident, passed away peacefully May 8, 2015. She is survived by her best friend, Doris Beemer; and all Doris’ children and grandchildren, who loved Jeanne dearly. Jeanne was born and raised in Long Beach, Calif., moved to San Diego during World War II, […]

Horoscope, Thursday, May 14, 2015

Mars and Saturn in Opposition The conflict between desire and responsibility is an age-old struggle that to some degree affects us every day, though the current Mars and Saturn opposition makes it seem more pronounced. The right thing to do is often not the easiest or most appealing course of action, and yet it’s the […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Intuitive Pisces Moon The moon in intuitive Pisces has psychic wisdom to impart. Trust yourself. Trust that things don’t have to make intellectual sense to be true. Other people’s opinions (even the smart ones) will not apply to you today. Think of them as noise that needs to be tuned out so you can hear […]

Harry Lee Ney

April 27, 1936 — May 3, 2015 Harry Lee Ney passed away peacefully among his family on May 3, 2015. He leaves behind his loving wife of 59 years, Frances; his four children, Debra Nichols, Lorna Ney, Doug Ney and Paulette Roberts; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A lifelong Californian, Harry was one of eight […]

Lorry Tibbetts

Nov. 18, 1952 — April 17, 2015 Lorry Tibbetts, born Nov. 18, 1952, died April 17, 2015, in her home in Placerville, Calif., at the age of 62. She is survived by brother, Larry Tibbetts; two daughters and their husbands, Danielle and Ben Varozza and Rachael and James Milazzo of Placerville; and six grandchildren. She […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Pisces Moon The Pisces moon tends to keep people awake thinking. Big, small, not thoughts at all — the mental wheels turn and turn under the Pisces moon. Solutions are temporary, and fixes are, too. Therefore, do not seek answers. The wise are never satisfied by them, anyway. Seek better questions. ARIES (March 21-April 19). […]

Horoscope, Monday, May 11, 2015

Mars Change Dignified people restrain themselves, while childish types chase every whim. So what’s your whim? With the crossing of Mars into Gemini territory, the energy it takes to be dignified may not be worth the effort. “Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which, before their union, were not perceived to have any relation.” […]

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