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Horoscope, Thursday, August 13, 2015

Heart Moon The heart-focused Leo moon reminds us that often “being in love” is more akin to infatuation than it is to higher states of love. There is still a value in this type of passion. A fascination with one person makes all of life spring into vivid declaration. Noticing the grandeur in one person […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Mercury and Neptune Opposition Do they know the real you? The opposition of Mercury and Neptune pulls between the real and the ideal. Maybe you haven’t been entirely honest, choosing to be nice when that’s not how you really felt. That shows your nobility and good manners, not your truth. Seize the opportunity to introduce […]

Dorothy Jane McHenry-Hicks

Jan. 4, 1924 — July 5, 2015 Dorothy Jane (nee Lavelle) McHenry-Hicks passed away at Western Slope Skilled Nursing Facility on July 5, 2015, at age 91. She was a native of Placerville, Calif., having been born at the old Sanitarium on Jan. 4, 1924. Dorothy and her older sister, Ruth, were raised by their […]

Frederick C. McKain

March 1, 1927 — April 30, 2015 Frederick C. McKain was born March 1, 1927, in Glasgow, Scotland, to William and Henrietta (Coats) McKain. He passed away peacefully at his home in Placerville, Calif., on April 30, 2015, with his family by his side. He is survived by his sons, Douglas and Gregory; sister, Rose […]

Betty P. Bacchi

Jan. 17, 1922 — July 29, 2015 Betty was born in Boulder, Colo., on Jan. 17, 1922. She passed away at home on July 29, 2015, in Lotus, Calif., where she spent her last days receiving visitors and spending time with her family. She married Francis Bacchi on May 22, 1948, and moved to El […]

Ronald Richmond Cunnington

Aug. 26, 1933 — July 27, 2015 A resident of Placerville since 1975, Ron passed away peacefully at his home with family nearby. He leaves behind his loving wife of 58 years, Lloy; along with four children, Jeannie Radney of Sacramento, Gary Cunnington of Modesto, Roger Cunnington of Placerville and Jon Cunnington of Loomis. He […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Jupiter Enters Virgo Sir Winston Churchill famously suggested that we not look too far ahead, as “the chain of destiny can only be grasped one link at a time.” The passage of Jupiter into Virgo promises to help us give vigilant focus to each link we come to. Practical matters will continue to demand our […]

Horoscope, Monday, August 10, 2015

Jupiter Transit Comes to a Close At the tail end of this Jupiter transit, many will look back and realize how life has been stretched like a favorite sweater into the dimensions that fit. No, it will never be the same, but it’s better this way. There’s a beautiful style in this. The Cancer moon […]

Horoscope, Sunday, August 9, 2015

Use That Gemini Lunar Wit Hear that warning sound? It’s much like the alarm of a garbage truck backing up. It means someone is about to dump problems on you that do not belong to you in the least. The Gemini moon provides the fuel for a quick response. Try this one: “I have the […]

Horoscope, Saturday, August 8, 2015

Mars Crossing Sometimes the messenger is less appealing than the message, and that’s a lot better than the reverse situation. Either way, there’s something to learn from every interaction, and that’s what the Gemini moon emphasizes in later parts of the day. Mars crosses into Leo to wake us up by adding fireworks to the […]

Horoscope, Friday, August 7, 2015

Mercury in Virgo We make plans; Destiny laughs. That’s just the way it goes sometimes, but don’t let it stop you from making more plans. As Mercury slips into Virgo, the highly detailed sign of follow-through, Destiny gets more pressure to act normal, fly straight and show some good manners to humankind. Plan. Plan away!  […]

John David Sethre

Aug. 22, 1925 — Aug. 4, 2015 John Sethre passed away Aug. 4, 2015, just shy of his 90th birthday, after a brief battle with lung and bone cancer. He married Evelyn Koleada on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 1956, in Montebello, Calif. “Evie” preceded him in death in 2007. John’s very full life began in […]

Jack D. Earles

July 31, 1951 — July 31, 2015 Jack D. Earles was born July 31, 1951, in Compton, Calif., and entered into rest on July 31, 2015. He is survived by James, Linda, and Johnny Earles. Jack grew up in Fresno, Calif., and El Dorado County, Calif. He served his country in the Vietnam war and […]

John Riffey

Nov. 16, 1935 — July 17, 2015 John Riffey, of Sequim, Wash., leaves his wife, Julie; sons, Jeff and Jon; sister, Elizabeth Brown; brother, Floyd Riffey; and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother; father; five brothers; and son, Greg. John was a graduate of ECHS and a veteran of […]

Bernard Grover Ryan

Dec. 10, 1929 — Aug. 2, 2015 Bernie was born Dec. 10, 1929, at his grandparents’ home on Grove Avenue in North Sacramento, Calif., to Bernard C. Ryan and Alta “Mamie” Lyon, and left the arms of his loving family on Aug. 2, 2015. The Ryan and Lyon families arrived in Hagginwood (now Sacramento), some […]

Margaret “Peggy” Templeton Enochs Smith

Sept. 10, 1943 — July 29, 2015 Margaret “Peggy” Templeton Enochs Smith, age 71, of El Dorado Hills, Calif., passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2015. She was born on Sept. 10, 1943, in Indianapolis, Ind. She attended Mount Diablo High School in Concord, Calif., class of 1961. Peggy was preceded in death by her parents, […]

Vincent “Vince” Kane

Dec. 12, 1936 — July 28, 2015 Vincent “Vince” Kane of Plymouth, Calif., passed away Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the age of 78, attended by his wife, Carol; brother, Frank; sister-in-law, Marilyn; and Carol’s sister, Rosalie. He was born in Philadelphia, Pa., on Dec. 12, 1936, to the late John and Esther (Haviland) Kane, […]

Donald Gerard Nelson

April 22, 1948 — August 2, 2015 Donald Gerard Nelson passed away in Placerville, Calif., on Aug. 2, 2015, after a short illness. He is survived by his sister, Lois (Rich) Fryer of Crestview, Fla. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard Nelson and Mary J. Damratoski. He also leaves behind a very […]

Penny Lee Martin-Bross

Jan. 19, 1962 — July 25, 2015 Penny Lee Martin-Bross passed away suddenly at home in Pollock Pines, Calif., on July 25, 2015. She is survived by her loving husband of 15 years, Martin Bross. She was the beloved mother of Dustin Martin; stepmother of Jason (Sandy) Bross, Annette (Jason) Himelick, Kyle (Jessica) Bross and […]

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