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Horoscope, Sunday, May 24, 2015

Saturn Sun Assessment The reverberations of Saturn’s recent opposition to the sun may be making life more complex in our heads as we sort out what we’ve learned from our mistakes. Assess and then make new rules for going forward, because “forward” happens tomorrow with a square of Mars and Neptune that brings challenge No. […]

Horoscope, Saturday, May 23, 2015

Skies of Moral Dilemma The sun and Saturn tug at each other from across the sky, promising to bring moral dilemmas and other kinds of intellectual strife. Chances are, you know the right way; it just doesn’t happen to also be the convenient way. The choices we make, even if no one sees us make […]

Horoscope, Friday, May 22, 2015

Split Moon The moon in Cancer for the first part of the day and then in Leo for the second makes for a fun split in the mood of the day. If they were television channels, the Cancer moon would be HGTV and the Leo moon would be Bravo or HBO. The day will hold […]

Memorial Day at Freedom’s Field

On Monday, May 25, at 9 a.m., Green Valley Mortuary & Cemetery is hosting its annual Memorial Day Commemoration. The ceremony will include patriotic music by Cantare Chorale, a brief message by The Rev. Dr. Sean Cox, Commander Chaplain Corps U.S. Navy, and a tribute by the Beale Air Force Base Honor Guard. For questions […]

Horoscope, Sunday, May 10, 2015

Mother’s Day and the Moon Mothers. They’re what all humans have in common. This Mother’s Day falls under the guidance of the Aquarius moon. Challenge yourself to think beyond who your mother is to you, and consider the woman she is (or was) in the world. Before she was your mother, she was a girl […]

Horoscope, Saturday, May 9, 2015

Mercury/Neptune Conflict We all have an idealized self and an actual self. As Mercury, in its storm, squares off with Neptune in Pisces, the way we wish to be may clash with our actual behaviors and actions. Falling short is part of being human. Extend yourself a little compassion and try again. Each moment is […]

Horoscope, Friday, May 8, 2015

Mercury Storm When the messenger planet slows down before going retrograde, it’s said that Mercury enters its “storm” period, which is where we are now until Monday, when Mercury will go retrograde. The next three days are lucky for wrapping up projects, tying loose ends and finalizing deals. New ventures aren’t favored and will likely […]

Shooter sentenced to five years

By Isaac Brambila The defendant in a case from a shooting last year was sentenced to five years in state prison after an El Dorado County Judge denied a motion to withdraw his plea. Angelo Fitzgerald Anderson, who was 22 at the time of the incident, was sentenced to two years for assault with a […]

Horoscope, Sunday, April 26, 2015

Creative Leo Moon It starts with the impulse to put on a show. At worst, entertaining others is a means of getting attention. At best, it’s a wonderful gift you can give many people at once. The intention of delighting people leads to new creative vistas. Let your thoughts dance and play as you try […]

Horoscope, Saturday, April 25, 2015

Theatrical Leo Moon As it is on stage, costumes, lighting and setting can have as strong of a bearing on the action as the performers can. Environments, clothing, ambiance and the like will matter greatly, as the Leo moon brings a theatrical flair to the sensual Taurus energy that prevails in the sky. Revel in […]

Horoscope, Friday, April 24, 2015

House Party Moon People act differently in their homes than they do out in the general public. If you have a friend you only know in a public setting and would like to get to know more about this person, the Cancer moon suggests a house party tonight. Entertaining or being entertained where one lives […]

Horoscope, Sunday, April 12, 2015

Venus as Belle In Disney’s version of the French fairytale “Beauty and the Beast,” the main character, Belle, enters an enchanted house where the objects are alive. The weeks to come have an enchanted quality, too, as Venus in Gemini plays Belle. Here, the love goddess communicates freely, believing all things are alive — the […]

Horoscope, Saturday, April 11, 2015

Venus in Gemini While it may be impossible to talk someone into falling in love, it’s definitely possible (and very likely during this Venus transit through loquacious Gemini) to fall in love with the way someone talks. The weeks to come feature many opportunities to sharpen conversational skills, share wit and lay on the charm. […]

Horoscope, Friday, April 10, 2015

Sun Conjunct Mercury Our minds often distort reality in a way that highlights the negative — an adaptation and survival instinct that’s kept our race safe for thousands of years. So seeing what’s wrong before you see what’s right doesn’t make you a negative person; it only makes you human. As the sun and Mercury […]

Horoscope, Sunday, April 5, 2015

Life, Death, Rebirth and Pluto To keep us from getting so caught up in fancy hats, chocolates and bunnies that we forget the life, death and rebirth theme of Easter, Pluto, the planet of regeneration, drives the deeper themes home with a square to the Aries sun. Passover is also colored by Pluto’s focus on […]

Horoscope, April 4, 2015

Full Moon and Total Eclipse “He loves me, he loves me not…” is the chant of the full moon in Libra, the sign of partnership. It’s a total eclipse of the heart situation in which romance seems unsure, and that’s what makes it so beautiful. The risk of losing love activates primal instincts. Potential loss […]

Horoscope, Friday, April 3, 2015

Pregnant Moon Today brings a sense of anticipation, wonder and fear. The pregnant moon is swelling toward tomorrow’s full status in Libra, the sign of partnership. This full moon will be accompanied by a total lunar eclipse. Assess where your relationships are now. Take a picture. This will help you appreciate the developments to come. […]

Roundup: Mar. 25, 2015

Lacrosse Oak Ridge boys 10, St. Mary’s 6 —  OR goals: Scott Barnett, 2; Gage Webb, 2; Austin Hunter, 2; Sam Wellman; Ian Book; Chandler Thomas, Matt Engelken. Assists: Book, 4; Hunter, Webb, Thomas. Saves: Tyler Hersh, 8. Oak Ridge girls 14, Casa Roble 0 Golf El Dorado 215, Galt 286 — 9 holes at […]

Horoscope, Sunday, March 22, 2015

Mercury and Pluto Sextile Perhaps Jane Austen was speaking presciently to those on social media when she said, “To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a state of half enjoyment.” Communication-planet Mercury and Pluto in powerful Capricorn will call attention to the balance of power on digital and […]

Horoscope, Saturday, March 21, 2015

Aries Spring Feeling We are still riding high on the bright energy of the new moon, the total solar eclipse and the spring equinox of yesterday, with the Aries moon leading the way with the energy of a rambunctious child. Everything is a wonder seen through new eyes. “In the springtime, the only pretty ring […]

Horoscope, Friday, March 20, 2015

Total Eclipse of the Spring Equinox The new moon, the total eclipse of the sun and the spring equinox today are a fresh start, a “get out of jail free” card and a naming ceremony all in one. By the way, if you had to choose a different, more adventurous name for yourself, what would […]

Roundup: Mar. 11, 2015

Volleyball Ponderosa def. Antelope 23-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-19 Golden Sierra def. Bradshaw Christian 23-25, 25-18, 25-9, 25-23 Union Mine def. by Antelope 23-25, 19-25, 22-25 Union Mine def. by Kennedy 18-25, 25-21, 19-25, 26-24, 4-15 Baseball El Dorado 7, Cordova 0 — Owen MacKendrick drove in five runs, four on a first-inning grand slam, and […]

Horoscope, Sunday, March 8, 2015

Libra Lunar Blur When archeologists unearth the secrets of human history, they can’t help but simultaneously destroy the pristine arrangement of artifacts. That’s why meticulous record keeping is fundamental to the job. Considering this busy Libra moon’s various interactions, careful documentation will later help us reconstruct this blur of a day. ARIES (March 21-April 19). […]

Horoscope, Saturday, March 7, 2015

Libra Moon It takes two flints to make a fire and two people to tango, and “it takes two to make a thing go right.” The Libra moon brings our attention to partnership and all that can be accomplished by working with another. Sure, there’s work that’s best accomplished solo, but even those activities will […]

Horoscope, Friday, March 6, 2015

Virgo to Libra Lunar Shift Tending to personal responsibilities will take most of the day, but evening will bring a fresh perspective, as the lunar shift from Virgo to Libra brings a mood change. Letting loose will seem all the more imperative with the contrast of a hard day’s work. Also, the Libra lunar influence […]

Sentencing for burglar pushed back

A man found guilty of a crime spree of burglaries had his sentencing hearing pushed back a week as he faces a possible addition of 55 years to his sentence. Craig Ivan Adams, 35, who has been in custody since November 2010, was due to be sentenced on Feb. 27. But, defense attorney James Clark […]

Truck causes chain reaction of collisions

A truck veered off the road Feb. 26 in Placerville, crashing into parked cars but causing no injuries. The Chevy pickup was traveling northbound on Placerville Drive when, near the Raley’s entrance, the truck crossed over the double yellow lines, Placerville Police Commander Kay Iida said. The truck jumped the curb, hit a fire hydrant […]

Horoscope, Sunday, March 1, 2015

Sentimental Sky If you find yourself crying during commercials featuring lost puppies or centenarians, chalk it up to effective marketing and a super-sentimental sky featuring the Pisces sun and the Cancer moon. This water-sign combo opens our hearts and tear ducts. It’s the perfect time to say “I love you” to the one who probably […]

Horoscope, Saturday, February 28, 2015

Sun-Moon Spirit Connection Cancer is the first water sign of the zodiac, and Pisces is the last. The spiritual melding of these two astral energies creates harmonies the likes of a gospel choir. With the sun in Pisces and the moon in Cancer, the bonds between people don’t have to be stated to be known. […]

Horoscope, Friday, February 27, 2015

Sun’s Halo Effect According to the halo effect, people’s overall impressions of one another so strongly influence their feelings and thoughts that they may attribute special qualities to those who happen to turn out a very attractive image. With the sun so cozy with Neptune these days, it will be easy to make blanket assumptions […]

Horoscope, Sunday, February 22, 2015

Venus and Mars Align Some say that your reactions are the only things you can truly control in life. This doesn’t always feel true with Venus and Mars in passionate Aries. The heart’s dictates seem hard to overrule. A conjunction of these planets suggests that you take the reins where you can and let your […]

Horoscope, Saturday, February 21, 2015

Venus/Mars Hookup This connection of Venus and Mars in the fire sign of Aries is ultra-hot and bodes well for male/female relations. It’s the first of three such meetings this year, and it’s a time to fully appreciate what the opposite sex has to contribute to your life. The more you enjoy the perks of […]

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