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Horoscope, Sunday, June 28, 2015

Moon on the Move The moon moves from private Scorpio into adventurous Sagittarius, lending two distinct tones to the day. The emotions of the day will change us. Don’t rush the decision-making process, because you’ll likely be a different person at the end of the day than you were at the beginning, rendering early decisions […]

Horoscope, Saturday, June 27, 2015

Soul-Searching Scorpio Moon The soul-searching Scorpio moon suggests that you can heal yourself with a journey of the spirit. Your body may be bound by the laws of physics, but your mind has the ability to time travel. Take advantage of this by projecting yourself into a beautiful future event instead of revisiting an unpleasant […]

Horoscope, Friday, June 26, 2015

Two Kinds of Lunar Love Mother Teresa of Calcutta said it’s easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness of someone unloved in their own home. The Libra moon of partnership and love rules the first part of the day, favoring dedication to the needs of those close. […]

Tahoe evaluates health concerns

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — The community has undergone a complete physical and the results are in. Based on the 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment, mental health and substance abuse remain top health concerns in the area. Barton Health conducted its second Community Health Needs Assessment to identify unmet needs within the community. After identifying these needs, […]

Horoscope, Sunday, June 21, 2015

Solstice Father’s Day Many countries celebrate Father’s Day on the third Sunday of June, which occasionally falls on the same day as the summer solstice. Honoring the sun king, patriarch of the solar system, fits perfectly with the Father’s Day theme. The moon slips into Virgo to ground the emotions of this celebratory day. ARIES […]

Horoscope, Saturday, June 20, 2015

Pre-Solstice Are there words that need to be spoken in order for you to move forward in a relationship? Or maybe it’s a matter of getting something off your chest. Take advantage of the final blushes of the Gemini sun. This is the last day of the season. Tomorrow’s passage of the sun into Cancer […]

Horoscope, Friday, June 19, 2015

Drama Moon Tuesday’s new moon turned a fresh page in the cosmic diary. What to write? As it happens in diaries, even when there’s much to look forward to, the opportunity to use up a clean page rehashing past disappointments is all too tempting. Hopefully the Leo moon will bring enough dramatic fun to overshadow […]

Foothill Gold 14U softball team playing well

CAMERON PARK — The Foothill Gold 14U fast-pitch softball team out of Cameron Park won an earlier tournament and were also, more recently, the runner-up in the Gold Bracket of a USSSA Tournament. The team is coached by Danny Vaqueiro and Steve Lee. The players, from both Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills are: Brooke […]

Horoscope, Sunday, June 7, 2015

Air-Sign Trines The easy-breezy Gemini sun and the Aquarius moon form an auspicious omen from the beginning — a lucky trine, followed by another harmonious arrangement involving Mars a few hours later. Even though the Mercury retrograde is still going strong, today brings some of the best hours of the week to connect and share […]

Horoscope, Saturday, June 6, 2015

Mercury and the Wax Heads In one of his more baffling quotes, Benjamin Franklin declared, “If your head is made of wax, don’t walk in the sun.” One might wonder exactly who is the wax person this quote pertains to. The point is that even reasonable, brilliant people can be obtuse, but don’t let that […]

Horoscope, Friday, June 5, 2015

Venus Goes Kittenish The entrance of Venus into the feline realm of Leo brings a kittenish quality to the love goddess’s interactions. Love is playful and likely to pounce and swat at us, but it’s also careful to retract the claws, because however animalistic love may be, while Venus is in Leo, it’s still just […]

Reverse 9-1-1 system available

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office has the capability to utilize “Reverse 9-1-1.”  This means that the Sheriff’s Office can geographically choose a specific area to send out an emergency message to all businesses and residents within the area. This tool is only used for emergency purposes such as wild land fires or other hazards. […]

Horoscope, Sunday, May 31, 2015

The Sun and Neptune Square Perception and reality are the theme while the sun squares Neptune. In this social media-driven world, it’s wise to be careful about how one might be perceived, but don’t be too careful. No one likes the one who does everything right. It’s not relatable. What’s really attractive is a person […]

Horoscope, Saturday, May 30, 2015

Sun and Mercury Mutual Respect Respect is big in the animal world, where crossing territorial lines or exhibiting threatening behavior can cause creatures to ostracize or eat one another. Humans are hardly more civilized when disrespected. An alignment of the sun and Mercury will ease yesterday’s tension and remind us that self-respect draws the respect […]

Horoscope, Friday, May 29, 2015

War and Peace Sky The second difficult square of the week features Mercury in Gemini and Neptune in Pisces. People have a way of saying the exact thing that could most trigger deep unrest in another. They don’t even have to try. Countering this aspect is the peaceful Libra moon. When you feel your fist […]

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. […]

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