Friday, February 27, 2015

Measure K and the WPI project

A Feb. 10 project status report on the Western Placerville Interchanges Project presented to Placerville City Council led to the city’s response to the question of how Measure K will affect the project. The WPI project, approved by Caltrans on June 1, 2005 was developed to facilitate traffic flow from Highway 50 to Ray Lawyer Drive, […]

Horoscope, Thursday, February 26, 2015

Image Conscious Moon All world leaders have a headquarters where their (slightly better looking) image is displayed in statue or painting to let everyone know how important they are. Even if you’re only the leader of your desk, social media page or other relatively limited domain, the Gemini moon of communication suggests you carefully consider […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Gemini Moon Life Hack The Gemini moon suggests a life hack. When you ask for a response and none is forthcoming, you can take that as your new response. Instead of waiting around for answers, assume it means “no,” move on, explore new options, be a happy traveler. With Mars so auspiciously angling Saturn, you’ll […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Venus and Saturn Culture Club It turns out that common courtesies are not common to all cultures, or rather each culture has a different set of them. This will be a theme as Venus (now closely aligned with Mars) forms a trine to Saturn in worldly Sagittarius. Learning the cultures of different groups and interacting […]

Horoscope, Monday, February 23, 2015

Sun and Saturn Clash As the authoritative father figure of the zodiac, Saturn doesn’t like to be challenged. That his challenger is the Pisces sun makes it evermore frustrating, as the argument will be based on ethereal and subjective matters. The day will bring a case of spiritual belief versus logic, or an imaginative challenge […]

Horoscope, Thursday, February 19, 2015

Happy Chinese New Year! The year of the sheep comes with controversy, but Mercury exiting its storm and Mars returning to its home base of Aries bodes well for this year. The main issues that some have with the year of the sheep is that sheep can be passive. Peacefulness should not be confused with […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, February 18, 2015

New Moon Booster The new moon in Aquarius reminds us that we are all connected. Nothing, not even death, can split the grid. You will receive tremendous energy from sources you haven’t thought of as fuel in the past. For instance, your ancestors (dead or alive) will lend an energetic boost. The wind sings praises. […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Countdown to Chinese New Year According to the Chinese lunar calendar, there are but days left of the Year of the Horse. The major theme of the Year of the Sheep will be justice — best achieved through kindheartedness. What will you do in the name of justice and kindness? It’s a good time for […]

Horoscope, Monday, February 16, 2015

Strength of the Capricorn Moon You can over-prepare for some things in life — for instance, sports. It’s possible to leave your game on the training ground. Then there are other things, like interviews, that you can’t prepare enough for. Knowing the difference is the gift of this Capricorn moon. Study, learn and practice until […]

Mother Lode attracts emerging leaders in the Farm to School movement

“Locally grown” has a new meaning for University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) and FoodCorps in the Mother Lode region of the California Foothills. In their second year as a FoodCorps service site, the UCCE, in partnership with Gardens to Grow In, now has two locally grown service members — one in Calaveras and the […]