Friday, April 17, 2015

Horoscope, Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Mars and Pluto Trine One day after the sun moved into Taurus, Mars and Pluto form an auspicious angle to reinforce the key themes of this solar transit. Mars in Taurus reminds us of the importance of determination and the dangers of quitting too soon. Pluto in hardworking, ambitious Capricorn agrees wholeheartedly, promising rewards for […]

Horoscope, Monday, April 20, 2015

Celebrate the Taurus Sun You are not defined by what satisfies your creature comforts, but it’s good information as the sun moves from the fiery first station of the zodiac, Aries, into earthy Taurus. This is the sign of sensuality, physical pleasure and material reward. It’s the sign of appetite, sustenance and comfort. The better […]

Horoscope, Thursday, April 16, 2015

Pluto Retrograde When the journey gets tough, you anticipate great happiness upon arriving at your destination, and that anticipation almost always pays off … in movies. Don’t be surprised if it doesn’t quite pay off as dramatically in real life. Instead of a big hallelujah moment, arrival may bring lasting quiet satisfaction. Message brought to […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Venus and Saturn Opposition Meetings can be productive or a waste of time, depending on how much structure, organization and maturity is shown by the parties involved. But if you don’t show up, you won’t know. (Plus, they always talk about the one who doesn’t show up.) During this Venus and Saturn opposition, it’s better […]

SLT to hold Citizen’s Academy

The city of South Lake Tahoe is now accepting applications for the 2015 Citizen’s Academy. The course is open to all community members, a press release stated, and will include learning about city government operations and service; dialogues with city leaders, staff and civic-minded residents; seeing what taxes have paid for; learning more of current and […]

Black Oak Mine trustees struggle with budget

In a standing-room only meeting of the Black Oak Mine Unified School District Board of Trustees on March 12, teachers, staff and community members got a first-hand look at the state of the district’s budget in a second interim report by CFO Roslynne Manansala-Smith. Although less pessimistic than the first interim budget report, the second […]

Horoscope, Thursday, April 9, 2015

Lunar Investigation Yesterday Mercury and Uranus aligned in an explosive conjunction, and Jupiter made an about-face taking our luck in a new direction. Today the Sagittarius moon says, “So, what now?” and then launches into an investigative journey. There are options available today that didn’t exist earlier in the week, and searching for them will […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Jupiter Goes Direct Luck, like success, is subjective. The exact same circumstance that is considered lucky could also be considered unlucky depending on what criteria are being applied in the assessment. Jupiter’s retrograde has encouraged us to look at our internal evaluation system and make adjustments. Now Jupiter turns direct to test our ideas in […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Mercury and Pluto Conflict The old communication adage is to avoid matters of religion and politics in polite company. As Mercury and Pluto come into conflict, you can extend the taboo-topics list to finance, sex, health, fashion, taste preferences in general and basically anything that highlights differences of opinion, ideology or belief. ARIES (March 21-April […]

Horoscope, Monday, April 6, 2015

Mercury and Jupiter Trine The alignment of the sun and Uranus in Aries will start the business of the week off with an invigorating blast. Also, the shorthand communication between people who know one another well will extend now to complete strangers, who will communicate in brief and effective exchanges as Mercury and Jupiter form […]

Outside with Charlie: Shoulder season

Skiing is getting less likely as each warm day goes by. Currently, Heavenly, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Boreal, Kirkwood, and Mt. Rose remain open. Alpine Meadows will close April 5. Generally, the season between shutdown of the resorts and full-on late spring/summer activities is much later, referred to as the shoulder season. This year, […]

Local anglers win FPTC

NICE — Overcoming a sub-par first-day weight of just 12.34 pounds, Northern region anglers Danny Cross and Dugan Wilson, both Ponderosa High graduates, recovered from that disappointment to produce respective 37.95 and 29.36 pound five-fish bass limits over the next two days to take the Coors Light Future Pro Tour Classic crown. “We don’t know what […]

Free passes haunt Golden Sierra girls

GARDEN VALLEY — A base-clearing three-run double highlighted Valley Christian’s seven-run third-inning Monday as the Lions posted a 14-3 nonleague victory over host Golden Sierra. The Grizzlies showed some late life in the fifth inning with a pair of runs — not enough to extend the mercy rule-shortened game further. “It was good to play […]