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Water management plan revised to protect salmon

In a press release issued on June 16, state and federal officials announced the outlines of a revised plan for managing water flows in the Sacramento River for cities and farms while keeping enough cold water in Shasta Reservoir to avoid high temperatures in the river that could be catastrophic for endangered winter-run Chinook salmon. […]

Horoscope, Thursday, June 25, 2015

Balanced Moon The balanced Libra moon helps us get our footing with the recent Mars change. The key is not taking anything personally. It’s liberating. When you don’t take things personally, you never have to worry about why a person isn’t calling you back or ponder how you should take a strange comment. What others […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, June 24, 105

Mars Loses Confidence Mars marches into the touchy-feely realm of Cancer, where the warrior planet loses his sense of certainty. Wild cards and limitations abound. Happiness depends on giving up the idea that you can control everything. What you can do, however, is take steps to make things go the way you’d prefer. Some of […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Jupiter and Uranus Trust Exercise Why waste a lot of time and energy trying to prevent anything bad from happening? You’re better off kicking back and watching television, because at least it’s relaxing; whereas, trying to control the uncontrollable is exhausting and pointless. Jupiter and Uranus in harmony will smile on you as you trust […]

Horoscope, Monday, June 22, 2015

Jupiter and Uranus Trine The surprises that seem to blow you off course will bring good fortune under the Jupiter and Uranus trine. Veering off course helps you know where you are. If there’s any way you can love your mistakes, you’ll be better for the effort. Also, maybe what you’re calling a “mistake” is […]

Placerville Senior Center spruced up

The El Dorado County Senior Center in Placerville recently completed a series of much-needed improvements to its facility to enhance functionality and create a more comfortable and inviting environment. According to Star Walker, program coordinator for El Dorado County Senior Services, the improvements were made possible due to the generosity of a community member who […]

Horoscope, Thursday, June 18, 2015

Intuition Moon The old world had more gatekeepers and quality-control managers. The new world can’t afford them and doesn’t need them. As a result, each individual is charged with taking control, keeping track and making decisions based on personal values and taste. The Cancer moon encourages everyone along this path, emphasizing the role of intuition. […]

Horoscope, Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Home Is Where the Moon Is When the moon is full, it’s wild. When the moon all but disappears, it’s humble, restrained and elegant. Yesterday the moon was new, and now, under the Cancer moon, the powers of discipline are with us. The hardest part is deciding where to apply yourself. Saturn in Scorpio will […]

Horoscope, Tuesday, June 16, 2015

New Moon in Gemini Did you say the wrong thing and hurt someone’s feelings? Did you accidentally give false information because you remembered it incorrectly? Did you blab when you shouldn’t have? Mistakes happen. Nobody’s perfect. The new moon in Gemini is the gift of a clean slate. Don’t be surprised if you fix it […]

Horoscope, Monday, June 15, 2015

Saturn in Scorpio Just because you don’t know what to do (or where you are, or where to go, or who to know, or what to ask, or which way to turn) doesn’t mean you’re lost. It might mean you’re supposed to hang on tight for the moment. Saturn’s journey through Scorpio will bring to […]

El Dorado Transit offers free shuttles for County Fair

El Dorado Transit will provide free shuttle service for the 2015 El Dorado County Fair, Thursday, June 18 through Sunday, June 21. Shuttle buses will operate from 11:30 a.m. to midnight on Thursday and Friday; 9:30 a.m. to midnight on Saturday and from 11:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Sunday. Shuttles will be available from […]

City sells retired K9 officer to handler

After Placerville Police Department retired a K9 officer, the city of Placerville sold the dog to its handler on May 26. Newly promoted Sgt. Ron Cannon said the department retired his K9 partner, Sem, a 10-year-old Malinois, and the city sold his canine companion to him because of the timing of Cannon’s promotion. “(Sem) was […]

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