Content for Saturday, February 27, 2010

News & Stories

No Thanks, Big Box

Walmart is coming to Encinitas? The rumors have been floating around for over a year, since after the Home Depot Expo store closed at the corner of Leucadia Boulevard and El Camino Real. The rumor ...

Odd Blood

Odd Blood, the new LP from Brooklyn band Yeasayer, doesn't sound new at all. It's a transporter to the ’80s of big hair and keyboard scarves. The album starts off with a dark, rumbling, experimental ...

Water War

Despite an effort by residents to protest a pending water-rate increase, the Encinitas City Council on Wednesday February 24 — acting as the board of the San Dieguito Water District — voted 4-1 to approve ...

"Ghetto" Vons?

Residents in the coastal areas of Cardiff and Encinitas know that a major remodel and expansion of the older Vons store on Santa Fe Drive (west of I-5) has been planned for over a year. ...

These Hopeful Machines

These Hopeful Machines is 112 minutes of tasty dance cuts, driving guitars, skyscraping vocals, and the trademark glitches and breakbeats that have made BT a dynamic, creative musical force since the mid-'90s. Beautiful atmospherics, lush ...

Time's Up, Uptown

"Overhead and operating expenses consume almost all the yearly income of your organization," wrote Banker's Hill denizen Leo Wilson in a February 19 email to Carol Schultz, the executive director of Uptown Partnership, the group ...