Content for Saturday, July 24, 2010

News & Stories

Sucker Stab

The text messages that the parents of 18-year-old Tiffany began receiving on July 24 were chilling: “i think someone was stabbed,” she texted from Comic-Con shortly after 5:00 p.m. “They have locked down hall h,” ...

Locked Out of Revenues

Escondido resident Bruce Simms addressed the city council on July 21 on the topic of the Portland Beavers, a Padres affiliate AAA baseball team that may be relocating to Escondido from Oregon. According to a ...

A Triumphant Return

New York Jazz vocalist Kendra Shank had a triumphant return to San Diego. The Point Loma High grad has several well-received and critically acclaimed releases under her belt — namely Mosaic and Spirit Free: The ...

Semana Santa in Popayán, Colombia

The heart of Popayán, Colombia, is a small colonial downtown dating back over 500 years. Everything is painted white. Traffic signals are unheard of. A church is visible from any given point and the streets ...

100 Miles From Memphis

"Long distance information, give me Memphis, Tennesse..." What is it with Memphis these days? There’s a new TV series about a blues-singing detective (Memphis Beat) and new albums out by Cyndi Lauper (Memphis Blues) and ...

Something for Everybody

There are not many bands around that can unite a crowd as diverse as the one that Devo played to at the annual Gay Pride Festival in Balboa Park. While these old new-wavers have been ...

Sea of Cowards

The Dead Weather is the latest group to feature Jack White (White Stripes, Raconteurs). The band includes vocalist Alison Mosshart (the Kills), bassist Jack Lawrence (the Raconteurs), and guitarist Dean Fertita (Queens of the Stone ...

For Everyman

Jackson Browne's reunion tour with guitarist-collaborator David Lindley found its way to the summer concert series at Humphrey's by the Bay. Browne joined opener Lindley for a brief acoustic set, kicking off the show with ...