Content for Sunday, March 21, 2010

News & Stories

Real Plugger

On March 19 at about 6 p.m., an auto-theft suspect led Escondido police officers on a chase in which gunfire struck four police cars and the car of a passerby. According to a press release, ...

Work

The Shout Out Louds hail from Stockholm, Sweden, where, I would guess, it’s often dark and cold. Consequently, this album has a melancholy charm to it. Opening track “1999” is a hopeful anthem sporting a ...

Devil Makes Three

"Take this pill now, put it on your tongue, keep you actin' just like everyone." The audience cheerfully sang along with caustic lyrics tucked into bouncy folk-roots rhythms by the Devil Makes Three. "It's drinkin'-and-singin'-in-a-rocking-chair-on-the-front-porch ...

In Memoriam

The San Diego Master Chorale along with St. Paul's Cathedral Chorus, St. Cecilia Choir, and the Cathedral Choristers gave a concert of sacred choral music to a capacity audience at St. Paul's Cathedral. The concert ...

The Superions

I've been listening to boring, pretentious claptrap and exhaustively intense rock all afternoon on about three hours' sleep (don't ask). Buried near the bottom of my review pile is this EP. I've spaced that it's ...

Wigged Out

Fallbrook sheriff's deputies have reason to believe they interrupted a robbery attempt on the morning of March 19. They responded to a radio call of a suspicious white female wearing a wig near the Fallbrook ...

We All Fight the Wall

U.S./Mexico border problems and their effect on the Tijuana Estuary was the focus of the March 19 Sierra Club’s meeting in Hillcrest. According to a Sierra Club press release, laws protecting the environment, archaeological sites, ...

Lean Times

“Far-fetched” was the word used by one local to describe the four-minute and ten-minute workouts that were offered by Club Motivate, a fitness center in the East Village. At the beginning of March, the gym ...