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Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Q&A: Bob Schneider on facing down depression to make brilliant music

On channeling anger into art: “I have to keep using that energy. I think everything kind of adds up and I spent my life not dealing with things and now I'm dealing with things, with that energy. Facing it down. Using it to be productive.”

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Sundance Records eulogized as symbol of a bygone San Marcos

Journalists have been mourning the store's passing on two counts — as the death of a symbol of San Marcos' quirky uniqueness and as a symbol of a music industry transformed by technology.

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Snoop Dogg arrested in West Texas on marijuana charges

Rapper and part-time actor Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus Jr., was arrested early Saturday after agents at the West Texas Border Patrol checkpoint found marijuana in the singer’s tour bus.

Friday, November 6th, 2009

The Weekend: Parades, music, marketplaces

The weekend is chock-full of fine events. The Veterans Day Parade in San Marcos has more than 78 entries, Java Jive is cooking up delicious foods and coffees, the music is particularly good this weekend and the...