These are the latest in a series of robberies in the area. There have been a handful of break-ins at The Fellowship of San Diego, the church adjacent to Damigo's apartment, and thieves recently stole equipment from the church's all-ages venue, The Park Gallery. “All of the break-ins were by force, and the cops called it a ‘smash and grab,'” Damigo says. “It's unfortunate that they haven't been able to find the person who's doing it yet. (I think they're all related.)”
On the other hand, singer-songwriters Jason Mraz and Tristan Prettyman had a wonderful Christmas. The Grammy winner and his girlfriend / collaborator went on Twitter last week to announce that they're getting married. “SHE SAID YES,” Mraz tweeted. “For Once. I Am Speechless.....” Prettyman then tweeted, adding: “i did good! holy crap! man of my dreams!!! for the rest of my life!!!”
Thrash-metal band Nihilist will perform at the “Thrash Bash,” a Friday, Dec. 31, party and benefit for the Washington Street Skatepark Association, a nonprofit that raises money to maintain and insure the skate park at Washington Street and Pacific Highway. Eukarist will also play and Old Man Andy and Sam Hitz will DJ.