Banning Mulling Its Animal Control Options

BANNING, CA — Next week, the city of Banning will hold a special City Council meeting to discuss its animal control services. The city currently utilizes ARE Animal Rescue for control services. The shelter, located at 2050 Charles Street, opened on July 1, 2021. During the 5 p.m. May 21 meeting, the council members will…

By JohnValbyNation May 18, 2024 0

High End Munich in Color

Not every exhibit in Munich is colorful, but many are. Walking through the exhibit halls, I was inspired to try and catch some of the most striking. The newest thing from Technics is this Lamborghini-inspired SL-1200–variant turntable. Here’s hoping it doesn’t run fast—but I’m not holding my breath. While we’re on the Lamborghini theme: I’m…

By JohnValbyNation May 17, 2024 0

Wilson Audio, Dan D’Agostino, Clearaudio, DS Audio, dCS, Innuos, Stromtank, Transparent, and Critical Mass Systems

Does this star-studded brand lineup from Quintessence Audio Ltd. of Chicago sound familiar? It should, not only because it’s frequently encountered at audio shows and dealers, but also because it consistently earns plaudits as one of my Best Sounding Rooms. I can’t imagine that anyone who heard Sandrine Piau sing “Chanson triste” or Marcin perform…

By JohnValbyNation May 17, 2024 0

American Epic

Give Jack White credit. What other rock star has ever been so passionately interested in music history that he’d actually spend his own money to preserve old records? Not only that but his motives seem fairly pure. While he’s probably not losing money on things like the beautifully done Paramount Records Wonder Cabinets that were…

By JohnValbyNation May 17, 2024 0

Finals Set For WWE Speed Tournament

The finals are set for the latest WWE Speed tournament.   On today’s episode Tyler Bate from New Catch Republic defeated Berto from Legado Del Fantasma via roll-up. Bate will now go on to face Ivar, who defeated Apollo Crews a week ago, in the tournament finals. The winner of that match challenges Ricochet for…

By JohnValbyNation May 17, 2024 0