Tuesday, April 05, 2005

The Horns, The Flutes, The Horror

Continuing our latest urban planning and engineering theme (both here and over at Metroblogging SF, this story, via Blogging.la on the Whittier Police's novel crime deterrent.

Seems they are using classical music to clear loitering teens out of a particularly trouble-prone alley.

Somewhere, my music teacher is clutching her head and screaming in frustration.

I suppose it's cheaper than a big iron gate. But, of course, there go years of Hollywood schmaltz based on the transformative powers of classical music. Sorry, Mr. Holland.

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