Update: Here is a response from the band when asked about their move to Chicago:
well heck, it's real nice to know that we'll be missed, that's fo sho. we've been in southern california for 3 years now, and it's time for adventure (pizza)! we'll be back, but right now there's just too much pizza in chicago that we need to eat first. we'll be homeless in chicago, in our van as long as we can, and plan on touring soon this summer and fall. we'll be back to sd in the blink of an eye i'm sure.