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California housing crisis podcast: What the next governor wants to do about housing

California housing crisis podcast: What the next governor wants to do about housing
  • California housing crisis podcast: What the next governor wants to do about housing FWC: California housing crisis podcast: What the next governor wants to do about housing

    Democratic candidates appear at a 39th District forum in January. Two have since dropped out. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times) Vexed for months over the prospect of getting boxed out of crucial House races after California’s primary, Democrats think they’ve found a way to fight back. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee this week began airing television ads that go after…

  • Bid farewell: net neutrality will formally cease to exist on June 11 FWC: Bid farewell: net neutrality will formally cease to exist on June 11

    The net neutrality rules that are currently in place, protecting Internet users from “discriminatory behavior” by ISPs will no longer exist effective on June 11. The last segment of the official document rescinding the rules will be published in the Federal Register on May 11, and will become active 30 days later. Net neutrality rules prevent ISPs from controlling the…

  • Breaking Down Atlanta: Season Two FWC: Breaking Down Atlanta: Season Two

    Atlanta’s second season—Robbin’ Season—began with a botched robbery that set a pretty clear tone for what was to follow. Money’s tight, people are hungry, and violence is simply a means to an end. Much of what followed was violent, if not in action then in tone and theme, but it was also routinely hilarious and relentlessly interesting. With larger arcs…

  • Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison Remembered by Belle & Sebastian, Mogwai, More FWC: Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison Remembered by Belle & Sebastian, Mogwai, More

    Franz Ferdinand, Snow Patrol, and the National also pay tribute

  • Vasyl Lomachenko focuses on Jorge Linares, but a fight with Manny Pacquiao looms FWC: Vasyl Lomachenko focuses on Jorge Linares, but a fight with Manny Pacquiao looms

    The speed of Vasyl Lomachenko’s punches are only topped by the quickness of his career ascent. He fought for the featherweight title in his second bout, won a second division belt faster than any fighter ever, and now, in his 12th fight, intends to defeat lightweight champion Jorge Linares for…

  • Wet announces sophomore album, Still Run, shares “Lately”: Stream FWC: Wet announces sophomore album, Still Run, shares “Lately”: Stream

    Brooklyn’s Wet returned earlier this year with two new singles, “There’s a Reason” and “Softens”, setting the expectation that a new album from the CoSigned synth pop outfit was on the way. Now, the band’s sophomore album has officially been announced; it’s called Still Run, and it drops globally on July 13th via Columbia Records. With the announcement comes a lo-fi music video for new single,…

  • 'New embassy' in Jerusalem is modest; actual new one to take years and much more money FWC: ‘New embassy’ in Jerusalem is modest; actual new one to take years and much more money

    (AFP/Getty Images) For all the fanfare the Trump administration has planned — and contrary to President Trump’s boasts — the new U.S. Embassy to be opened in Jerusalem on Monday will be a decidedly modest affair, and probably a temporary one. The staff will number about 50 or 60, compared to 800 at the compound in Tel Aviv where the embassy has been for…

  • Shifting timelines, complex characters and a focus on consciousness keep 'Westworld' compelling, says Jeffrey Wright FWC: Shifting timelines, complex characters and a focus on consciousness keep ‘Westworld’ compelling, says Jeffrey Wright

    Nothing is as it seems in “Westworld,” HBO’s hit series set in a fictional amusement park where mechanized hosts fulfill the whims of human guests. No one is more aware of the deep thought and sleuthing skills the show requires of its fervent audience than Jeffrey Wright. Wright plays the park’s…