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California’s DMV is broken — and legislators are playing politics instead of fixing it

California’s DMV is broken — and legislators are playing politics instead of fixing it
  • California’s DMV is broken — and legislators are playing politics instead of fixing it FWC: California’s DMV is broken — and legislators are playing politics instead of fixing it

    Something is terribly wrong at the California Department of Motor Vehicles. While it’s never been a joy to deal with this particular bureaucracy, things have gone from consistently unpleasant to hellish in the last few months. Customer lines are snaking out the doors of DMV field offices, down…

  • Liquid Stranger Releases Bass Weapon “Gunslinger” Ahead of New Fall EP FWC: Liquid Stranger Releases Bass Weapon “Gunslinger” Ahead of New Fall EP

    Liquid Stranger requires little introduction as one of electronic music’s most intriguing and inspiring artists. Swedish beatmaker Martin Staaf – aka the man behind the music – earned his place in the spotlight thanks to his ability to not only push the boundaries of electronic music, but transform them entirely. Treating fans to more of his production wizardry for August…

  • Why 'Crazy Rich Asians' marks an emotional moment — and a movement — for underrepresented voices in Hollywood FWC: Why ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ marks an emotional moment — and a movement — for underrepresented voices in Hollywood

    Jon M. Chu couldn’t contain the emotion as he strolled victoriously out in front of a packed house at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Tuesday night. With author Kevin Kwan by his side, he took the microphone to introduce the premiere of “Crazy Rich Asians,” a film unlike any other…

  • Does every killer really deserve a chance at redemption, Pope Francis? FWC: Does every killer really deserve a chance at redemption, Pope Francis?

    To the editor: Mario Marazziti’s account of the evolution of Roman Catholicism’s opposition to the death penalty centers on the wrongdoer’s intrinsic right to divine forgiveness: “Whatever their misdeeds, a criminal remains a person — and therefore capable of remorse, a conversion of heart, and…

  • Seattle nightclub Foundation busted for in-house drug ring FWC: Seattle nightclub Foundation busted for in-house drug ring

    Many know Foundation as one of Seattle’s major hubs for dance music. After a series of raids that busted a huge drug dealing operation happening within the its confines, however, the venue is more likely to be remembered for its demise at the hands of the city. Undercover agents for the Seattle Police Department and the Homeland Security began investigating…

  • Insomniac Took HARD Summer to the Next Level [Event Review] FWC: Insomniac Took HARD Summer to the Next Level [Event Review]

    If you live in Southern California and are a music fan of any kind, chances are you’ve been to a HARD Summer. Celebrating its 11th edition this year, HARD Summer is certainly one of the most venerated and revered festivals on the circuit. However, HARD has always had a fraught existence in its decade under founder Gary Richards AKA Destructo.…

  • Tobi Lou Lets Loose on Vibrant EP 'Tobi Lou and the Juice' FWC: Tobi Lou Lets Loose on Vibrant EP ‘Tobi Lou and the Juice’

    “When you’re the source of your own juice, there is no running out.”

  • Para criar niños bilingües, y que puedan leer y escribir dos idiomas, necesitas ser creativo FWC: Para criar niños bilingües, y que puedan leer y escribir dos idiomas, necesitas ser creativo

    Lo más importante para criar niños bilingües es que te comuniques con ellos en español, que les des el ejemplo, pero aun así es posible que tus hijos tengan etapas en las que sencillamente rechazan la idea de hablar español porque están inmersos en un mundo en el que el inglés domina. Sabemos que…