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California's rent control initiative was crushed in the election. Don't expect the issue to go away

California's rent control initiative was crushed in the election. Don't expect the issue to go away
  • California's rent control initiative was crushed in the election. Don't expect the issue to go away FWC: California’s rent control initiative was crushed in the election. Don’t expect the issue to go away

    The defeat of a ballot measure that would have allowed for the expansion of rent control across California has buoyed landlords and left tenants pinning their hopes on the state’s new governor for relief. Proposition 10 failed resoundingly with nearly 62% of voters rejecting the initiative as of…

  • London gets new venue, Magazine, from group behind Printworks FWC: London gets new venue, Magazine, from group behind Printworks

    In a city where the relationship between venue owners and local authorities becomes more tense every day, a new venue space for the underground is always big news. Coming next year from the Vibration Group (the same team behind Printworks), the British capitol will be home to a new club called Magazine London. Located off the beaten path in London’s Greenwich neighborhood,…

  • Ella Mai to Perform on ‘SNL’ FWC: Ella Mai to Perform on ‘SNL’

    Live from New York, it’s Ella Mai. The “Boo’d Up” songstress is set to make her “SNL” debut as musical guest on the Nov. 17 episode with host Steve Carell, it was announced today. The late-night booking follows recent high-profile television appearances for Mai including the American Music Awards, “The Tonight Show,” and the BET Awards. [email protected] and @ellamai!  #SNL…

  • Your EDM Premiere: Signal Makes the Old School New Again with a Magical ‘Rain Dance’ [INVISIBLE] FWC: Your EDM Premiere: Signal Makes the Old School New Again with a Magical ‘Rain Dance’ [INVISIBLE]

    Signal’s newest EP Solitude is due out this Friday, November 9 on Noisia’s INVISIBLE imprint, and it’s probably one of the most interesting releases he’s done to date. With the Synergy collab “Duster” and a glitchy, steppy banger called “Unsure” teasing the EP, fans already know they’re in for a good time with this one. Your EDM has one last premiere…

  • Disciple Is Taking Over The Hollywood Palladium With Their Biggest Lineup Ever FWC: Disciple Is Taking Over The Hollywood Palladium With Their Biggest Lineup Ever

    If you want quality dubstep these days, look no further than Disciple Records. The (relatively) new bass label, founded by Dodge of Dodge &Fuski and Astronaut, have been swallowing up emerging bass artists left and right over the past couple years until they’ve arrived at where they are today. What the label boasts now is one of the strongest bass…

  • Some inside Borderline bar survived Las Vegas mass shooting, friends say FWC: Some inside Borderline bar survived Las Vegas mass shooting, friends say

    Friends and family converged as the Borderline Bar in Thousand Oaks anxiously to learn the fate of the hundreds of people who were inside when a gunman opened fire. Chandler Gunn, 23, of Newberry Park, said his mom came to his room and told him about the shooting. He called a friend who works there…

  • Jared Goff has helped the Rams get a leg up on offense with more than just his arm FWC: Jared Goff has helped the Rams get a leg up on offense with more than just his arm

    For all the success he’s enjoying as a passer, Rams quarterback Jared Goff made one of his biggest plays of the season with his feet. Five weeks ago against the Seattle Seahawks, Goff executed a quarterback sneak on a fourth-and-one play that clinched a victory at CenturyLink Field. Goff is no…

  • Smashing Pumpkins share new song “Knights of Malta”: Stream FWC: Smashing Pumpkins share new song “Knights of Malta”: Stream

    Next week, the newly, mostly-reunited Smashing Pumpkins will be releasing their first studio album featuring the trio of original members Billy Corgan, James Iha, and Jimmy Chamberlain in nearly 20 years. We’ve already heard the singles “Solara” and “Silvery Sometimes (Ghosts)” from the Rick Rubin-produced eight-track LP. Today, the band has shared another taste of the effort called “Knights of Malta”.…

  • Avicii’s “True Stories” Documentary Coming To Select Theaters This Christmas Season FWC: Avicii’s “True Stories” Documentary Coming To Select Theaters This Christmas Season

    It was revealed last week that the Avicii: True Stories documentary that was released on Netflix was to be eligible for Oscar consideration in 2019. Though this was great news taken at face value, what many news outlets, us included, failed to examine were the qualifications for Oscar consideration. As it turns out, for a movie to be considered for an…

  • Two Tails Serve Up Dynamic ‘Evolution’ EP with Black Frames Remix [LISTEN] FWC: Two Tails Serve Up Dynamic ‘Evolution’ EP with Black Frames Remix [LISTEN]

    Two Tails have unleashed their transcending new Evolution EP — a true must-listen for any music lover that wants to get down and get a little weird. The duo, consisting of vocalist Ashley Bergquist and producer James Vadner, knows no boundaries when it comes to genre — which is exactly why their sound exists in a world all its own. Two…

  • Girls' tennis: City playoff result and updated pairings FWC: Girls’ tennis: City playoff result and updated pairings

    LaVar Ball is always full of surprises, and he has apparently pulled off another one by sending youngest son, LaMelo, back to high school. According to Slamonline.com, the 17-year-old LaMelo will enroll at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. It is a prep school that plays against other prep schools. California high school teams, though, won’t be allowed to play against…

  • Coheed and Cambria’s Claudio Sanchez cuts off his signature hair FWC: Coheed and Cambria’s Claudio Sanchez cuts off his signature hair

    Coheed and Cambria fans may no longer be able to recognize Claudio Sanchez, as the frontman has cut off his signature long curly locks. Sanchez posted a photo of himself clean shaven with a baseball cap and a short swept hairdo late last night on Instagram, captioning the pic of his new ‘do by stating, “The time for change has…