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DMV opens several offices on Saturday to alleviate long lines

first_imgDMV opens several offices on Saturday to alleviate long lines June 16, 2018 Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: June 16, 2018 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsThe Department of Motor Vehicles took a big step Saturday to help alleviate the long wait times being experienced all across San Diego.The San Marcos, Poway and Chula Vista DMV locations opened for limited Saturday hours. They will also be open next Saturday, June 23.The wait times are still averaging 4-5 hours according to the DMV.In July, the offices will transition to the first and third Saturday of every month. The offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Behind-the-wheel exams will not be available on Saturdays.Appointments are recommended but not required for Saturday service.To schedule a Saturday appointment just go to the DMV website, or call 1-800-777-0133 John Soderman, John Soderman last_img read more

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GMA Interview Kesha Finds Hope With Rainbow

first_img “GMA” Interview: Kesha Finds Hope With ‘Rainbow’ Email Singer/songwriter reveals the deep personal connection she has to her upcoming album, as well as what it was like to collaborate with Dolly PartonRenée FabianGRAMMYs Aug 9, 2017 – 1:39 pm GRAMMY.comKesha’s highly anticipated Rainbow is slated for release on Aug. 11. Ahead of the album, Kesha is spreading some light on the interview circuit, including a sit-down with “Good Morning America.”Kesha dished about how the album’s title, Rainbow, symbolizes hope and represents a nod to the LGBTQ community. It doesn’t hurt Kesha hearts rainbows — she has many rainbow tattoos.To add to the dazzle of the record, Kesha collaborated with GRAMMY-winning country superstar Dolly Parton on a cover of her 1980 hit “Old Flames Can’t Hold A Candle To You” and gushed about the experience.”I’m still not over it,” she said. “So I’m just going to tell everybody about it forever.”While on set, Kesha also gave a live performance of her current hit single, “Praying” She explained to host Robin Roberts that this track, in particular, represents going through hard times and coming out the other side in one piece.”I think it’s just really important because it talks about me personally going through something really hard, lots of very hard things, making it through, not giving up and finding empathy on the other side, which is incredibly hard sometimes.”For Kesha, the meat of this album comes from the deeply personal meaning behind every track, which she hopes, in turn, helps other people.”I’ve written every song on this album, and they’re all so personal,” Kesha said. “I think this record is quite literally saving my life. And I hope you guys like it, and I hope you can hear it, and I hope it helps people.”Kesha, Arcade Fire, RAC: New Music You Need To Hear NowRead more Twitter Facebook News Hear Kesha Talk About ‘Rainbow’ gma-interview-kesha-finds-hope-rainbowlast_img read more

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Mario Royale gives a Nintendo classic the battle royale treatment

first_img Share your voice 1 The way the game works is that 100 players go through the same level of Super Mario Bros. Each individual has their own instance of the game and for the most part don’t interact directly with the other players, which makes it appear that there are 99 other Mario “ghosts.” Each player can, however, interact with the level and in turn, affect the other players’ instance of the level. If one player grabs the mushroom to make Mario big, that item isn’t available to everyone else. A player could also jump on a Koopa turtle’s shell, causing it to knock into other players and kill them. Things get even more interesting when one player obtains the star and goes invincible. Now, that player is active in everyone’s instance and can eliminate anyone they touch. There are several different worlds based on levels from Super Mario Bros. Each world has four levels, and the player who reaches the last level and gets past Bowser first will be the winner. Mario Royale is available to play via a web browser, and players can use a keyboard or gamepad to control Mario.  Comment Nintendocenter_img Tags Battle royale goes 8-bit in Mario Royale.   InfernoPlus Battle Royale games such as Fornite, Apex Legends, and PUBG are incredibly popular right now. One YouTuber took the formula for those games and added it to a Nintendo classic. Mario Royale, made by YouTuber InfernoPlus, is a battle royale mod of the original Super Mario Bros. Players compete against 99 other player-controlled Marios to see who’s the first to beat Bowser. Computers Gaminglast_img read more

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Harris County Commissioner Gene Locke To Seek Democratic Nomination For Precinct One

first_img Share Courtesy of the County Commissioner’s office.Gene LockeHarris County Commissioner Gene Locke will seek the Democratic nomination for Precinct One this November.Locke, a partner at the Andrews Kurth law firm, was appointed earlier this year to fill former Commissioner El Franco Lee’s unexpired term through December 31, 2016. Lee, the first African-American ever elected to the Harris County Commissioners Court, died on January 3, 2016 at the age of 66. He served as commissioner of Precinct 1, which includes much of the inner city and south Houston, for over 30 years. He was running unopposed for the Democratic nomination in the March primary.When Locke was appointed as Lee’s interim replacement, he said that he did not intend to run for Precinct 1 commissioner in November.However, Locke issued a statement Monday, saying many community leaders and residents in Precinct One have urged him to run for the seat and he believes his personal and professional experience, and his deep roots in the precinct make him the best person for the position.See Commissioner Locke’s Precinct One announcement below:After much thoughtful consideration and prayer, I have decided to seek the Democratic nomination for a full term as Harris County Precinct One Commissioner. I am now calling each precinct chair to explain how I reached my decision and to ask for their support.On January 3, 2016, the people of Harris County lost a beloved public servant. Commissioner El Franco Lee faithfully served the residents of Precinct One for more than 30 years. He was a close personal friend and we worked on many projects together.With a heavy heart and a sense of great responsibility, I was honored to be chosen in late January to serve the remainder of Commissioner Lee’s term. Since that time, I have worked to continue Commissioner Lee’s legacy of service by maintaining his various programs, plus launching new projects to serve our citizens.As I have traveled Precinct One, I have had the opportunity to meet with many residents and discuss their concerns, and to see firsthand the challenges they face. Many residents and community leaders have urged me to continue Commissioner Lee’s legacy of service and seek the nomination of the Democratic Party for County Commissioner, Precinct One.I believe my personal and professional experience, deep roots in Precinct One, and thorough understanding of how County government works make me the person best suited to honor Commissioner Lee’s work and get the job done for Precinct One residents.Commissioner Gene L. LockeHarris County Precinct One Commissionerlast_img read more