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Terrifying Mayday Call Captures Panic Aboard Burning California Boat

"Mayday, mayday, mayday... I can't breathe."
Tim Marcin

The Latinx Presence at Coachella Was Bigger Than Ever

At this year’s festival, we photographed performers like Cardi B and Miguel and their adoring fans.
Andrea Domanick
The 16 project

Skater Jagger Eaton is Already a Star, But Can He Hang in the Streets?

"I wouldn't say my life is the typical 16-year-old life."
Hanson O'Haver
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Get Uplifted by Mura Masa’s Video for “All Around the World” with Desiigner

This will make you want to book a plane to SoCal RN.
Daisy Jones

Gretzky Going Hollywood Changed Everything for Hockey in California

The biggest trade in NHL history, a stunning move that sent The Great One from the Oilers to the Kings, transformed the hockey landscape in California for good.
Sheng Peng

Almost half of California is drought-free after heavy storms

Emma Fidel

One Woman's Fight to Save a 22-Foot-Tall Fiberglass Chicken

Chicken Boy was Amy Inouye's best friend in Los Angeles—and though it took 23 years, nothing would stop her from saving him from certain doom.
Jonathan Parks-Ramage
VICE Guided Tours

Visiting the Vegan Restaurant Chain Owned by a Cult

The Loving Hut is an international chain of over 140 restaurants, which has been called the fastest-growing vegan franchise in the world and many consider to be operated by a cult.
Justin Caffier
Los Angeles

The Mysterious James Goldstein: Style Icon, NBA Super Fan... "Asshole" Landlord?

Jimmy Goldstein has been to every NBA Finals game for the past 40 years. He's a style icon. He's also a mobile home park mogul with a long history of litigation.
Michael Hafford

California's Obnoxious Gang of Rich, Old Surfer Dudes Is Finally Being Sued

The Lunada Bay Boys have allegedly been bullying people who tried to surf their break for years. After one of them recently assaulted an off-duty cop, they're finally getting sued.
Jacob Harper

The Lights Went Out on the Oregon at USC Game

Nope, unfortunately no one shot the lights out.
Liam Daniel Pierce
Ride Along

Ride Along: Riley Hawk on Growing Up with the Coolest Dad on Earth

Riley Hawk was raised in Southern California by the most famous and wealthiest skateboarder who ever lived. We accompany Riley as he dishes on his unconventional childhood and explains why he's not the listless pothead many make him out to be.
VICE Sports