California

vaping

A 40-Year-Old Is Seventh Person to Die from a Vaping Illness

Tulare County, located south of Fresno, California, said it has seen at least three vaping-related illnesses
Emma Ockerman
4 days ago
Homelessness

Trump Reportedly Wants to Destroy Homeless Camps in California. Officials Say He Doesn’t Have a Clue.

"The president doesn’t seem to have any grasp of the homeless crisis, not only in California, but around the country."
Emma Ockerman
9.12.19
maritime disaster

34 Missing and Feared Dead After Scuba Diving Boat Catches Fire off California Coast

The 75-foot boat caught fire in the early morning hours while divers were sleeping below deck.
David Gilbert
9.2.19
food news

I Found NYC's In-N-Out Burger and Solved the Mystery of How It Got There

A meticulous rundown of how that fully intact Double-Double ended up next to a bus stop in Jamaica, Queens.
Lincoln Boehm
7.25.19
News

Southern California Was Just Hit With Its Biggest Earthquake In Years

It’s still too early to tell the amount of damage caused by the quake.
Mack Lamoureux
7.5.19
Weed

How the 1 Percent Gets High

Wealthy stoners are skipping £600 bongs in favour of cannabis consultants and heirloom weed.
Cole Kazdin
6.2.19
psychedelics

The Movement to Make Shrooms Legal Is Gaining Momentum

Denver just decriminalised the drug, and Oakland could be next.
Harry Cheadle
5.29.19
Weed

Jesus Would Have Been Cool with Weed, Says 'Christian Cannabis' Pastor

Craig Gross launched a new website to have a conversation with other evangelicals about using pot.
Alex Norcia
5.2.19
Premieres

Maya B's "Dollar to a Diamond" Is Motivation for Better Days

The California artist’s visual for “Dollar to a Diamond” proves you can’t put a dollar amount on self-worth.
Kristin Corry
5.1.19
Weed Week

America's 'Wild West' of Weed Is Dying Out – Here's What's Replacing It

Working in cannabis used to be a crime, but now it's looking like a real career, complete with benefits.
Danielle Simone Brand
4.24.19
Weed

When You're a Weed Trimmer, Everything You Eat Tastes Like Weed

The job means you’re removed from society and have to cook with limited resources—and you never quite get all the kief off your fingers.
Andrea Aliseda
4.23.19
climate change

This Is Why California Will Keep Burning

One massive utility company is responsible for many of the wildfires and dozens of deaths. Can we make our infrastructure stop killing us?
Susie Cagle
4.17.19
0134