California

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
3 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ray J's Dog ‘Boogotti’ Got Kidnapped, and We Will Not Rest Until He Is Returned

Bring back this Maltese at once, you dog-stealing monsters.
River Donaghey
4.12.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thousands of 'Super Bloom' Tourists Have Made Life in This Town Absolute Hell

The mayor called it a "poppy apocalypse."
River Donaghey
3.18.19
Weed

This Company Claims It’s Created the World’s First Weed Breathalyzer

Hound Labs says blood and saliva tests aren’t fair ways to detect cannabis impairment.
Manisha Krishnan
2.27.19
Scenes

How LA Became a Bastion for People Who Are 'Spiritual, Not Religious’

The ecstatic, hypnotic chanting of kirtan is a huge scene in the city. And that makes perfect sense.
Katie Bain
2.21.19
Cannabis

Dan Bilzerian's Weed Company Is Keeping Sexist Cannabis Ads Alive

Women in the industry aren't happy about the overly sexualized billboards from Ignite, which they say don't reflect where cannabis culture is heading.
Hayley Fox
2.8.19
Scenes

San Diego Is Paradise for Goths

The scene there is both long-lasting and newly burgeoning, something you might not expect from the sunny city known for its beaches.
Peter Holslin
2.4.19
MARIJUANA

Unionizing Weed Workers Are Reigniting the Labor Movement

In an industry with a long history of sexual harassment, workers getting paid with drugs, and other rough conditions, unions see opportunity.
Hayley Fox
1.30.19
climate change

The Next Financial Crisis Could Be Caused by Climate Change

After wildfires bankrupted a major utility, there's concerns that more severe natural disasters will lead to economic devastation.
Geoff Dembicki
1.28.19
Weed

Canadians Spent More Than $1 Billion on Legal Weed in 2018, Report Says

The figure doubled from the year before.
Manisha Krishnan
1.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Five Questions for the Guy Who Licked a Stranger’s Doorbell for Three Hours

Why the doorbell and not the doorknob? Is it because of taste?
Mack Lamoureux
1.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Maybe Don't Brag to Your Roommates About Your $10 Million Lottery Ticket

And definitely don't leave it out while you're sleeping.
River Donaghey
1.9.19
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