California

The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Got Stuck in a Restaurant's Disgusting Grease Duct for Two Days

It took firefighters almost an hour to get him out once they finally found him.
River Donaghey
13 hours ago
climate change

The Terrifying Future of California Wildfires: 'It's Going to Get Worse'

After a year of record-breaking fires, the state is bracing for what comes next.
Cole Kazdin
2 days ago
California

How Anarchists Helped Californian Fire Refugees in a Walmart Parking Lot

They say "mutual aid" is a better model for providing aid than traditional top-down charity work.
Erin Corbett
3 days ago
dogs

This Dog Guarded His Family's Burned House for Weeks After the Camp Fire​

A truly good boy.
River Donaghey
4 days ago
Culture

The Border Crisis Is Wreaking Havoc on the Lives of Cross-Border Students

Students who live in Tijuana and go to school in California have to navigate the migrant caravan and a heavy military presence at the San Ysidro border every day.
Alex Zaragoza
11.28.18
Photos

Dystopian Photos of San Francisco Smothered by Smoke

For days, locals had to stay indoors or don air masks in an effort to avoid the harmful particles in the air.
Yalonda James
11.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

You Can See Smoke from the California Wildfires All the Way Over in NYC

It traveled 3,000 miles and formed a visible haze in parts of New Jersey and New York.
River Donaghey
11.20.18
climate change

California's Air Is as Bad as Beijing's and It Will Only Get Worse from Here

Thanks to climate change, massive wildfires and the unhealthy smog they emit aren't going anywhere anytime soon.
Cole Kazdin
11.19.18
climate change

California's Wildfires Are Exposing the Rotten Core of Capitalism

It's going to get weirder from here.
Lauren Lee White
11.16.18
california wildfires

Celebrities Are Taking Their Wildfire Response Offline

The rich and famous are getting lots of attention for evacuating their SoCal mansions. Many are pitching in to help out with disaster relief.
Taylor Hosking
11.14.18
gun rights

Pink's Husband Suggests He'd Shoot Wildfire Looters in California

Former pro motocross racer Carey Hart warned: "looters will be shot on site [sic]."
Kara Weisenstein
11.14.18
california wildfires

I’m Watching the Place I Grew Up Burn from Thousands of Miles Away

California’s devastating Camp Fire is a solemn reminder to look out for one another, wherever we might live.
Daniel Stächelin
11.14.18
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