Los Angeles

The Power and Privilege Issue

Safe Spaces

Out of despair, students of color seek meaningful ways to reflect on national politics and social injustice on their own terms.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez

This Is the Best Version of 'A Star Is Born' Yet

To prep for the Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper reboot, I watched all the old versions, and the new one is the best of the bunch.
Kara Weisenstein
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Busted Three LA Teens and a Mom for String of Celeb Burglaries

They allegedly stole millions of dollars worth of cash and jewelry from celebrities like Rihanna, and were apparently planning to hit LeBron James and Matt Damon next.
Drew Schwartz

I Spent a Weird (and Homophobic) Day Trying to Follow God's Will

Inspired by the show 'God Friended Me,' I tried to change my life by following the instructions of the big man upstairs.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete

California's Illegal Weed Industry Is Doing Better Than Ever

Those in the weed business have discovered that the black market is still more profitable in many ways than the newly legal industry.
Hayley Fox

The DREAMer Hoping to Make It as a Professional Hollywood Photographer

We went out with Instagrammer Angel Pacheco in LA to see how he captures his gritty party photos.
Sarah Bellman
The VICE Guide to Right Now

LA's New Naked Trump Statue Envisions the President as a Killer Clown

Activist art collective INDECLINE explains why its latest statue is based on serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Drew Schwartz

I Went to a Donald Trump-Themed Pee Party

The Los Angeles-based collective Dominatrixes Against Donald Trump spent a recent evening peeing on men dressed as the president.
Zachary Shucklin
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Fans Spent $1,000 Putting Dozens of Peel-Off Stars on the Walk of Fame

Because nothing infuriates the libs more than giant stickers.
Drew Schwartz

Queer Undocumented Poet Yosimar Reyes Doesn't Care About Impressing Racists

"I want something for all undocumented people to be like, 'Oh my god, I resonate with that.' I want that to be my audience."
Yazmin Nunez
The VICE Guide to Right Now

City Lawmakers Are Fighting to Remove Trump's Hollywood Star for Good

The West Hollywood City Council is voting on a resolution asking for its removal "due to his disturbing treatment of women," among a litany of other reasons.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Corpse Flower Named 'Li'l Stinker' Is About to Bloom Disgustingly

Flora fans have gathered in LA's Huntington Library to breathe in the awful, awesome odor.
Nicole Clark