San Diego

migrant smuggling

16 Marines Were Snatched Out of Formation in Mass Arrest Connected to Human Smuggling

"Information gained from a previous human smuggling investigation precipitated the arrests"
Tim Marcin
7.26.19
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
7.24.19
tech-power

CEO Who Sold Encrypted Phones to the Sinaloa Cartel Sentenced to Nine Years

Vincent Ramos was sentenced to nine years and forfeited more than $80 million for providing criminal organizations with encrypted devices.
Mack Lamoureux
Joseph Cox
5.29.19
beer

Brewery Faces Backlash for Mocking MLK's 'I Have a Dream' Speech to Sell Black Beer

In a now-deleted apology on Facebook, the brewer described himself as a "stupid stupid man, but [...] not a racist."
Beth Demmon
3.7.19
Motherboard

Scientists Discover the Closest Known Asteroid to the Sun

It's one of 19 asteroids that have been detected within Earth's orbit.
Becky Ferreira
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
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
spending

Five Amazing Trips You Can Take for $50 a Day or Less

A great vacation doesn’t have to break the bank.
Evie Carrick
10.12.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Is Quite Possibly the Most Painful News Interview in Recorded History

And it's only saved by a talking mascot named Mr. Wacky.
Lauren Messman
6.5.18
scooter wars

The Gig Economy Workers Who Power the Scooter Ridesharing Craze for a Pittance

People are hoarding electric scooters and going into other people's homes to retrieve them.
Sarah Emerson
5.15.18
Food

The Idyllic Restaurant Chain Owned by a Homophobic, Racist, Child-Beating Cult

They don't exactly advertise their beliefs on the menus.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
4.30.18
Noisey News

Watch The Distillers Play Their First Show in 12 Years

Brody Dalle and co. performed a roaring set of certified classics in San Diego a few days ago. Check out the action for yourself here.
Lauren O'Neill
4.30.18
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