Santa Cruz

Skateboarding

Skateboarding Icon Jason Jessee Is Under Fire for Use of Swastikas and Racist Remarks

After old interviews featuring racial slurs and hate symbols surfaced online, the skateboard community began to wonder why he's still being celebrated as a legend.
Andrew Murrell
5.24.18
News

Why This Mom Retraced Her Missing Son’s Steps Through Peru

Jesse Galganov was last seen on an epic backpacking trip through the mountains in October 2017. More than a million dollars has been spent searching for him since.
Allison Tierney
5.22.18
land art

Artist Creates Absolutely Epic Geometric Drawings on Beaches Around the World

Jim Denevan wanders from beach to beach carving ephemeral illustrations that can only be appreciated from above.
Beckett Mufson
3.27.17
Art

In the 80s, Outlaw Artists Were Hacking Billboards Before Photoshop

Whether you call them pranksters, activists, or vigilantes, Truth in Advertising took a creative stand against corporate influence—and won.
Beckett Mufson
11.22.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Snap polls suggest Hillary Clinton won the first debate, Colombia's government and the FARC rebel group sign a peace deal, water plumes may have been spotted above Jupiter's moon, and more.
VICE Staff
9.27.16
Photo

'Status Update' Captures the Evolution of the Bay Area

Gathered by curators Pete Brook and Rian Dundon in partnership with Catchlight, the work of 14 photographers documents the many facets of the region.
Doug Bierend
11.14.15
EPICLY LATERD

Eric Dressen

In part four of the Dressen series, Eric takes his talents over to Santa Cruz after he influences all the gnarliest skaters ever with his Speed Wheels part. Enjoy!
VICE Staff
2.7.13