southern california

california boat fire

Terrifying Mayday Call Captures Panic Aboard Burning California Boat

"Mayday, mayday, mayday... I can't breathe."
Tim Marcin

Southern California Gets Ten Times As Many Earthquakes As We Thought

More than 1.81 million tiny quakes hit the region in nearly ten years.
Sarah Emerson
mountain lions

Highways Are Driving Cougars to Inbreeding and Extinction In Southern California

SoCal's mountain lions are on track to be wiped out within 50 years, but conservation projects could save them.
Becky Ferreira

The Latinx Presence at Coachella Was Bigger Than Ever

At this year’s festival, we photographed performers like Cardi B and Miguel and their adoring fans.
Andrea Domanick
Los Angeles

The 15 Best Strip Mall Food Spots in LA

Our favorite spots to get Szechuan, pho, sushi, dumplings, falafel, ice cream, and so much more.
Munchies Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Competing in One of the Most Dangerous Sports on Earth

A supportive family copes with their 16-year-old's dream of becoming a world champion bull rider on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Drowning Out the Stress of a Noisy City

We uncover how recorded nature sounds can appeal to our evolutionary senses on this episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast.'
VICE Staff
16 project

Skater Jagger Eaton is Already a Star, But Can He Hang in the Streets?

"I wouldn't say my life is the typical 16-year-old life."
Hanson O'Haver
City of the Seekers

Athletes and Musicians Inspire a 21st Century Expressionist Painter

Gena Milanesi paints dynamic, colorful portraits of celebrities like Pelé and Michael Phelps.
Tanja M. Laden

Switching to Clean Energy Could Save Coachella Valley's Largest Lake

As the Salton Sea begins receding, significant consequences will quickly become apparent.
Sarah Friedman
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Get Uplifted by Mura Masa’s Video for “All Around the World” with Desiigner

This will make you want to book a plane to SoCal RN.
Daisy Jones
City of the Seekers

Self-Taught Painter Sculpts Monumental Portraits With Oil Paint

Vanessa Prager learned about art online—and turned it into a dynamic art practice.
Tanja M. Laden