Private Companies Should Prepare for a Possible U.S.-Iran Cyber War

Iran and other nations have waged a stealth cyberwar against the United States for at least the past decade, largely targeting not the government itself but, rather, critical infrastructure companies. This threat to the private sector will get much worse before it gets better and businesses need to be prepared to deal with it.

Jan 13, 2020 Bryan Cunningham, The Conversation

PG&E’s Shut-Offs Add to the Challenges of Rural Living

There are many benefits to living in rural areas. But doing so comes with its own challenges. PG&E’s answer to the challenges of wildfires: Shut off power — a move that has hit rural areas the hardest.

Jan 2, 2020 Winnie Comstock-Carlson

California Seeks to Revive Compassionate Cannabis Programs

When officials began taxing and regulating cannabis after voters approved it for recreational use, donations to compassionate cannabis programs fell sharply. Now the state is attempting to revive those services for low-income medicinal users.

Dec 19, 2019 Mark Kriedler, California Healthline