Power Outages are the New Normal in Our California Community

Power Outages are the New Normal in Our California Community

My small community—nestled in the foothills of Northern California—is one of 34 counties that experienced the first of several power outages in PG&E’s Public Safely Power Shutoffs (PSPS) on October 9th, 2019.  PSPSs are pro-active events. PG&E enacts...
Wildfire Prep: 7 Essentials to Pack in Your Emergency Go Bag

Wildfire Prep: 7 Essentials to Pack in Your Emergency Go Bag

An emergency go bag should be at the top of everyone’s disaster planning checklist. Wildfires, hurricanes, earthquakes—whichever natural or manmade disaster strikes, they hit fast, and you need a one-stop grab-and-go for all the essentials. With last...