Twenty years ago, California experienced its Electricity Crisis. Or, given current events (which will be the subject of what follows), may be known as the First Electricity Crisis. The problem in 2000-2001 was, in the main, a problem of insufficient generation, caused by a variety of factors.
In the war for social justice, academic freedom is an early casualty. Consider the plight of UCLA Accounting Professor Gordon Klein.
The upcoming election will be the most unusual in American history and could result in a chain of extra-legal, extra-parliamentary grass-roots violence.
California has already begun to erase the distinction between resident and citizen. It allows non-citizens (both legal and illegal residents) to vote in some local elections, to serve on state government boards and committees, and to receive state-based coronavirus relief funds.