California consumers could gain even more power to sue companies for misusing their personal data under new bills introduced in the state legislature. Set to go into effect in 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is considered the nation’s most far-reaching data privacy law. Under the CCPA, consumers will
Catastrophic flooding could impact as many as 1 million people in the Los Angeles region, causing water infrastructure such as dams to fail, according to a Los Angeles Times report. Called an ARkStorm, the mega flood event could last for weeks and cause damage up to $725 billion statewide. Current
The devastating wildfires in California last year are putting more homeowners in harm’s way as insurers are raising rates and canceling the coverage of some customers. Insurer AAA has announced it will not renew less than 1 percent of its current homeowners’ policies but will try to help place coverage
Phishing scams are one of the most common forms of cyber attack, sent by hackers hoping to trick recipients into clicking a link to a fake website and stealing your password. One percent of emails sent today are phishing attempts, according to Google. Now you can test yourself to see
Angelenos could get precious seconds — perhaps even tens of seconds — before shaking from a distant earthquake arrives thanks to a new early warning app. The ShakeAlertLA app created by the City of Los Angeles, launched earlier this month, is built on the U.S. Geological Survey’s earthquake early warning
Earlier this month, California became the newest state to ban the use of a person’s sex when setting car insurance risk factors. Gender had been an optional criterion for insurers until the start of 2019. This change could alter rates for a vast number of drivers across the Golden State.
Wildfires sweeping over sun-drenched, brush-covered landscapes of California is nothing new, but 2018 could be a particularly devastating year. As a result of the 2018 fires, AccuWeather estimates the total economic loss to the Golden State could reach $400 billion. That figure includes loss of property, taxes, jobs, businesses and more. In
It’s gift season once again. All the latest gadgets for the modern home from TVs to refrigerators to light bulbs connect to the internet. In North America, the number of smart homes is expected to hit 73 million by 2021, according to reports. While those connected devices might make life
New safety features in vehicles are becoming standard equipment but the benefits may come at a price even in minor accidents, according to AAA. Vehicles with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), such as automatic emergency braking or blind spot monitoring, can cost twice as much to repair following an accident
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