One major triggering event for civil war, race war, and balkanization would be a power grid collapse…

“Total Chaos” – Cyber Attack Feared As Multiple Cities Hit With …

23 hours ago – Later in the morning, power outages were reported in Los Angeles … that there would be “major, extended blackouts if more than three key …

Power Outages Coincide in LA, New York, and San Francisco | Inverse

1 day ago – Power outages affected hubs in three American cities. … of subsequent power outages in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City left …

People are Blaming Rick Perry for Friday’s Three-City Power Outage …

1 day ago – The prospect of simultaneous power outages in three of America’s largest, most plugged-in cities — New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco …

The Power Outage in S.F., NYC, and L.A. in 15 Photos | Inverse

1 day ago – While massive power outages on the same day certainly looks suspicious, at this time there’s no evidence besides three cities full of angry …

Power finally restored to all 90,000 affected by San Francisco outage

1 day ago – A power outage struck a wide area of San Francisco on Friday, blacking out … SAN FRANCISCO — Residents of this bayside city are no longer … off an unexpected three-day weekend around 9 a.m. when power first went out.

If you’re unprepared for what will happen when the lights go out and stay out, I recommend you read ‘The Balk’.