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  • End of COVID-19 PHE Declaration

    End of COVID-19 PHE Declaration

    May 11, 2023:  On March 13, 2020, the U.S. federal government declared COVID-19 a national emergency. This declaration enabled several policy changes including mandated COVID-19 data collection, establishing various public assistance programs, and enacting Title 42. Public law 118-3, approved on April 10, 2023, terminated the national emergency declaration (GPO)...More about the event

  • Monterey Park Shooting

    Monterey Park Shooting

    Date: January 21, 2023 At approximately 10:22 p.m. PST, police were dispatched to a mass shooting that occurred outside of Star Ballroom Dance Studio in Monterey Park, CA, a city east of Los Angeles. The shooting took place as the city’s predominantly Asian American community was celebrating the Lunar New..More about the event

  • 2023 Tornado Season

    2023 Tornado Season

    January 12, 2023-  According to NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center, preliminary data shows that 517 tornadoes have occurred in the United States through April 2023. Tornadoes with ratings from EFU (Enhanced Fujita Scale Unknown) to EF-4 have affected 20 states, including the rare touchdown of an EF-1 tornado in a city..More about the event

  • 2022-2023 California Floods

    2022-2023 California Floods

    December 31, 2022-March 25, 2023 According to NOAA, atmospheric rivers (AR) are flowing columns “of condensed water vapor in the atmosphere responsible for producing significant levels of rain and snow, especially in the Western United States” that, when powerful, can result in extreme rainfall and flooding. California experienced atmospheric rivers..More about the event

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