A sandy tropical beach with Rip Currents Sign and a breaking ocean wave in the background. Sign says: "Rip Currents - You could be swept out and drown - If in doubt, don't go out". Read more about If in Doubt, Don’t Go Out: Rip Currents and Beach Safety

Rip currents are the cause of more than 80 percent of the rescue’s lifeguards perform on beaches each year. A rip current is a narrow, fast-moving channel of water that starts near the beach and extends offshore through the line of breaking waves. It’s often difficult...
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The United States confirmed their first case of coronavirus (Covid-19) on January 21, 2020. Ten days later California reported their first case in Santa Clara county. By March 19, 2020, California had 675 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 16 deaths. With cases and deaths...
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Disasters can happen in California at any moment. Living in a state with the potential for wildfires, earthquakes, mudslides, flooding, tsunamis and more, it’s important to consider which disaster could potentially affect your area. Making a plan and preparing...
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