Jan. 4, 2023, is not a day Marcela Cordova will soon forget.
On that stormy day, wind speeds as high as 44 mph were recorded on the coast, and her Moss Beach home, where the college student lives with her parents and two sisters, lost power. Fortunately, the electricity was still on at her father’s auto repair shop. The family made its way there and waited. Around 11 p.m., Cordova went back to the house to check on her three cats.