* '''Early 2069''' A pair of major earthquakes from the San Andreas and San Pedro Shelf fault lines cause widespread destruction never seen before in California. Parts of Southern California and the Central Valley fall below sea level, and Los Angeles and other coastal cities are cut off from the mainland, effectively becoming islands.
* Gen. Keiji Saito is removed from California.
* Riots rock Munich as news spreads about a doctor at Martinsried University Hospital performing involuntary sterilizations on metahuman women.
* '''January 21''' Gen. Angela Colloton is inaugurated as the President of the UCASUCAS.