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Power Outage Forces San Jose School To Cancel Classes

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SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Classes were canceled at Silver Creek High School in San Jose Wednesday because of a power outage, the school announced on its website.

“Due to a power outage, the campus is closed for Wednesday. Stay home and do your homework! School resumes tomorrow,” the message read.

The number of PG&E customers without power in the South Bay because of weather-related outages was reduced to about 170 Wednesday afternoon, a utility spokeswoman said.

The outages began on Tuesday, and late Tuesday night about 7,600 customers were without power in the San Jose, Los Gatos and Morgan Hill areas.

All of the outages are believed to be weather-related but remain under investigation, said PG&E spokeswoman Jana Morris.

“We do have crews on site and en route to each of the locations,” Morris said.

She said she did not yet know when power would be fully restored.

A separate outage in South San Francisco was reported around 12:20 p.m. About 1,200 customers in several Peninsula cities were affected by that outage.

(Copyright 2013 by CBS San Francisco and Bay City News Service. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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