The company, which began in Oakland, California in 2002, hopes its early popularity is more than a passing fad.
Thousands of Pacific Gas and Electric customers are without power in the East Bay and San Jose Thursday morning due to fallen power lines.
A mylar balloon that got caught on a power line and caused a wire to go down resulted in a power outage in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood Wednesday, a utility spokeswoman said.
Telephone service in parts of Yosemite National Park has been cut off due to a damaged phone line.
A gas line break at Third Avenue and El Camino Real in downtown San Mateo had the large intersection shut down while crews worked to fix the line Wednesday morning, San Mateo police Sgt. David Norris said.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has said the company will move production of one of its existing lines of Mac computers to the United States next year.
Jim Harbaugh’s decision late in the 4th quarter of a 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks Thursday caused his team to fall short of covering the betting spread, potentially shifting the payout of hundreds of millions of gambling dollars, according to a report from ESPN.
A PG&E natural gas pipeline that exploded during pressure testing on Sunday afternoon, causing a mudslide across Interstate Highway 280 in Woodside, was likely damaged by a backhoe, a utility spokesman said Monday.