Outage

Eucalyptus Tree Takes Out Power Lines, Blocks Access To Homes In BerkeleyA large eucalyptus tree took out power lines, causing an outage to hundreds of homes in Berkeley during Tuesday morning’s rainstorm, PG&E said.
Outage Knocks Out Twitter In Parts Of U.S., EuropeSome Twitter users had to do without early Tuesday after sporadic outages knocked the social media site offline in the U.S. and Europe.
Over 6K PG&E Customers Without Gas Heat On Chilly Night In Discovery BayMore than 6,000 customers in the Discovery Bay area of Contra Costa County will be without gas heat until Monday night because PG&E officials have to shut off service to make repairs, a PG&E spokeswoman and a statement by Contra Costa County Supervisor Mary Piepho said Sunday.
Garbage Truck Hits Utility Pole, Knocking Power To Nearly 1K San Jose HomesAbout 850 homes are without power Thursday evening in East San Jose after a garbage truck struck a utility pole, bringing down power lines earlier in the day, according to PG&E officials.
Massive Power Outage Hits 55,000 PG&E Customers On Monterey PeninsulaThousands of utility customers in Monterey County were without electrical service Sunday afternoon due to a massive outage, according to PG&E.
PG&E Transformer Explodes Injuring 2 In Bernal HeightsPG&E is trying to figure what caused a transformer to explode in San Francisco injuring 2 people.
Thousands Of Residents In The Dark In SF's Inner SunsetPower was out for 3,360 PG&E customers in San Francisco living along the southern edge of Golden Gate Park and in the Inner Sunset neighborhood.
Brief Facebook Outage Shuts Down Millions Of Users Around The WorldA Facebook outage Thursday morning shut down millions of users around the world.
PG&E Still Trying To Explain How Squirrel Managed To Cause Huge East Bay Power OutagePG&E is still trying to explain just how a squirrel managed to cause a widespread power outage after tens of thousands of people in the South Bay and East Bay were plunged into darkness Monday night because the system couldn’t handle the heat in the south, and a squirrel in the East Bay.
PG&E Says Squirrel Caused Outage That Impacted 45,000 In East BayOfficials say a number of power outages have hit thousands of Pacific Gas & Electric Co. customers Monday, including more than 40,000 in the East Bay and 10,000 in San Jose.
Comcast Offering $5 Refund For Customers Hit By West Coast Xfinity OutageComcast is trying to make things up to customers who lost internet service for hours earlier this week.
Balloon Causes San Francisco Power Outage That Affected 9,000 People In Fisherman's Wharf, North Beach NeighborhoodsA helium balloon is to blame for thousands of residents and businesses losing power in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf and North Beach neighborhoods Monday afternoon, according to PG&E.

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