Outage

Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Balloon Causes San Francisco Power Outage That Affected 9,000 People In Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach Neighborhoods

A 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.

05/18/2015

A man uses his phone as he walks past an Apple store in Hong Kong on December 25, 2013. (credit: ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Developers Lose Millions, Users Lose Tempers During Outage At Apple’s iTunes, App Store

Apple restored service to its iTunes and app stores late Wednesday afternoon, but not before users’ tempers flared and developers freaked out over lost revenue.

03/11/2015

Power Outage

Power Outages Affecting Thousands Of Customers In 3 Bay Area Neighborhoods

Three separate power outages throughout the Bay Area Sunday has impacted a total of more than 7,000 customers, a PG&E spokesman said.

02/15/2015

Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2,000 Bay Area Residents Still Without Power Following Storm With Strong Winds

More than 2,000 PG&E customers in the Bay Area are still without power Monday morning following the weekend rain and windstorm, utility officials said.

02/09/2015

A PG&E utility truck.  (CBS)

Storm Forces PG&E To Utilize ‘War Room’ Operations Center To Direct Crews Restoring Power

PG&E officials hunkered down in the utility company’s “war room” directed crews working around the clock to restore power to customers cut off by this weekend’s powerful storm that brought down trees and power lines around the Bay Area.

02/08/2015

Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

98 Percent Power Restored After Nearly 200K PG&E Customers Lost Power Due To Wind Storm

PG&E crews have restored power to 98 percent of the 195,500 customers who had outages in the Bay Area during Tuesday’s strong windstorm, utility officials said Wednesday.

12/31/2014

PG&E crews working to restore power as outages spread across Northern California. (courtesy: @PGE4Me)

Outages Keep PG&E Crews Working Into The Night; More Than 30,000 Bay Area Homes Still In The Dark

As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, around 170,000 customers had been impacted by power outages throughout the region, with an estimated 31,000 customers still without service

12/30/2014

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More Than 20K PG&E Customers Lose Power In Bay Area Due To Powerful Wind Storm

Around 24,000 customers have lost power in the Bay Area Tuesday due to high winds, PG&E officials said.

12/30/2014

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Email Outage Leaves Entire Oakland Police Force Without Access

An email outage Saturday left the entire Oakland Police Department, including command staff, without access to email for much of the day, city officials said Monday.

12/22/2014

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

Heavy Rains Monday Cause Flooded Roadways, Traffic Backups, Power Outages

It may not be as windy as last week, but there’s plenty more rain in Monday’s forecast and more people on the roads are causing several traffic backups for commuters.

12/15/2014

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