Power was restored to lights on both spans of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge after an outage Tuesday night.
A seagull was being blamed for causing a high-voltage power line to fall in a Berkeley neighborhood Tuesday morning, sparking a fire that spread to a home, a Berkeley fire official said.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles was one of several state departments whose computer systems went down Tuesday morning limiting the services available to California motorists.
A seagull flew into some power lines in Oakland Thursday morning, briefly knocking out power to about 6,600 PG&E customers, a utility spokeswoman said.
Two separate power outages in San Francisco left thousands of PG&E customers in the dark Monday night.
San Francisco and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. officials plan to install equipment to help prevent a repeat of Monday’s blackouts at Candlestick Park, which happened during a nationally televised game between the San Francisco 49ers and Pittsburgh Steelers.
An outage in San Jose was impacting more than 3,000 customers Friday morning.
Monday’s Candlestick Park power outage highlighted the vulnerability of the country’s electrical system according to a UC Berkeley professor of civil engineering.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee called the power outages that left fans and players in the dark at Monday night’s San Francisco 49ers game at Candlestick Park a “national embarrassment.”
Thousands of people throughout the Santa Cruz Mountains remain without electricity as repair crews work on getting the power turned back on.