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A ground squirrel photographed in a California public park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Unlucky Squirrel Causes San Jose Power Outage Affecting 1,200 Customers

Power has been restored to all 1,200 PG&E customers in San Jose after a squirrel caused an outage that knocked out power to residents and businesses and caused major system-wide Caltrain delays, utility officials confirmed.

03/19/2014

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Crash Near San Rafael Knocks Power To Thousands In Marin County

PG&E has restored power to all customers who lost electricity when a car crashed into a utility pole adjacent to U.S. Highway 101 in San Rafael Wednesday morning, causing a large outage and snarling the morning commute.

01/22/2014

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

1000s Lose Power In San Francisco, Daly City

More than 4500 San Francisco and Daly City residents lost power Saturday evening due to a downed wire, according to a PG&E spokesman.

01/11/2014

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Damaged Underground Cable Cuts Power To Thousands In Daly City

PG&E crews were working at restoring power in Daly City after a damaged underground cable left nearly 6,800 customers without electricity Monday morning, a utility spokeswoman said.

11/25/2013

Police on the scene after high winds brought down a tree in Concord on November 21, 2013. (CBS)

Thousands Still Without Power After Powerful Winds Hit Bay Area

More than 17,500 PG&E customers remained without power in the Bay Area Friday morning as a result of strong winds in the region, a utility spokeswoman said.

11/22/2013

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Thousands Lose Power During Bay Area Storm

About 1,650 PG&E customers remained without power in the San Jose and Morgan Hill areas due to stormy weather Wednesday morning, according to a PG&E spokeswoman.

11/20/2013

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

Downed Power Pole Blocks Highway 115 In Guerneville; 1000s Without Power

A downed power pole has blocked the roadway of state Highway 116 in unincorporated Sonoma County Monday morning. Roughly 3,900 customers in that area are without power.

08/26/2013

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Power Restored After Seagull Hits Line, Knocks Out Power In Oakland

Power has been restored to all customers after a seagull flew into a power line near Oakland’s Jack London Square Tuesday morning.

07/30/2013

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

Overnight Crash Into Pole Knocks Out Power In Petaluma

An overnight traffic accident in Petaluma has left 138 customers without power Saturday morning.

06/08/2013

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is illuminated with artist Leo Villareal's Bay Lights sculpture on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Light Display Goes On The Blink

The new $8 million light show on the Western Span of the Bay Bridge is having problems less than three months after the switch was flipped on.

06/03/2013

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