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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.



Google Mail And Other Services ‘Disrupted’

Google’s mail and application services were unavailable to some users Wednesday morning. The company said it was investigating the problems, but doesn’t know their cause.


A CBS 5 crew drives on the Bay Bridge during a power outage on December 11, 2012. (CBS)

Lights On Bay Bridge Restored After Outage

Power was restored to lights on both spans of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge after an outage Tuesday night.


Berkeley firefighters.  (CBS)

Seagull Blamed For Downed Power Line, Berkeley House Fire

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.


A sign at a California Department of Motor Vehicles office. (Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

Systems Restored After Statewide DMV Computer Crash

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.





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