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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.


Seagull, sea gull

Unlucky Seagull Hits Oakland Power Lines, Leaves Thousands In The Dark

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.


Power Outage

2 Outages In San Francisco Leave 1000s In The Dark

Two separate power outages in San Francisco left thousands of PG&E customers in the dark Monday night.


Pittsburgh Steelers v San Francisco 49ers

Phil Matier: Preventing Future Outages at Candlestick

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.


Power Outage

Power Restored After San Jose Outage

An outage in San Jose was impacting more than 3,000 customers Friday morning.





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