Storm Wind Topples Massive Trees, Narrowly Missing Oakland Hills Home

Crews are working to clear trees and power lines that were knocked down in this weekend’s Bay Area storm.


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.


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Hacking Group Lizard Squad Takes Credit For Taking Xbox Live, PlayStation Network Offline

Both Microsoft and Sony said they are working to resolve the issue.


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

PG&E Restores Nearly Half Of Outages Affecting More Than 4,000 San Francisco Customers

Power has been restored to nearly half of the more than 4,000 PG&E customers affected by an outage in San Francisco Friday morning, a utility spokesman said.


6.0 Earthquake Rattles Northern California

Thousands Without Power Sunday Afternoon Following Early-Morning Napa Quake

PG&E reports there were still about 17,000 customers in the North Bay without power late Sunday afternoon.



Facebook Says Glitch Briefly Kept Some Users From Site

The social networking site with over 1 billion users worldwide says on Monday it made a change to its domain name system setup. The change resulted in some users temporarily not being able to reach the site.


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

Outages In East Bay, South Bay Leave More Than 1500 Homes Without Power

A pair of outages left more than 1,500 customers without power in Richmond, El Cerrito and Redwood City.


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Major Cleanup Following Destructive NorCal Storm

Crews were working Friday to reopen blocked roadways, restore power to thousands and repair damage from flooding that forced the evacuation of a Capitola mobile home park.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/25/2011


Power Outage Hits 27,000 Berkeley Homes, Slows BART

A power outage left about 27,000 Berkeley PG&E customers without electricity Tuesday, and disrupted service to a pair of Bay Area Rapid Transit stations.

CBS San Francisco–03/22/2011