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Mylar Balloon Causes Power Line To Go Down In San Francisco’s Portola Neighborhood

A mylar balloon that got caught on a power line and caused a wire to go down resulted in a power outage in San Francisco’s Portola neighborhood Wednesday, a utility spokeswoman said.

09/24/2014

Crews at the scene of a utility truck crash in Concord on Concord Boulevard near Hames Drive, August 18, 2014. CBS)

Concord Utility Truck Crash Knocks Down Power Pole; Hundreds Lose Power

Part of a main thoroughfare in Concord was closed Monday morning after a truck crashed into a power pole knocking out power to hundreds, authorities said.

08/18/2014

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Lightning Strike Brings Down Power Lines At Oakland Coliseum

The O.co Coliseum in Oakland briefly lost power when it was struck by lightning early Tuesday morning, Oakland A’s and PG&E officials said.

07/22/2014

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Power Restored To All But 30 PG&E Customers In SF’s SoMa

Power has been restored to all but 30 PG&E customers Thursday morning after an outage affected more than 1,400 customers initially.

07/10/2014

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Power Restored To Thousands After Outage In El Cerrito

Power has been restored to all but a couple dozen PG&E customers after an equipment problem affected nearly 6,000 customers in El Cerrito Tuesday morning, according to utility officials.

07/01/2014

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Power Restored For Thousands Of San Francisco PG&E Customers, Outages Remain In Mountain View And Santa Rosa

Power is back for all PG&E customers in San Francisco’s Sunset District after many were initially affected following a pole fire this morning. Thousands of customers in Mountain View and Santa Rosa are still without power.

06/12/2014

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Heat In Contra Costa Co. Leads To Downed Power Line, Grass Fires, Outage

High temperatures led to an equipment failure and downed power line that sparked two small grass fires and an outage affecting some 2,400 PG&E customers near the Walnut Creek-Lafayette border on Sunday night

06/09/2014

Utility pole in San Franciso's Ingleside neighborhood catches on fire.

Ingleside Heights PG&E Customers Without Power After Utility Pole Collapses

There are 157 PG&E customers in San Francisco’s Ingleside Heights neighborhood that remain without power after a utility pole caught fire and collapsed this morning.

05/23/2014

Richmond police patrol car. April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Killed In Crash That Caused Richmond Power Outage

Police are investigating a fatal, high-speed crash that caused a power outage in Richmond on Tuesday night.

05/14/2014

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Lightning Strike Blows Out Home’s Windows In Sausalito, PG&E Reports Outages

Lightning struck a tree and a home in Sausalito during Monday’s afternoon thunderstorm, blowing out the homes windows, though no one was injured.

03/31/2014

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