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

PG&E Blames Squirrel For Large Marin County Power Outage

A large power outage that affected about 24,000 PG&E customers in Marin County Wednesday morning was caused by a squirrel, a utility spokesman said.

01/08/2014

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Power Outage Hits 11,500 PG&E Customers In East Bay

Overslept? Blame the utility for the alarm clock being off. More than 11,500 PG&E customers are without power this morning in Walnut Creek and Lafayette, utility officials said.

12/27/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department truck on the scene of a fire. (CBS)

Vault Fire Knocks Out Power To Dozens Of Home In San Francisco Mission District

Crews have controlled a small electrical vault fire in San Francisco’s Mission District that left more than 100 PG&E customers without power Saturday.

12/21/2013

A minivan crashed into the side of Laurel Dell Elementary School in San Rafael on December 12, 2013, causing a gas line rupture and a power outage. (CBS)

San Rafael Elementary School Remains Closed After Minivan Plows Into Building

A San Rafael elementary school was closed Friday morning after a minivan plowed into the school Thursday evening, causing a gas leak and injuring occupants of the vehicle, according to the San Rafael fire chief and school officials.

12/13/2013

A minivan crashed into the side of Laurel Dell Elementary School in San Rafael on December 12, 2013, causing a gas line rupture and a power outage. (CBS)

Minivan Crashes Into San Rafael School, Causes Gas Leak

A minivan plowed into the side of a San Rafael elementary school Thursday evening, causing a gas leak and potentially shutting down the school Friday, according to the San Rafael fire chief.

12/13/2013

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

Power Slowly Returning For Thousands In Benicia After Cable Failure

Nearly 2,300 homes and businesses in Benicia were without Friday morning after an underground cable failed, PG&E said.

12/06/2013

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

Downed Power Line Knocks Out Power In Mountain View

A downed power line was blamed for causing a power in Mountain View that affected nearly 1,500 customers earlier Sunday.

12/01/2013

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Power Outage Forces San Jose School To Cancel Classes

Classes have been canceled at Silver Creek High School in San Jose Wednesday because of a power outage, the school announced on its website.

11/20/2013

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

Crash Shears Power Pole, Closes Off-Ramp In Campbell

Sunnyoaks Ave. and one southbound lane on Winchester Blvd. remained closed to traffic and PG&E said the closures could be in effect until Monday morning.

10/13/2013

Scene of explosion and fire on the UC Berkeley campus on September 30, 2013. (CBS)

Power Restored To Most Of UC Berkeley After Outage, Explosion

Power was restored to most of the University of California, Berkeley, on Tuesday as officials confirmed that the theft of copper cables from a substation caused a campus-wide outage that preceded an explosion and evacuation.

10/01/2013

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