Driver Allegedly High On Methadone Smashes Car Into Richmond Utility Box, Knocking Power Out For 3,600 Residents
At least 3,600 Marina Bay residents were without power Sunday afternoon after an impaired driver crashed his car into a PG&E utility box, according to Richmond police.
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.
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.
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.
Power has been restored to all but 30 PG&E customers Thursday morning after an outage affected more than 1,400 customers initially.
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.
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.
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
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.
Police are investigating a fatal, high-speed crash that caused a power outage in Richmond on Tuesday night.