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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nearly 2,300 homes and businesses in Benicia were without Friday morning after an underground cable failed, PG&E said.
A downed power line was blamed for causing a power in Mountain View that affected nearly 1,500 customers earlier Sunday.
Classes have been canceled at Silver Creek High School in San Jose Wednesday because of a power outage, the school announced on its website.
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.
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.