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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

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

Students Return To Residential Halls After UC Berkeley Explosion

Eleven buildings on the University of California at Berkeley campus that remained without power following an explosion Monday evening would not hold classes Tuesday, UC Berkeley officials said.

10/01/2013

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

Power Outage At UC Berkeley Leads To Explosion; 1 Hospitalized

A power outage triggered an explosion and fire at the University of California at Berkeley on Monday evening, prompting an emergency evacuation of the campus and hospitalizing one person with burns, according to authorities.

09/30/2013

Construction on the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel. (MTC)

Caltrans Apologizes For Traffic Snarl Caused By Caldecott Tunnel Electrical Glitch

Caltrans apologized for a power outage that caused major backups at the Caldecott Tunnel Monday morning, because of an inability to switch the middle bore to westbound traffic. Workers were testing the new system out when they tripped a circuit that caused the glitch.

09/16/2013

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

Outages In San Jose, Pittsburg Leave Thousands In The Dark

Outages in Pittsburg and San Jose affected roughly 2,800 PG&E customers Thursday morning.

08/29/2013

Fire crews at the scene of a crash in Belmont that knocked out power and sparked a grassfire. (CBS)

Belmont Police Arrest Man For Hit-And-Run That Sparked Grass Fire

A driver was arrested for hit-and-run after his vehicle collided with a utility pole in Belmont causing a grass fire and knocking out power in the area on Friday afternoon.

08/10/2013

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

Early Morning Power Outage Hits 5700 Homes In San Leandro

More than 5,700 PG&E customers in San Leandro were without power due to two outages Saturday morning.

08/03/2013

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BART Power Outage Causes East Bay Delays

A power outage disrupted service Sunday morning on BART’s Richmond-Fremont line, a spokesman said.

07/28/2013

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9,500 Hit By Power Outages In San Jose, Campbell Due To Heat

About 9,500 PG&E customers are without power in the South Bay Tuesday afternoon in a series of outages caused mainly by the increased use of air conditioners in the summer heat, officials said.

07/02/2013

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

Power Being Restored To More Than 1,300 After San Francisco SoMa Outage

The last of more than 1,300 PG&E customers affected by an outage in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood should have power back later Friday morning, a utility spokesman said.

06/28/2013

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