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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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Many Blackhawks Fans Miss The Big Game After Storm Knocks Out Power

Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.

06/25/2013

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Power Pole Fires Spark Outages Across San Francisco

PG&E mobilized utility crews from the East Bay to help repair a number of power outages in San Francisco on Sunday.

05/26/2013

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

Service Restored In Fremont After Crash Cuts Power To Thousands

Most customers have had their power restored by late Sunday afternoon after a crash knocked over a power pole earlier in the day.

05/19/2013

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PG&E Worker Injured By Electrical Flash Repairing Transformer In SF Bayview

A Pacific Gas and Electric employee received minor injuries Sunday afternoon when a piece of equipment failed during repairs to a transformer in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood.

05/05/2013

High winds knocked down trees, and shut power to thousands of Bay Area homes Monday.  (CBS)

Strong Winds Topple Trees, Cuts Power To Thousands

High winds and poor weather affected thousands of PG&E customers throughout the Bay Area Monday, according to the utility company.

04/08/2013

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PG&E Outage Affects 20,000 Customers In San Rafael

A large power outage in San Rafael had 20,000 without electricity at its peak Tuesday evening, a PG&E spokesman said.

02/19/2013

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Super Bowl Blackout Traced To Device Installed To Prevent Power Outages

The company that supplied electricity to the Super Bowl took the blame Friday for the power outage that brought the big game to a halt, explaining that a device designed specifically to prevent a blackout failed and plunged the game into darkness for more than half an hour.

02/08/2013

An aerial view of the construction of the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, February 5, 2013. (CBS)

49ers Santa Clara Stadium Boosters: Power Outage Won’t Happen Here

Santa Clara is competing with the Sun Life Stadium near Miami, to host Super Bowl 50, which will be played in 2016.

02/05/2013

File photo of the screen of a blackberry phone featuring a page with the adress of the micro-blogging site Twitter website. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Grabs Super Bowl Spotlight With Record Number Of Tweets

Beyonce’s splashy show, a freak power outage, and—oh, yeah—a captivating game of football combined to generate a record 24.1 million posts on Twitter during Sunday night’s Super Bowl.

02/04/2013

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