The driver of a car that crashed into a power pole and a parked truck in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood following a California Highway Patrol pursuit early Friday morning fled on foot, a police spokesman said.
Power was restored to lights on both spans of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge after an outage Tuesday night.
Bay Area storm-related power outages affected nearly 16,000 Pacific Gas & Electric customers overnight and into Friday morning, according to the utility.
A vehicle struck a utility pole on state Highway 9, causing injury, blocking traffic in both directions and leaving more than 3,000 PG&E customers in unincorporated Santa Cruz County without power Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The cause of a power outage that left 100 PG&E customers in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood without power Friday morning was a nearby lightning strike, a utility spokesman said.
You never know when its going to come: storm, wind, earthquake or fire can all knock out power for an extended period.
PG&E crews were working to restore power to thousands of customers in two different Bay Area cities Saturday afternoon.
Pacific Gas & Electric was reporting a major power outage in Oakland and in the Berkeley Hills on Saturday.
A power outage was affecting about 1,950 customers in Palo Alto Tuesday morning, according to the Palo Alto Utilities Department.
Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers in and out of the East Bay should expect some travel problems Saturday morning with a grass fire near the Pleasant Hill station and a power outage at the downtown Berkeley station, according to BART Central.