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Power Outages

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

Bay Area Power Outages Blamed On Copper Thieves, Downed Trees

PG&E is investigating the possibility that copper thieves were to blame for a power outage in Oakland’s Fruitvale District on Tuesday night. Meanwhile a fallen tree in San Francisco has caused an outage for residents there.

06/05/2013

Power Outage

California Utilities Increasingly Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

California utility officials are warning that hackers are increasingly targeting utilities with cyber attacks that could leave millions of people without electricity, water and other vital services.

03/16/2013

Storm Damage

Storm Leaves Thousands In Bay Area Without Power

As the latest in a series of storms to hit the Bay Area continued to move south, PG&E worked to restore electricity to more than 20,000 customers who lost power.

12/02/2012

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SFPUC Looks Into Outages On Treasure Island & Yerba Buena Island

More than 2,000 residents of Treasure Island and Yerba Buena Island have endured more than two dozen power outages this year. Now the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is looking into the problem.

09/06/2012

Power Outage

Most Power Restored In East Bay Outages That Affected Thousands

Power was mostly restored to thousands of customers in the East Bay affected by numerous weather-caused outages Friday night and early Saturday.

01/21/2012

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Wind Storm Leaves Santa Cruz County Customers Without Power

PG&E crews are having a difficult time getting to some spots because of the terrain they are encountering.

12/04/2011

A utility worker repairs a damaged power line. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Power Outages Remain In Santa Cruz County, Bay Area

More than 21,000 PG&E customers remained without power in Santa Cruz County as of late Friday morning, as well as hundreds in the Bay Area.

12/02/2011

Damage from a funnel cloud at the Sequoia Landscaping Materials business in west Santa Rosa (JMMDOG1994)

Wild Weather Brings Tornado, Hail To Bay Area

A tornado destroyed a wood and corrugated metal shed at a business in Santa Rosa Friday morning, while hail was reported in parts of East Bay Friday night.

KPIX 5–03/18/2011

American Canyon hail

Windy Storm Causes Bay Area Accidents, Outages

The Bay Area began to dry out Wednesday morning after a night of wind and rain that left thousands of people without power.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/16/2011