Balloon Causes San Francisco Power Outage That Affected 9,000 People In Fisherman’s Wharf, North Beach Neighborhoods
A helium balloon is to blame for thousands of residents and businesses losing power in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf and North Beach neighborhoods Monday afternoon, according to PG&E.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors wants to park its battery technology in homes and businesses across the U.S.
Tesla shares are getting a charge from a Bloomberg report that the company will unveil a home battery and a large-scale utility battery, at an event at its Hawthorne design studio next week.
California households that use the least electricity would start paying more for it, under a proposal put before state utility regulators on Tuesday intended to bring the prices charged for electricity more in line with its actual costs.
PG&E crews have restored power to all the more than 30,000 customers in San Francisco affected by an outage that started late Sunday, PG&E officials said.
A baby was abandoned in a car after the driver hit a utility pole in Hayward during a high speed chase Friday morning.
A tree fell on a sidewalk, taking down Muni power lines and blocking lanes of traffic on a major thoroughfare in San Francisco Sunday.
Three separate power outages throughout the Bay Area Sunday has impacted a total of more than 7,000 customers, a PG&E spokesman said.
A pilot whose plane lost power after taking off made an emergency landing at a golf course in Hayward Sunday afternoon, a fire spokesman said.
Crews are working to clear trees and power lines that were knocked down in this weekend’s Bay Area storm.