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A car is seen covered in bricks following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Power Restored To Nearly All North Bay PG&E Customers Following Napa Earthquake

Power has been restored to about 99 percent of PG&E customers in the North Bay, a utility spokesman said.

08/24/2014

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BART Service Resumes On Richmond Line Following Power Outage At Millbrae Station

BART service has resumed following major delays impacting the Richmond BART line Tuesday morning due to a power outage in South San Francisco.

08/19/2014

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Garbage Truck Driver Trapped After Crashing Into Utility Pole In San Leandro

A garbage truck driver was trapped in the truck after crashing into a utility pole and bringing down power lines Monday morning in San Leandro

08/04/2014

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Crash Into Pole Knocks Out Power For 1400 Castro Valley Residents

A car crash into a power pole in Castro Valley this afternoon has knocked out power to more than 1,400 PG&E customers and blocked a roadway.

08/02/2014

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Power Restored For Thousands Of San Francisco PG&E Customers, Outages Remain In Mountain View And Santa Rosa

Power is back for all PG&E customers in San Francisco’s Sunset District after many were initially affected following a pole fire this morning. Thousands of customers in Mountain View and Santa Rosa are still without power.

06/12/2014

Solar panels on the roof of a Bay Area home. (CBS)

SF Supes Steamed By Power Struggle Over CleanPowerSF

The discovery that the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has quietly taken steps to eliminate all funding for CleanPowerSF, the stalled program to sell public power to city residents, has caused an uproar at City Hall.

05/01/2014

Power Outage

Oakland Power Outage Affecting 4,000 Customers

Nearly 4,000 PG&E customers are without power in Oakland Wednesday afternoon, according to PG&E spokeswoman Tamar Sarkissian.

03/26/2014

Power Outage

Car Crash Knocks Power To Hundreds In San Carlos

A car that crashed into a power pole knocked out power for hundreds of PG&E customers in San Carlos Tuesday morning.

03/25/2014

A ground squirrel photographed in a California public park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Unlucky Squirrel Causes San Jose Power Outage Affecting 1,200 Customers

Power has been restored to all 1,200 PG&E customers in San Jose after a squirrel caused an outage that knocked out power to residents and businesses and caused major system-wide Caltrain delays, utility officials confirmed.

03/19/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Supervisor David Chiu (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Supervisor Asks Mayor Lee For Clean Energy Birthday Wish, Lee Declines

When SF Supervisor John Avalos recently asked Mayor Ed Lee to launch CleanPowerSF, Lee said no because it actually partners with a fossil fuel company in Texas and doesn’t bring jobs to the city.

03/12/2014

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