Monday’s Candlestick Park power outage highlighted the vulnerability of the country’s electrical system according to a UC Berkeley professor of civil engineering.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee called the power outages that left fans and players in the dark at Monday night’s San Francisco 49ers game at Candlestick Park a “national embarrassment.”
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.
Three flights from San Diego to San Francisco International Airport were canceled Friday morning due to a power outage in Southern California, but regular service was resuming now that power has been restored, an airport duty manager said.
KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at who is picking up the costs for a trip by CPUC officials to Sweden.
The San Francisco Municipal Railway’s N-Judah and J-Church lines resumed regular service Friday morning after overnight service repairs.
A just released water policy report finds consumers paid dearly during California’s most recent drought in the form of higher energy prices, and environmental strain.
Close to 2 megawatts of solar were installed in Santa Clara last year, which is enough to power more than 2,000 homes.
Power was restored for more than 770 customers who were without service Monday afternoon in San Jose, a PG&E spokeswoman said.
There’s a new effort by PG&E to lower the stability standards for its power poles, and the move has prompted concerns among state regulators in the wake of the San Bruno disaster.