Phone service has been restored in the South Bay on Wednesday after being disrupted Tuesday when vandals cut underground fiber optic cables south of San Jose.
In apparent acts of “sabotage” in the South Bay early Tuesday, someone cut fiber optic cables, knocking out some 911 service, and then fired a rifle at a PG&E substation, Santa Clara County’s sheriff said.
A Novato police officer was injured during a chase with two suspects.
Power was mostly restored to thousands of customers in the East Bay affected by numerous weather-caused outages Friday night and early Saturday.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr said that he endorses the idea of a Sixth Street police substation. The station would target the Sixth Street Corridor, where crime, drugs, and violence are daily occurrences.
An equipment problem near the Embarcadero BART station caused delays for nearly two hours for trains going into and out of San Francisco.
A power outage affected about 15,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley Friday afternoon, but service has since been restored to all customers, a utility spokeswoman said.