State Power Officials Lift Rolling Outage Order; Electricity Being Restored To Bay Area NeighborhoodsStraining under a spike in demand for electricity under sweltering temperatures, state power grid officials Friday night ordered utilities companies for the first time since the energy crisis in 2001 to begin rolling, one-hour outages to thousands of customers.
Gov. Newsom Launches New Website For Californians Impacted By Devastating Wildfires, OutagesCalifornians impacted by the wildfires, power shutoffs and evacuations can go to a new government website for information and resources: RESPONSE.CA.GOV.
East Bay Residents Scramble To Prepare For Life Without Power During PG&E OutagesAt the Costco on Monument Boulevard in Concord, gas lines were wrapping around the block for the chance to fuel up before the lights potentially go out.
Storm Wind Topples Massive Trees, Narrowly Missing Oakland Hills HomeCrews are working to clear trees and power lines that were knocked down in this weekend's Bay Area storm.
Storm Forces PG&E To Utilize 'War Room' Operations Center To Direct Crews Restoring PowerPG&E officials hunkered down in the utility company’s “war room” directed crews working around the clock to restore power to customers cut off by this weekend’s powerful storm that brought down trees and power lines around the Bay Area.
Hacking Group Lizard Squad Takes Credit For Taking Xbox Live, PlayStation Network OfflineBoth Microsoft and Sony said they are working to resolve the issue.
PG&E Restores Nearly Half Of Outages Affecting More Than 4,000 San Francisco CustomersPower has been restored to nearly half of the more than 4,000 PG&E customers affected by an outage in San Francisco Friday morning, a utility spokesman said.
Thousands Without Power Sunday Afternoon Following Early-Morning Napa QuakePG&E reports there were still about 17,000 customers in the North Bay without power late Sunday afternoon.
Facebook Says Glitch Briefly Kept Some Users From SiteThe social networking site with over 1 billion users worldwide says on Monday it made a change to its domain name system setup. The change resulted in some users temporarily not being able to reach the site.
Outages In East Bay, South Bay Leave More Than 1500 Homes Without PowerA pair of outages left more than 1,500 customers without power in Richmond, El Cerrito and Redwood City.
Major Cleanup Following Destructive NorCal StormCrews were working Friday to reopen blocked roadways, restore power to thousands and repair damage from flooding that forced the evacuation of a Capitola mobile home park.
Power Outage Hits 27,000 Berkeley Homes, Slows BARTA power outage left about 27,000 Berkeley PG&E customers without electricity Tuesday, and disrupted service to a pair of Bay Area Rapid Transit stations.