California Staves Off More Power Outages Amid Heat WaveCalifornia staved off another round of rolling blackouts as a searing heat wave strained its electrical grid, but authorities warned of a continuing threat Wednesday.
Dramatic Lightning Strikes Knock Out Power, Down Trees Across Sonoma CountyRumbling thunder, wind and dramatic lightning strikes made the early morning hours in Sonoma County feel a lot more like the Midwest, on Monday.
Rolling Power Outage Triggers Oakland Estuary Sewage Spill: 50,000 Gallons Discharged Into WaterwayBoaters were being warned Saturday to stay away from the Oakland Estuary after an estimated 50,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled during a power outage Friday night at the East Bay Municipal Utility District wastewater treatment plant in West Oakland.
3 Dead After Helicopter Hired By PG&E Strikes High-Voltage Line And Crashes Near FairfieldAuthorities are investigating the fatal Tuesday afternoon crash of a helicopter contracted by PG&E near Fairfield after the chopper struck a high-voltage line, killing all three passengers.
Power Outage In Pleasanton Affects 3,200 CustomersA power outage in Pleasanton left at least 3,200 people without electricity Wednesday, according to Pacific Gas and Electric.
Power Shut Off For Danville Residents Sheltering-In-Place For PG&E Fire Prevention WorkOn top of the daily grind of quarantine life and sheltering in place, more than 200 PG&E customers in Danville also had to deal with a planned power shutoff Thurday.
Widespread PG&E Outage In San Francisco Caused By Underground Equipment FailureOver 9,100 PG&E customers were without power in several San Francisco neighborhoods Wednesday night due to the failure of some underground equipment, PG&E said.
Power Outage; Lights Go Out On UC Berkeley CampusA power outage struck the UC Berkeley campus early Thursday, cutting off electricity to 16 buildings including the main administration offices in Sproul Hall, the Memorial Stadium facilities and Bancroft Library, officials said.
Santa Rosa Power Outage Affects Around 3,000 PG&E CustomersPG&E restored power after an outage left approximately 3,000 customers, an estimated 8,500 residents, on Santa Rosa's east side in the dark, including areas near Spring Lake Park and Trione-Annadel State Park.
Lights On At Oakland Airport After Power Outage Disrupts Thanksgiving Travel RushThe lights are back on at Oakland International Airport on Wednesday, after a power outage Tuesday night disrupted the pre-Thanksgiving travel rush.
Bay Area Storm Leads To Power Outages Across The RegionCrews are working to restore electricity to over 20,000 PG&E customers Tuesday night in the Bay Area, a PG&E spokesperson said.
PG&E Issues "All Clear"; Power Being Restored To Wine Country Homes Pacific Gas & Electric launched a fleet of helicopters and an army of ground crews throughout Wine Country Thursday, searching for any damage to lines and equipment as the utility continued to restore electricity to homes and businesses blacked out during the most recent planned power outage.
Bay Area Power Shutoff Survival GuideExtremely and windy conditions have prompted Pacific Gas and Electric to issue a 48-hour notice Monday of a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff affecting 264,000 customers in 22 Northern California counties, including six Bay Area counties.
Power Outage On Southern End Of San Francisco Affects Over 5,000 ResidentsA power outage affecting over 5,000 residents in the Mission Terrace, Sunnyside, Balboa Park and Excelsior neighborhoods turned out the lights in South San Francisco for about an hour Wednesday night.
Treasure Island Residents Deal With Latest Power OutagePeople living on Treasure Island may not have been affected by the recent PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs, but some residents on Wednesday were still without electricity following the latest outage.