San Jose Residents Brace For Evening Power Outages, Nightmare CommuteSan Jose Deputy City Manager Kip Harkness wasn't going to sugarcoat it for residents early Wednesday. The PG&E power shutoffs would begin around 8 p.m. and the evening commute home from work will be challenging.
Bay Area Power Outage Survival GuideWe all take the modern convenience of electricity for granted until the lights go out. Here are tips to follow if PG&E turns the power off in your neighborhood.
Caldecott, Devil's Slide Tunnels To Remain Open During OutageTwo major Bay Area tunnels used by commuters faced closures because of PG&E's planned Public Safety Power Shutdown, but crews were working to install backup generators so they stay open.
Veterans, Staff At San Jose Housing Facility Scramble To Prepare For Power OutageIn San Jose, as thousands prepare for parts of the city to go dark due to planned PG&E power outages, one man is preparing to simply stay alive.
PG&E Confirms It Will Shut Off Power To Quarter Million Bay Area CustomersA wind advisory and red flag warning have Pacific Gas & Electric officials considering cutting the power beginning early Wednesday morning to about 250,000 Bay Area residents as a safety precaution.
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.
PG&E Power Shutoffs An Eerie Coincidence On Anniversary Of Wine Country WildfiresJust as power outages and high fire conditions were arriving for most of the Bay Area, Napa and Sonoma Counties will mark the anniversary of the firestorm that changed life for just about everyone in wine country.
South Bay Residents, Leaders Caught Off Guard By PG&E OutagesPeople living in South Bay communities from Morgan Hill to Mountain View are scrambling after being included for the first time ever on PG&E's list of possible power shutoffs due to high fire danger.
KPIX 5 Reporter Gets Early Preview Of What PG&E Power Outage Will Be LikeThe threat of long-term outages is hitting places that don’t usually expect it, like in Contra Costa County, where people are just beginning to imagine what it will mean when the power goes out.
UC Berkeley, Several Other Bay Area Schools Cancel Wednesday ClassesThe threat of a PG&E power outage led UC Berkeley officials to announce early Tuesday evening that classes were canceled for Wednesday.
Lafayette Residents Brace For Possible PG&E Power ShutdownPeople all around the Bay Area on Tuesday were waiting for official word from PG&E about whether they will be in the dark Wednesday morning.
Power Restored Following San Francisco Outage In Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, SoMa, Mission BayAn estimated 2,000 customers lost power in San Francisco Monday afternoon following an outage, according to Pacific Gas and Electric.
Major Power Outages Affect Thousands Of PG&E Customers In East Bay, San FranciscoMajor power outages in the East Bay and in San Francisco affected thousands of PG&E customers all throughout Sunday.
Power Fully Restored To Sonoma, Napa Counties After PG&E ShutoffSonoma County officials said electric power was fully restored in the county as of 4 p.m. Wednesday, ending PG&E's planned public safety power shutoff that began 12 hours earlier.
Power Outage In Rohnert Park Affecting Around 6,000 CustomersA power outage may be affecting about 6,000 customers Monday night in Rohnert Park, according to the Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety.