EBMUD To Install Backup Generators In Case Of Wildfire Power OutageThe East Bay Municipal Utility District is preparing for mass power outages this wildfire season by installing emergency backup generators in cities all over the East Bay.
Bay Area Businesses Balk At Possible PG&E Power Outages During Wildfire SeasonWith fire season now getting underway, Pacific Gas and Electric is cautioning it could cut power for up to five days in some locations to reduce the risk of wildfires.
Marin Business Owners Concerned About PG&E Power ShutoffsPG&E has not shut off power in Marin in light of extreme weather yet, but many believe it is inevitable because parts of the county are considered high risk for wildfires.
PG&E Restores Power To Thousands Of Bay Area Homes, BusinessesPower was restored to nearly 7,000 Palo Alto residents and hundreds more in Lafayette who were experiencing a power outages in sweltering heat, on Monday.
PG&E's Fire Prevention Plan Could Cut Power In Major Bay Area CitiesRolling power outages from San Francisco to San Jose are a possibility this wildfire season, according to PG&E.
Deadly Storm Claims Lives, Topples Trees, Triggers Mudslides And Power OutagesA deadly weather front continued to pummel the Bay Area early Thursday, toppling trees, flooding roadways and triggering lightning, thunder and hailstorms.
PG&E Restores Power To 38,000 Customers After Precautionary OutageThousands of residents in the North Bay and the Sierra foothills had their power back Monday night as PG&E continued to restore power to customers effected by the utility preemptively shutting off electricity over potential wildfire risk Sunday.
Bird Strike Kills Power to Thousands in PetalumaAt one point, 17,670 PG&E customers were without power Sunday after an outage that began shortly before 11 a.m.
PG&E Prepared to Cut Power in High Fire-Risk ConditionsWith a red flag warning in effect this weekend for the North Bay mountains and East Bay hills, PG&E is prepared to cut power if extreme fire-weather conditions develop.
Thousands Without Power on Lake Tahoe's North ShoreNearly 9,000 homes and businesses on the north shore of Lake Tahoe were without power Friday evening and could be in the dark until early Friday due to an equipment failure in Incline Village.
Fog Blamed For Power Outage That Affected Thousands In SF Richmond DistrictSan Francisco's famous fog may be the culprit behind a power outage that left thousands of people in the dark on Sunday.
Bay Area Rainstorm Brings Flooding And Power OutagesA rainstorm has brought power outages, flooding and airport delays to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mylar Balloon Knocks Power Out For Thousands In SF Mission DistrictA mylar balloon was found tangled in power lines at 15th and Shotwell streets; the outage affected 6,246 customers.
Crews Work To Restore Power To Hundreds Throughout Bay AreaHundreds of people were without power in the Bay Area Sunday afternoon, according to a PG&E spokesman.
Fallen Tree Knocks Out Power For Over 2,000 Customers In Redwood City And Nearby AreaA fallen tree has knocked out power to slightly more than 2,000 customers Friday morning in Redwood City and North Fair Oaks, PG&E officials said.