Palo Alto Utility Worker Killed Doing Work On Electrical TransformerAn employee of the City of Palo Alto's utilities department died Saturday in an accident that happened while a city crew was working to upgrade an electrical transformer.
Illegal Pot Farm Blows Transformer Leaving Oakland Businesses In The Dark For MonthsAn illegal pot farm blew up a transformer, knocking out power to about a dozen small businesses in the same complex last May. Three months later, some are still without power.
Shelter-in-Place Order Lifted Following Power Outage in S.F.A shelter-in-place order was issued for residents in the area around Van Ness Avenue at Green Street in San Francisco due to damaged power lines. It was lifted around 8:30 p.m.
PG&E Employee Hospitalized By Exploding Transformer In HaywardA transformer exploded in Hayward on Wednesday night, injuring a PG&E employee who was working on nearby power lines, police and utility officials said.
PG&E Transformer Explodes Injuring 2 In Bernal HeightsPG&E is trying to figure what caused a transformer to explode in San Francisco injuring 2 people.
Lightning Strikes Transformer In San Francisco, Causes Power OutageThe cause of a power outage that left 100 PG&E customers in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood without power Friday morning was a nearby lightning strike, a utility spokesman said.
San Francisco Transformer Fire Knocks Out Power To ThousandsFire crews were on the scene of a pole and transformer fire that knocked out power to thousands of Pacific Gas & Electric customers in San Francisco’s Mission District, according to fire and utility officials.
Antioch Copper Wire Thieves Reach New High - Or LowThe price tag to replace just one power pole and its missing transformer: $12,000.
Underground Transformer Explodes On Embarcadero In SFAbout a dozen fire personnel responded to an underground transformer explosion near San Francisco's Pier 3 that blew two manhole covers off Sunday morning.