Electricity was restored in San Diego early Friday after utility crews worked around-the-clock to make emergency repairs following an outage accidentally triggered by a utility worker that darkened a swath of California, Arizona and Mexico and paralyzed the nation’s eighth-largest city.
More than 11,000 people were briefly without power after a collision on Highway 99 took out a power pole, authorities said.
Thousands of Arden-Arcade residents were without electricity for a few hours after a power line came down Sunday afternoon.
Thousands of people in North Sacramento were without power this morning after a large power line fell possibly due to a transformer explosion.
Electricians at Sacramento International Airport are trying to find the source of a power outage that’s forced the closure of a security screening station at the airport.
The storms are long gone, but there are thousands of homes still in the dark in Calaveras and Tuolumne County.
A major power outage has reportedly cut service to 11,782 customers in the Florin area of South Sacramento.
An underground wiring problem knocked out power to about 3,000 customers in Folsom early Friday, according to SMUD.
The latest in a series of powerful storm systems is bearing down on California, pelting mountain areas with heavy rain, snow and high winds, prompting evacuations and leaving thousands without power.