Vandals knocked out power to about 30,000 customers in North Highlands overnight, according to SMUD officials.
A $9.30 monthly energy bill? As the weather warmed and the sun began to shine in his Sacramento neighborhood last February, the solar panels Edward Robinson had purchased for about $30,000 were finally paying off, saving him about $150 a month.
Thousands of Arden-Arcade residents were without electricity for a few hours after a power line came down Sunday afternoon.
Sacramento County Sheriff’s detectives are trying to track down the thief or thieves who stole copper from an electrical box behind a hardware store in Sacramento overnight.
Thousands of people in North Sacramento were without power this morning after a large power line fell possibly due to a transformer explosion.
Two people are in police custody for allegedly stealing copper in east Sacramento.
A local entomologist may have discovered the cause of one of the most puzzling environmental mysteries scientists are trying to solve, but a fight with SMUD almost put his front-yard laboratory at risk.
An underground wiring problem knocked out power to about 3,000 customers in Folsom early Friday, according to SMUD.
Thousands of NorCal residents were without power after heavy rain and wind walloped the Sacramento Valley and the Sierra foothills on Sunday.