NEVADA CITY (CBS13) – The mayor of Nevada City is organizing a light parade to protest PG&E power shutoffs that have hit the city.

Mayor Reinette Senum said the light parade protest will be happening around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday after a brief city council meeting.

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She says lights hooked up to generators will be illuminated.

“We certainly support turning off the power at Highwinds, but there’s not even a breeze outside at this very moment,” Senum wrote on Facebook.

Nevada County has one of the largest number of PG&E customers affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff (43,217, per the utility). They were part of the first phase of shutoffs that started just after midnight on Wednesday.

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Senum is asking for people to come out wearing anything that lights up, including: LED lights, flashlights and headlamps.