Jun 18, 2017

Big power outages accompany record-breaking Bay Area heat

San Francisco, CA
Robert Salonga
The Mercury News

Amid record-breaking heat in all corners of the Bay Area, residents are not only struggling to stay cool, but to keep the lights on.

As of 10:30 p.m. Sunday, upward of 19,500 PG&E customers throughout the region were without power due to up to 10 large outages, with a scattering of small outages accompanying them, including 8,098 in the East Bay, 8,214 in the South Bay and 38 in the Peninsula and San Francisco.