As we become increasingly dependent on the Internet, getting by without it in the event of a major emergency could be devastating.
Power outages cut air conditioning Sunday for thousands of Southland residents suffering through triple-digit heat.
Approximately 3,000 Time Warner customers Wednesday were without cable or internet due to an outage.
SKY9’s Stu Mundel reports 26,000 were initially reported to have lost power, however that number had lowered to about 8,600 by 10 p.m.
The company says 4,975 customers lost power Saturday evening just after 5:40 p.m.
Strong wind gusts left thousands of Southland residents without power Wednesday, officials said.
Some customers of Time Warner Cable were calling Monday for the company to credit their account after a service interruption prevented them from watching part of Super Bowl XLVIII.
Thousands of customers were without power Tuesday night and into Wednesday, Southern California Edison said.
A driver was shaken and rattled but uninjured Saturday afternoon following an explosion in an underground vault in Irvine.
Strong and possibly damaging Santa Ana winds continue to plague Southern California with gusts of up to 80 miles per hour expected in some mountain areas.
A South Bay lawmaker Tuesday sought to revive efforts to impose penalties on utility companies that have frequent outages in the same area.
Metro officials say service on the Blue Line is halted indefinitely following a power outage Sunday.
San Diego Gas & Electric on Friday restored power to all 123,000 customers hit by an overnight outage in San Diego and Orange counties when two transmission lines tripped offline simultaneously near the Marine Corps base.
Thousands of Southern California Edison (SCE) customers were temporarily without power Monday.
An outage in Marina del Rey left nearly 5,000 customers without power Sunday evening.