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Crews Working To Restore Power For Thousands As Outages Sweep Across LA County

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is looking into whether or not severe weather is directly related to scattered outages across the county.


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Power Outages Quickly Fixed In Silver Lake, Hollywood

Two power outages affected about 1500 customers Sunday evening, officials said.


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4K Moreno Valley SCE Customers Lose Power Due To Equipment Upgrade

The power company blacked out 2,486 addresses in the vicinity of Ramsdell Drive, east of Heacock Street, and 1,653 addresses in an area south of Black Walnut Street at the Moreno Valley Unified School District.


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1K SoCal Edison Customers Without Power Due To Wind-Related Issues

About 1,000 Southern California Edison customers are without power Tuesday morning due to wind-related problems.

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Drivers reported some flooding on the 710 Freeway on Thursday morning. (credit: Christina Stretz)

Storm Brings Lightning Strikes, Wet Freeways To SoCal

The season’s first storm brought lightning strikes and some flooding on at least one Southland freeway on Thursday.


Patients at the VA Medical Center are experiencing delays and some outages after the fire broke out Sunday at an outbuilding at the Brentwood-area facility. (credit: CBS)

Surgeries Delayed At VA Hospital After Weekend Fire

An electrical outage at the Veterans Administration medical facility has left two buildings running on emergency power and forced some surgeries to be delayed.


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San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant To Be Shut Down Through August

Southern California Edison has announced that the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant will remain shut down through August.

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Report: Transmission Line Failure Not Enough To Blame For Massive SoCal Blackout

A federal probe into a massive power outage last year has revealed major coordination problems among electrical grid operators that went beyond any single-source failure.


Two firefighters were injured after an underground electrical vault exploded in Yorba Linda. (credit: CBS)

Electrical Vault Explodes, 2 Firefighters Hurt Battling Blaze In Yorba Linda

Two firefighters were hurt Sunday evening battling an electrical fire in Yorba Linda.


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SoCal Edison Works To Restore Power To Thousands

Thousands of utility customers were left without power this weekend as a result of rain and thunderstorms across the region.


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Report: Edison Botched Response To Power Outages After SoCal Wind Storm

Nearly 434,000 Edison customers lost power after winds gusting at up to nearly 100 miles per hour lashed the region Nov. 30.


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Edison Unveils Plans For ‘Smart’ Solar Grid

Southern California’s biggest power utility is looking to the sun to give more power to the people.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/13/2011

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Panel Probes Widespread Landline Phone Outages

A Pacoima lawmaker wants to know why over 100,000 residents were without landline phone service weeks after storms dumped rain across the Southland.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2011