This week’s heat wave just got hotter after power was knocked out to thousands of customers throughout Los Angeles County.
It did not take long for the heat to return on Sunday. In some areas, it never really went away.
Authorities on Saturday continued to work on a power pole that was knocked down by an alleged hit-and-run driver in Malibu.
The California Public Utilities Commission finalized $24.5 million in penalties Thursday against Southern California Edison for extended outages caused by a 2011 windstorm that left almost 400,000 customers without power, and for a separate case in which three people were electrocuted.
A storm in the Inland Empire caused 4,000 Southern California Edison customers, including homes, businesses and schools, to lose power early Monday.
Some Santa Clarita residents were without power Tuesday night after a hit-and-run driver knocked down a power pole, which caused a transformer explosion.
More than 1,700 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers in the Hollywood Hills are were without power Thursday morning.
Thousands of Southland residents were without power Monday morning, primarily due to weather.
More than 2,000 customers in L.A. and nearly 2,000 more in eastern L.A. County are still without power after strong winds swept across Southern California Tuesday, downing trees and power lines.
About 900 customers were without power in scattered outages throughout Los Angeles Wednesday evening.
The State Public Utilities Commission has launched an investigation spurred by the power outages brought on by last week’s fierce windstorm. Their question — why is it taking so long to get the lights back on?
Here is a list of public school districts scheduled for re-opening Monday, Dec. 5:
Here is a list of numbers, websites to report downed power lines, report outages and for the latest updates on when service will be restored.
Fierce Santa Ana winds hit Southern California on Wednesday night, causing scattered power outages and property damage.
About 2,500 Southern California Edison customers had their power knocked out by a strong thunderstorm that blew through inland Southern California Saturday night.