Dozens of Long Beach residents turned out for a town hall meeting on Saturday to discuss their frustrations with repeated power outages this summer. SoCal Edison executives in attendance acknowledged missteps on their part and said they’d try to do better.
2,900 customers were left without power on an exceedingly hot Sunday afternoon, following what appeared to be a transformer explosion.
Southern California Edison crews Friday continued to work to restore power to thousands of residents in Long Beach.
Southern California Edison crews Thursday night were still working to restore power after it went out for 4,000 customers Wednesday afternoon.
Power was restored Saturday to customers who were affected by outages caused by rain in the area.
Officials did not clarify when remaining customers can expect power to be restored.
Utility crews continue to work Wednesday to restore power to about 2,100 customers throughout Los Angeles County.
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.