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Power Restored To All SCE Customers After Irvine Blast

Authorities say electricity has been fully restored to Southern California Edison (SCE) customers impacted by an underground vault explosion in Irvine.

11/24/2013

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Driver Rattled, Thousands Lose Power After Underground Electrical Vault Explodes In Irvine

A driver was shaken and rattled but uninjured Saturday afternoon following an explosion in an underground vault in Irvine.

11/23/2013

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South Bay Outage May Revive Proposed Penalties For Utilities

A South Bay lawmaker Tuesday sought to revive efforts to impose penalties on utility companies that have frequent outages in the same area.

09/17/2013

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Blue Line Metro Service Halted Indefinitely Following Power Outage

Metro officials say service on the Blue Line is halted indefinitely following a power outage Sunday.

09/15/2013

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Utility Customers Outraged Over Possible Fee To Cope With Revenue Loss From Popular Solar Panels

Some Southern California residents are outraged by a state bill that would allow three utility companies to charge customers up to $10 a month to cope with the loss of revenue due to the popularity of solar panels.

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Lightning Strikes Blamed For San Bernardino Spot Fires

A series of lightning strikes early Monday were behind several small fires and a power outage that affected over 1,400 homes in the Inland Empire, officials said.

08/19/2013

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Fight Looms Over San Onofre Shutdown Costs

Lawmakers in Sacramento are deciding who will pay for the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power station in San Clemente.

08/13/2013

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Power Restored To 123,000 Customers In Orange, San Diego Counties

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.

07/19/2013

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OC Power Customers Face Summer Squeeze

It could be a long, hot summer for Orange County residents and businesses who may face power shortages following the shutdown of the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

06/12/2013

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Calif. Solar Power Output Hits Record High

California is now the largest producer of solar power in the nation.

06/10/2013

Power Outage Reported In Montebello

Thousands of Southern California Edison (SCE) customers were temporarily without power Monday.

05/13/2013

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Officials: Calif. To Have Adequate Amount Of Power This Summer

The agency that coordinates the state’s electricity supply said Tuesday that California should have adequate amounts of power on hand this summer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/07/2013

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Power Outage Leaves 4,700 In The Dark In Marina Del Rey

An outage in Marina del Rey left nearly 5,000 customers without power Sunday evening.

05/05/2013

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Alleged Hit-And-Run Driver Slams Into Utility Pole In San Pedro

Electricity Sunday was restored to a San Pedro neighborhood hours after an alleged hit-and-run driver struck a power pole.

04/14/2013

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The Crisis In Waiting: How Prepared Are We For A Natural Disaster?

Months after Super Storm Sandy devastated parts of the New York tri-state area, an examination of Southern California’s ability to weather such a natural disaster raises some disturbing questions.

02/07/2013

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