Pipe Break Sends Thousands Of Gallons Of Water Flooding Cahuenga Blvd. In HollywoodThe break occurred on Cahuenga Boulevard just off the 101 Freeway, a few blocks from The Ford theater.
Mylar Balloon Knocks Out Power To Nearly 2,500 LADWP CustomersPower was expected to be restored at approximately 6:30 p.m.
Driver Dead After Shearing Utility Pole In Violent South LA Wreck, Hundreds Left Without PowerMore than 2,300 LADWP customers were without electricity.
Thousands Still Without Power In LA As Heat Wave Scorches RegionLADWP crews were working around the clock to repair overheated and overloaded distribution equipment.
'Thank You California For Protecting The Grid Again': ISO Lifts Stage 2 EmergencyThe California Independent System Operator, which oversees the operation of California's bulk electric power system, lifted a Stage 2 Emergency on Sunday night and thanked residents for their efforts toward conservation.
California ISO Declares Stage 2 Emergency, Announces Possible Outages As Extreme Heat Spreads StatewideThe California ISO has declared a Stage 2 emergency, with rotating power outages possible statewide.
Ongoing Heat Wave Leaves Thousands Of LADWP Customers Without PowerThe outages occurred after the scorching triple-digit temperatures overloaded equipment.
SoCal Residents Battle Record-Breaking Heat Tuesday As Scorching Temps ContinueAn excessive heat warning was extended to 9 p.m. Thursday for the San Fernando, Santa Clarita, San Gabriel and Antelope valleys, as well as the San Gabriel and Santa Monica mountains.
Flex Alert In Effect Through Wednesday As Dangerous Heat Wave ContinuesResidents are asked to conserve their power use between 3 p.m. and 10 p.m. every day through at least Wednesday
California Governor Warns More Rolling Blackouts 'Very Likely'; 3.3M Homes Statewide Brace For Power OutagesOfficials with Cal ISO - which oversees roughly 80% of the state's power grid through SoCal Edison and others - said rolling blackouts could begin as early as 4 p.m.
Transformer Explosion In Valley Glen Knocks Out Power To ThousandsAn estimated 12,500 customers in Sherman Oaks and Van Nuys were without power.
Eagle Rock Residents Questioning Utility Bills After Unexpected SpikesMany L.A. residents have noticed their utility bills are rising as they spend more time at home. But this month, some are saying there's no way they owe what they're being told to pay.
'Complete Giveaway Of Taxpayer Dollars': LADWP Pays Over 1K Employees To Stay Home During PandemicAfter CBSLA started asking questions, DWP said that all of its crews would be back in the field as of next week, though they noted that could change if COVID numbers continue to rise.
Coronavirus: LADWP To Stop Nonpayment Shutoffs For Rest Of 2020; City Starts Emergency Renters Assistance FundGarcetti also announced that the Angeleno Card Program had doubled its initial goal, raising $20 million — allowing the city to help 60,000 residents of Los Angeles.
Report Calls On LADWP To Mitigate Wildfire Risk, Address Maintenance BacklogThe report found that LADWP has more than 1,000 outstanding maintenance orders in wildfire-threat areas.