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30,000 Still Without Power in the L.A. Region

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Utility crews are continuing to restore power around Southern California this evening. The most recent updates from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Edison indicate that some 30,000 customers are still without power this evening. As of 5:30 p.m., fewer than 5,000 LADWP customers were affected. Neighborhoods suffering the most impact include Los Feliz (938 affected customers), North Hills (800), Bel Air (372), Mount Olympus (356) and Cheviot Hills (349).

Edison had over 26,000 customers experiencing heat-related outages as of 4 p.m. The hardest hit areas included Lakewood (2,835), Carson (1,630), Long Beach (1,254), Tustin (775), Santa Ana (634), Santa Barbara (359), Downey (278), Orange (272), Whittier (233) and La Habra (137).