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FINALLY: SoCal Edison Says All Customers Have Service Back After Last Week's Windpocalypse
It took them a week--a long, cold, dark week for some--to do it, but Southern California Edison says they have fully restored power to all customers who lost service during last week's crazy windstorm.The good news was official as of 6:21 a.m. Thursday. Clean up work is still in progress, says SCE.
Tuesday, five days into the massive outage that still had thousands of customers without service, Los Angeles County Supervisors stamped SCE's post-storm efforts a fail.
SCE President Ron Litzinger included the following thoughts in an SCE news release: “I want to thank our customers for their patience during this unprecedented wind storm. I also want to thank the thousands of SCE employees and contract crews for their extraordinary efforts.” (It's unclear if he said that without irony.)
A total of 433,945 customers were left without power thanks to the hurricane-force winds of the November 30 storm.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.