PG&E outage map
The power outage area in Berkeley as of about 4:15 p.m. Source: PG&E

Update, 4:20 p.m. As of the 4:16 p.m. update from PG&E, nearly 7,400 people are without power in the eastern part of the city from about Bancroft Way south past Alcatraz Avenue.

Original story, 4:09 p.m. About 2,000 customers have reportedly lost power south of the UC Berkeley campus and into the Elmwood neighborhood, according to PG&E’s outage map.

The outage began just before 4 p.m. Tuesday. The cause is listed as unknown.

“PG&E has assigned a crew to assess the outage,” according to the outage map. Estimated restoration is 7 p.m.

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Outage map as of about 4:05 p.m. Source: PG&E

Monday night, a power outage affected several thousand customers in the same area, according to PG&E’s outage map.

Berkeleyside has asked PG&E for information and will update this post if it becomes available.

Emilie Raguso (former senior editor, news) joined Berkeleyside in 2012 and covered politics, public safety and development until her departure in 2022. In 2017, Emilie was named Journalist of the Year...