Some Berkeley residents and students have gone days without internet access since Tuesday’s storm toppled dozens of trees and severed power lines.
Berkeley Hills neighborhood undergrounding its utility lines could be the last of its kind
It’s been a 30-year wait to bury a mile of wires near Tilden. With an eye to public safety, the city wants to underground more utility lines, but it’s complex and costly, and rules are changing.
Photos: Trees fall, cars crushed as storm cuts power to over 10,000 in Berkeley
Trees blew over across the city, knocking down power lines and falling on at least three homes, amid winds that topped 60 mph in the hills.
Berkeley weather: Thousands lose power due to wind, rain
The storm ripped trees out of the earth around the city and caused power outages for tens of thousands of customers
Temperatures soar above 100 in Berkeley Hills
A heat advisory remains in effect until 8 p.m. Thursday.
Berkeleyside’s wildfire guide: Everything you need to know to prepare for and survive wildfires
Preparation advice, evacuation guidance and answers to your questions about air quality, power outages and defending your property.
Residents asked to shelter in place briefly after North Berkeley gas leak
Repairs were completed on the damaged gas line by around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
5,000 Comcast customers in and around Berkeley lose internet service after pole fire
Thousands of customers were without internet Tuesday in Berkeley as Comcast responded to damaged fiber cables from fire at a shared PG&E utility pole in San Pablo.
Rolling blackouts: What Berkeleyans need to know, and what to expect
How much advance warning can you expect? What triggers a power shut-off? How can you help save power?
17,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley could lose power Tuesday, city says
Some 17,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley could be affected Tuesday evening by rolling blackouts “if people do not limit electricity usage,” the city says.
Update: Berkeley had no outages Monday, but they could still come
Tens of thousands of PG&E customers in Berkeley could lose power Tuesday and Wednesday because of high energy demands statewide, the city says. PG&E said there were ultimately no rolling outages in California on Monday.
Power outages affect 6,200 customers in North Berkeley, hills
More than 6,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley lost power Tuesday night, according to community reports and the utility’s outage map.