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10/30/2019: PG&E decided not to turn off the power in Santa Cruz County on Tuesday following changes in the weather. 

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10/28/2019 5:15PM: PG&E announced Monday evening that they will be moving forward with another Public Safety Power Shutoff on Tuesday. This round will likely impact portions of 29 counties, including parts of Santa Cruz County. Monterey County will not be affected.

 

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10/27/2019 7PM: Restoration of power is expected to begin Monday. PG&E announced Sunday that another round of power shutoffs may occur Tuesday and Wednesday due to another wind event in the Santa Cruz Mountains. This round of power shutoffs could potentially affect customers in Santa Cruz County. 

Erika Mahoney

10/25/2019 9:00PM: According to the Monterey County Office of Emergency Services, the number of people potentially impacted in Monterey County has increased to 9,000.

Dylan Music

10/25/19 11:30AM:  Several weather alerts are underway across the Monterey Bay area as a fire burns in neighboring San Mateo County.

 

Erika Mahoney


Nearly 40,000 PG&E customers lost power in Santa Cruz County. County officials say the restoration process is beginning. But the shutoff has taken a toll on people and businesses. 

Michelle Loxton

 


Parts of Santa Cruz County are expected to lose power beginning at 8pm tonight. Residents have tried to prepare for PG&E’s anticipated “Public Safety Power Shutoff” with changing information. Local water departments are also on high alert. 

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UPDATE 10/09/19 1:40pm: PG&E has announced that shutoffs in Santa Cruz County will begin later this afternoon and into the evening. According to Santa Cruz County, power outages for parts of the county are expected to begin after 8 p.m.

  

Erika Mahoney

 


The Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E) has been hosting a series of wildfire safety meetings across the state this summer. On Thursday night, the company met with Monterey County customers.

 

Michelle Loxton

This wildfire season you need to be ready for power outages. The Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is calling these outages “Public Safety Power Shutoffs.”