Power Outage in Gilroy, CA

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Pacific Gas and Electric Company
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Silicon Valley Power
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Palo Alto Utilities
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Western Area Power Administration
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(720) 962-7000

News

Letter: PG&E committed to safety, reliability - Morgan Hill Times | Morgan Hill, San Martin, CA

Morgan Hill Times is the news leader of Morgan Hill, California and south Santa Clara County. The Times is published weekly every Friday.

Oct 13, 2022

Morgan Hill demands answers from PG&E - Morgan Hill Times | Morgan Hill, San Martin, CA

Morgan Hill Times is the news leader of Morgan Hill, California and south Santa Clara County. The Times is published weekly every Friday.

Sep 15, 2022

Liccardo Tells PG&E to Repair Ailing Infrastructure or City Will Go to Court | San Jose Inside

San Jose will seek legal action if PG&E doesn't replace or repair its failing infrastructure after more than 30,000 households and three hospitals experienced power outages this week.

Sep 9, 2022

PG&E warns 525,000-plus customers to prepare for rolling blackouts

For a second day in a row, Pacific Gas & Electric Co. warned more than half a million customers to prepare for possible rolling blackouts as a historic heat wave continued.

Sep 7, 2022

Record temperatures take a toll on South Valley - Morgan Hill Times | Morgan Hill, San Martin, CA

Morgan Hill Times is the news leader of Morgan Hill, California and south Santa Clara County. The Times is published weekly every Friday.

Sep 7, 2022

California heat wave: No rolling blackouts, says grid operator.

Here's the latest on power outages, record-shattering heat and possible future storms in California and the S.F. Bay Area.

Sep 6, 2022

Bay Area temperature records fall as heat wave threatens power outages

Slight cool-down coming Wednesday, with chance of rain over the weekend, experts say

Sep 5, 2022

From Gilroy to Germany: How dog globe-trotted from California to a European village

Benny the dog got lost in Germany, but it turns out he was reunited with his owner, a priest who lived in Gilroy.

Aug 12, 2022

Wildfire west of Gilroy amid Bay Area heat wave could signal more summer fires

Fire crews on Friday afternoon were battling a blaze west of Gilroy, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.

Jun 10, 2022

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Power Outage FAQs

What is Power Outage?

Power outage (also called a power cut, a power blackout, power failure or a blackout) is a short-term or a long-term loss of the electric power to a particular area.

What Causes Power Outages?

  • Severe weather (high winds, lightning, winter storms, heat waves, rain or flooding can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Other damage to electric transmission lines (vehicle accidents, trees, and animals can cause damage to power lines or equipment);
  • Repairing, maintenance or upgrades on power lines and equipment.

What are the Top Outage Safety Tips?

  • Stay away from the downed power lines, park vehicles in protected areas;
  • Unplug appliances and electronics, limit cell phone use to conserve battery life;
  • Use portable generators outdoors only, well away from open windows and doors;
  • Pack perishable foods into a cooler, keep refrigerator and freezer doors shut as much as possible.

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Gilroy, California

City Gilroy
County Santa Clara
State California (CA)
Country United States
Zip Codes 95020, 95021