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PG&E Power Outage Shut Off: Agency explains
why turning power back on could take 5 days

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 10/9/2019 7:07:21 PM

SAN FRANCISCO -- Pacific Gas and Electric says it could take as long as five days to turn the power back on for nearly 800,000 customers across California. It's part of preemptive power shutdown due to fire danger, impacting the Bay Area and surrounding counties. The utility says re-energizing power lines takes time. Crews will need to inspect every power line by land and air before restoring power. "We hope to be able to restore power within 24 to 48 hours, however we are taking about a large swath of our service territory. We have helicopters, ground crews that will be


5 days! When do the riots begin?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JonR 10/9/2019 7:14:13 PM (No. 202713)
Only in California can something this stupid be taken seriously and implemented!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Timber Queen 10/9/2019 7:18:17 PM (No. 202718)
Once again the rate payers and citizens of CA will take it in the shorts because PG&E failed to maintain the electrical system they built. Typical globalist totalitarians; if we're going to be held responsible for our actions, then everyone else will also feel pain. I remember when I was in school (way back in the last century) and one of the hallmarks of a third world, communist hellhole was unreliable electricity. Welcome to California! I'm of a mind that this whole overblown fiasco is intended to be a "training opportunity" for the serfs, er public.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Safari Man 10/9/2019 7:29:11 PM (No. 202727)
Maybe I'll start selling generators in northern CA.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: subal 10/9/2019 7:36:36 PM (No. 202730)
Ya just can't beat Democratic government!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: XCenturion 10/9/2019 7:40:22 PM (No. 202735)
The dummies in CA keep electing Democrats. The current reprobate governor, Newsome, smirks when questioned about the power outages and calls them completely justified.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Jethro bo 10/9/2019 7:47:53 PM (No. 202749)
Not a problem with all the renewable energy incorporated into Califoristan's energy inferstructure. Wind mills and solar panels will fill in for the 800,000+ .
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Reply 7 - Posted by: RuckusTom 10/9/2019 7:53:45 PM (No. 202754)
This is what happens when democrats take control.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Sandpiper 10/9/2019 7:59:11 PM (No. 202758)
It’s just crazy here! A great job is being done in alarming people - not so good in getting actual specific info out. Oh, and then PG&E delays some planned outages, plus announces more areas may be affected. All for a “wind event” that hasn’t occurred. So poorly done!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Lawsy0 10/9/2019 7:59:42 PM (No. 202760)
This has a touch of BS about it. PG&E wants applause for doing their job. The inspections should be on-going 24/7/365. Like the baby who wants you to applaud his latest bm.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: chiller 10/9/2019 8:35:39 PM (No. 202784)
How in hell ! does this not redound on the liberal dems who have created this. Toss 'em out, for God's sakes. An occasional 1/2 day without out power is bad enough, perhaps manageable as ridiculous and unnecessary as it is, but days and days ? Peeps won't put up with this. If they do accept it, they deserve it.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 10/9/2019 8:50:19 PM (No. 202792)
Many woke CA cities are now banning the future use of natural gas in new home building. Wait until the power goes out for a few days and homeowners can't even take a hot shower.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: coldoc 10/9/2019 8:52:23 PM (No. 202793)
Punishment for the lawsuits.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 10/9/2019 10:16:54 PM (No. 202833)
SOMEHOW, the entire rest of the country manages to have electric power 24/7/365. But not in Crazyfornia, because they so much smarter than all the rest of us. Just ask them.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Omen55 10/9/2019 11:11:58 PM (No. 202861)
As with Venezuela I don't support US military intervention to liberate CA from the corrupt socialists. However if Commie Cuban advisers do appear there to aid the regime then all bets are off!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: msavalla 10/9/2019 11:26:16 PM (No. 202870)
Where is the outrage against the state, and the power co. Who in their right mind would allow such a thing? If the power co. can't run a safe operation get rid of them. What the hell are we paying them for?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: msavalla 10/9/2019 11:29:07 PM (No. 202871)
Where is the outrage? What the hell is the state do doing? What the hell are we paying these nuts for? If they can't provide a safe product get rid of them.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: belwhatter 10/10/2019 3:11:03 AM (No. 202917)
This is an indictment of Cali goobermint's poor forest management, failure of PG &E to put their system underground, and the presence of smart meters on homes. Meanwhile invest in a home generator as backup.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Trigger2 10/10/2019 3:16:05 AM (No. 202920)
Ultra-high salaries and corruption always, always takes precedence over rate payers.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: PChristopher 10/10/2019 3:23:08 AM (No. 202922)
Why do I suspect that PG&E is manned by Social Justice Affirmative Action types?
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Reply 20 - Posted by: BarryNo 10/10/2019 6:46:33 AM (No. 202987)
I would, as communities, vote to withhold their taxes from the california Government. This situation is abusive, and incompetent.
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