SAN DIEGO (AP) — The lights were back on Friday morning in Arizona and steadily returning to parts of Southern California and Mexico after a power outage accidentally triggered by a utility worker cut electricity to millions of people, leaving southwestern residents sweltering without air conditioners and paralyzing some San Diego freeway and airport traffic.
The San Diego area was hit especially hard with power [...]
A guest walks out of a downtown San Diego hotel during a massive power outage on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. — K.C. Alfred
A massive, unprecedented power outage left 1.4 million residents [...]
1.4 million without power in SoCal
Deborah Springs shops in a convenience store for food items after a power outage Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, in San Diego.
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Massive power outages swept all of San Diego County on Thursday, and hit Coachella Valley, southern Orange County, and parts of Mexico. On a hot day, the outage shuttered businesses, closed schools and snarled traffic.
All 1.4 [...]