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  1. California faces historic power outage due to fire danger

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceOct 09 0:05 AM

    Millions of people were poised to lose electricity throughout northern and central California after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced Tuesday it would shut off power in the largest preventive ...

  2. The utility said it cut power to more than 500,000 customers in Northern California and that it plans to gradually turn off electricity to nearly 800,000 customers to prevent its equipment ...

  3. Lights out: Power cut in California to prevent deadly fires

    Associated Press via Yahoo FinanceOct 10 3:30 AM

    More than a million people in California were without electricity Wednesday as the state's largest utility pulled the plug to prevent a repeat of the past two years when windblown power lines ...