More than 200,000 customer accounts could lose service in the regions around Los Angeles and San Diego, according to the local utilities.
By David R. Baker and Brian K. Sullivan and Lars PaulssonBloomberg
Published On 25 Nov 2021
The largest utility in Southern California cut power for more customers in the mountains near Los Angeles as strong winds raised the risk of wildfire, marking the second year in a row that parts of the region will spend Thanksgiving in the dark.
Edison International’s Southern California utility halted electricity to 63,835 homes and businesses in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties as of 10:36 a.m. local time to avoid having live wires spark blazes as a wind storm bore down on the drought-stricken region. More than 200,000 customer