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Power outage affects more than 13,000 Seattle City Light customers Friday afternoon

A cluster of power outages in South Seattle left more than 13,000 Seattle City Light customers without power Friday afternoon, according to the utility. The ou [...] Read full article: Power outage affects more than 13,000 Se...→

Power outage affects more than 13,000 Seattle City Light customers Friday afternoon

A cluster of power outages in South Seattle left more than 13,000 Seattle City Light customers without power Friday afternoon, according to the utility. The ou [...] Read full article: Power outage affects more than 13,000 Se...→

Seattle city council passes ordinance that would allow up to 40 tiny house villages, encampments or parking lot camps

Seattle city council passes ordinance that would allow up to 40 tiny house villages, encampments or parking lot camps

The measure, passed Tuesday, allows encampments to exist indefinitely with renewal of a permit once a year and allows them in residential zones. Read full article: Seattle city council passes ordinance th...→

PG&E Outage In San Francisco Leaves Over 9,000 Customers In The Dark

PG&E Outage In San Francisco Leaves Over 9,000 Customers In The Dark

Over 9,100 PG&E customers are without power in several San Francisco neighborhoods Wednesday night.  Read full article: PG&E Outage In San Francisco Leaves Over...→

Clouds and light rain will soon return to the Seattle area

Hope you enjoyed the clear skies and seeing the full moon at night these past couple of days because that's all about to be over. At least for the rest of this [...] Read full article: Clouds and light rain will soon return t...→

A valentine to Seattle: 5 things we love about the Emerald City | Produced by Advertising Publications

A valentine to Seattle: 5 things we love about the Emerald City | Produced by Advertising Publications

Plus a few Valentine’s Day suggestions, just in case you still need a gift for that special Seattleite in your life.    Read full article: A valentine to Seattle: 5 things we love...→

‘Swanktuary city’: No vacancy in Seattle, except at the top

‘Swanktuary city’: No vacancy in Seattle, except at the top

When you have 1,300 people lined up for a shot at a modest apartment building, but it's the sky palaces that keep rising in huge waves of development, somethin [...] Read full article: ‘Swanktuary city’: No vacancy in Seattle...→

There’s a vault under the Seattle Municipal Tower where the city stores hundreds of art pieces

There’s a vault under the Seattle Municipal Tower where the city stores hundreds of art pieces

Jammed with works serious and whimsical, large and small, the secret chamber holds art commissioned under Seattle's 1% For Art law. Read full article: There’s a vault under the Seattle Munici...→

Letter: I lost power for 40+ hours during a PG&E outage

Letter: I lost power for 40+ hours during a PG&E outage

While avoiding damages caused by wildfires is a safety precaution, power outages can cause their own dangers. Read full article: Letter: I lost power for 40+ hours durin...→

Denver weather: Cloudy and mild in the city while light snow falls in the mountains

Denver weather: Cloudy and mild in the city while light snow falls in the mountains

Denver will have cloudy skies and mild temperatures on Tuesday while the mountains will get up to 3 inches of new snow. Read full article: Denver weather: Cloudy and mild in the c...→

Seattle, other districts cancel school as snow packs a punch north of city on Wednesday

Seattle, other districts cancel school as snow packs a punch north of city on Wednesday

A third round of snow is choking transportation and closing schools in parts of Western Washington on Wednesday morning — although other areas saw no snow at a [...] Read full article: Seattle, other districts cancel school a...→

Winter weather hits Seattle as Northwest storm brings 'treacherous' travel impacts, power outages

Winter weather hits Seattle as Northwest storm brings 'treacherous' travel impacts, power outages

Thousands of residents across the Pacific Northwest were without power on Monday after a storm system brought heavy snow to the region, part of an active stret [...] Read full article: Winter weather hits Seattle as Northwest...→

Palo Alto: Power outage leaves over 2,500 in the dark

Palo Alto: Power outage leaves over 2,500 in the dark

PALO ALTO —  A stray balloon could be the culprit for a Sunday afternoon power outage that left over 2,500 people without electricity. Palo Alto Utilities offi [...] Read full article: Palo Alto: Power outage leaves over 2,50...→

Nearly 4,800 ComEd Customers Without Power Amid Winter Storm

Nearly 4,800 ComEd Customers Without Power Amid Winter Storm

Nearly 4,800 ComEd customers were without power Saturday afternoon as a winter storm pounded the Chicago area. Read full article: Nearly 4,800 ComEd Customers Without Pow...→

Seattle will get city-owned buildings off fossil fuels, Mayor Durkan says

Seattle will no longer use fossil fuels like natural gas to heat, cool and cook in new and substantially altered city-owned buildings and will come up with a p [...] Read full article: Seattle will get city-owned buildings of...→

New member of Seattle City Council starts tenure tackling taxes, evictions, crime, homelessness

Andrew Lewis moved into City Hall less than two months ago, but the new Seattle City Council member has already debated winter evictions, downtown crime and ta [...] Read full article: New member of Seattle City Council start...→

Seattle City Councilmember Sawant says her tax on big businesses would raise $300 million a year

Seattle City Councilmember Sawant says her tax on big businesses would raise $300 million a year

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant outlined her new proposal Wednesday for a tax on big businesses such as Amazon, saying she intends to introduce legisl [...] Read full article: Seattle City Councilmember Sawant says h...→

Seattle City Council to Washington state lawmakers: Don’t take away city’s ability to tax big businesses

The Washington House is considering a bill that would allow King County to raise money for affordable housing and homeless services. Read full article: Seattle City Council to Washington state...→

Seattle City Council set to vote on legislation banning most evictions during winter months

Seattle City Council set to vote on legislation banning most evictions during winter months

Councilmember Kshama Sawant's legislation would prohibit evictions from being carried out between Nov. 1 and April 1, Read full article: Seattle City Council set to vote on legi...→

Mt. Weather: Top Secret Government Facility Activated for Power Outage in April

Mt. Weather: Top Secret Government Facility Activated for Power Outage in April

The government’s backup emergency operations center was activated in April due to a power interruption, the News4 I-Team learned. Read full article: Mt. Weather: Top Secret Government Facil...→

Seattle city councilmember agrees to pay fine for texting police chief about RV in front of her home

Lisa Herbold agreed to pay the city $500 and acknowledge her violation of a rule that bars city employees from using their official position for their private [...] Read full article: Seattle city councilmember agrees to pay...→

Kansas City fireworks light up weather map after Chiefs' Super Bowl win

Kansas City fireworks light up weather map after Chiefs' Super Bowl win

The National Weather Service in Kansas City shared a map that showed fireworks after the Chiefs won the Super Bowl Sunday night. Read full article: Kansas City fireworks light up weather m...→

Firearm violence affects all of us, and we have the power to prevent it

Firearm violence affects all of us, and we have the power to prevent it

Part of living in a democracy is letting our elected officials who make our laws and set our policies know what we feel is important for us, our families and o [...] Read full article: Firearm violence affects all of us, and ...→

El Cajon Crash Leads to Power Outage for 1,700 Customers

El Cajon Crash Leads to Power Outage for 1,700 Customers

An early-morning crash Tuesday shut down traffic along a busy street in El Cajon and caused a power outage for nearly 1,700 customers. The El Cajon Police Depa [...] Read full article: El Cajon Crash Leads to Power Outage for...→

‘We’ve got to learn from that’: Seattle volunteers shed new light on dark history of Chinese exclusion

‘We’ve got to learn from that’: Seattle volunteers shed new light on dark history of Chinese exclusion

Seattle's National Archives contain about 50,000 case files related to the Chinese Exclusion Act, which for decades barred most Chinese immigration. Volunteers [...] Read full article: ‘We’ve got to learn from that’: Seattle ...→

PG&E warns of phone scams targeting customers with power shutoffs

PG&E warns of phone scams targeting customers with power shutoffs

PG&E’s Corporate Security department has received several reports in the past few weeks regarding scammers requesting payment on past due utility bills immedia [...] Read full article: PG&E warns of phone scams targeting cust...→

Massive delays, cancellations plague NYC subway system during power outage

Massive delays, cancellations plague NYC subway system during power outage

Power outages on the subway system today are causing massive delays and cancellations on many lines. Read full article: Massive delays, cancellations plague NYC...→

Suspected DUI Driver Hits Light Pole, Causes Power Outage in Oceanside

Suspected DUI Driver Hits Light Pole, Causes Power Outage in Oceanside

A vehicle lost control and hit a utility pole causing a power outage in Oceanside on Sunday, Oceanside police said. The areas affected by the outage are Oceans [...] Read full article: Suspected DUI Driver Hits Light Pole, Ca...→

Support grows to add a N.E. 130th Street light-rail station in north Seattle quicker than planned

Voters approved the station in the 2016 ST3 tax-increase measure, but not to open until 2031. That's seven years after the Lynnwood extension, where the statio [...] Read full article: Support grows to add a N.E. 130th Street...→

City Light is struggling to keep up with repairs as wire thieves knock out Seattle streetlights

City Light is struggling to keep up with repairs as wire thieves knock out Seattle streetlights

Copper wire thieves have hit Seattle's streetlight network more than 40 times in the past year, ripping out wires at locations across the city at an unpreceden [...] Read full article: City Light is struggling to keep up with...→

Squirrel Blamed For Benton County Power Outage

Squirrel Blamed For Benton County Power Outage

A pesky rodent is being blamed for a power outage Tuesday afternoon that impacted many Benton County residents. Read full article: Squirrel Blamed For Benton County Power ...→

Seattle City Council approves legislation protecting renters from wintertime evictionsme evictions

Seattle City Council voted Monday to limit when and how renters can be evicted from their  homes, but amended the proposal by shortening the number of months t [...] Read full article: Seattle City Council approves legislatio...→

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

The audit also found record-high ridership of 750,000 trips from July to September and more people parking bikes correctly so they aren't blocking the sidewalk [...] Read full article: Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes ...→

Seattle City Council votes to oppose India’s National Register of Citizens, Citizenship Amendment Act

The Seattle City Council voted Monday to oppose policies advanced by India's government as discriminatory toward Muslims and  other groups. The council passed [...] Read full article: Seattle City Council votes to oppose Ind...→

Ocean Beach Power Outage During Super Bowl

Ocean Beach Power Outage During Super Bowl

San Diego Gas & Electric said 510 customers lost power in the Ocean Beach area around 5:30 p.m. Read full article: Ocean Beach Power Outage During Super Bo...→

Seattle City Council member questions Uber, Lyft over surge pricing after mass shooting downtown

Seattle City Council member questions Uber, Lyft over surge pricing after mass shooting downtown

Both Uber and Lyft instituted fare caps an hour after the shootings, and the companies promised refunds for riders who were charged extra. Read full article: Seattle City Council member questions Ub...→

City Was Warned About Damaged Light Poles Years Before One Fell On Woman

City Was Warned About Damaged Light Poles Years Before One Fell On Woman

By Dave Savini, Michele Youngerman, and Christopher Hacker... CHICAGO (CBS) — On Nov. 21, 2019, Maya Kirk was walking back to her office after lunch. It was, a [...] Read full article: City Was Warned About Damaged Light Pole...→

‘Enough is enough’: Seattle business owners, neighbors rally against downtown crime, urge city to act

‘Enough is enough’: Seattle business owners, neighbors rally against downtown crime, urge city to act

A crowd of frustrated downtown business owners, affordable-housing providers, neighborhood groups and high-school students gathered at Seattle's Westlake Park [...] Read full article: ‘Enough is enough’: Seattle business own...→

Semi Truck Crashes into Power Pole in El Cajon, Results in Outage for Over 500 - Times of San Diego

A semi-truck sheared a fire hydrant and crashed into a power pole Thursday morning in El Cajon, causing an outage that left more than 500 customers without pow [...] Read full article: Semi Truck Crashes into Power Pole in El...→

Seattle City Council bans ‘foreign-influenced’ companies from most political spending

The measure will close a loophole because foreign individuals and foreign-based entities already are barred from making contributions in United States election [...] Read full article: Seattle City Council bans ‘foreign-influ...→

Suspected DUI Driver Hits Electrical Box, Causes Power Outage in North County - Times of San Diego

Power was knocked out Sunday for 250 residents in Oceanside after a suspected DUI driver hit a street light and power box, police said. Read full article: Suspected DUI Driver Hits Electrical Box...→

Power Outage Hits Mission Valley, Clairemont, Other Areas - Times of San Diego

A power outage Saturday affected several areas, including Mission Valley and Clairemont, San Diego Gas & Electric reported. Read full article: Power Outage Hits Mission Valley, Claire...→

Power Outage; Lights Go Out On UC Berkeley Campus

Power Outage; Lights Go Out On UC Berkeley Campus

A power outage struck the UC Berkeley campus early Thursday, cutting off electricity to 16 buildings including the main administration offices in Sproul Hall, [...] Read full article: Power Outage; Lights Go Out On UC Berkel...→

Seattle city council passes ordinance that would allow up to 40 tiny house villages, encampments or parking lot camps

Seattle city council passes ordinance that would allow up to 40 tiny house villages, encampments or parking lot camps

The measure, passed Tuesday, allows encampments to exist indefinitely with renewal of a permit once a year and allows them in residential zones. Read full article: Seattle city council passes ordinance th...→

City Light is struggling to keep up with repairs as wire thieves knock out Seattle streetlights

City Light is struggling to keep up with repairs as wire thieves knock out Seattle streetlights

Copper wire thieves have hit Seattle's streetlight network more than 40 times in the past year, ripping out wires at locations across the city at an unpreceden [...] Read full article: City Light is struggling to keep up with...→

Seattle City Councilmember Sawant says her tax on big businesses would raise $300 million a year

Seattle City Councilmember Sawant says her tax on big businesses would raise $300 million a year

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant outlined her new proposal Wednesday for a tax on big businesses such as Amazon, saying she intends to introduce legisl [...] Read full article: Seattle City Councilmember Sawant says h...→

Clouds and light rain will soon return to the Seattle area

Hope you enjoyed the clear skies and seeing the full moon at night these past couple of days because that's all about to be over. At least for the rest of this [...] Read full article: Clouds and light rain will soon return t...→

Seattle City Council approves legislation protecting renters from wintertime evictionsme evictions

Seattle City Council voted Monday to limit when and how renters can be evicted from their  homes, but amended the proposal by shortening the number of months t [...] Read full article: Seattle City Council approves legislatio...→

Seattle City Council set to vote on legislation banning most evictions during winter months

Seattle City Council set to vote on legislation banning most evictions during winter months

Councilmember Kshama Sawant's legislation would prohibit evictions from being carried out between Nov. 1 and April 1, Read full article: Seattle City Council set to vote on legi...→

A valentine to Seattle: 5 things we love about the Emerald City | Produced by Advertising Publications

A valentine to Seattle: 5 things we love about the Emerald City | Produced by Advertising Publications

Plus a few Valentine’s Day suggestions, just in case you still need a gift for that special Seattleite in your life.    Read full article: A valentine to Seattle: 5 things we love...→

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

The audit also found record-high ridership of 750,000 trips from July to September and more people parking bikes correctly so they aren't blocking the sidewalk [...] Read full article: Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes ...→

Seattle city councilmember agrees to pay fine for texting police chief about RV in front of her home

Lisa Herbold agreed to pay the city $500 and acknowledge her violation of a rule that bars city employees from using their official position for their private [...] Read full article: Seattle city councilmember agrees to pay...→

Ocean Beach Power Outage During Super Bowl

Ocean Beach Power Outage During Super Bowl

San Diego Gas & Electric said 510 customers lost power in the Ocean Beach area around 5:30 p.m. Read full article: Ocean Beach Power Outage During Super Bo...→

Firearm violence affects all of us, and we have the power to prevent it

Firearm violence affects all of us, and we have the power to prevent it

Part of living in a democracy is letting our elected officials who make our laws and set our policies know what we feel is important for us, our families and o [...] Read full article: Firearm violence affects all of us, and ...→

There’s a vault under the Seattle Municipal Tower where the city stores hundreds of art pieces

There’s a vault under the Seattle Municipal Tower where the city stores hundreds of art pieces

Jammed with works serious and whimsical, large and small, the secret chamber holds art commissioned under Seattle's 1% For Art law. Read full article: There’s a vault under the Seattle Munici...→

City Was Warned About Damaged Light Poles Years Before One Fell On Woman

City Was Warned About Damaged Light Poles Years Before One Fell On Woman

By Dave Savini, Michele Youngerman, and Christopher Hacker... CHICAGO (CBS) — On Nov. 21, 2019, Maya Kirk was walking back to her office after lunch. It was, a [...] Read full article: City Was Warned About Damaged Light Pole...→

‘We’ve got to learn from that’: Seattle volunteers shed new light on dark history of Chinese exclusion

‘We’ve got to learn from that’: Seattle volunteers shed new light on dark history of Chinese exclusion

Seattle's National Archives contain about 50,000 case files related to the Chinese Exclusion Act, which for decades barred most Chinese immigration. Volunteers [...] Read full article: ‘We’ve got to learn from that’: Seattle ...→

Semi Truck Crashes into Power Pole in El Cajon, Results in Outage for Over 500 - Times of San Diego

A semi-truck sheared a fire hydrant and crashed into a power pole Thursday morning in El Cajon, causing an outage that left more than 500 customers without pow [...] Read full article: Semi Truck Crashes into Power Pole in El...→

Seattle, other districts cancel school as snow packs a punch north of city on Wednesday

Seattle, other districts cancel school as snow packs a punch north of city on Wednesday

A third round of snow is choking transportation and closing schools in parts of Western Washington on Wednesday morning — although other areas saw no snow at a [...] Read full article: Seattle, other districts cancel school a...→

Seattle City Council bans ‘foreign-influenced’ companies from most political spending

The measure will close a loophole because foreign individuals and foreign-based entities already are barred from making contributions in United States election [...] Read full article: Seattle City Council bans ‘foreign-influ...→

Massive delays, cancellations plague NYC subway system during power outage

Massive delays, cancellations plague NYC subway system during power outage

Power outages on the subway system today are causing massive delays and cancellations on many lines. Read full article: Massive delays, cancellations plague NYC...→

Palo Alto: Power outage leaves over 2,500 in the dark

Palo Alto: Power outage leaves over 2,500 in the dark

PALO ALTO —  A stray balloon could be the culprit for a Sunday afternoon power outage that left over 2,500 people without electricity. Palo Alto Utilities offi [...] Read full article: Palo Alto: Power outage leaves over 2,50...→

Power Outage Hits Mission Valley, Clairemont, Other Areas - Times of San Diego

A power outage Saturday affected several areas, including Mission Valley and Clairemont, San Diego Gas & Electric reported. Read full article: Power Outage Hits Mission Valley, Claire...→

Support grows to add a N.E. 130th Street light-rail station in north Seattle quicker than planned

Voters approved the station in the 2016 ST3 tax-increase measure, but not to open until 2031. That's seven years after the Lynnwood extension, where the statio [...] Read full article: Support grows to add a N.E. 130th Street...→

Seattle will get city-owned buildings off fossil fuels, Mayor Durkan says

Seattle will no longer use fossil fuels like natural gas to heat, cool and cook in new and substantially altered city-owned buildings and will come up with a p [...] Read full article: Seattle will get city-owned buildings of...→

New member of Seattle City Council starts tenure tackling taxes, evictions, crime, homelessness

Andrew Lewis moved into City Hall less than two months ago, but the new Seattle City Council member has already debated winter evictions, downtown crime and ta [...] Read full article: New member of Seattle City Council start...→

PG&E Outage In San Francisco Leaves Over 9,000 Customers In The Dark

PG&E Outage In San Francisco Leaves Over 9,000 Customers In The Dark

Over 9,100 PG&E customers are without power in several San Francisco neighborhoods Wednesday night.  Read full article: PG&E Outage In San Francisco Leaves Over...→

Squirrel Blamed For Benton County Power Outage

Squirrel Blamed For Benton County Power Outage

A pesky rodent is being blamed for a power outage Tuesday afternoon that impacted many Benton County residents. Read full article: Squirrel Blamed For Benton County Power ...→

Seattle City Council to Washington state lawmakers: Don’t take away city’s ability to tax big businesses

The Washington House is considering a bill that would allow King County to raise money for affordable housing and homeless services. Read full article: Seattle City Council to Washington state...→

Mt. Weather: Top Secret Government Facility Activated for Power Outage in April

Mt. Weather: Top Secret Government Facility Activated for Power Outage in April

The government’s backup emergency operations center was activated in April due to a power interruption, the News4 I-Team learned. Read full article: Mt. Weather: Top Secret Government Facil...→

Seattle City Council votes to oppose India’s National Register of Citizens, Citizenship Amendment Act

The Seattle City Council voted Monday to oppose policies advanced by India's government as discriminatory toward Muslims and  other groups. The council passed [...] Read full article: Seattle City Council votes to oppose Ind...→

Kansas City fireworks light up weather map after Chiefs' Super Bowl win

Kansas City fireworks light up weather map after Chiefs' Super Bowl win

The National Weather Service in Kansas City shared a map that showed fireworks after the Chiefs won the Super Bowl Sunday night. Read full article: Kansas City fireworks light up weather m...→

‘Swanktuary city’: No vacancy in Seattle, except at the top

‘Swanktuary city’: No vacancy in Seattle, except at the top

When you have 1,300 people lined up for a shot at a modest apartment building, but it's the sky palaces that keep rising in huge waves of development, somethin [...] Read full article: ‘Swanktuary city’: No vacancy in Seattle...→

Seattle City Council member questions Uber, Lyft over surge pricing after mass shooting downtown

Seattle City Council member questions Uber, Lyft over surge pricing after mass shooting downtown

Both Uber and Lyft instituted fare caps an hour after the shootings, and the companies promised refunds for riders who were charged extra. Read full article: Seattle City Council member questions Ub...→

El Cajon Crash Leads to Power Outage for 1,700 Customers

El Cajon Crash Leads to Power Outage for 1,700 Customers

An early-morning crash Tuesday shut down traffic along a busy street in El Cajon and caused a power outage for nearly 1,700 customers. The El Cajon Police Depa [...] Read full article: El Cajon Crash Leads to Power Outage for...→

Letter: I lost power for 40+ hours during a PG&E outage

Letter: I lost power for 40+ hours during a PG&E outage

While avoiding damages caused by wildfires is a safety precaution, power outages can cause their own dangers. Read full article: Letter: I lost power for 40+ hours durin...→

‘Enough is enough’: Seattle business owners, neighbors rally against downtown crime, urge city to act

‘Enough is enough’: Seattle business owners, neighbors rally against downtown crime, urge city to act

A crowd of frustrated downtown business owners, affordable-housing providers, neighborhood groups and high-school students gathered at Seattle's Westlake Park [...] Read full article: ‘Enough is enough’: Seattle business own...→

Denver weather: Cloudy and mild in the city while light snow falls in the mountains

Denver weather: Cloudy and mild in the city while light snow falls in the mountains

Denver will have cloudy skies and mild temperatures on Tuesday while the mountains will get up to 3 inches of new snow. Read full article: Denver weather: Cloudy and mild in the c...→

PG&E warns of phone scams targeting customers with power shutoffs

PG&E warns of phone scams targeting customers with power shutoffs

PG&E’s Corporate Security department has received several reports in the past few weeks regarding scammers requesting payment on past due utility bills immedia [...] Read full article: PG&E warns of phone scams targeting cust...→

Winter weather hits Seattle as Northwest storm brings 'treacherous' travel impacts, power outages

Winter weather hits Seattle as Northwest storm brings 'treacherous' travel impacts, power outages

Thousands of residents across the Pacific Northwest were without power on Monday after a storm system brought heavy snow to the region, part of an active stret [...] Read full article: Winter weather hits Seattle as Northwest...→

Suspected DUI Driver Hits Electrical Box, Causes Power Outage in North County - Times of San Diego

Power was knocked out Sunday for 250 residents in Oceanside after a suspected DUI driver hit a street light and power box, police said. Read full article: Suspected DUI Driver Hits Electrical Box...→

Suspected DUI Driver Hits Light Pole, Causes Power Outage in Oceanside

Suspected DUI Driver Hits Light Pole, Causes Power Outage in Oceanside

A vehicle lost control and hit a utility pole causing a power outage in Oceanside on Sunday, Oceanside police said. The areas affected by the outage are Oceans [...] Read full article: Suspected DUI Driver Hits Light Pole, Ca...→

Nearly 4,800 ComEd Customers Without Power Amid Winter Storm

Nearly 4,800 ComEd Customers Without Power Amid Winter Storm

Nearly 4,800 ComEd customers were without power Saturday afternoon as a winter storm pounded the Chicago area. Read full article: Nearly 4,800 ComEd Customers Without Pow...→

Power Outage; Lights Go Out On UC Berkeley Campus

Power Outage; Lights Go Out On UC Berkeley Campus

A power outage struck the UC Berkeley campus early Thursday, cutting off electricity to 16 buildings including the main administration offices in Sproul Hall, [...] Read full article: Power Outage; Lights Go Out On UC Berkel...→

Seattle city council passes ordinance that would allow up to 40 tiny house villages, encampments or parking lot camps

Seattle city council passes ordinance that would allow up to 40 tiny house villages, encampments or parking lot camps

The measure, passed Tuesday, allows encampments to exist indefinitely with renewal of a permit once a year and allows them in residential zones. Read full article: Seattle city council passes ordinance th...→

New member of Seattle City Council starts tenure tackling taxes, evictions, crime, homelessness

Andrew Lewis moved into City Hall less than two months ago, but the new Seattle City Council member has already debated winter evictions, downtown crime and ta [...] Read full article: New member of Seattle City Council start...→

City Light is struggling to keep up with repairs as wire thieves knock out Seattle streetlights

City Light is struggling to keep up with repairs as wire thieves knock out Seattle streetlights

Copper wire thieves have hit Seattle's streetlight network more than 40 times in the past year, ripping out wires at locations across the city at an unpreceden [...] Read full article: City Light is struggling to keep up with...→

PG&E Outage In San Francisco Leaves Over 9,000 Customers In The Dark

PG&E Outage In San Francisco Leaves Over 9,000 Customers In The Dark

Over 9,100 PG&E customers are without power in several San Francisco neighborhoods Wednesday night.  Read full article: PG&E Outage In San Francisco Leaves Over...→

Seattle City Councilmember Sawant says her tax on big businesses would raise $300 million a year

Seattle City Councilmember Sawant says her tax on big businesses would raise $300 million a year

Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant outlined her new proposal Wednesday for a tax on big businesses such as Amazon, saying she intends to introduce legisl [...] Read full article: Seattle City Councilmember Sawant says h...→

Squirrel Blamed For Benton County Power Outage

Squirrel Blamed For Benton County Power Outage

A pesky rodent is being blamed for a power outage Tuesday afternoon that impacted many Benton County residents. Read full article: Squirrel Blamed For Benton County Power ...→

Clouds and light rain will soon return to the Seattle area

Hope you enjoyed the clear skies and seeing the full moon at night these past couple of days because that's all about to be over. At least for the rest of this [...] Read full article: Clouds and light rain will soon return t...→

Seattle City Council to Washington state lawmakers: Don’t take away city’s ability to tax big businesses

The Washington House is considering a bill that would allow King County to raise money for affordable housing and homeless services. Read full article: Seattle City Council to Washington state...→

Seattle City Council approves legislation protecting renters from wintertime evictionsme evictions

Seattle City Council voted Monday to limit when and how renters can be evicted from their  homes, but amended the proposal by shortening the number of months t [...] Read full article: Seattle City Council approves legislatio...→

Seattle City Council set to vote on legislation banning most evictions during winter months

Seattle City Council set to vote on legislation banning most evictions during winter months

Councilmember Kshama Sawant's legislation would prohibit evictions from being carried out between Nov. 1 and April 1, Read full article: Seattle City Council set to vote on legi...→

A valentine to Seattle: 5 things we love about the Emerald City | Produced by Advertising Publications

A valentine to Seattle: 5 things we love about the Emerald City | Produced by Advertising Publications

Plus a few Valentine’s Day suggestions, just in case you still need a gift for that special Seattleite in your life.    Read full article: A valentine to Seattle: 5 things we love...→

Mt. Weather: Top Secret Government Facility Activated for Power Outage in April

Mt. Weather: Top Secret Government Facility Activated for Power Outage in April

The government’s backup emergency operations center was activated in April due to a power interruption, the News4 I-Team learned. Read full article: Mt. Weather: Top Secret Government Facil...→

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes were inoperable in late-summer maintenance slump, city audit says

The audit also found record-high ridership of 750,000 trips from July to September and more people parking bikes correctly so they aren't blocking the sidewalk [...] Read full article: Half of Seattle bike-share rental bikes ...→

Seattle city councilmember agrees to pay fine for texting police chief about RV in front of her home

Lisa Herbold agreed to pay the city $500 and acknowledge her violation of a rule that bars city employees from using their official position for their private [...] Read full article: Seattle city councilmember agrees to pay...→

Seattle City Council votes to oppose India’s National Register of Citizens, Citizenship Amendment Act

The Seattle City Council voted Monday to oppose policies advanced by India's government as discriminatory toward Muslims and  other groups. The council passed [...] Read full article: Seattle City Council votes to oppose Ind...→

Kansas City fireworks light up weather map after Chiefs' Super Bowl win

Kansas City fireworks light up weather map after Chiefs' Super Bowl win

The National Weather Service in Kansas City shared a map that showed fireworks after the Chiefs won the Super Bowl Sunday night. Read full article: Kansas City fireworks light up weather m...→

Ocean Beach Power Outage During Super Bowl

Ocean Beach Power Outage During Super Bowl

San Diego Gas & Electric said 510 customers lost power in the Ocean Beach area around 5:30 p.m. Read full article: Ocean Beach Power Outage During Super Bo...→

‘Swanktuary city’: No vacancy in Seattle, except at the top

‘Swanktuary city’: No vacancy in Seattle, except at the top

When you have 1,300 people lined up for a shot at a modest apartment building, but it's the sky palaces that keep rising in huge waves of development, somethin [...] Read full article: ‘Swanktuary city’: No vacancy in Seattle...→

Firearm violence affects all of us, and we have the power to prevent it

Firearm violence affects all of us, and we have the power to prevent it

Part of living in a democracy is letting our elected officials who make our laws and set our policies know what we feel is important for us, our families and o [...] Read full article: Firearm violence affects all of us, and ...→

Seattle City Council member questions Uber, Lyft over surge pricing after mass shooting downtown

Seattle City Council member questions Uber, Lyft over surge pricing after mass shooting downtown

Both Uber and Lyft instituted fare caps an hour after the shootings, and the companies promised refunds for riders who were charged extra. Read full article: Seattle City Council member questions Ub...→

There’s a vault under the Seattle Municipal Tower where the city stores hundreds of art pieces

There’s a vault under the Seattle Municipal Tower where the city stores hundreds of art pieces

Jammed with works serious and whimsical, large and small, the secret chamber holds art commissioned under Seattle's 1% For Art law. Read full article: There’s a vault under the Seattle Munici...→

El Cajon Crash Leads to Power Outage for 1,700 Customers

El Cajon Crash Leads to Power Outage for 1,700 Customers

An early-morning crash Tuesday shut down traffic along a busy street in El Cajon and caused a power outage for nearly 1,700 customers. The El Cajon Police Depa [...] Read full article: El Cajon Crash Leads to Power Outage for...→

City Was Warned About Damaged Light Poles Years Before One Fell On Woman

City Was Warned About Damaged Light Poles Years Before One Fell On Woman

By Dave Savini, Michele Youngerman, and Christopher Hacker... CHICAGO (CBS) — On Nov. 21, 2019, Maya Kirk was walking back to her office after lunch. It was, a [...] Read full article: City Was Warned About Damaged Light Pole...→

Letter: I lost power for 40+ hours during a PG&E outage

Letter: I lost power for 40+ hours during a PG&E outage

While avoiding damages caused by wildfires is a safety precaution, power outages can cause their own dangers. Read full article: Letter: I lost power for 40+ hours durin...→

‘We’ve got to learn from that’: Seattle volunteers shed new light on dark history of Chinese exclusion

‘We’ve got to learn from that’: Seattle volunteers shed new light on dark history of Chinese exclusion

Seattle's National Archives contain about 50,000 case files related to the Chinese Exclusion Act, which for decades barred most Chinese immigration. Volunteers [...] Read full article: ‘We’ve got to learn from that’: Seattle ...→

‘Enough is enough’: Seattle business owners, neighbors rally against downtown crime, urge city to act

‘Enough is enough’: Seattle business owners, neighbors rally against downtown crime, urge city to act

A crowd of frustrated downtown business owners, affordable-housing providers, neighborhood groups and high-school students gathered at Seattle's Westlake Park [...] Read full article: ‘Enough is enough’: Seattle business own...→

Semi Truck Crashes into Power Pole in El Cajon, Results in Outage for Over 500 - Times of San Diego

A semi-truck sheared a fire hydrant and crashed into a power pole Thursday morning in El Cajon, causing an outage that left more than 500 customers without pow [...] Read full article: Semi Truck Crashes into Power Pole in El...→

Denver weather: Cloudy and mild in the city while light snow falls in the mountains

Denver weather: Cloudy and mild in the city while light snow falls in the mountains

Denver will have cloudy skies and mild temperatures on Tuesday while the mountains will get up to 3 inches of new snow. Read full article: Denver weather: Cloudy and mild in the c...→

Seattle, other districts cancel school as snow packs a punch north of city on Wednesday

Seattle, other districts cancel school as snow packs a punch north of city on Wednesday

A third round of snow is choking transportation and closing schools in parts of Western Washington on Wednesday morning — although other areas saw no snow at a [...] Read full article: Seattle, other districts cancel school a...→

PG&E warns of phone scams targeting customers with power shutoffs

PG&E warns of phone scams targeting customers with power shutoffs

PG&E’s Corporate Security department has received several reports in the past few weeks regarding scammers requesting payment on past due utility bills immedia [...] Read full article: PG&E warns of phone scams targeting cust...→

Seattle City Council bans ‘foreign-influenced’ companies from most political spending

The measure will close a loophole because foreign individuals and foreign-based entities already are barred from making contributions in United States election [...] Read full article: Seattle City Council bans ‘foreign-influ...→

Winter weather hits Seattle as Northwest storm brings 'treacherous' travel impacts, power outages

Winter weather hits Seattle as Northwest storm brings 'treacherous' travel impacts, power outages

Thousands of residents across the Pacific Northwest were without power on Monday after a storm system brought heavy snow to the region, part of an active stret [...] Read full article: Winter weather hits Seattle as Northwest...→

Massive delays, cancellations plague NYC subway system during power outage

Massive delays, cancellations plague NYC subway system during power outage

Power outages on the subway system today are causing massive delays and cancellations on many lines. Read full article: Massive delays, cancellations plague NYC...→

Suspected DUI Driver Hits Electrical Box, Causes Power Outage in North County - Times of San Diego

Power was knocked out Sunday for 250 residents in Oceanside after a suspected DUI driver hit a street light and power box, police said. Read full article: Suspected DUI Driver Hits Electrical Box...→

Palo Alto: Power outage leaves over 2,500 in the dark

Palo Alto: Power outage leaves over 2,500 in the dark

PALO ALTO —  A stray balloon could be the culprit for a Sunday afternoon power outage that left over 2,500 people without electricity. Palo Alto Utilities offi [...] Read full article: Palo Alto: Power outage leaves over 2,50...→

Suspected DUI Driver Hits Light Pole, Causes Power Outage in Oceanside

Suspected DUI Driver Hits Light Pole, Causes Power Outage in Oceanside

A vehicle lost control and hit a utility pole causing a power outage in Oceanside on Sunday, Oceanside police said. The areas affected by the outage are Oceans [...] Read full article: Suspected DUI Driver Hits Light Pole, Ca...→

Power Outage Hits Mission Valley, Clairemont, Other Areas - Times of San Diego

A power outage Saturday affected several areas, including Mission Valley and Clairemont, San Diego Gas & Electric reported. Read full article: Power Outage Hits Mission Valley, Claire...→

Nearly 4,800 ComEd Customers Without Power Amid Winter Storm

Nearly 4,800 ComEd Customers Without Power Amid Winter Storm

Nearly 4,800 ComEd customers were without power Saturday afternoon as a winter storm pounded the Chicago area. Read full article: Nearly 4,800 ComEd Customers Without Pow...→

Support grows to add a N.E. 130th Street light-rail station in north Seattle quicker than planned

Voters approved the station in the 2016 ST3 tax-increase measure, but not to open until 2031. That's seven years after the Lynnwood extension, where the statio [...] Read full article: Support grows to add a N.E. 130th Street...→

Power Outage; Lights Go Out On UC Berkeley Campus

Power Outage; Lights Go Out On UC Berkeley Campus

A power outage struck the UC Berkeley campus early Thursday, cutting off electricity to 16 buildings including the main administration offices in Sproul Hall, [...] Read full article: Power Outage; Lights Go Out On UC Berkel...→

Seattle will get city-owned buildings off fossil fuels, Mayor Durkan says

Seattle will no longer use fossil fuels like natural gas to heat, cool and cook in new and substantially altered city-owned buildings and will come up with a p [...] Read full article: Seattle will get city-owned buildings of...→