Power restored in East Bay after PG&E outage affected thousands

Bay Area

BERKELEY (KRON) – PG&E has reported that all power has been restored in the East Bay after thousands of customers were affected on Sunday morning.

The downtown Berkeley BART station was temporarily closed due to the outage but as of 10:12 a.m. BART officials reported that the station had been reopened.

About 25,000 customers in Berkeley, 19,000 in El Cerrito and 3,500 in Richmond were without power.

PG&E said as of 9 a.m., some 50,000 customers were without power. That number dropped as the morning went on.

At this time, the cause of the outage is unknown.

The utility estimated that all power would be restored by 11 a.m. on Sunday.

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