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Dark Christmas for 2,900 Mountain View homes

Original post made on Dec 24, 2010

A car struck a power pole in Mountain View this afternoon and knocked out power to more than 2,900 PG&E customers, a PG&E spokeswoman said. The outage results in a dark Christmas Eve, or a candlelit evening.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, December 24, 2010, 5:24 PM

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Posted by mv resident
a resident of Mountain View
on Dec 24, 2010 at 5:57 pm

Well, it's been almost 2 hours. I really hope they get the power back on soon because I'm running out of candles! Also, I hope they update the article and let us know where on el camino the accident occurred and if the people inside the car are alright.


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Posted by mv resident
a resident of Mountain View
on Dec 24, 2010 at 7:16 pm

Does anyone have an update on when the power is going to come back on? 3 hours later and MV voice has yet to post anything about the outage.. this is the only information online so far.


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Posted by Neighbor
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Dec 24, 2010 at 7:57 pm

Not much help I'm afraid, but here's what I found out. Web Link
I hope that the Christmas Spirit is alive in Mountain View with neighbors helping out neighbors. I trust that this Christmas may bring happier memories than losing power to all in Mountain View.


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