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List: Bay Area School Closures Due to PG&E Power Shutoffs

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    PG&E's Power Shutoffs Force School Closures

    Some schools across the Bay Area have decided to close Wednesday and Thursday due to proactive PG&E power shutoffs amid high fire danger. Kris Sanchez reports.

    (Published Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019)

    Hundreds of thousands of PG&E customers across Northern and Central California have had their power turned off due to high fire danger.

    An up-to-date map of current outages can be found here.

    Full coverage on the power shutoffs can be found here.

    Areas Affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff

    A planned outage from PG&E is expected to hit roughly 800,000 customers in parts of Northern, Central and coastal California.

    Enter your location in the search bar below to see if you or your area will be affected.

    Data: PG&E
    Nina Lin/NBC

    Here's a list of Bay Area schools that plan to cancel classes during the power outages:

    South Bay

    • Alum Rock Union School District schools will be closed Wednesday and Thursday.

    North Bay

    Napa County

    • Napa Valley Unified schools closed Wednesday and Thursday
    • St. Helena Unified closed Wednesday
    • Howell Mountain ESD closed Wednesday and Thursday
    • Napa County Office of Educaton: after school and preschool programs on NVUSD campuses will be closed. The St. Helena Child Development Center will be closed.

    Sonoma County

    • Alexander Valley School closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
    • Kawana Springs Elementary closed Wednesday
    • Bennett Valley Union School District closed Wednesday
    • Cloverdale Unified School District closed Wednesday
    • Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District closed Wednesday
    • Kashia School District closed Wednesday
    • Geyserville Unified School District closed Wednesday and Friday
    • Mark West Union School District closed Wednesday with a projected closure on Thursday
    • Old Adobe Union School District: Only Sonoma Mountain and Old Adobe charter schools closed Wednesday
    • Kenilworth Junior High closed Wednesday
    • Piner-Olivet Union School District closed Wednesday
    • Rincon Valley School District closed Wednesday

    The following schools in the Santa Rosa City Schools district will be closed Wednesday:

    • Maria Carrillo High
    • Rincon Valley Middle
    • Santa Rosa Middle
    • Hidden Valley Elementary
    • Proctor Terrace Elementary
    • Santa Rosa Accelerated Charter School
    • Lewis Education Center
    • Sonoma Valley Unidied School District closed Wednesday through Friday
    • Sonoma County Office of Education: Skkylane campus, El Colegio preschool, and Transition classes closed Wednesday
    • Waugh School District closed Wednesday with non-student days on Thursday, Friday. Teachers still running conferences
    • West Side Union School District closed Wednesday and Friday
    • Windsor Unified School District closed Wednesday
    • All after-school programs at those schools, such as athletics and childcare, are also canceled
    • Sonoma Valley Transition Program will be closed Friday.

    East Bay

    Castro Valley Unified said schools will be canceled Friday if power remains off at the at the following campuses: Jensen Ranch, Palomares, and Proctor Elementary Schools and Canyon Middle School. But, if power is restored before morning classes will resume.

    Oakland Unified School District said all schools will be in session Friday.

     

    Colleges:

    • UC Berkeley has canceled classes Wednesday. The campus will remain open, though services will be limited.
    • Mills College has canceled classes Wednesday and Thursday.
    • Santa Rosa Junior College has canceled classes during the outages.
    • Sonoma State University will cancel classes during the outages.
    • UC Santa Cruz has canceled classes Thursday.
    A look at how many PG&E customers are estimated to be impacted during planned power shutoffs in the Bay Area. (Oct. 8, 2019)
    Photo credit: NBC Bay Area