Power Restored for Thousands of Customers in Parts of East Bay: PG&E

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A PG&E spokesperson said Saturday evening that electricity has been fully restored to 51,000 customers in southern Alameda County affected by a widespread power outage.

The outage began at 6:54 p.m. and affected a sizable portion of the cities of Fremont, Newark and Union City and the southern portion of Hayward.

Just after 9 p.m., 34,000 of those customers -- in Union City and south Hayward -- had power restored.

At 9:29 p.m., the remaining 17,000 customers affected in Fremont and Newark had power restored, according to J.D. Guidi, a PG&E spokesperson.

Guidi said the cause of the outage is under investigation.

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