South Bay blackout leaves thousands without electricity
SAN DIEGO — A power outage Friday left several thousand homes and businesses in southwestern San Diego County without electrical service for part of the morning.
The blackout hit shortly before 7 a.m., initially affecting about 2,100 addresses in Bonita, Eastlake, Otay Mesa and Sunnyside, according to San Diego Gas & Electric.
As of 11:45 a.m., crews had restored service to all but 291 customers, SDG&E reported. The remainder were expected to be back online by early evening, according to the utility.
The cause of the outage was under investigation.