California Public Utilities Commission Judge Timothy Kenney said Tuesday that concerns over the plan will be handled in the coming weeks as the state utilities panel decides whether to approve it.
The utility, which is being sued for several massive firestorms, has said that shutting off power in rural areas during strong Santa Ana episodes and low humidity would greatly reduce the risk of another massive wildfire.
But opponents -- school and water districts, cable and telephone companies, and hospitals -- have argued that shutting off power would deprive residents of vital services. It was a coalition of such opponents that asked Kenney to throw out SDG&E's application to approve the plan, the Union-Tribune reported.
SDG&E's plan would cut power to more than 150,000 people beginning as early as September 1, if the plan is approved by the commission in August. However, it is not likely all 150,000 would lose power at the same time.
Some tennis experts say San Diego native, Taylor Fritz is the best hope to be America's next great tennis star.
A citywide wellness program is in the works to offer San Diegans free health-related classes. Dozens of workshops will be held each year at libraries and recreation centers, according to the City of San Diego.
Major traffic is expected to start Wednesday evening as Comic-Con kicks off with preview night in Downtown San Diego. MTS officials are encouraging attendees to use public transportation and got into the SDCC spirit with an homage to the "Stranger Things."
A 28-year-old man died Wednesday after he was found shot in a car in San Diego's University Heights neighborhood, police said.
Comic-Con International, again expected to draw a wide array of fans of the popular arts, conducts its annual preview night at the San Diego Convention Center Wednesday night.
Dogs can be a man's best friend, but also a criminal's worst nightmare. In Wednesday's Zevely Zone, Jeff is in Miramar at the sheriff's K-9 training academy with the new recruits.
News 8 Sports Director, Kyle Kraska, spent a few hours with Padres all-time great Trevor Hoffman who is headed to Cooperstown to be inducted into Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame.
Cameras did not scare two men who were captured trying to break into a Mission Hills home in broad daylight while the homeowner’s teenage son was inside.
We all know San Diego is an expensive place to live, but paying the "sunshine tax" to make a home in America's Finest City is nothing new. In digging through our News 8 archives we found two interesting past stories related to the cost of housing and land in San Diego County.
Wednesday was Opening Day at the Del Mar race track, but not everyone was excited about the start of the summer racing season.