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Power outage affects thousands in South Bay

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CHULA VISTA (CBS 8) – A major power outage in Chula Vista has left thousands of people in the dark Tuesday afternoon.

According to SDG&E's Twitter page, power is expected to be restored around 7 p.m. Tuesday to the more than 4,500 homes and businesses in southwestern Chula Vista that lost power around 2:20 p.m.

Power was cut to traffic signals in the area as well, and Chula Vista Police officers were urging traffic to stay out of the area until service was restored.

The cause of the outage is being investigated.

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