SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A circuit breaker failure at a North Park electric substation temporarily left nearly 47,000 area homes and businesses without electricity Saturday morning.
The widespread outage hit shortly before 8 a.m., when the top of a breaker fell off at the substation at Iowa Street and El Cajon Boulevard, according to San Diego Gas & Electric spokeswoman Samya France.
Service was restored by about 9:30 a.m. to all the SDG&E customers, except three. The outage hit University Heights, North Park, Normal Heights, Center City, Balboa Park, Golden Hills, Kensington, Talmadge, College, Old Town, Mission Hills and Hillcrest neighborhoods, according to the utility.
SDG&E officials estimated power would be restored to the remaining three customers by about 10:30 a.m.Check out SDG&E's Unplanned Outages Map for updates.
An immigrant who once bundled ink-fresh newspapers at a newspaper printing press took control of the San Diego Union-Tribune Sunday, and promised in a letter to readers to fight fake news as if it were cancer.
President Trump's zero-tolerance policy on immigration continues to spark outrage. Specifically, there's growing concern over officials separating children from their parents at the border.
Sunday marked day four of action at the World Cup; and it featured a huge upset that had hundreds of people dancing in the South Bay streets. Mexico took down the defending world champions Germany and local fans had a great time celebrating.
Chula Vista Police on Sunday were trying to determine how a man's body ended up in the middle of the street. Someone first spotted him early in the morning in the westbound lanes of Buena Vista Way near Rancho Del Rey Parkway.
The Pacific Southwest Emmy Awards were held Saturday night near Palm Springs and we're proud to share that several members of the News 8 team were honored.
A 21-year-old woman was found dead in her bedroom Saturday night and San Diego Police suspect foul play. The victim's family made the discovery just after 5 p.m. at their home in the 3600 block of 45th street in City Heights.
Weekend temperatures dropped nearly 10 degrees in most areas around the county, compared to a few days ago. Slight warming is expected early next week as upper low pressure weakens.
Del Mar is the only city in North County that allows off-leash dogs on the beach, but yearly seasonal changes to that rule have just taken effect.