Headline RoundupOctober 29th, 2019

CA Blackouts Persist as Wildfires Worsen

Summary from the AllSides News Team

As wildfires throughout California persist and amplify, frequent electricity blackouts by Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) continue to frustrate residents. This next wave of blackouts come as fierce winds are being forecasted; at least 2.5 million Californians have experienced intentional blackouts by PG&E, and estimates suggest that over 1 million additional people will be affected with a portion that could be out of power for five or more days. The company has conceded that its own electrical malfunctions may have started some of the fires in northern California.

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