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Good morning, California.
Power outages this weekend could be the largest yet in California, as Southern California Edison and Pacific Gas & Electric respond to expected hot, dry wind, The L.A. Times reports.
- Pubic schools in the San Fernando Valley will be closed Friday due to smoke and fire concerns, The Times reports.
- In Northern California, PG&E acknowledged that a 230,000-volt transmission line malfunctioned near the start of the Kincade Fire, which swept across 10,000 acres in Sonoma County.
- The utility shut off power to 179,000 homes and businesses, but did not de-power the larger transmission line.
“This is what we’ve been afraid of the whole time.”—UC Hastings law professor Jared Ellias, to The San Francisco Chronicle.