Joshua Johnson spoke to PG&E about an hour ago to get an update on the power outages — affecting as many as 42,000 customers last night — caused by the storm. A spokesman said roughly 900 outages remain, most of them in the North Bay.

Here’s a clickable map of what PG&E says are current outages, viewable by city, county, and zip code.

Power Outage Update 29 December,2010Jon Brooks


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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