Hundreds of thousands of people in Northern California are without electricity right now. PG&E has cut power during this week’s windy weather to avoid sparking another wildfire. Residents are upset and concerned that PG&E isn’t investing enough in long-term grid security.
Scheduled blackouts in California spark outrage
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