Another day, another blazer.
The California Independent System Operator (Cal-ISO) took the unusual step of declaring a Flex Alert for statewide energy users tomorrow, even though today was expected to be the hotter day.
Maybe we'll nearly be out of juice by then. According to the grid controller:
If the Big One hits, we're f---'d. You're saying, Yeah-yeah, tell me something I don't know.
But here's the thing: Experts say our only hope of getting power back 72 hours after a huge earthquake in Southern California is the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. As you might have heard, the San O ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: As power seems to be coming back on, California electricity officials issue a "flex-alert" for the entire state.
A power outage affecting all of San Diego County has been reported today, and now we're seeing tweets that the lights have gone out in Dana Point, Laguna Ni ... More >>
FoxUpdated at the bottom: The California Independent System Operator will join the party, er we mean, investigations. First posted at 7:09 a.m.
When the power went out yesterday for a large swath of Southern California only days before the anniversary of 9/11, our thoughts naturally took us ... More >>
egotvonline.comSomebody's madThree shark sightings off the coast of San Diego in the last two weeks led to binocular-wielding tourists staking out areas like Mission Beach and La Jolla in hopes of catching a glimpse of a fishy dorsal fin.
The Los Angeles Times reported in their story coverin ... More >>
nakedvolleyball.comIn the San Onofre glory days, naked volleyball games went unchecked (and rampantly sunburned).The nudity laws in California, and on California beaches in particular, exist in a perpetual gray area -- a total headache for those who wish to live their lives outside the shackl ... More >>
Radioactive waves?So Japan is releasing 11,000 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific, the same ocean we happen to enjoy right here in Southern California.
Should we be afraid? Should surfers cancel that planned weekend session? Will your bikini disintegrate in nuclear--tainted saltwater ... More >>