As if it’s not bad enough to be suffering through the heatwave from hell, 60,000 of our fellow Angelenos are currently doing it without the benefit of electricity.
About 26,000 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers remained without service around the city, said Kim Hughes of LADWP.
Outside the city, outages affected some 33,700 customers served by Southern California Edison, according to the utility.
If you’re reading this, you probably have power and it’s not an issue. But if you know someone who could be in trouble if they get overheated, like the elderly, small children, or bitchy bloggers, you can call 877-435-7021 to find out the location of your nearest cooling center.