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Posted on: October 23, 2020

[ARCHIVED] PG&E Announces Potential Power Shutoff in Parts of Contra Costa County

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PG&E has notified the County of a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) for wildfire safety starting as early as Sunday, October 25, afternoon. PG&E estimates 18,749 customers in Contra Costa County may be impacted. PG&E says power to Contra Costa customers may be restored by Tuesday, October 27, late at night.

PG&E's power shutoff may impact some customers in Antioch, Brentwood, Byron, Clayton, Concord, Danville, Kensington, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, San Ramon, and Walnut Creek. 

See County charging stations (PDF) for medical equipment and mobile devices.

Check to see if you may be impacted at PG&E address lookupUpdate your information for PG&E notifications at or call 1-866-743-6589 for assistance in multiple languages. Prepare for wildfires and power outages. See PG&E's Safety Action Center.

PG&E Community Resource Centers

PG&E will have four Community Resource Centers (CRC) in Contra Costa County. The CRCs will open starting Sunday, October 25, through Tuesday, October 27, from 8 am to 10 pm.

  • Endeavor Hall, 6008 Center Street, Clayton
  • Costco Parking Lot, Castle Square Shopping Center, 3150 Fostoria Way, Danville
  • Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1035 Caron Lane, Lafayette
  • Moraga Valley Presbyterian Church, 10 Moraga Valley Lane, Moraga

Residents can get access to WiFi and charge mobile devices and small medical devices. Water and snacks will be available. The CRCs will have ADA accessible restrooms and washing stations. Face covering required. Visit PG&E for more information on Community Resource Centers.

For more information in multiple languages, visit

For resources, including a list of food banks, visit

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