The largest U.S. utility has turned power back on for about a fifth of the nearly 2 million people who lost power in California over a two-day span in a deliberate move to prevent its equipment from sparking and causing wildfires. (Oct. 10)
Motorists did their best to cope with a world without electricity Thursday in large swaths of California, dealing with darkened streets, traffic signals without power and uncertainty about whether their preferred gasoline or car charging stations would stay open.
For the most part, people were still getting to where they needed to go. As drivers…