SAN LEANDRO, CA: The City of San Leandro is working hard to prepare and keep the community informed and safe during the previously announced PG&E power shut-off. The latest update received is that power shut-offs throughout Alameda County will commence at approximately 8:00 p.m. tonight. This shut-off could impact approximately 1,200 PG&E customers in San Leandro and approximately 35,000 residences and businesses throughout Alameda County.
Strong winds are expected to begin about 10:00 p.m. tonight and power restoration for Alameda County is expected to begin on Thursday, October 10 around noon. Please note that the west end of San Leandro (west of I-880) is not scheduled to be impacted during this shut-off event.
City buildings are still open and servicing San Leandro residents during normal business hours today and are expected to open for business tomorrow. Please find a list of City facilities hours below:
- City Hall 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- Main Library 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Manor Branch Library 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
- Marina Community Center 11:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
- Mulford-Marina Branch Library 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Senior Community Center 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
- South Branch Library 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Thursday)
Please note some of these facilities may be operating on generators during periods of power disruption and so some services may be impacted. The public is welcome to visit or utilize these facilities during operating hours. To keep updated with the most up-to-date information regarding the PG&E Power Shut-off event, please sign up for ACALERT at buff.ly/322oCNu.
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“The City is continuing to prepare, keep everyone informed, and ensure public safety during this time. We have increased on-call Police staffing levels and we are working with the Alameda County Fire Department and PG&E on any updates that affect our residents,” said Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter. “Our public Wi-Fi continues to service City parks, many City buildings and the downtown area for those needing to access the internet or make a phone call using Wi-Fi. Although natural gas and local water service should continue to be available, the East Bay Municipal Utility District has advised the public to conserve water so as not to strain resources. We will continue to provide the latest updates.”
Find tips for preparing for a power outage at: https://prepareforpowerdown.com/.