LATEST 10/9/19 11:55 P.M.: The delayed PG&E Power Shutdown has begun in Santa Cruz County. This second wave of power shutoffs will last through midnight.
Thousands are already without power in areas around UC Santa Cruz and the Santa Cruz Mountains. PG&E’s outage map shows the largest outages between La Selva Beach, Aptos, and up into the mountains. More than 8100 customers are reported without power there, as of 11:20 p.m.
The outage also covers:
4717 customers around Capitola and Soquel.
3050 customers around Scotts Valley and up Highway 17 towards the summit.
Around 2000 customers are reported without power in the Felton area.
Boony Doon, Ben Lomond, Boulder Creek, and Brookdale are also covered in the outage map.
UC Santa Cruz announced that they have canceled classes Thursday.