Countywide Outage Affects SCE Customers

By Logan Hall

Southern California Edison customers were in the dark yesterday as a major power outage left 168,000 ratepayers without electricity according to SCE reports. At 11:28 a.m. Tuesday, SCE customers in the Ojai Valley, Ventura, Camarillo, Oxnard and Port Hueneme experienced a loss of power due to unknown causes said SCE spokesman David Song.

Stores and homes near the 'Y' shopping center were without power until 3 p.m. Vons had to close around 2 p.m. after losing backup

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