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Posted on: October 21, 2020

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

Preparing For A Power Outage

PG&E has notified the County of a potential Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) for wildfire safety starting tonight, October 22, from midnight to 4 am through Thursday evening.

The PG&E's power shutoff may impact some customers in Clayton, Danville, Diablo, 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 two Community Resource Centers (CRC) in Contra Costa County. The CRCs are open on Thursday, October 22, from 8 am to 8 pm.

  • Costco Parking Lot, Castle Square Shopping Center, 3150 Fostoria Way, Danville
  • Arbolado Park, Arbolado Drive at Doncaster Drive, Walnut Creek

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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