PSPS Event Forces School Closures, Power Expected To Be Restored Starting Wednesday Afternoon

Several schools are closed due to the public safety power shutoff. They include Grant and Bella Vista, which are closed Wednesday. Happy Valley schools are closed Wednesday and Thursday. The public safety power shutoff by PG&E started Tuesday afternoon, and power should be restored starting Wednesday afternoon or Thursday after crews check for equipment damage. The precautionary electricity shutoff is affecting about 51,000 customers, with almost 16,000 of them in Shasta County. Targeted outages are in 16 other counties. Customers can check on their status at