05 Dec '11, 12pm

Winds leave thousands without power in California: High winds returned to the Los Angeles area early on Saturday...

Winds leave thousands without power in California: High winds returned to the Los Angeles area early on Saturday...

RELATED ARTICLES Winter storms batter western states January 6, 2008 10:18 AM Fires create electricity 'island' in San Diego October 24, 2007 04:01 PM Work begins on California wind transmission lines March 7, 2008 03:05 AM 4 Dead, Killer Heat In Southern California September 4, 2007 07:18 AM /lifestyle/article/43654 High winds returned to the Los Angeles area early on Saturday as over 100,000 homes and businesses lost power, due to fallen trees and other damage from an ongoing windstorm. ADVERTISEMENT Southern California Edison said that at mid-afternoon it still had 73,600 customers affected by the outages, which were mainly concentrated along the San Gabriel Valley foothills east of Pasadena. The area saw "near hurricane force winds" that caused flying debris to knock over power poles, said Edison spokesman Gil Alexander. Unusually powerful winds first began striking th...

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Pictures: High winds up to 160kmh batters several south-western US states, LA hit hard

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straitstimes.com 02 Dec '11, 1am

A man walks past a gasoline station that was damaged during a high wind storm in Pasadena, California Dec 1, 2011. -- PHOT...