Classes were cancelled at Helix Charter High School in La Mesa Tuesday due to a power outage in the area, Grossmont Union High School District officials confirmed.
The school closed early, at 9 a.m., and posted the following message to their school website:
“Due to the ongoing power outage in the La Mesa area students will be released from school and can be picked up at 9am today 12/3/2013.”
According to San Diego Gas & Electric, the La Mesa power outage began just before 3:30 a.m. As of 10 a.m., approximately 935 customers remained without service.
SDG&E said the expected restoration time was 4 p.m. The cause of the power outage is under investigation.