Local Schools Recover from Power Outage

Tuesday, Sep 13, 2011  |  Updated 11:23 AM PDT
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Local Schools Recover from Power Outage

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Schools throughout San Diego County were closed to teachers and students Friday, but campus maintenance workers spent the day throwing out food, testing computer systems and reprogramming air conditioners that were knocked offline by Thursday's massive power outage.

San Diego County schools Superintendent Randy Ward decided at the height of the blackout Thursday evening to cancel all Friday classes in the region, saying that it was uncertain when power would return and streets would be safe for travel.

Though the lights were back on by Friday morning, North County educators said they were glad to have the day to recover from what power company officials have called an unprecedented outage.

Read more on this story form our media partner the North County Times.

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