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LA Times Today: How an Oregon wildfire almost derailed California’s power grid
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LA Times Today: How an Oregon wildfire almost derailed California’s power grid

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

This month, much of the Western U.S. experienced record or near-record temperatures. It reached 130-degrees in Death Valley.

The heat wave, along with a wildfire in Oregon, nearly took down California’s power grid.

L.A. Times’ Sammy Roth wrote what happened and joined us with the details.