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Lights Out | Northern California deals with unprecedented power outages

Tom Hyde buys a can of fuel for his Coleman camp stove from Kim Scheffer at a Village True Value Hardware store in Santa Rosa. (John Burgess / Press Democrat)
Shift supervisor James Quinn walks through a darkened CVS Pharmacy as downtown Sonoma remains without power. (Noah Berger / Associated Press)
Carlos Lama of Bayside Cafe, which was among businesses to lose power due to PG&E’s public safety power shutoff, uses an LED lamp and light from his phone at the counter of the restaurant in Sausalito. (Alan Dep / Marin Independent Journal)
Jamie Olivas transfers items from a Safeway store in Santa Rosa into a refrigerated trailer to keep them cold. (Christopher Chung / The Press Democrat)
A sign at Mary’s Pizza Shack informs customers of their closure due to a PG&E power shutdown in Sonoma. (Christopher Chung / The Press Democrat)
A gas station marquee and traffic lights remain dark as children cross Highway 12 during a power outage in Boyes Hot Springs. (Noah Berger / Associated Press)
People wait in line for gas at Robinson Enterprises in Nevada City. (Elias Funez / Associated Press)
Residents pick up meals from El Coyote food truck, one of the few food trucks open in Sonoma. (Brittany Hosea-Small / AFP/Getty Images)
Restaurant owner Emily Schiffman checks her phone behind a candle-lit bar at Reel and Brand in Sonoma. (Brittany Hosea-Small / AFP/Getty Images)
Judy Aquiline, a Sonoma local, sits in the candlelit restaurant Reel and Brand in Sonoma. (Brittany Hosea-Small / AFP/Getty Images)
Armando Espinoza delivers paper products to a cafe in downtown Sonoma during the power outage. (Noah Berger / Associated Press)