As California utilities halted service to more than 2 million people last year, lines formed at hardware stores selling portable generators and many hospitals and businesses fired up their own. The prospect of the increased emissions from untold numbers of the machines, was troubling in a state already burdened with some of the nation’s worst air quality.
The Davis High campus has been without electricity since Sunday evening, when a key component of the electrical system at the campus failed. With no electricity to support fire-alarm systems, phone systems, computer systems and other everyday functions, classes at Davis High were cancelled on Monday.
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