Update, 8:57 p.m. PG&E says no one is without power any longer. But some Berkeleyside readers are tweeting that their power is intermittent.
Update, 8:25 p.m. The outage map reports that 2,846 people in Berkeley are without power now.
Original story: PG&E says a power outage is affecting 7,759 people in Berkeley.
The utility said it does not know what has caused the outage, but estimates power will be restored by 10:35 p.m. It first went out around 7:30 p.m.
As soon as the lights went out, people from the area south of the UC Berkeley campus sent inquiring tweets.
Power outage south campus ward and Dana @berkeleyside no news yet?
— Ann-Marie Hogan (@BerkeleyAuditor) September 27, 2017
@berkeleyside Power outage on Shattuck in downtown Berkeley right by Channing and Haste.
— Torrie LM (@torrie) September 27, 2017
@berkeleyside power outage in Elmwood.
— Beau (@beaudotgiles) September 27, 2017
Berkeleyside will update this story when more information becomes available.