A Vallejo man has been charged with attempted murder after an unprovoked stabbing with scissors at a chemical laboratory in West Berkeley on Friday, according to court papers.
Most addresses in the city had reportedly gotten their electricity back by Monday evening, authorities reported.
The city of Berkeley has warned affected residents to prepare to be without power until Friday.
Air quality in the city has been improving steadily over the day Monday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District's monitor in West Berkeley. As of noon, the rating was listed as moderate.
More than 7,000 PG&E customers in Berkeley remained without power Sunday night and relief may still be days away. A new blackout is set to begin Tuesday in Alameda County. Details are limited.
From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Clark Kerr resource center is open to anyone seeking refuge from the power outage.
Several trees and tree limbs have come down as forceful gusts hit Berkeley. Some brought power lines down with them.
By 1 a.m. Sunday, PG&E had reported 37 outages in Berkeley affecting nearly 6,800 customers. PG&E said it intends to begin restoration Monday morning.
A Vallejo man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing a female co-worker in the neck Friday afternoon at a West Berkeley environmental testing laboratory, authorities report.
PG&E says the planned outage will affect nearly 1 million customers in the state.
A Berkeley police officer and another vehicle collided during a crash in downtown Berkeley on Friday afternoon, according to the CHP.
PG&E will cut power to more than 57,000 homes and businesses in Alameda County for more than two days beginning Saturday at 8 p.m., officials have announced.