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I received several messages that there was a rumor of a blackout in LA's mid city district between Wilshire and La Brea at around 5:30pm. I mentioned this to a commentator from the Westgaard site and he scanned the news for it. He emailed me that he did find it in the Bloomberg News, although it was NOT in the LA Times. I have tried to find it in Bloomberg, but can't seem to. Has anyone else found this report? I'd contact this guy back but it's past 3:00am and he's long gone.

-- meg davis (, January 02, 2000


Response to possible black out in LA


If I wanted to live in LA's mid city district, what kind of reliabilty might I expect from my electric provider?


-- Critt Jarvis (, January 02, 2000.

Response to RUMOR: possible black out in LA


Lights Out In Mid-City L.A. Cause Of Outage Unknown LOS ANGELES, Updated 7:14 p.m. PST December 31, 1999 -- A power outage has left the Mid-City district of Los Angeles in the dark.

There's no official report of what caused the lights to go out or if this is Y2K related, CBS 2 News reports.

Chopper 2 pilots spotted the dark section of the city about 5:30 p.m. The darkness stretches from Wilshire to east of La Brea.

Officials are working on the problem.

Channel 2000 will have more details as they become available.

-- anon (, January 02, 2000.

No longer a rumor but not confirmed as Y2K-related. The news link has a photo from a news helicopter.

-- Steve Davis (Columbia, MD) (, January 02, 2000.

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