About 500 customers near the Pacific Palisades area were without electricity today for close to six hours, a utility official said.
The outage near Sunset Boulevard and Allenford Avenue occurred from 3:40 a.m., without power being fully restored at 9:30 a.m., said Albert Rodriguez of the Department of Water and Power.
Rodriguez said it was not immediately known what caused the outage.
Police could not confirm radio traffic reports that a downed power pole had blocked Sunset Boulevard near Allenford Avenue, between the Pacific Palisades and Brentwood.
--City News Service