Schools Announce Closures as Northern California Counties Prepare for PG&E’s Power Shut-Offs

School districts in several affected counties are closing campuses in anticipation of Pacific Gas and Electric’s power shut-offs.

Many schools have chosen to stay open Wednesday, when PG&E will start its preventative outages. But others have already canceled classes for students through Thursday, when PG&E anticipates power will return to its customers.

Follow our Live Blog for more updates on PG&E’s power shut-offs.

The following schools will be closed Wednesday, with some potentially staying closed through Thursday:

Amador County Unified School District
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9: All schools, district office and sites closed

University of California, Berkeley
Closed Thursday, Oct. 10: All classes canceled but the campus will remain open with limited services

Blue Oak Mine Unified School District

Closed Thursday, Oct. 10: All schools closed

Castro Valley Unified School District
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9: Jensen Ranch, Palomares, and Proctor Elementary Schools and Canyon Middle School

El Dorado Union High School District
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9: All schools closed

Esparto Unified School District
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9, and Thursday, Oct. 10: All schools closed

Folsom Lake College

Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9, and Thursday, Oct. 10: El Dorado Center in Placerville

Gold Trail Union School District

Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9, Oct. 10 and Oct. 11: Old Trail School and Sutter’s Mill School

Grass Valley School District
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9, Oct. 10 and Oct. 11: All schools, programs

Marysville Joint Unified School District
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9: Yuba Feather Elementary, Dobbins Elementary, Foothill Intermediate, Loma Rica Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary, and Cordua Elementary

Mother Lode Union School District

Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9, and Thursday, Oct. 10: All schools closed

Placerville Union School District
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9: All schools

Pollock Pines Elementary School District
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9, Oct. 10 and Oct. 11: All schools

Rescue Union School District
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9: All schools closed.

Sierra College (Nevada County Campus in Grass Valley)
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9 (Rocklin Campus is Open)

Solano Community College
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9: All campuses closed and no on ground or online classes

Western Placer Unified School District
Closed Wednesday, Oct. 9: WPUSD District Office, Glen Edwards Middle School, Carlin C. Coppin Elementary School, Twelve Bridges Elementary School and First Street Elementary School

We will be updating this list as more information becomes available.

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