Power outage cancels evening classes


Andrew Shinjo and Christian Trujano

De Anza College and the surrounding area faced a power outage on Thursday, Oct. 11 around 3:30 p.m..

A PG&E transformer was damaged and according to the PG&E website, they are assessing the cause and do not expect to restore power until 7 p.m..

Power in the elevator shut down, leaving students stuck. Students are also unable to check out resources from the library and doors are getting locked from lack of power.

Evening classes will be cancelled and the campus will be closed for the remainder of the day, according to a Foothill-De Anza alert text message.

Update: Power was restored at 4:52 p.m.