Extreme Heat Wave has California on the Brink of Massive Blackouts  -

California is suffering the most intense heat wave in its history, with temperatures exceeding 110 degrees in many cities around the state. In addition, as electricity consumption soared, the system was on the verge of blackouts. Although power outages were avoided, the state remains on high alert. In Los Angeles, Ruben Tapia spoke with heat-stressed residents and the city official in charge of navigating dangerous extreme heat waves.

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