Updated at 8:05 p.m. on Jan. 24, 2013:
The Housing Office Sent the following email around 7 p.m.:
Southern California Edison, our electricity provider, is on campus making repairs to fix the problem that caused the power outage earlier today.
In order to complete the necessary repairs, sometime between midnight and 5 a.m., the power will be shut down for 10 to 15 minutes.
In anticipation of this happening close to midnight, we will be shutting down the HAWC at 11:30 p.m.. Make sure you grab your late night munchies early!
Lastly, make sure that you have an alarm not plugged into the wall for morning classes.
Updated at 5:25 p.m. on Jan. 24, 2013:
Power was restored to the Malibu campus at 5:20 p.m.
Updated at 5:14 p.m. on Jan. 24, 2013:
The Pepperdine Public Relations Office sent the following email at 5:05 p.m.:
“As of 4:05 p.m., the Malibu campus has experienced an unplanned power outage. Southern California Edison is on site responding and it is unknown at this time as to when power will be restored. We will send you further updates as information becomes available. Thank you.”
A power outage began at approximately 4:03 p.m. causing around 170 Southern California Edison customers to lose power. Paul Klein, an Edison spokesman, told Jessica Davis of Malibu Patch that the affected areas are Banowsky Boulevard on Pepperdine’s campus, Huntington Circle to the north, Malibu Canyon Road to the east and Via Pacfica to the west.
All buildings on the Malibu campus were affected by the outage, including internet service.
At this time there is no immediate restoration scheduled and the cause is to be determined. For more information click here.
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