Highland Park residents were frustrated by a series out power outages on Sunday, as many of them were still in the dark as of 10 p.m.
A customer service representative told Patch that the outages was caused by a transformer fire, and that residents should expect electricity back by 3 a.m., at the latest.
However, at 10:30 p.m., LADWP told residents no to expect a full restoration of power for another 10 hours.
"Hang in there. Our crews are working. Current est 10hrs for full restoration," @LADWP tweeted.
According to Twitter reports from Highland Park residents, the power went out at about 3:30 p.m. in the Garvanza area, came back at 8 p.m. for about an hour, and then went out again.
Street lights were non-functional at the corner of Avenue 58 and North Figueroa Street, while only one block west at Avenue 57 lights and traffic signals were functioning as usual.