Many Elysian Heights residents living northeast of Echo Park Avenue and Baxter Streets were without power tonight. Residents reported losing electrical service at about 7:45 p.m. Streets lights were out along sections of Cerro Gordo Street, Park Drive, Princeton and Valentine Streets near Elysian Heights Elementary School. The Eastsider is contacting the DWP for details.
* Update: About 450 DWP customers are without power, said department spokeswoman Maychelle Yee. Crews are in the field investigating the outage. It’s not clear when service will be restored.