1.4 million people in the San Diego region are currently without power, and will remain to be so until Friday. The outage appears to have originated in Arizona, according to San Diego Gas and Electric, and extends across Southern California and into Baja. What happened? SDGE still doesn't know, saying only in a tweet that a weeklong heat wave may have overloaded the system, and that the lines "appeared to fail."

Did it ever occur to them that the sharks might be responsible? It's easier to feed in the dark. Shark Blackout 3D! [LAT]