Huffpost Los Angeles

San Diego Power Outage Doesn't Affect SeaWorld & Legoland

Posted: Updated:
Print

SAN DIEGO -- The penguins, polar bears and walruses at San Diego's SeaWorld will be staying cool during an outage that has affected millions of people in Southern California, Arizona and Mexico.

SeaWorld spokeswoman Kelly Terry says the amusement park that allows visitors to see marine life up close runs on its own generators.

Park-goers were allowed to stay after power was lost at around 3:30 p.m. They were treated to a special performance by Shamu in the early evening.

Terry says some park-goers who thought they didn't have enough gas to drive home were allowed to hang out in SeaWorld's parking lot to wait out traffic.

At Legoland, spokeswoman Julie Estrada says a few riders were trapped after rides lost power, but were safely removed.

Around the Web

Outage Information Homepage - San Diego Gas & Electric

Widespread power outages across San Diego ... - SignOnSanDiego

San Diego Power Outage: Police Say City Hit By Major Power Outage

Massive power outage hits San Diego - latimes.com

Developing: 'Massive' Power Outage In San Diego, Points East : The ...

San Diego Power Outage Cancels Flights

Imperial Irrigation District customers lose power in Indio, La Quinta

Lights coming on from south county to north

Trains, trolleys halt service in Calif. blackout

Power failure followed by frenzy on the roads