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Contact: Governor's Press Office

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (916) 445-4571

TOMORROW: Governor Newsom to Visit Elementary School Impacted by Power Shutoff

SHINGLE SPRINGS – Governor Gavin Newsom and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will visit Blue Oak Elementary School in Shingle Springs tomorrow to meet with administrators, teachers and students who were impacted this week by PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff. Blue Oak Elementary lost power on Monday and, thanks to quick action from school leaders, teachers and parents, the school stayed open for instruction. School staff and volunteers used backup generators, established effective communication lines and dedicated staff to a fire watch.


Visit to Blue Oak Elementary School

WHO: Governor Gavin Newsom, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, school leaders, teachers and students.

WHEN: Thursday, October 31, 2019. Media availability at approximately 10:00 a.m. 

WHERE: Blue Oak Elementary School, Library, 2391 Merrychase Dr, Shingle Springs, CA 95682.

STREAM: The media availability will be streamed live on the @CAgovernor Facebook page.


**NOTE: The media availability is open to credentialed media only, reporters interested in attending must RSVP to Pool footage of a classroom visit by the Governor will be available following the event (contact:



Governor Gavin Newsom
State Capitol Building
Sacramento, CA 95814

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