“Frustration and anger mounted across Northern California as the state’s biggest utility began another round of fire-prevention blackouts Tuesday that could leave millions of people without electricity, some for five days or longer.” Anger rises as California utility imposes more blackouts.

+ The power outages (my house has been down for days) out here are really a trip. We get almost no information. An entire state is now being held hostage by a company that can’t keep us safe from its products. The power is off. The fires keep going. Vox: New fires are spreading in California despite power blackouts to prevent ignition.

+ Los Angeles has issued an unprecedented extreme red flag warning. Cell service is dropping in some of the hardest hit fire zones in Northern California. Here’s the latest on California’s fires from The Guardian and the SF Chronicle.