Sep 26, 2013 2:14 AM by Ed Zuchelli, KSBY News
Power has been restored to a portion of Santa Maria.
The outage started just before five Wednesday evening, knocking out power for 3,500 customers.
PG&E says most people had electricity back in a half hour.
The Town Center Mall was evacuated because of a power outage.
A mall representative said construction crews working on the new movie theater hit a power line.
Mall officials hope to be open again Thursday morning.
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