Family food went in the trash after everything from meat to pickles had been in a fridge that wasn’t cold anymore. Evans says he talked with many neighbors on the Nextdoor App who said they’d had similar problems.

He sent a letter to CenterPoint Energy from the group he calls “The Bridgestone 80.” Now he’s collecting signatures and has a neighbors log with two years of complaints from residents reporting everything from power blinking three times in the morning to “C’mon power, play nice.”

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