UPDATE (6:01 pm.): A second power outage has been reported by PG&E affecting nearly 3,000 residents and businesses. PG&E reports on its website it is affecting 2,770 customers in the area of Gosford Road between Ming Avenue and District Boulevard. PG&E estimates power will be restored in the area at 7:30 p.m.
UPDATE: PG&E reports the outage is now affecting about 900 customers.
PG&E reports a power outage is affecting more than 1,300 customers in Southwest Bakersfield. Areas affected include a portion of California Avenue and Mohawk Street. PG&E says it is working to assess the cause. They estimate power will be restored at 8:15 p.m., according to PG&E’s website.