UPDATE (February 1, 2018 9:00 p.m.): Power has been restored.
UPDATE (February 1, 2018 7:30 p.m.): The power outage is now only affecting 270 customers.
More than 600 customers are being affected by a power outage in Downtown Bakersfield.
According to the PG&E website, the power outage began just after 7 p.m. Thursday night, and power is expected to be restored by 10:15 p.m.
PG&E is still assessing the cause of the outage, but has crews working to repair it.