SAN FRANCISCO -- Vice President Joe Biden visited a PG&E power plant in Oakland, California, Friday morning and spoke with veterans in a job-training program.
Biden spoke with 15 students in the utility's workforce development program before a much broader press event where he highlighted the importance of workforce development, especially for veterans, according to remarks released by the White House.
His appearance is part of a two-day swing through the Bay Area. Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, arrived Thursday evening. The vice president attended a political fundraiser, while his wife visited De Anza Community College in Cupertino to highlight the administration's commitment to two-year colleges.
PG&E's training program prepares people for careers as utility workers, welders, gas service representatives and such. Since 2008, the program has trained more than 600 students, according to the company.
Biden talks about workforce training during Bay Area visit