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October 14, 2014

Stronger Infrastructure, Improved Preparedness Among Lessons Learned and Changes Made by PG&E Since 1989 Loma Prieta Quake

Since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, PG&E and its customers have benefitted from major advancements in infrastructure, technology and preparedness to make its systems and the communities it serves more resilient to earthquakes. That’s crucial, because the reality is, it’s just a matter of time before the next big earthquake strikes.

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October 15, 2014

Twenty-Five Years Later, Impact of Loma Prieta Quake Still Felt on PG&E, Northern California

PG&E crews joined other first-responders immediately after the Loma Prieta earthquake struck Northern California on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 1989. This story looks at PG&E’s response and what happened in the hours, day and months after the quake.

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October 14, 2014

VIDEO: King City Substation Upgrade Benefits Customers, Local Growth

In the heart of the Salinas Valley, where so much of America’s produce is grown and processed, PG&E has been tending to its own electrical crop. As this video story shows, for much of the last year, the company and its contractors have been adding capacity and reliability to the substation in King City.

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October 13, 2014

PG&E, Florida Power & Light Sign Unique Cross-Continent Mutual Aid Agreement

To help ensure that extra resources are available to repair damage and restore service safely and more quickly following a widespread emergency such as a major earthquake or hurricane, PG&E and Florida Power & Light recently signed their first mutual aid agreement with another electric utility on the opposite side of the country.

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 / October 14, 2014

Tehama County: PG&E Donates 151 Acres to U.S. Forest Service as Part of its Land Conservation Commitment

PG&E has donated a 151-acre parcel in Tehama County to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), marking the company’s second land transfer as part of its Land Conservation Commitment....

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 / October 13, 2014

VIDEO: Saving Money by Saving Energy

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 / October 9, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Line Workers Ready to Compete with World’s Best

For electric line workers, there’s no bigger honor than competing at the International Lineman’s Rodeo. And for the third straight year, PG&E will be well represented at the annual competition. Watch a short video as 19 of the utility's linemen prepare to face off against...
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 / October 8, 2014

A New Way to Look for a Career at PG&E

PG&E has introduced careers.pge.com, a new and improved careers website. It should have broad appeal to job seekers, college students looking for internships, veterans wanting to join the company and those generally excited by a career in the energy industry....
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 / September 29, 2014

San Luis Obispo County: New Weather Station Will Benefit PG&E, Area Residents

A newly installed weather station will benefit both PG&E and San Luis Obispo County residents. The station was installed on Black Butte, a remote location at 2,620 feet of elevation four miles northeast of downtown San Luis Obispo on the Cuesta Grade. The equipment will...

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