August 1, 2015

PG&E Supports Three Major Sacramento Region Wildfires to Protect First Responders, Customers

Wildfires continue to burn throughout California, but three large fires in the Sacramento area are wrapping up thanks to the rapid response of first responders and support from PG&E.

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July 31, 2015

Bakersfield: PG&E Energy Academy Summer Interns Learn Job Skills

High school students at a PG&E Energy Academy program in Bakersfield — as well as Fresno, Stockton and Sacramento — are wrapping summer internships. The teens have gained real-word jobs skills working closely with PG&E employees over the past four weeks.

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July 30, 2015

VIDEO: Oakland A’s, PG&E Partner to Take Youths from Underserved Communities Out to the Ballgame

When you’re special guests at an Oakland A’s game, good things happen. Thanks to PG&E’s “A It Forward” program with the Oakland A’s, some youngsters got to tour the press box while others sang “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during a recent game.

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July 29, 2015

Come to the Rodeo: See PG&E/IBEW’s World Champion Linemen Demonstrate Their Skills

PG&E’s line workers and apprentice line workers work in vast variety of conditions — harsh sun, pouring rain, falling snow, cheering crowds. Wait, cheering crowds? Yes, that’s right if the linemen are participants in the PG&E/IBEW 1245 Lineman’s Rodeo, that is. This year’s event, the fourth annual, takes place on Saturday.

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 / July 31, 2015

San Francisco: Circus Festival Big Draw at Former PG&E Power Plant Site

For one day, the site of a former PG&E power plant in the city’s Bayview-Hunters Point was transformed into a circus. This was the second consecutive year for the Circus Bella, which drew more than 1,200 community members, nearly double last year’s attendance....


 / July 27, 2015

Bakersfield: PG&E Donates Fans to Homebound Seniors

In what has become an annual summertime tradition, PG&E employees helped distribute 120 portable fans to seniors in need as part of the Christmas in July program in Bakersfield. The utility purchased fans given to homebound seniors enrolled in the Meals On Wheels food delivery...
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 / July 17, 2015

How a Navy Veteran with No Electrical Experience Became PG&E’s First Lineman Hall of Fame Inductee

Jim McKenna returned to his hometown in Minnesota after a four-year Navy stint where he faced a struggle common to many military veterans. Now what? That was 55 years ago. Earlier this year, the PG&E retiree who provides training to line workers earned a distinguished...


 / July 15, 2015

PG&E Launches ‘Customer Voice’

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 / July 13, 2015

Oakland: Commitment to Public Safety Guides Gas Employee Featured in New PG&E Ads

PG&E’s commitment to safety and helping others in the community go hand in hand, and Jamir Dixon is eager to explain how his work as a locate and mark fieldperson brings it all together. "I protect people," says Dixon, featured in new PG&E ads that...
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 / July 6, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Partners with NBA Champions to Revamp Basketball Courts for Local Youth

Hundreds of small feet — and some very large, championship feet — pounded the pavement to celebrate newly refurbished courts at Verdese Carter Park in Oakland. As this video shows, PG&E was there along with city officials and two members of the NBA championship Golden...
PG&E's Helen Burt, left, awards a Bright Minds scholarship to James Alexander as Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf looks on. (Photos by Auintard Henderson.)


 / July 1, 2015

PG&E Awards Bright Minds Scholarship to Oakland Student

Called a shining example of Oakland's best and brightest students, James Alexander has won a PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship worth up to $100,000. The budding biology student will attend the University of California, Irvine, this fall. ...

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