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San Joaquin Valley /  November 21, 2017

PG&E, Home Depot Partner for Holiday Light Exchange

Hundreds of people lined up for the second year of a holiday light exchange, sponsored by PG&E and Home Depot in Bakersfield. Customers turned in outdated, inefficient holiday lights and were given 15-foot strands of LED Christmas lights that are both safer and consume less energy.

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Sacramento Valley /  November 20, 2017

PG&E Donates Swamp Parcel, Ensuring Permanent Conservation of Wetland Habitat

PG&E has donated a large tract of land in the McArthur Swamp under an agreement with conservation groups designed to ensure the parcel will be preserved in perpetuity. Left largely in its natural state, the 4,491-acre parcel is part of an important feeding and resting spot for ducks and geese along the Pacific Flyway.

Bay Area /  November 17, 2017

PG&E Begins Relocating Electric Facilities to Support Caltrain Electrification

One of the oldest commuter rail services in the West is getting a makeover and this week PG&E began relocating its electric facilities along Caltrain’s 51-mile corridor to support the electrification of Caltrain.

Bay Area /  November 16, 2017

Hunters Point Power Plant Cleanup Nears Completion

After more than a decade, cleanup at PG&E’s Hunters Point Power Plant is near completion. The environmental remediation project pioneered local hiring practices and today the 31-acre site hosts community events and features a new shoreline recreational trail.

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Central Coast /  November 16, 2017

PG&E Employees on Central Coast, Fresno Support Veterans Day Events

From the Operation Hook, Line and Sinker fishing event on the Central Coast to the Veterans Day Parade in downtown Fresno, PG&E employees came out to support those who served in the armed forces.

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Bay Area /  November 15, 2017

PG&E, First Responders Support ‘Sonoma Strong’ Community Event

A month after the start of devastating wildfires, hundreds of Sonoma County residents gathered to take another step in the recovery process. Billed as “Sonoma Strong: A Community Gathering,” and held in Santa Rosa’s Old Courthouse Square, the event was a way for the community to gather, to thank first responders and to begin rebuilding.

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Bay Area /  November 10, 2017

PG&E PowerPathway Veteran Graduates Helped Wildfire Restoration Efforts

Two Army veterans who recently graduated from the first PowerPathway supervisor training for active military members proudly supported PG&E’s efforts during the North Bay wildfires.

Avila Beach /  November 8, 2017

PG&E Responds to CPUC Proposed Decision on Diablo Canyon Joint Proposal

PG&E issued the following statement today (Nov. 8) following the California Public Utilities Commission’s issuance of a proposed decision on the Diablo Canyon Power Plant joint proposal: “The DCPP…

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Bay Area /  November 8, 2017

PG&E’s Military Career Day Focused on Service-Disabled Veterans

By Tony Khing SONOMA — When looking at former U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer Ana Sarver, one can’t tell she’s suffering from PTSD and has a traumatic brain…

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Mendocino County /  October 27, 2017

PG&E Thanks Potter Valley Volunteer Firefighters for Saving Important Hydro Facility

In Mendocino County, PG&E President and Chief Operating Officer Nick Stavropoulos visited volunteer firefighters to thank them for helping save the company’s Potter Valley Hydroelectric facility. And in a surprise, Stavropoulos gave the group a $25,000 that will go toward the department’s equipment and training. Watch more in this video.

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Bay Area /  October 24, 2017

PG&E Employees Help Evacuated Residents as They Return Home

Dina Minyon and Roberto Godinez are helping return a bit of normalcy to residents’ lives following devastating North Bay wildfires. In this video, PG&E gas service representatives turn gas back on for residents in Santa Rosa.

San Joaquin Valley /  October 6, 2017

PG&E Awards Student Scholarships at Fresno Fair

Four local students won $1,500 scholarships this week from PG&E as part of The Big Fresno Fair’s 4.0 and Above program.

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Oroville /  October 2, 2017

PG&E Distributes Emergency Safety Kits to Children Impacted by Recent Evacuations

They may be young, but the students at Ophir Elementary School have more practice than even most grownups when it comes to responding to life-or-death emergencies. Their families have had to evacuate their city due to the Oroville Dam incident, as well as several wildfires. Last week, PG&E led an emergency preparedness assembly and gave fourth and fifth graders emergency safety kits.

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Bay Area /  September 28, 2017

Earthquake Early Warning System Added to Some PG&E Elevators

PG&E has deployed a commercial-grade early warning system on a bank of four elevators at its downtown San Francisco headquarters. The 34-story building is the first high-rise building on the West Coast to have elevators equipped with the immediate, automated recall.

Retrofitting gyms with more energy efficient LED lighting is helping Napa Valley Unified School District save money. (Photo courtesy Napa Unified School District.)
Napa /  September 26, 2017

PG&E Helps Napa Schools Boost Energy Efficiency

Since 2016, energy efficient upgrades at Napa Valley Unified School District have saved the district more than 95,000 kilowatt hours and nearly 800 therms of gas. The changes have also added up to rebates for the district totaling $48,800.

Shasta County /  September 25, 2017

PG&E to Increase Flows for Whitewater Recreation on Pit River

Higher water flows along a portion of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County will occur next month, over the Columbus Day weekend. Recreationists are urged to use extra caution.

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