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Bay Area /  January 17, 2017

Nonprofit That Supports Families of Children with Down Syndrome Wins PG&E-Sponsored ‘Favorite Charities’ Contest

When doctors told Nathan and Crystal Leiser their third child would likely be born with Down syndrome, they reacted with shock. But any concern turned to comfort as they were introduced to Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area, a longtime nonprofit that’s the winner of this year’s “Bay Area’s Favorite Charities Contest,” sponsored by PG&E.

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Bay Area /  January 13, 2017

PG&E Helps Minimize Effect of School Power Outage with Personal Touch

Students at Alta Vista Elementary School attended classes without power on Wednesday. School district officials said PG&E’s constant updates and personal communication helped make the power outage easier to handle.

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El Dorado County /  January 13, 2017

IT Employees Help Deliver Oxygen Tanks to Homeowner during Storm

Two PG&E IT telecommunication technicians were on assignment during the storm that battered Northern California this week. It was important work but an even more pressing need took priority as they drove in heavy snow.

Chico /  January 13, 2017

PG&E Installs Technology to Improve Electric Reliability in Los Molinos

The new, pole-mounted SCADA devices being installed will help improve electric reliability and benefit more than 4,000 homes, farms and businesses in the Los Molinos area about 25 miles northwest of Chico.

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Bay Area /  January 9, 2017

PG&E Storm Response Includes Planning for Next Wave

About 3,500 company employees and contractors responded in the aftermath of a major winter storm that pummeled PG&E’s Northern and Central California service area over the weekend. And more stormy weather is on the way.

Butte County /  January 6, 2017

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Pipes Along Chico’s Midway

The upgrade work will help to increase natural gas capacity for J.M. Smucker Company’s new food processing facility. The work will also help enhance safety and reliability as well as meet customer demands for more energy.

Colusa County /  December 30, 2016

PG&E to Fly Low in Glenn, Colusa Counties to Check for Drought-stricken Trees

PG&E will fly low by helicopter in the hills and mountains of eastern Glenn and Colusa counties on Tuesday (Jan. 3) to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines.

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 December 22, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E, Menlo Park Fire Protection District Team Up to Prevent Holiday Hazards

A fire safety demonstration shows just how easily a dry Christmas tree can catch fire and go up in flames. Nationwide, fire fighters respond to an average of 250 structure fires caused by holiday trees each winter.

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Bay Area /  December 22, 2016

PG&E Helps Fill Toy Shortfall for Underserved Children

After Sacred Heart Community Service Center in San Jose discovered there was a shortage of 3,000 toys to distribute to children in need, PG&E stepped up and pledged to match community donations up to $10,000 to fill the gap.

Sacramento /  December 21, 2016

PG&E Takes Part in California Economic Summit Discussion on Preparing Tomorrow’s Workers

Dinyar Mistry, PG&E’s senior vice president of human resources, took part in a panel discussion at the California Economic Summit in Sacramento and provided input on how to better prepare tomorrow’s workers for jobs.

Bay Area /  December 21, 2016

PG&E Completes Gas Safety Work, Adds Trail, Trees

Recently-completed work in the Marin Valley Mobile Country Club, a senior community, now makes the area near PG&E’s gas transmission pipeline safer and more easily accessible for first responders and repair crews.

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San Joaquin Valley /  December 20, 2016

PG&E Partners with Police to Encourage Safe Holiday Driving

With traffic fatalities up significantly in the Bakersfield area and some accidents causing power outages, PG&E and the police department are urging local residents to slow down and drive safely during the holiday season

Sacramento Valley /  December 20, 2016

PG&E to Increase Flows Below Lake Britton Dam along Pit River

PG&E will increase water flows on the Pit River below the Lake Britton Dam from early January through mid-April 2017.

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Auburn /  December 19, 2016

PG&E Employees Spread Seasonal Magic to Needy Families

PG&E employees donated gifts for more than 400 children in the greater Sacramento area and Auburn this year, supporting the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program, which provides new clothing and toys to children of struggling families.

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Eureka /  December 19, 2016

Lineman’s Wife Writes Children’s Book to Share Dad’s Important Work

While there are many benefits to a lineman’s career, this time of year can be tough for their spouses and families. Nobody knows that better than Rebecca Murdough whose husband is a PG&E lineman in Eureka. She recently wrote a children’s book to help children understand why their parents sometimes miss holidays and other important days, all in an effort to ensure reliable power.

Redding /  December 16, 2016

PG&E Urges Caution as North State Reservoirs Spill, Rivers Run High

Recent rains have caused PG&E reservoirs along both the Pit River and North Fork Feather River to overflow or soon overflow in Shasta, Butte, Plumas and Butte counties. Those near the reservoirs are asked to be cautious.

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