Bay Area /  April 22, 2014

PG&E Donates to Science and Wildlife Center at Earth Day Festivities

A spinning vortex of water, molting dragons and flashing lights sound like features from upcoming summer blockbusters, but they’re actually part of exhibits at an interactive science and wildlife center for children and families.

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Bay Area /  April 22, 2014

PG&E Honored by Baseball-Themed Nonprofit that Helps Children Read

PG&E President Chris Johns was honored at San Francisco RBI’s recent All-Star Dinner, where community leaders gathered to support the nonprofit’s integrated reading, baseball, softball and technology program.

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Central Coast /  April 21, 2014

Bright Ideas Grant Fuels School’s Solar Car Races

Foxen Elementary School students learn about the benefits of solar energy with the help of a $5,000 PG&E Bright Ideas Grant.

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Sacramento /  April 18, 2014

PG&E Sponsors U.S. Conference of Mayors Ceremony

On Wednesday, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson was formally inducted as the 72nd president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors during a gavel passing ceremony in Sacramento. PG&E was the lead sponsor of the event and several members from PG&E’s local government relations team that work closely with the mayor and other local elected officials were in attendance to congratulate him on his new position.

Hinkley /  April 17, 2014

State Sets Standard for Chromium-6 in Drinking Water

California has set a standard for levels of hexavalent chromium in drinking water. The new standard will not affect PG&E’s cleanup efforts in Hinkley.

Calaveras County /  April 17, 2014

PG&E Joins Local First Responders in Emergency Drill

ALLEY SPRINGS – PG&E joined first responders and others at Calaveras County’s third annual emergency exercise on Saturday.

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Fresno /  April 17, 2014

Central Valley Power Connect Will Improve Reliability, Promote Economic Growth

PG&E has chosen a name for a new high voltage transmission line project proposed for the greater Fresno area: Central Valley Power Connect. PG&E already has begun public outreach and is conducting a series of public open houses in April and May to educate and inform the public about the proposed project.

Fresno /  April 16, 2014

Trees Donated as Reminder to Call 811 Before Digging

At a safe-digging event in Fresno, PG&E representatives joined local officials to remind people to call 811 before starting any digging project. As a bonus, 100 trees were given away to those who pledged to call 811.

Central Coast /  April 16, 2014

PG&E Presents Hancock College with Incentive Check for Efficiency Upgrades

On Tuesday, PG&E representatives recognized Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria for its energy efficiency efforts and presented the school’s board of trustees with an energy incentive check for $36,477.

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Bay Area /  April 16, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Help Food Bank during Month of Service

PG&E volunteers recently gathered at the SF-Marin Food Bank as one of the many Month of Service community projects. As this video shows, their work helped to feed many hungry people.

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Bakersfield /  April 15, 2014

PG&E Kicks Off 2014 Summer Jobs Program in Bakersfield, Sacramento and Fresno

PG&E, in conjunction with local Boys & Girls Clubs, has launched the Summer Jobs Program. Hundreds of teens in Bakersfield, Sacramento and Fresno will get career-building skills and many of them will get jobs at local businesses this summer.

Oroville /  April 15, 2014

American Gas Association, PG&E Fund Welding Scholarships at Butte College

In a unique partnership, the American Gas Association (AGA) and PG&E have created a welding scholarship program to benefit two Butte College students with full-ride scholarships.

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 April 15, 2014

PG&E Pays $302 Million in Taxes and Fees to California Cities and Counties

PG&E paid property taxes and franchise fees of more than $302 million this spring to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which provides service to 15 million Californians.

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Bay Area /  April 14, 2014

Falcons Eggs Hatch on Top of PG&E Headquarters

Falcons have been nesting atop PG&E’s headquarters for more than a decade. Today, the eggs hatched.

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Central Coast /  April 14, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Have Had Lasting Impact on Montaña de Oro State Park

About three dozen PG&E employees along with friends and family members spent Saturday morning sprucing up Montaña de Oro State Park in San Luis Obispo County. Many of the employees work at nearby Diablo Canyon Power Plant. The event was one of more than 100 such efforts in April during PG&E’s second annual Month of Service.

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Bakersfield /  April 10, 2014

PG&E Electric Inspections Help Prepare for Hot Weather Demands

PG&E electric crews have been inspecting capacitor banks — more than 1,000 of them — in Kern County for the past several months in anticipation of increased demand during the hot days of summer. The components ensure the system operates at optimal effiiciency.

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