Fresno County /  July 25, 2014

PG&E Holds Open Houses onTransmission Line Project

PG&E hosted three public open houses in the Fresno area this week to share new details on the Central Valley Power Connect project. The proposed high-voltage electric transmission line would increase electric reliability in the next decade to the growing Central Valley.

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Bay Area /  July 25, 2014

A Private Person, PG&E Lineman Terry Washington Gains Celebrity Status in TV Ads

Customers ask PG&E’s Terry Washington to pose for pictures with them and his mother doesn’t have to wait in line at the DMV. Such are the perks for the Richmond lineman since he was featured in a PG&E TV commercial. As he describes,he’s had to get adjusted to all this attention.

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Fresno County /  July 24, 2014

PG&E Partners with Food Bank, Red Cross to Help Drought-Impacted Residents

In the San Joaquin Valley, PG&E employees volunteered their time to distribute food to farming residents whose work has dried up due to the California drought. The utility partnered with the Community Food Bank of Fresno and the American Red Cross.

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Bakersfield /  July 23, 2014

Revenue Assurance Investigative Team Puts Focus on Safety

Tampering with PG&E equipment to steal electricity can pose a serious risk of fire and injury, which is why the revenue assurance team is working so hard to curb energy theft.

Central Coast /  July 23, 2014

Cuesta College Receives $30,000 Energy Incentive Check from PG&E

Cuesta College recently received a check in the amount of $30,479 from PG&E as an energy incentive for the recent lighting retrofit project that took place on the San Luis Obispo Campus.

Bay Area /  July 22, 2014

PG&E, Marin Fire Safe Council Team to Prevent Wildfires

PG&E and the Marin Fire Safe Council today (July 22) announced a partnership to help prevent wildfires in the Inverness area.

El Dorado County /  July 21, 2014

PG&E Helping Reduce Wildfire Risk in Sierra Area by Partnering with Fire Safe Councils

PG&E and the El Dorado, Nevada and Placer Sierra Fire Safe Councils are partnering to help prevent wildfires in the Grass Valley area.

Sacramento /  July 18, 2014

PG&E Focuses on Safety at the 2014 California State Fair

PG&E is celebrating more than a decade at the California State Fair in Sacramento. Today through July 27, PG&E will be providing safety advice and other tips at its booth. PG&E is partnering with the IBEW this year.

Bay Area /  July 18, 2014

Residents See Increased Work as PG&E Enhances Integrity, Reliability of Gas System

Crews to perform hydrostatic pressure testing in San Rafael and San Anselmo communities as part of ongoing effort to ensure gas pipeline safety and reliability.

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Eureka /  July 18, 2014

Sports, Work and Family Connect for PG&E’s Matt Fritz

Matt Fritz is a PG&E gas supervisor based in Eureka. As one of the PG&E employees featured in local TV ads, Fritz has gotten high-fives from the kids on the sports teams he coaches.

Sacramento Valley /  July 17, 2014

Mud Creek Causing Turbidity on McCloud River, Reservoir

Those recreating along the McCloud River in Siskiyou County might notice turbid, or murky, water being caused by mud flows from Mud Creek. This “river of mud” is a natural occurrence during low snow years and has occurred at least seven times in the past 100 years.The muddy flows are not the result of PG&E operations at McCloud Reservoir. PG&E is closely monitoring the situation.

Oakdale /  July 17, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Trim Trees to Keep Guardian House Play Area Safe

About eight years ago, volunteers planted a row of cypress trees along the back of the Guardian House — a local shelter for children facing circumstances of abuse or neglect — to provide a visual barrier and privacy screen for the children. Over the years, the cypress trees had become overgrown and needed some attention. In stepped PG&E.

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Alameda County /  July 16, 2014

PG&E Scholarship Sends Oakland Student to Leadership Program in Washington

Oakland High School student Donzahniya Pitre joined about 50 other young women at the six-day Young Women’s Political Leadership Program in Washington, D.C. The program is designed to give participants the tools needed for a career in political leadership.

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Bakersfield /  July 15, 2014

PG&E Partners with City, Various Groups at Water Conservation Event

Community partners in Bakersfield host free event with information to help residents with water conservation during the state’s ongoing drought.

Bay Area /  July 11, 2014

PG&E-Supported Lab Will Allow Energy Efficiency Tests Before Buildings are Constructed

On Thursday on the UC Berkeley campus, U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman was joined by dignitaries from across many industries, including PG&E, to officially launch FLEXLAB – the first test bed in the world that will test, in real-life conditions, the most cutting-edge commercial energy efficiency technology available.

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Central Coast /  July 9, 2014

PG&E-funded Central Coast New Tech High School Teaching Tomorrow’s Leaders

Students at this innovative school in San Luis Obispo County are excited about the hands-on learning their school provides, as this video story shows. And school officials say none of it would have been possible without PG&E’s support.

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