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Bay Area /  July 2, 2015

Vets Learn about Job Opportunities at PG&E-Sponsored Career Fair at Sonoma NASCAR Race

There was more than just racing happening at the Toyota/Save Mart 350 in Sonoma. As this video shows, veterans got a boost to their post-military careers at a PG&E-sponsored job fair attended by NASCAR’s Brad Keselowski.

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Bakersfield /  July 1, 2015

Bakersfield Comes Together to Reduce Drought’s Devastating Effects

PG&E has been working hard to reduce water in its operations and engage customers and employees to do the same. This week, the utility’s Denise Newton shared that message on a televised drought crisis roundtable.

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Bay Area /  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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Bay Area /  June 29, 2015

Record Number of PG&E Employees March in San Francisco Pride Parade

A record 500-plus PG&E employees marched in the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade through the streets of downtown San Francisco. Said one employee: “To see the support at all levels and their families is pretty amazing.”

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Bakersfield /  June 26, 2015

PG&E Employee Gives Back to Her Fellow Veterans

PG&E senior customer outreach specialist Melba Gavina made a special presentation to the Honor Flight, which flies veterans at no cost to Washington, D.C., to visit war memorials in their honor. Gavina truly understands why veterans put service above self. She’s a veteran.

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Bay Area /  June 23, 2015

PG&E Delays Construction Project after Discovery of Golden Eagles

When PG&E’s Johnnie Kinard looked into the sky at a construction project, he saw two golden eagles. That led to delaying the project until after the nesting season, another example of how the utility protects birds.

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Fresno /  June 22, 2015

Latino Employee Resource Group Collects Shirts for Valley Farmworkers

When PG&E’s Latino Employee Resource Group learned there was a need for long-sleeve shirts for Central Valley farmworkers, they immediately sprang into action. Within a few weeks, they collected about 120 shirts and 245 bandanas from members in Fresno, Bakersfield and San Jose.

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Bay Area /  June 19, 2015

PG&E Helps Energize Spirited Victory Parade for Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors’ championship run energized the entire Bay Area, and PG&E returned the favor today, providing trucks and volunteers to help make the big parade as successful as the season.

Bay Area /  June 18, 2015

Redwood City, PG&E Take the Step Up and Power Down Commitment to Save Energy, Water and Money

Redwood City and PG&E joined forces this week to help residents of this San Mateo County city reduce energy and water use at home, save on their bills and help the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Sutter County /  June 18, 2015

PG&E Installing Self-Healing Technology to Speed-Up Power Restoration during Outages

PG&E is installing intelligent switches to build a smart grid serving the Live Oak area in Sutter County. In the event of an outage, this self-healing technology can isolate a trouble spot such as a downed power line or a utility pole damaged by a car crash, then reroute power to restore a majority of customers, all within a few minutes.

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Bay Area /  June 17, 2015

Community Health Fair Features Free Haircuts, Eye Exams at Former PG&E Power Plant Site

A PG&E-sponsored program that explores uses for a former power plant site recently hosted a health fair for residents of the city’s Bayview and Hunters Point neighborhoods.

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Bay Area /  June 17, 2015

Become a #PGEPowerFan and Win a Spot in the Golden State Warriors Victory Parade

PG&E is offering six lucky #PGEPowerFans a “golden” opportunity to win a chance to participate in the Golden State Warriors’ victory parade in Oakland on Friday, June 19.

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Eureka /  June 15, 2015

PG&E Sponsors Free Day at Eureka’s Sequoia Park Zoo, Helps Build Raptor Aviary

PG&E recently sponsored a free day at the Sequoia Park Zoo in Eureka. The event celebrated the opening of the zoo’s Raptor Aviary, which PG&E helped build with a donation. Watch this video about the event.

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Bay Area /  June 11, 2015

Her Education Will Benefit an Entire Village, Says PG&E Scholarship Winner

It was an extraordinary moment for Nancy Afandi this week. The 27-year-old Diablo Valley College student was surprised with a $20,000-a-year Bright Minds Scholarship from PG&E. The young woman came to the United States from Kenya five years ago and has big dreams for herself and the village she left behind.

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Central Coast /  June 9, 2015

Docents Help Share Beauty of Pecho Coast Trail at Diablo Canyon

As this video story shows, the Pecho Coast Trail in San Luis Obispo County offers awe-inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean. Located near PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant, the trail offers docents who are trained by PG&E.

Central Coast /  June 5, 2015

Elementary School Tours Diablo Canyon, and Learns About Ocean Animals

More than 100 students and teachers from Dana Elementary School in Nipomo got a chance to do two neat things in one day: They toured Diablo Canyon Power Plant and got to touch sea stars and rock crabs.

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