San Joaquin Valley /  October 19, 2016

PG&E Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Holds Workshop on Energy Savings

On Tuesday, PG&E held a workshop at Bakersfield’s Mercado Latino that helped celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and provided information to Spanish-speaking customers about energy savings and programs.

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Central Coast /  October 18, 2016

Dedication Drives Salinas Gas Supervisor as She Juggles Parenting, Career

Griselda Zendejas’ path to becoming part of PG&E’s Gas Maintenance and Construction team took patience, determination and a lot of support from a special colleague — her sister.

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Humboldt County /  October 12, 2016

PG&E Collaborates on Low Carbon Microgrid with Humboldt County Tribe

Sustainability is a guiding principle for the Blue Lake Rancheria, a Native American tribe located between coastal mountains and the Pacific Ocean in Humboldt County. As this video shows, PG&E is among the groups helping them in their quest to conserve energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Bay Area /  October 10, 2016

PG&E Employee Volunteers Showcase ‘Power of Blue’ to Build Playhouses

Nonprofit groups and PG&E volunteers came together to build playhouses for the children of Travis Air Force Base airmen as part of a Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley program that raises money for the construction of Habitat houses while giving fun “homes” to kids.

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Bay Area /  October 7, 2016

PG&E Crews Restore Power after Wildfire Damages Power Lines and Poles

Just a few miles away from the heart of Silicon Valley, a wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains sent a large plume of smoke into the air and forced many residents to flee their homes. This week, PG&E restored power to several hundred residents displaced by the Loma Fire.

Central Coast /  October 6, 2016

PG&E Campus Earns National Energy Design Gold Award

A PG&E building that’s home to Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s emergency planning team is one of the country’s greenest buildings. The Kendall Road Campus has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold designation.

 October 5, 2016

PG&E Volunteers Take to Canoes, Kayaks for Annual River Cleanup

Working by canoe and kayak, PG&E employees joined other volunteers to pick up litter on the lower Colorado River as part of a fourth annual river cleanup.

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 October 5, 2016

PG&E’s Vision for Clean Energy Displayed at VERGE 2016

The four-day VERGE 2016 conference in Santa Clara provided the perfect forum for PG&E to showcase its Step Up Power Down program, plug-in hybrid vehicles and discuss how the company is serving as a model in reducing carbon emissions.

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Bay Area /  September 28, 2016

PG&E Supports Inaugural Event to Celebrate Region’s Natural Beauty

Sure, the Bay Area is known for the Golden Gate Bridge and city skylines. But the magic of the Bay also includes its plants, animals and natural resources. This week, PG&E helped the nonprofit Save the Bay kick off its first Bay Day to celebrate the Bay Area with the reminder that it be protected for future generations.

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Central Coast /  September 26, 2016

PG&E Donates $10,000 for Red Cross Fire Relief Efforts

The Red Cross provided emergency shelter, served meals and provided cleanup supplies for residents during the Chimney Fire, which began in mid-August in San Luis Obispo County. This week, PG&E donated $10,000 to the organization it has partnered with for more than 40 years.

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Bay Area /  September 21, 2016

PG&E, Golden State Warriors Pack 5,000 Lunches for San Jose Students

On Tuesday, PG&E and the Golden State Warriors hosted a volunteer event at Sacred Heart Community Service in San Jose where 5,000 lunch bags were packed and later delivered for low-income students.

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Bay Area /  September 20, 2016

Graduation Caps another Successful PowerPathway Class

As their names were read, several dozen men and women walked across a PG&E auditorium stage and accepted their diplomas. After six months of training, the 24 students were graduates of the latest PG&E PowerPathwayCypress Mandela program. Since 2012, more than 90 percent of graduates have gone on to work for PG&E or a utility.

Sacramento Valley /  September 19, 2016

PG&E to Perform Pre-Storm Helicopter Patrol to Ensure Electric Reliability

PG&E will conduct a pre-winter helicopter patrol of electric distribution power lines and poles in remote areas of eastern Shasta County on Wednesday (Sept. 21).

Davis /  September 19, 2016

PG&E Continues to Upgrade Natural Gas Pipeline in Davis

PG&E is working to modernize 2,401 feet of natural gas distribution pipelines in Davis. PG&E crews are scheduled to work through October weather permitting.

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Bay Area /  September 16, 2016

PG&E Employees Team Up to Fight Hunger in South Bay

To help food pantries prepare for turkey dinners and stuffing during the holidays, PG&E employees from the South Bay recently donated their time to sort healthy goods that will be distributed to thousands of families.

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Bay Area /  September 14, 2016

Training Program has Part-time Carpenter Dreaming of a PG&E Career

As a part-time carpenter, Shimia Buie has never had trouble getting a job. But what she really wants is a career. This week, Buie and 23 classmates graduate from PG&E’s latest PowerPathway course, this one on safe gas operations. As this video shows, with 91 percent of the program’s graduates securing jobs in the utility industry, her dream could soon become a reality.

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