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Bakersfield /  August 24, 2016

In Bakersfield, Employees Stay Safe When the Heat Is On

Imagine climbing 60-foot utility poles, carrying 30 pounds of gear while installing 55-pound crossarms in scorching 105-degree Bakersfield heat.Those working conditions are a harsh summertime reality for thousands of PG&E’s outdoor workers.

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Bay Area /  August 23, 2016

Gas Leak-Sensing Fleet Sweeps North Coast to Enhance Customer Safety

Eureka residents may notice an increased presence of PG&E crews as the utility continues its mission of becoming the safest and most reliable provider of natural gas in the nation.

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Lake County /  August 22, 2016

PG&E Crews Restore Power to Lake County Customers in Area Ravaged by Wildfire

Less than a year after the Valley Fire, there was another devastating wildfire in Lake County. The Clayton Fire has burned nearly 200 homes and 4,000 acres. And like the 2015 fire, PG&E worked around the clock to restore power.

Alameda County /  August 22, 2016

CARE-Eligible Customers Missing Big Savings

PG&E’s CARE program gives income-qualified households deep discounts on energy bills, but many customers aren’t taking advantage. These counties have the most eligible customers not enrolled.

Lake County /  August 19, 2016

PG&E Contributes $40,000 to Lower Lake School District, Habitat for Humanity for Fire Recovery

After a devastating arson fire delayed the start of the school year for local families and destroyed the local Habitat for Humanity office in Lower Lake, PG&E has committed $40,000 to local organizations helping the community recover.

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Bay Area /  August 18, 2016

Five Reasons Why a PG&E Summer Internship Is Valuable

If you’re a college student wondering what to do next summer, consider a PG&E summer internship.No lunch runs for the team or organizing business cards. As this video shows, the work of this year’s 230 interns is helping drive PG&E’s business. And it’s a great way to start a career.

Avila Beach /  August 18, 2016

Diablo Canyon Employees Raise $17,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation During Golf Outing

Employees from PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant raised more than $17,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation at the 19th annual Nuclear Challenge Golf Tournament.

Sacramento Valley /  August 17, 2016

An Update on PG&E’s New Gas Training Center

A lot has happened since ground was broken last November at the new Gas Operations Technical Training Center. Construction on the new state-of-the–art training facility in the Yolo County city of Winters is well under way. Doors could open for training early next year.

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Bay Area /  August 16, 2016

Office Workers Get Sweet Treats for Being Energy Efficient

Wrapped in perfect packages, sweet surprises are hitting hundreds of workstations at the 345 California St. building in San Francisco. Candy drops are happening at random to reward tenants for powering down workstations before clocking out.

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Central Coast /  August 15, 2016

Timing Is Everything for Monterey County Wildfire Incident Commander

A short-term rotation led to a career high point for Mike Farinsky. In mid-July, he volunteered to temporarily fill PG&E’s vacant Central Coast Region superintendent position. One week later, the massive Soberanes Fire erupted. Before he knew it, he was overseeing the company’s efforts to restore service to 2,000 customers who lost power in the 67,000-acre wildfire.

Monterey County /  August 15, 2016

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Central Coast /  August 12, 2016

PG&E Partners with Cuesta College and Cal Poly to Train Students for Careers in Energy

PG&E, as part of its ongoing commitment to supporting the San Luis Obispo community and building jobs, has announced joint partnerships with Cuesta College and California Polytechnic State University (“Cal Poly”) to provide educational platforms to train today’s students for tomorrow’s careers in energy.

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Alameda County /  August 9, 2016

PG&E Digs Deep to Assist Fire Department Rescue Training

PG&E public safety specialist Les Putnam is accustomed to receiving emergency calls from local fire departments. But a recent call from the Alameda County Fire Department wasn’t about a fire, gas leak or downed power line. Find out how PG&E crews assisted important first responder training.

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Bay Area /  August 8, 2016

PG&E Hosts ‘Meeting of the Minds’ on Emergency Response in Sonoma County

In Sonoma County, PG&E hosted first responders from public safety organizations for a “meeting of the minds” on emergency response. As this video shows, the purpose of the meeting is to keep communities safe in the event of an emergency.

Fresno /  August 8, 2016

PG&E Summer Jobs Program Helps Teens Enter Workforce

Rudy Munoz-Pedraza spent part of his summer juggling jobs tossing pizzas and working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was one of 120 interns who participated in PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program, a partnership between PG&E and the Boys & Girls Club of Fresno County.

Redding /  August 8, 2016

PG&E to Provide High Whitewater Flows on Pit River Over Two Weekends

Kayakers and other recreationists, take note. PG&E will increase whitewater flows on the Pit 5 reach of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County the weekends of Aug. 13-14 and Sept. 10-11.

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