Bay Area /  June 23, 2016

PG&E Contractors Inspecting 30,000 Power Poles in San Francisco

As part of PG&E’s ongoing efforts to provide safe and reliable service to customers, PG&E contractors are performing routine power pole inspections throughout the city.

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Bay Area /  June 20, 2016

PG&E Helping Make Zero Net Energy the Norm

By 2020, all new homes built in California need to be zero net energy buildings. This means that a house will produce as much energy as it uses over a year through energy efficiency and onsite renewable energy generation like solar. One company has built a prototype home in Brentwood with the help of PG&E.

Plumas County /  June 20, 2016

PG&E to Increase Flows for Whitewater Recreation on Portion of North Fork Feather River

PG&E will increase water flows for whitewater recreation in the Rock Creek Reach of the North Fork Feather River in Plumas County over four weekends this summer, beginning June 25-26.

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Sacramento /  June 17, 2016

PG&E and SMUD Work Together to Prepare for Emergencies

More than 70 people from PG&E, SMUD and several different agencies worked together in a joint exercise designed to help improve emergency preparedness and response

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Bay Area /  June 15, 2016

Marin County Students Hammer Away at a Future in the Construction Industry

Graduation congratulations are in order for 16 high school students who successfully completed a construction technology class sponsored by PG&E. The program’s goal is to improve the number of qualified workers entering the construction industry

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Amador County /  June 15, 2016

PG&E, Cal Fire Partner to Reduce Wildfire Risk

With summer near, Cal Fire is urging homeowners to protect against wildfires by clearing defensible space around their homes. Cal Fire also is working through partnerships with PG&E and others to make communities more fire safe, including in Amador County where fire officials hope a controlled burn will pay dividends come wildfire season.

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Avila Beach /  June 14, 2016

Diablo Canyon Coastline Provides Learning Opportunity for Cal Poly Students

The nearly 13,000 acres that surround PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant are not only some of California’s most pristine coastline, with some of the most secluded and undisturbed natural areas on the Central Coast, they are hands-on learning grounds for local students.

Bay Area /  June 10, 2016

PG&E to Perform Electric Transmission Safety Work along Highway 101

PG&E will use helicopters to make improvements to high voltage electric transmission towers this weekend in Burlingame. The work will take place above and near Highway 101 between Anza Boulevard and Broadway and will likely cause traffic delays.

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Glenn County /  June 10, 2016

PG&E Lineman Wins National Public Service Award for 25 Years as Volunteer Firefighter

PG&E lineman and Orland resident Jeff Gomes has worked in tough conditions: fierce storms, sweltering heat, the aftermath of wildfires — to help restore power. After more than 25 years as a volunteer firefighter, he will receive a big honor: The Jefferson Award for Public Service.

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Sacramento /  June 9, 2016

PG&E-Supported Sacramento-Area Vets Service Center Exceeding Expectations

Call it a success. As this video shows, in the 14 months since PG&E and local businesses partnered to help the Volunteers of America rehabilitate a service center and internet café for homeless veterans in Sacramento County, the facility has been, as military personnel would say, “G.I.”

Bay Area /  June 3, 2016

Exceptional Oakland Student Earns PG&E Scholarship, a ‘Life Changing Investment’

Oakland has something to cheer for, and it’s not just the Golden State Warriors. PG&E dramatically changed the life of an exceptional East Oakland student, surprising him with one of the 10 coveted PG&E Better Together scholarships worth $20,000 and renewable for five years.

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Bay Area /  June 3, 2016

What a Day! Meet a Presidential Candidate, then Win a PG&E Scholarship

Alondra Varela had just returned from meeting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton last week when Regina Jackson, the president and CEO of the East Oakland Youth Development Center, told her they were headed to the center for a surprise.

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Dixon /  May 31, 2016

PG&E Volunteers Commemorate Memorial Day

Robert Rivera served for 25 years in the U.S. Navy’s submarine force before retiring and then joining PG&E. This past weekend, he was among a group of PG&E employees and their families who showed their respects at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.

Bay Area /  May 27, 2016

High School Students Complete PG&E-supported Construction Skills Class

A regional occupational program in Marin County provided students hands-on learning for construction technology careers. The program also emphasized responsibility, safety training and work ethic.

San Joaquin Valley /  May 27, 2016

PG&E Awards Grants for Local Cooling Centers

Since 2007, PG&E has funded local cooling centers in Northern and Central California. The centers, most in local government recreation and senior centers, provide residents a cool, comfortable place to get out of the heat.

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Bay Area /  May 26, 2016

Robotics Student Surprised with PG&E Scholarship in Front of Classmates

Leon Kwak thought he was going to take a group photo with his robotics club for his high school’s website. Little did he know it was all a ruse that would soon culminate in a life-changing surprise.

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