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 April 17, 2015

Kit Fox Recovery Recognized with PG&E Donation, Volunteer Event

PG&E donates $6,500 to organizations that treated a sick kit fox recovered at the Bakersfield Service Center earlier this year and employees clean up animal zoo in honor of Month of Service.

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Bay Area /  April 17, 2015

Second Annual ‘Energy Ideation Lab’ Yields Fresh, Innovative Ideas

More than 60 MBA and undergraduate students came to PG&E’s headquarters on April 10 to explore a compelling challenge: How can PG&E better engage its small and medium business customers on energy efficiency?

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Bay Area /  April 16, 2015

PG&E Helps Illuminate Vietnam Veterans War Memorial in San Bruno

When a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial came to San Bruno, volunteers asked PG&E for a little assistance. The company was happy to help.

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Alameda County /  April 13, 2015

PG&E PowerPathway Students Help Feed the Hungry in Oakland during Month of Service

PG&E employees, retirees and their families are volunteering all around California during April as part of the company’s annual Month of Service. As this video story shows, even prospective employees — those participating in the PowerPathway job-training program — are already giving back. Here’s a look at a recent Month of Service event at the Alameda County Community Food Bank.

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Arroyo Grande /  April 8, 2015

PG&E Meets Spring Break Request to School District Going Solar

The last step for a San Luis Obispo County school to go solar involved getting a new transformer. So when the school district asked PG&E to perform the work during the school’s spring break this week, the utility’s Division Leadership Team made it happen.

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Fresno /  April 7, 2015

PG&E, Boys & Girls Clubs Kick Off 2015 Summer Jobs Program

Fourth year of jobs partnerships in Fresno, Bakersfield and Sacramento areas puts teens on career path by providing skills training and paid summer internships.

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Bay Area /  April 3, 2015

PG&E Steps Up to the Plate to Help Novato Little League

When the Novato South Little League needed help, PG&E crews stepped up to the plate and fixed the flagpole before the next game.

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Bay Area /  April 2, 2015

Pittsburg, Bay Point and PG&E Add LED Streetlights That Improve Safety, Efficiency

PG&E, the City of Pittsburg and the unincorporated community of Bay Point announced a collaborative effort today (April 2) to convert approximately 3,500 non-decorative PG&E-owned streetlights to energy efficient and longer-lasting Light Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures.

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Bay Area /  April 2, 2015

Rescheduling Planned Outage Keeps Restaurants Happy, Leads to New Ways to Do Business

When a planned power outage proved disruptive during Oakland Restaurant Week, PG&E stepped in to make things right. And it also led to a new way of doing business that will take into account citywide events that will minimize impacts for customers.

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San Joaquin Valley /  March 31, 2015

PG&E Crews and Contractors Descend on Neighborhood After Truck Crash Causes Power Outage

When a dump truck collided with a power pole, pulling down lines, thousands of PG&E customers in Stockton lost power. The company employed an all-hands-on-deck approach using workers from Electric Operations, Gas Operations and Customer Care to respond to the incident.

Redding /  March 30, 2015

PG&E to Upgrade Natural Gas Lines in Redding to Increase Safety and Reliability

PG&E will begin work this week to upgrade natural gas distribution lines on a half-mile section of Churn Creek Road in Redding. PG&E crews are scheduled to perform the $1 million in upgrades through mid-July.

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Bay Area /  March 30, 2015

PG&E Substation Delivers Electricity and Art to an Oakland Neighborhood

Six months ago, PG&E’s Substation L—located on 20th St in Oakland—had a graffiti problem. Today, thanks to some residents of neighboring Uptown Place, a local artist and PG&E, the substation is now the centerpiece of the busy neighborhood street.

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Bay Area /  March 27, 2015

PG&E Helps Marine Mammal Center Celebrate a Milestone, Save Energy with Solar

The Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito celebrated 40 years of education and rescuing sea animals on Thursday (March 26), and PG&E was on hand to acknowledge its partner.

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Bay Area /  March 26, 2015

System Upgrades Will Boost Reliability, Help Keep Lights on When Catastrophic Quake Hits

Work currently under way to construct a new 230-kilovolt power line and expand two substations in San Francisco is an example of the type of investment PG&E is making to provide safe, reliable service while also hardening its system for natural disasters.

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Rancho Cordova /  March 26, 2015

PG&E, Volunteers of America Renovate a Veterans Service Center at Former Air Force Base

PG&E and the Volunteers of America, along with donations from local businesses, joined forces to renovate a service center/Internet café for homeless veterans located in a warehouse on the former Mather Air Force Base in the Sacramento suburb of Rancho Cordova.

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Bay Area /  March 25, 2015

PG&E Unveils Solar Education Program to Oakland High School Students

PG&E’s newest education program gives high school students the opportunity to build portable solar devices that will be delivered to provide energy to orphanages, schools and medical clinics in Kenya. These solar suitcases also are teaching young people about the principles of clean energy.

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