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.

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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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San Joaquin County /  May 25, 2016

PG&E Scholarship Worth $100,000 Nearly Leaves Lodi Student Speechless

An ordinary day for Stephen Boyle at Tokay High School quickly turned extraordinary. This week, Boyle was named one of 10 PG&E Better Together Scholarship winners. See the moment of surprise in this video as Boyle learns he’s one of the big winners.

San Joaquin County /  May 25, 2016

AP Biology Class Interrupted by PG&E Surprise Scholarship Announcement

Bakersfield student Jineava To will study biochemistry at UCLA and plans to attend medical school to become pediatrician or a physician’s assistant. She’s a first-generation American and will be the first in her family to attend college.

Fresno /  May 24, 2016

Engineering Student, a Past PG&E Intern, Surprised with Scholarship Award

Krista Miguel walked into a Fresno State meeting room prepared to speak to a TV reporter about the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Instead, she learned she’s the winner of a PG&E Better Together Scholarship, worth up to $20,000 a year.

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Bay Area /  May 23, 2016

At Giants Game, PG&E Surprises Petaluma Student with $20,000-a-Year Scholarship

High school student Claire Killian and her parents arrived at a recent San Francisco Giants game after they were told they would be taking a VIP tour of AT&T Park. Little did they know that PG&E representatives would be greeting them and award the 17-year-old a big scholarship.

Bay Area /  May 20, 2016

City of El Cerrito, PG&E Collaborate on Luminous New Additions

PG&E and the City of El Cerrito have completed a joint effort to convert approximately 1,300 non-decorative PG&E-owned streetlights to energy efficient and longer lasting Light Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures.

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Chico /  May 17, 2016

Inspired by Friend’s PG&E Scholarship, Chico High School Student Wins Big Herself

When Chico’s Madison Dunlap won a big PG&E scholarship last year, Olivia Leiker took notice. If her friend won, why couldn’t she? On Tuesday, Leiker and her classmates were asked to go to the library. They were met by a contingent from PG&E and her family with a big surprise for the 17-year-old high school senior.

Alameda County /  May 13, 2016

Interstate 580 to Close Briefly for PG&E Electric Transmission Safety Work

On Sunday (May 15), PG&E begins work in Castro Valley above and near Interstate 580 between Crow Canyon Road and Eden Canyon Road exits to make improvements of nearby electric transmission towers and power lines.

Rocklin /  May 13, 2016

PG&E Surprises Student, Father with Big Scholarship

Television news cameras were rolling as PG&E recently awarded the first of 10 Better Together Scholarships to 17-year-old Dominic Navarro at Rocklin High School. See the video showing his surprise, as well as his father, a TV news photographer who captured the moment.

Avila Beach /  May 11, 2016

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant Recognized as a Mother-Baby Friendly Workplace

At a ceremony at the State Capitol in Sacramento, Pacific Gas and Electric’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant was recognized by the California Breastfeeding Coalition for exemplary support of and accommodations for breastfeeding employees.

Plumas County /  May 11, 2016

PG&E Expects Higher Summer Water Levels at Lake Almanor, Bucks Lake

Water levels at Lake Almanor and Bucks Lake in Plumas County are projected to be above normal this summer due to above normal precipitation this season, PG&E has announced.

Bay Area /  May 10, 2016

PG&E, Sonoma Raceway Partner For Second Military Career Day

PG&E and Sonoma Raceway will join forces to play hosts to the second Military Career Day at the Raceway during this year’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend on June 24.

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Bay Area /  May 9, 2016

PG&E Collaborates with First Responders on Emergency Preparedness

Myriad agencies protect public safety in the cluster of cities within San Mateo County. When emergencies affect the Peninsula’s 1,500 miles of power lines overhead and 2,100 miles of gas lines underground, it’s critical to have a strong relationship with the brave men and women who arrive first on the scene.

Sacramento Valley /  May 5, 2016

PG&E Upgrading Pit 1 Fall River Gates to Automated Control

PG&E will work mid-May through October to upgrade three gates of the Pit 1 Fall River gate structure to automated gates.

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