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Dixon /  May 23, 2015

PG&E Employees, Families Honor Veterans for Memorial Day

Dozens of PG&E employees, their families and friends marked Memorial Day today (May 23) under a cloudy sky in Dixon. The volunteers participated in an effort called ‘flags out’ at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, several days ahead of the cemetery’s Memorial Day ceremony. They helped place flags in front of thousands of headstones.

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Kern County /  May 21, 2015

Future is Bright for Seniors Graduating from PG&E’s Energy Academy at Independence High

Graduating seniors at the PG&E-sponsored Energy and Utility Career Academy at Independence High in Bakersfield presented their class energy projects. Then PG&E representatives made presentations of their own — awards and scholarships to some of the students.

Plumas County /  May 21, 2015

PG&E Projects Lake Almanor, Bucks Lake Water Levels to be Below Normal This Summer

PG&E announced today that Lake Almanor and Bucks Lake water levels are projected to be below normal this summer due to continued drought conditions.

Bay Area /  May 20, 2015

Bay Point Library Gets a Face-lift Thanks to PG&E Volunteers

PG&E volunteers traded pencils for paint brushes and spent the day on May 1 volunteering at Habitat for Humanity’s public library revitalization in Bay Point in Contra Costa County.

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Central Coast /  May 19, 2015

Diablo Canyon Desalination Plant to Help County Fight Wildfires

Limited water supplies as a result of four years of drought have led to a water-sharing agreement between PG&E Diablo Canyon Power Plant and San Luis Obispo County.

Sacramento Valley /  May 19, 2015

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Line in Yuba City

PG&E is upgrading a natural gas pipe along Epley Drive in Yuba City in order to increase gas service capacity and reliability. PG&E crews are scheduled to perform the $660,000 in upgrades through mid-July.

San Joaquin Valley /  May 18, 2015

PG&E Upgrades Electrical Equipment to Improve Reliability for Sonora Customers

PG&E is upgrading electric equipment to improve electric service reliability for customers in Sonora. This work is part of PG&E’s overall effort to upgrade the electric system to benefit customers in the area. The project began today with work taking place at several locations around Sonora.

San Joaquin County /  May 18, 2015

Paving to Begin as PG&E Completes Natural Gas Pipe Upgrade in Tracy

PG&E will begin the final phase of pavement restoration in north Tracy following the completion of a pipeline upgrade project in the area. Work is expected to start after June 1 and take approximately four weeks to be completed, weather permitting.

San Joaquin Valley /  May 13, 2015

PG&E Replacing and Upgrading Electric Infrastructure in Shafter

PG&E is performing overhead electric work to upgrade transmission lines in Shafter. Crews are replacing about a mile of transmission line on Lerdo Highway from North Shafter Road to Beech Avenue in Shafter.

Bay Area /  May 12, 2015

PG&E Honored for Long-Time Support of Lunar New Year Parade

PG&E has been honored for its long-time support of the Lunar New Year Parade, an annual event that draws hundreds of thousands of people to San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood each year.

Sacramento Valley /  May 7, 2015

Woodland, PG&E Take ‘Step Up and Power Down’ Commitment to Save Energy, Money

Today, the City of Woodland and PG&E joined forces to offer Woodland residents resources to help lower their home energy usage. Ongoing throughout 2015, the “Step Up and Power Down” community initiative has the goal of engaging at least 5 percent of households in Woodland.

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 May 7, 2015

Madera County: Students Take Part in Annual Youth Achievement Camp

Thirty-one students recently attended the annual camp held at Bass Lake sponsored by PG&E’s Latino Employee Resource Group. It was the first time camping for many of these fifth- and sixth-graders from low-income families..

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Bay Area /  May 6, 2015

PG&E, High School Frisbee Team Partner to Promote Digging Safety

Foothill High School’s ultimate Frisbee team in Pleasanton is learning a new set of skills. The Frisbee team and PG&E are building public awareness of PG&E’s 811 Ambassador Program by incorporating the 811 logo onto team equipment and jerseys.

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Bakersfield /  May 5, 2015

Thanks to PG&E Grant, Lamont Students Head to Camp for the First Time

Alicante Avenue School in rural Kern County never could afford to send its sixth-grade students to Camp KEEP on the Central Coast — that is, until PG&E awarded school teacher Angie Diaz a $10,000 grant to pay for the trip. Thirty-five students are now headed to the camp.

After several years of nesting on PG&E's San Francisco headquarters, a pair of falcons have picked a different spot this year. (Photos by Matt Nauman.)
Bay Area /  May 1, 2015

After Many Years at PG&E Office, Falcons Nesting on Different Building This Year

For bird lovers, and those who appreciate the wildness of nature in a completely urban setting, watching the falcons that nest atop PG&E headquarters has become an annual rite of spring. But not this year as the falcons have chosen a different building.

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San Joaquin Valley /  April 29, 2015

PG&E Helps Celebrate Arbor Day with Tree Planting, Tree Giveaway in Stockton

In celebration of Arbor Day, PG&E sponsored a tree-planting and tree-giveaway event in Stockton. PG&E also was recognized for its work keeping trees away from high-voltage power lines. And volunteers planted trees in Stockton’s Oak Park.

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