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Bay Area /  September 21, 2016

PG&E, Golden State Warriors Pack 5,000 Lunches for San Jose Students

On Tuesday, PG&E and the Golden State Warriors hosted a volunteer event at Sacred Heart Community Service in San Jose where 5,000 lunch bags were packed and later delivered for low-income students.

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Bay Area /  September 20, 2016

Graduation Caps another Successful PowerPathway Class

As their names were read, several dozen men and women walked across a PG&E auditorium stage and accepted their diplomas. After six months of training, the 24 students were graduates of the latest PG&E PowerPathwayCypress Mandela program. Since 2012, more than 90 percent of graduates have gone on to work for PG&E or a utility.

Sacramento Valley /  September 19, 2016

PG&E to Perform Pre-Storm Helicopter Patrol to Ensure Electric Reliability

PG&E will conduct a pre-winter helicopter patrol of electric distribution power lines and poles in remote areas of eastern Shasta County on Wednesday (Sept. 21).

Davis /  September 19, 2016

PG&E Continues to Upgrade Natural Gas Pipeline in Davis

PG&E is working to modernize 2,401 feet of natural gas distribution pipelines in Davis. PG&E crews are scheduled to work through October weather permitting.

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Bay Area /  September 16, 2016

PG&E Employees Team Up to Fight Hunger in South Bay

To help food pantries prepare for turkey dinners and stuffing during the holidays, PG&E employees from the South Bay recently donated their time to sort healthy goods that will be distributed to thousands of families.

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Bay Area /  September 14, 2016

Training Program has Part-time Carpenter Dreaming of a PG&E Career

As a part-time carpenter, Shimia Buie has never had trouble getting a job. But what she really wants is a career. This week, Buie and 23 classmates graduate from PG&E’s latest PowerPathway course, this one on safe gas operations. As this video shows, with 91 percent of the program’s graduates securing jobs in the utility industry, her dream could soon become a reality.

Central Coast /  September 12, 2016

PG&E Installs New Playground as Part of Community Pipeline Safety Initiative

Children in Soledad in Monterey County have a new playground, thanks in part to PG&E’s Community Pipeline Safety Initiative.

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Plumas County /  September 6, 2016

PG&E Flying Low in Plumas County to Check for Drought-stricken Trees

In response to the drought, PG&E is patrolling by helicopter to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines. Flights will occur in remote areas of Plumas County on Sept. 13.

Hinkley /  September 6, 2016

Hinkley Workforce Development Youth Install Solar Powered Irrigation System

The Career Institute, PG&E’s partner for workforce training in Hinkley, installed a solar power well to supply water to the surrounding tree line that provides a wind block for topsoil on nearby properties.

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San Joaquin Valley /  September 1, 2016

PG&E Helps Schools Reduce Energy, Put Money Back into Classrooms

Since 2010, PG&E has partnered with California schools on energy efficiency projects and achieved some big-time results. Bakersfield City School District, together with other districts, helped save enough energy to power nearly 26,000 homes and remove 43,000 cars from the road per year.

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Bay Area /  August 30, 2016

Free Haircuts Help Oakland and San Jose Students Start School in Style

Tapers, fades, comb-overs and buns are taking over barber shops all over the Bay Area. And this past weekend, dozens of children got to enjoy these haircuts for free thanks to a partnership between PG&E, Urban Barber College, Laney College and Entercom Radio Group.

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Sacramento /  August 29, 2016

PG&E Joins California Day of Preparedness

With food trucks, a mascot and costumed cowboys, the 11th annual California Day of Preparedness in Old Sacramento felt like a summer festival. But behind the fun was a serious message: Disasters or emergencies can strike at any time so you need to be prepared.

Sacramento /  August 25, 2016

Customers Urged to Be Ready for Emergencies as Part of Day of Preparedness

PG&E will join other sponsors at the 11th annual California Day of Preparedness. The free, family-friendly event takes place on Saturday (Aug. 27) in historic Old Sacramento.

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Sacramento Valley /  August 25, 2016

PG&E Moves Gas Line to Prevent Beaver-Caused Leaks

PG&E crews responded to a seemingly routine report of a gas odor on a rural residential road outside this Shasta County city. But what they found surprised them.

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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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