Bakersfield /  October 15, 2014

PG&E, Partners Help Restore Habitat at Panorama Vista Preserve

River Partners and the Kern River Corridor Endowment hosted a tree planting day at the Panorama Vista Preserve today in Bakersfield. Area residents, students and volunteers planted more than 3,000 native trees and shrubs. PG&E and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation funded the project.

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Central Coast /  October 14, 2014

King City Substation Upgrade Benefits Customers, Local Growth

In the heart of the Salinas Valley, where so much of America’s produce is grown and processed, PG&E has been tending to its own electrical crop. As this video story shows, for much of the last year, the company and its contractors have been adding capacity and reliability to the substation in King City.

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Sacramento Valley /  October 14, 2014

PG&E Donates 151 Acres to U.S. Forest Service as Part of its Land Conservation Commitment

PG&E has donated a 151-acre parcel in Tehama County to the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), marking the company’s second land transfer as part of its Land Conservation Commitment.

Central Coast /  October 14, 2014

PG&E and DonorsChoose Partner to Support Teachers

DonorsChoose.org and PG&E are partnering to help maximize children’s learning in San Luis Obispo County public schools. PG&E is providing a “Double Your Impact” offer through DonorsChoose.org to match 50 percent of funding needs of classroom projects across the county, up to $25,000.

Sacramento Valley /  October 13, 2014

PG&E to Provide High Whitewater Flows on Portion of Pit River for Five Days

PG&E will provide high whitewater flows in the Pit 1 Reach of the Pit River in eastern Shasta County October 17-22..

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Central Coast /  October 13, 2014

PG&E Chief Nuclear Officer Shares Leadership Training with Community Partners

Many leaders struggle with processes and relationships and, as a result, fail to produce great results. That was the overarching message PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Ed Halpin delivered to more than 25 community and business leaders from throughout San Luis Obispo County, who attended the two-day Facilitative Leadership course he taught in late September.

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Central Coast /  October 10, 2014

PG&E Provides $163,500 to Fire Safe Council to Reduce Wildfire Risk

With national Fire Prevention Week under way, PG&E and the Fire Safe Council of San Luis Obispo today announced a partnership to help reduce the risk of wildfire. During an event at the Mt. Lowe communications site, PG&E provided $163,500 to the council to support needed fuel reduction, infrastructure protection and defensible space projects throughout the county.

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Central Coast /  October 10, 2014

PG&E’s Gordon Fehlman Shows True Grit in Gas Operations on Monterey Peninsula

PG&E Gas Construction Supervisor Gordon Fehlman is one of the employees featured in local advertisements. “I’ve never looked at working at PG&E as just a job,” he says.

Quincy /  October 9, 2014

PG&E Reducing Wildfire Risk, Improving Public Access to Bucks Lake

PG&E is removing hazardous trees, along with dead and dying trees, near Bucks Lake in order to reduce wildfire risk, improve public access and boost forest health.

Sacramento Valley /  October 8, 2014

PG&E Submits Permit Application to Winters for New Gas Operations Technical Training Center

PG&E formally submitted a permit application to the City of Winters to build a new Gas Operations Technical Training Center on Monday. PG&E is expected to begin construction in 2015.

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Central Coast /  September 29, 2014

New Weather Station Will Benefit PG&E, Area Residents

A newly installed weather station will benefit both PG&E and San Luis Obispo County residents. The station was installed on Black Butte, a remote location at 2,620 feet of elevation four miles northeast of downtown San Luis Obispo on the Cuesta Grade. The equipment will provide critical weather data to firefighters and meteorologists.

Oroville /  September 26, 2014

PG&E Awards Feather Falls Casino $94,838 Rebate for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

PG&E has awarded Feather Falls Casino in south Oroville $94,838 in energy efficiency rebates which will save the casino about $90,000 a year in energy costs.

Bay Area /  September 23, 2014

PG&E Finishes in Top Three at SF International Dragon Boat Festival

PG&E’s Power Dragons finished in the top three of their division in the 19th annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival, which was held Sept. 20-21 on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. But the real winners were two local charities who benefited from the company’s participation: the California Dragon Boat Association’s (CDBA) Youth Dragon Boat Program and Self Help for the Elderly.

Central Coast /  September 23, 2014

PG&E Project Will Boost Reliability in Soledad

PG&E replaced and reinforced almost 3,000 feet of overhead power lines with higher capacity wire along Monterey Street to enhance safety and reliability. The project, which began in July, will improve service for more than 1,500 customers and help reduce the number and duration of power outages in the community.

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Bay Area /  September 22, 2014

PG&E’s Emeryville Repair Facility Still Vital at 90

The 65 employees who work at PG&E’s Emeryville Repair Facility repair electrical equipment, test rubber gloves to keep line workers safe and responsibly recycle old oil-filled transformers. As this video story shows, important work happens at a facility that has been around for nearly a century.

Plumas County /  September 22, 2014

PG&E Project Will Upgrade Reliability in Chester

PG&E has scheduled a planned power outage for Chester on Saturday, Sept. 27, while crews make upgrades to improve electric reliability. The outage is scheduled to take place between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. and will impact approximately 2,500 customers in virtually all of Chester and small portions of Lake Almanor and Westwood.

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