Central Coast /  March 15, 2017

PG&E Promotes Emergency Preparedness in all Forms

A recent workshop in San Luis Obispo gathered representatives from local museums and historical societies to learn about how to protect vital and historical documents in the event of a natural disaster.

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Bay Area /  March 15, 2017

PG&E Gas Leak-Sensing Fleet Sweeps Area to Enhance Customer Safety

Novato residents may notice an increased presence of PG&E crews working in their neighborhoods this week as the utility continues its mission of becoming the safest and most reliable natural gas provider in the country.

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Bakersfield /  March 13, 2017

PG&E Partners to Build New Solar Sites in Bakersfield

PG&E is partnering with local developers to build solar sites in Bakersfield and elsewhere to provide more clean energy as part of the company’s new Solar Choice program.

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Bay Area /  March 13, 2017

PG&E Hosts 14th Annual Water Conservation Showcase

Despite an abundant amount of rain this year, water is still a limited resource. Next week, leading experts will present on the most pressing water issues and challenges related to building in the state at PG&E’s 14th annual Water Conservation Showcase.

Bay Area /  March 13, 2017

PG&E Contractors Inspecting 90,000 Power Poles

As part of PG&E’s ongoing efforts to provide safe and reliable service to customers, contractors for the energy company will begin performing routine power pole inspections in cities and unincorporated areas throughout Sonoma County.

Humboldt County /  March 10, 2017

PG&E Flies Low in Humboldt County to Inspect for Dead Trees

As part of its response to California’s tree mortality crisis, PG&E conducted aerial patrols in Humboldt County today (March 10) to identify dead trees that could pose a wildfire or other public safety risk.

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Avila Beach /  March 7, 2017

Girl Scouts Earn ‘Lands of Learning’ Patch through Partnership with PG&E

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant recently partnered with the Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast to create a hands-on learning opportunity for local girl scouts to earn their “Lands of Learning” patch.

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San Joaquin Valley /  March 7, 2017

PG&E Crew Members Perform CPR on Man who Collapsed at Rest Stop

PG&E crew members Clint Grich and Mike Musgrove had just taken a break at a rest stop when they spotted a man who had collapsed next to his car. They immediately began chest compressions to help resuscitate the man until emergency crews arrived.

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Hinkley /  March 6, 2017

PG&E Teams with Community for Cleanup Day

PG&E helped coordinate the third Hinkley Community Cleanup Day as the community worked together to beautify its desert surroundings. The result was a lot of trash, tires and recycled e-waste.

Butte County /  March 2, 2017

PG&E to Fly Low in Yuba, Butte Foothills to Check for Drought-stricken Trees

PG&E will fly low by helicopter in the hills of Butte and Yuba counties next week to check for drought-stricken trees near power lines.

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Bay Area /  March 1, 2017

PG&E, Boston Properties Partner on West’s Tallest Office Building

Salesforce Tower in downtown San Francisco is no ordinary building. So it couldn’t have an ordinary energy profile, either. The tower will be the tallest office building west of the Mississippi when it opens this fall. The building’s electric load will be as much as eight megawatts – enough to power 1,000 single-family homes.

San Joaquin County /  February 27, 2017

After Levee Breach, PG&E Works With First Responders to Keep Customers Safe

When a levee breach near Manteca forced mandatory evacuations, PG&E jumped into action to provide support to local first responders and help ensure the safety of its customers and the community.

Napa /  February 24, 2017

How PG&E Prepared for Northern California’s Powerful President’s Day Weekend Storm

PG&E prepared for last weekend’s brutal storm using the company’s storm outage predication models to coordinate staffing and station mobile command units, and the company worked with partners Aggreko to have back-up generators ready in Benicia.

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San Joaquin Valley /  February 23, 2017

High School Students Get Close-up Look at PG&E, Energy Jobs

Youth Leadership Bakersfield, a program offered by the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, recently brought 33 students out to PG&E’s service yard to learn about energy careers. Students watched linemen demonstrations, learned about electric safety and PG&E careers.

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Auburn /  February 22, 2017

PG&E Inspects Power Lines in Fire-Prone Areas Two Times a Year

Five years of drought, pest infestations and warmer temperatures are transforming some of California’s beloved landscape. The total number of dead trees in the state since 2010 stands at 102 million. Now PG&E continues to use helicopters to inspect power lines and identify dead trees, work that can help reduce the risk of wildfires.

Sacramento Valley /  February 21, 2017

PG&E Donates to Food Bank Stretched Thin from Oroville Dam Evacuations

The food bank, which serves eight counties, helped feed evacuees even though its main warehouse was in the evacuation area and many of its own employees also had leave their homes earlier this month.

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