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North Coast /  August 27, 2015

Antique Gas Lamp in Disrepair Gets a Facelift, Thanks to PG&E

The warm summer nights on North State Street in downtown Ukiah got a little brighter with the lighting of an antique gas lamp in front of the Ukiah courthouse. The lamp had been in disrepair for a few years until a local PG&E employee offered to make some much needed repairs.

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Napa /  August 25, 2015

PG&E Joins Napa Strong Event One Year after 6.0 Quake, Donates Emergency Response Truck

Local leaders, residents and business owners came together to reflect on the events of a year ago and to celebrate the resiliency and strength of the community in the wake of a natural disaster. The Napa earthquake lasted just 26 seconds, but caused damage that still remains today.

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Placer County /  August 24, 2015

PG&E, Cal Fire Join Forces to Fight Bark Beetle during Drought

A lingering drought has left many California trees weak and dying and now, falling victim to bark beetle infestation. In support of the state’s efforts to reduce wildfire risk, PG&E’s vegetation management is working to identify and remove these trees that can fall on power lines and provide fire fuel.

Fresno County /  August 21, 2015

PG&E Efforts Aiding Firefighters and Public Safety on the Rough Fire

As the Rough Fire continues to burn in the steep terrain of the Sierra Nevada Forest, PG&E crews are taking active steps to protect firefighters and electric facilities in the area.

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Bay Area /  August 21, 2015

PG&E Joins Community Leaders in Opening New Electric Control Center

In front of more than 150 PG&E executives and employees, community leaders and invited guests, the company opened its new state-of-the-art electric Distribution Control Center in Concord on Thursday (Aug. 20). The $40 million, high-tech facility will help manage PG&E’s more than 140,000 miles of electric distribution lines that serve nearly 16 million Californians.

Plumas County /  August 21, 2015

PG&E Converting Greenville’s Overhead Electric Lines to Underground

PG&E crews will work through December to build an all-new underground electric system along several blocks of central Greenville. Work is being done at the request of Plumas County and ahead of a highway improvement project.

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San Luis Obispo /  August 19, 2015

PG&E Named Company of the Year by Cal Poly’s Hispanic Engineers

For the second year in a row, PG&E was recognized by the Cal Poly Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers for its support of the local chapter.

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Butte County /  August 18, 2015

PG&E Partnership Improves School Lighting and Provides Job Training

Students returning to North Valley schools are coming back to classrooms with better lighting and improved learning environments. It’s all part of a collaboration that is providing on-the-job training to young adults and making schools more energy efficient.

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Bay Area /  August 17, 2015

Downtown Boutique Gets PG&E Chic

With a little creativity and the help of PG&E’s local team in Sonoma, one small-business owner successfully capitalized on the recent construction work taking place outside her storefront.

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Bay Area /  August 14, 2015

PG&E Joins Mayor to Unveil ‘We Are Built in San Jose’ Initiative

This week, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo unveiled his “We Are Built in San Jose” initiative, developed to strengthen manufacturing in San Jose. Together, with PG&E and city staff, the mayor shared his vision to broaden prosperity and create a pathway to middle-class jobs.

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Bakersfield /  August 12, 2015

PG&E Officials See Solar Habitat Funding Making a Difference

Abel and Margarita Medina own a home built by Habitat for Humanity and will soon receive rooftop solar thanks to support from PG&E. They met with PG&E officials and talked about how solar will help them save money.

Bay Area /  August 11, 2015

Better to Be Safe than Sorry, Reminds Gas Locate and Mark Employee

By Nick Smith SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E is using today – Aug. 11 or 8/11 – to remind customers about the importance of calling 811 before starting any…

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Bay Area /  August 11, 2015

Santa Clara County Supervisors Declare Aug. 11 Safe Digging Day

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors issued a proclamation today (Aug. 11) to remind residents to call 811 before starting any outdoor digging projects. On hand were employees representing the utility, including a lineman and gas crew leader.

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Redding /  August 10, 2015

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

North Valley residents may notice an increased presence of PG&E crews in the coming week as the utility continues its mission of becoming the safest and most reliable provider of natural gas in the nation.

Sacramento /  August 10, 2015

PG&E, Boys & Girls Clubs Celebrate Area Teens Following Summer Jobs Program

Just as the new school year is about to begin, 55 Sacramento-area students were honored at a special graduation.

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Santa Cruz /  August 7, 2015

PG&E Employees Stuff School Backpacks for Homeless Children

More than 400 school children will receive backpacks filled with school supplies thanks to PG&E employees taking part in United Way’s Stuff the Bus effort.

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