Bakersfield /  July 31, 2015

PG&E Energy Academy Summer Interns Learn Job Skills

High school students at a PG&E Energy Academy program in Bakersfield — as well as Fresno, Stockton and Sacramento — are wrapping summer internships. The teens have gained real-word jobs skills working closely with PG&E employees over the past four weeks.

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Bay Area /  July 30, 2015

Oakland A’s, PG&E Partner to Take Youths from Underserved Communities Out to the Ballgame

When you’re special guests at an Oakland A’s game, good things happen. Thanks to PG&E’s “A It Forward” program with the Oakland A’s, some youngsters got to tour the press box while others sang “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during a recent game.

Bay Area /  July 28, 2015

PG&E Educates Day Workers on Importance of Calling 811

Before you start a project that involves digging, you need to call 811. That was the message to day workers during the first of 12 multicultural workshops to be held this year.

Bakersfield /  July 27, 2015

PG&E Donates Fans to Homebound Seniors

In what has become an annual summertime tradition, PG&E employees helped distribute 120 portable fans to seniors in need as part of the Christmas in July program in Bakersfield. The utility purchased fans given to homebound seniors enrolled in the Meals On Wheels food delivery program.

Bay Area /  July 22, 2015

PG&E’s Warner Has an Extreme Commitment to Serving Customers in Napa

Scott Warner does everything with a level of intensity and daring that few can muster. Whether it’s snowboarding, mountain biking, motorcycle racing or waterskiing, he’s in it to win. He is the latest PG&E employee to be featured in the company’s advertisements.

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Central Coast /  July 20, 2015

PG&E Extends Power for Lake’s Emergency Pumping as Drought Threatens Drinking Water

Water at Lake Cachuma in Santa Barbara County is losing water, a victim of the state’s lingering drought. And that could mean no drinking water for 200,000 county residents. When emergency pumps were needed, PG&E stepped in within a short time to provide service to those pumps.

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Bay Area /  July 17, 2015

How a Navy Veteran with No Electrical Experience Became PG&E’s First Lineman Hall of Fame Inductee

Jim McKenna returned to his hometown in Minnesota after a four-year Navy stint where he faced a struggle common to many military veterans. Now what? That was 55 years ago. Earlier this year, the PG&E retiree who provides training to line workers earned a distinguished honor. He’s the first PG&E employee inducted into the International Lineman Hall of Fame.

Chico /  July 16, 2015

PG&E Works to Improve Reliability in Downtown Chico Night of July 19

PG&E crews will replace an underground transformer and upgrade cables late Sunday night (July 19) to improve electric capacity and reliability in downtown Chico.

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Central Coast /  July 15, 2015

Farmers on DCPP Property Help Maintain PG&E’s Land Stewardship Commitment

Two farmers continue a longtime tradition of cattle grazing on PG&E property north and south of Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County and they are doing so in a way that helps preserve plants and native habitat.

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San Joaquin Valley /  July 13, 2015

Farmworkers Given Shirts Donated by PG&E’s Latino Employee Resource Group

In this first time clothing drive, PG&E’s Latino ERG employees collected 345 shirts and 486 handkerchiefs to help protect farmworkers from sun and pesticides while working in Central Valley fields.

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Bay Area /  July 13, 2015

Commitment to Public Safety Guides Gas Employee Featured in New PG&E Ads

PG&E’s commitment to safety and helping others in the community go hand in hand, and Jamir Dixon is eager to explain how his work as a locate and mark fieldperson brings it all together. “I protect people,” says Dixon, featured in new PG&E ads that remind customers to always call 811 before any digging project.

Bay Area /  July 9, 2015

PG&E Hosts Event in San Ramon to Focus Teen Girls on STEM Careers

PG&E and nonprofit Girls Inc. hosted an event to encourage young girls to pursue careers related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics in an effort to boost the number of women working in these fields.

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Bay Area /  July 8, 2015

PG&E Hosts San Jose Mayor, Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO for Mayor’s Town Hall

Important issues — ranging from energy efficiency to helping businesses reduce energy costs — were discussed during a taped Town Hall Meeting with PG&E’s Helen Burt and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo.

Butte County /  July 8, 2015

PG&E-Funded Wildfire Cameras Help Rescue Stranded Woman Who Gave Birth in Forest

PG&E-funded wildfire cameras have only been operating in Butte County since June and already they have provided value that simply can’t be measured. In this case, the technology may have saved lives. Two of them, to be specific.

Napa /  July 7, 2015

PG&E, First Responders, Honored in Annual Fourth of July Parade

Napa residents celebrate patriotism and show gratitude for first responders during the annual Fourth of July Parade.

San Joaquin Valley /  July 7, 2015

PG&E Employees Help Extinguish Downtown Stockton Fire

The quick response and fast action of two PG&E employees helped extinguish a fire at an old warehouse in downtown Stockton.

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