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Fresno /  November 29, 2016

PG&E Helps Blue Star Moms Send Holiday Cheer Across the Globe

Since 9/11, members of the Blue Star Moms of Central California have collected dry foods, socks, books and anything else that could possibly fit into a postal box to send to young men and women serving in the military who will be away from home on the holidays.This year they found a new ally in PG&E.

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Bakersfield /  November 23, 2016

PG&E Partners with Home Depot for Holiday Light Exchange

At a Home Depot store, PG&E held a holiday light exchange in an effort to promote energy efficiency and safety.

PG&E employees took turns painting, building and decorating a Snoopy-themed playhouse that will help raise money to build homes for families in need.
Bay Area /  November 21, 2016

PG&E Employees build Playhouse for Christmas in the Park

For the third consecutive year, San Jose’s Christmas in the Park challenged PG&E to compete with other companies to see who could build the most creative playhouse as part of a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser.

Central Coast /  November 18, 2016

PG&E Partners to Restore Wetland, Giving Community Clean Surface Water

An 18-acre wetland was re-flooded through a partnership between the Monterey County Water Resources Agency, Central Coast Wetlands Group at Moss Landing Marine Labs and PG&E.

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Amador County /  November 16, 2016

PG&E Works with Stakeholders to Remove Small Dam, Benefiting Fish Populations

In a normally quiet river canyon in Amador County, big booms could be heard. The East Panther Creek Dam was built to withstand the forces of nature, so taking it apart takes some muscle. With the 15-foot high diversion dam’s removal, the creek’s hydrology will be restored to pre-dam conditions, which will benefit fish, habitat and flows.

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Chico /  November 15, 2016

PG&E Linemen Hang Holiday Decorations in Downtown Chico

A long-running holiday season tradition took shape as PG&E linemen reached high to decorate lampposts in downtown Chico.

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Chico /  November 9, 2016

Semper Fi! Marine Sergeant Transitions to Apprentice Lineman

Before joining PG&E in 2014, Chico-based apprentice lineman Brandon Branch spent five years as a sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. After leaving the military, Branch didn’t think he would find a career as fulfilling as that of a Marine. But that all changed when he became an apprentice at PG&E.

About a third of Diablo Canyon Power Power Plant's 1,500 employees are military veterans. (Photo by John Lindsey.)
Central Coast /  November 8, 2016

Military Veterans At Home At Diablo Canyon Power Plant

The culture of safety, the continuous drills and training, and even the rhythm and smell of Diablo Canyon Power Plant are familiar to many former U.S. Navy employees who feel at home here after having served their country.

Teacher Joyce Dibble with Solar Suitcase club students Sean Lindholm, Brandon Parrish, Matt Grossman and Max Glenn.
Sacramento /  November 7, 2016

Two Local Students will Help Deliver Solar Suitcases to Kenya

Matt Grossman and Max Glenn of Rio Americano High School in Sacramento will join four other PG&E Solar Suitcase program participants traveling to Kenya courtesy of PG&E. The students will deliver the portable power sources to communities in need.

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Bay Area /  November 7, 2016

Former Marine Responsible for Protecting Others Does the Same at PG&E

More than a year ago, former U.S. Marine Farron Drylie graduated from PG&E’s PowerPathway program. The staff sergeant was the first active military member to take the training. As this video shows, Drylie was responsible for protecting and serving others. And that’s still the case as he’s now helping PG&E’s gas safety mission.

Bay Area /  November 7, 2016

PG&E Teams with Golden State Warriors on Beautification Project for San Francisco Neighbors

Smiling from ear to ear, dozens of youngsters filled the basketball court at Irving M. Scott School for a moment that will likely leave a lasting impression. David West of the Golden State Warriors tipped off a youth basketball clinic on the recently renovated neighborhood basketball court, a project that came together with the help of PG&E.

 November 4, 2016

San Bernardino County: PG&E Partners with Chemehuevi Tribe on School Beautification

New shade trees funded by PG&E will soon adorn the campus of Chemehuevi Valley Elementary School, a small school attended by children of the Chemehuevi Tribe on the California side of Lake Havasu.

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Bay Area /  November 3, 2016

Students Going to Kenya, Part of PG&E Solar Suitcase Program

Amy Hua and Kyle Mondina will travel to Kenya in February with WE Charity to help deliver Solar Suitcases to communities in need. The trip, part of PG&E’s Solar Suitcase program, is part of a service-learning partnership with We Share Solar.

Humboldt County /  November 2, 2016

PG&E to Fund Project Releasing Condors in Redwood National Park in Far Northern California

In a major effort to restore the iconic California condor population, the National Park Foundation has teamed with PG&E, the National Park Service and the Yurok Tribe to build a facility and monitoring program that will allow condors to be released into Yurok ancestral territory, within Redwood National Park in far Northern California.

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San Joaquin Valley /  November 1, 2016

Two Students Surprised with Kenya Trip to Deliver Solar Suitcases

In a surprise announcement at North High School in Bakersfield, two high school students learned they would be going to Kenya to deliver solar suitcases they helped build. PG&E will cover all expenses for the 12-day trip with the nonprofit WE Charity as part of its Solar Suitcase program.

North Coast /  October 31, 2016

Free Kill-A-Watt Lending Program Helps Customers Save Energy

PG&E has made Kill-A-Watt toolkits available for checkout at the Lake County Library. Customers can borrow the devices, for free, and use them to measure how much energy household appliances consume.

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