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Bay Area /  May 2, 2016

STEM Students Learn From PG&E Engineers in San Ramon

A group of high school students from San Jose took a closer look at utilities and the people who help design and upgrade its infrastructure. The tour was part of PG&E’s commitment to education and preparing students for energy sector jobs of the future.

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Central Coast /  May 2, 2016

Diablo Canyon Unit 2 Safely Shuts Down for Planned Refueling and Maintenance Outage

On Sunday (May 1) at 12:02 a.m., operators at PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant safely took Unit 2 offline for a planned refueling and maintenance outage.

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San Joaquin Valley /  April 25, 2016

First PG&E PowerPathway Class in Bakersfield Graduates

More than one-third of the PowerPathway graduates are laid off oil field workers from an industry that has been hard hit by falling oil prices. The students wrapped up the nine-week program last week.

Bay Area /  April 21, 2016

How Gender Partnership Improves the Workplace

Coming off the heels of the Better Man Conference in San Francisco, PG&E’s Joe Rafter shares information on how gender partnership contributes to a better workplace.

Hinkley /  April 21, 2016

Workforce Training Program Results in Jobs for Local Youth

Michael Minges and Cody Love are only 18 but they now have full-time jobs, thanks to the PG&E-sponsored Hinkley Career Training Program.

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Bay Area /  April 20, 2016

Brown Bag Build Celebrates PG&E, Habitat for Humanity Solar Partnership

Second annual lunchtime event celebrates Solar Habitat Program in which PG&E has funded the cost of solar panels on all new Habitat homes in Northern and Central California.

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Lassen County /  April 19, 2016

For PG&E’s Hydro Power, Every Drop Counts

Every drop counts as California faces a critical water shortage. The work of PG&E hydrographers is vital as they travel to designated courses in the high Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascades to measure precious water supply in snowpack to prepare for hot summer months ahead. In this video, see the results from a recent survey in Lassen County.

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 April 18, 2016

PG&E Provides People Power at State Park Earth Day Cleanups

They swept gravel, dug weeds and replaced fencing. To commemorate Earth Day, hundreds of volunteers came together to beautify state parks from the Sonoma Coast to San Luis Obispo County. Just another example of PG&E’s commitment to the environment and its communities.

San Francisco /  April 18, 2016

PG&E Supports Fire Department with $250,000 Birthday Gift

PG&E’s financial contribution was made in honor of the San Francisco Fire Department’s 150th birthday. The utility and first responders work closely together when disaster strikes including earthquakes.

Sacramento Valley /  April 15, 2016

PG&E’s Step Up and Power Down Kicks off Earth Day Month Celebration

More than 400 residents took part in the event, designed to kick off Earth Day celebrations this month. In addition to food and craft exhibits, those in attendance learned how to save on their energy bills.

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San Joaquin Valley /  April 13, 2016

PowerPathway Program, Perfect Timing for Laid Off Oil Field Workers

More than one-third of the students in PG&E’s PowerPathway class in Bakersfield are former oil field workers who lost their jobs when crude oil prices plummeted on the world market. Learning new jobs skills has given many of these students a renewed sense of optimism and hope for the future.

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Sacramento /  April 8, 2016

PG&E Volunteers Pick Invasive Weeds to Reduce Fire Threat in Sacramento

Volunteers removed more than a ton of milk thistle weed from the American River Parkway in Sacramento as part of a Day of Service in recognition of Cesar Chavez Day. The cleanup was the kickoff to PG&E’s annual Month of Service.

Bay Area /  April 7, 2016

PG&E Partners with National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to Restore Habitat

A popular natural preserve park is getting the care it needs thanks to PG&E’s Nature Restoration Trust, a collaboration between PG&E and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

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Bay Area /  April 6, 2016

DiRT Team Travels Neighborhoods Warning Everyone to Call 811 before Digging

Charley Adams is part of a new PG&E program that employs investigators who traverse the company’s service area to reduce the number of dig-ins. The program is protecting the public, homeowners and construction crews by encouraging anyone who digs to first call 811 to have underground utilities identified.

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Bay Area /  April 6, 2016

Oakland Student Wins PG&E’s Black History Month Contest

An Oakland high school student is the winner of PG&E’s Black History Month photo and essay contest. Christian Kinnick wrote about a park cleanup as a way to provide more inviting outdoor environments for other young people.

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San Joaquin Valley /  April 4, 2016

PG&E Collaborates on Day of Science for Local Students

More than 500 students took part in Dia de Ciencias — or, Day of Science — recently at University of the Pacific. The event was designed to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists.

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