June 27, 2016
It was 20 years ago since Ingrid Bran last marched in the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade. This year, she took part again — for an important reason. She was one of hundreds of PG&E employees, along with their friends and family, who took part in the annual parade that attracted 1 million people to the streets of downtown San Francisco.
June 23, 2016
As part of PG&E’s ongoing efforts to provide safe and reliable service to customers, PG&E contractors are performing routine power pole inspections throughout the city.
June 20, 2016
By 2020, all new homes built in California need to be zero net energy buildings. This means that a house will produce as much energy as it uses over a year through energy efficiency and onsite renewable energy generation like solar. One company has built a prototype home in Brentwood with the help of PG&E.
June 15, 2016
Graduation congratulations are in order for 16 high school students who successfully completed a construction technology class sponsored by PG&E. The program’s goal is to improve the number of qualified workers entering the construction industry
June 10, 2016
PG&E will use helicopters to make improvements to high voltage electric transmission towers this weekend in Burlingame. The work will take place above and near Highway 101 between Anza Boulevard and Broadway and will likely cause traffic delays.
June 3, 2016
Oakland has something to cheer for, and it’s not just the Golden State Warriors. PG&E dramatically changed the life of an exceptional East Oakland student, surprising him with one of the 10 coveted PG&E Better Together scholarships worth $20,000 and renewable for five years.
June 3, 2016
Alondra Varela had just returned from meeting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton last week when Regina Jackson, the president and CEO of the East Oakland Youth Development Center, told her they were headed to the center for a surprise.
May 27, 2016
A regional occupational program in Marin County provided students hands-on learning for construction technology careers. The program also emphasized responsibility, safety training and work ethic.
May 26, 2016
Leon Kwak thought he was going to take a group photo with his robotics club for his high school’s website. Little did he know it was all a ruse that would soon culminate in a life-changing surprise.
May 23, 2016
High school student Claire Killian and her parents arrived at a recent San Francisco Giants game after they were told they would be taking a VIP tour of AT&T Park. Little did they know that PG&E representatives would be greeting them and award the 17-year-old a big scholarship.
May 20, 2016
PG&E and the City of El Cerrito have completed a joint effort to convert approximately 1,300 non-decorative PG&E-owned streetlights to energy efficient and longer lasting Light Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures.
May 13, 2016
On Sunday (May 15), PG&E begins work in Castro Valley above and near Interstate 580 between Crow Canyon Road and Eden Canyon Road exits to make improvements of nearby electric transmission towers and power lines.
May 10, 2016
PG&E and Sonoma Raceway will join forces to play hosts to the second Military Career Day at the Raceway during this year’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend on June 24.
May 9, 2016
Myriad agencies protect public safety in the cluster of cities within San Mateo County. When emergencies affect the Peninsula’s 1,500 miles of power lines overhead and 2,100 miles of gas lines underground, it’s critical to have a strong relationship with the brave men and women who arrive first on the scene.
May 2, 2016
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.