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February 13, 2017

Customers Learn About Energy Affordability at 2017 Lunar New Year Parade

PG&E and its employees took part in the 2017 Lunar New Year Parade in downtown San Francisco where visitors also learned about and signed up for the company’s energy saving programs.

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February 9, 2017

Leader Named to ‘40 Under 40’ List for Directing PG&E’s Charitable, Volunteer Programs

Take risks. Be authentic. Seize opportunities that help you grow. Those are Ananda Baron’s ingredients for success, and she knows something about success. The PG&E senior director of community relations is among the winners of the San Francisco Business Times’ “40 Under 40” awards, which recognizes some of the most successful young professionals in the Bay Area.

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February 1, 2017

PG&E North Bay Employees Dig into the Napa Vine Trail, Plant Trees

The Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition got a little help from PG&E employees who took time on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to help plant 33 new trees

January 31, 2017

PG&E Among First Energy Companies to Implement Earthquake Early Warning Technology

PG&E is working with private and publicly-funded technology technology developers to begin using earthquake early warning technology as part of its seismic response efforts. It’s just the latest example of the company’s dedication to a committed, proactive approach to emergency preparedness.

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January 27, 2017

PG&E Offers Energy Saving, Safety Tips Around Lunar New Year Superstitions

PG&E welcomes the Year of the Rooster by offering some energy saving tips to help answer Lunar New Year superstitions — from house cleaning days to gift giving — designed to help customers get through the holidays worry free. PG&E employees will also take care in several Lunar New Year celebrations next month.

January 26, 2017

PG&E Statement on Sentencing

“We want San Bruno and all of the communities we serve to know that we at PG&E have committed ourselves to a goal of transforming this company into the safest and most reliable energy provider in America and to re-earning their trust through our actions.”

January 25, 2017

PG&E to Fly Low in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties to Inspect Trees near Power Lines

PG&E will fly low by helicopter over several communities in Sonoma and Mendocino counties today and Thursday (Jan. 25-26) to check for trees near power lines that may have been weakened by the past five years of drought.

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January 17, 2017

Nonprofit That Supports Families of Children with Down Syndrome Wins PG&E-Sponsored ‘Favorite Charities’ Contest

When doctors told Nathan and Crystal Leiser their third child would likely be born with Down syndrome, they reacted with shock. But any concern turned to comfort as they were introduced to Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area, a longtime nonprofit that’s the winner of this year’s “Bay Area’s Favorite Charities Contest,” sponsored by PG&E.

January 13, 2017

PG&E Helps Minimize Effect of School Power Outage with Personal Touch

Students at Alta Vista Elementary School attended classes without power on Wednesday. School district officials said PG&E’s constant updates and personal communication helped make the power outage easier to handle.

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January 9, 2017

PG&E Storm Response Includes Planning for Next Wave

About 3,500 company employees and contractors responded in the aftermath of a major winter storm that pummeled PG&E’s Northern and Central California service area over the weekend. And more stormy weather is on the way.

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December 22, 2016

PG&E Helps Fill Toy Shortfall for Underserved Children

After Sacred Heart Community Service Center in San Jose discovered there was a shortage of 3,000 toys to distribute to children in need, PG&E stepped up and pledged to match community donations up to $10,000 to fill the gap.

December 21, 2016

PG&E Completes Gas Safety Work, Adds Trail, Trees

Recently-completed work in the Marin Valley Mobile Country Club, a senior community, now makes the area near PG&E’s gas transmission pipeline safer and more easily accessible for first responders and repair crews.

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December 14, 2016

Community Unites to Build Playground in Aftermath of Oakland Tragedy

In the city’s Lake Merritt neighborhood, dozens of PG&E employees worked together to build a playground in less than six hours. Participants say the playground is something positive for a grieving city.

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December 13, 2016

San Jose Family Receives Keys to Energy-Efficient Home

Hermon Welde has never had her own bedroom. For several years, the 12-year-old girl’s parents and two younger brothers have been packed into a two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment. That changed last week, thanks to Habitat for Humanity, PG&E and other partners.

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December 8, 2016

PG&E Helps Light the Holidays at Former State Capitol

In Solano County, the building that once housed the state capitol is popular with visitors, especially during the Christmas season. But something was missing this year. Where were the holiday lights? Enter PG&E.

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