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September 23, 2014

PG&E Finishes in Top Three at SF International Dragon Boat Festival

PG&E’s Power Dragons finished in the top three of their division in the 19th annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival, which was held Sept. 20-21 on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. But the real winners were two local charities who benefited from the company’s participation: the California Dragon Boat Association’s (CDBA) Youth Dragon Boat Program and Self Help for the Elderly.

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September 22, 2014

PG&E’s Emeryville Repair Facility Still Vital at 90

The 65 employees who work at PG&E’s Emeryville Repair Facility repair electrical equipment, test rubber gloves to keep line workers safe and responsibly recycle old oil-filled transformers. As this video story shows, important work happens at a facility that has been around for nearly a century.

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September 12, 2014

Lost Dog, Rescued at PG&E Project Site, Gets New Home

Here’s a story with a happy ending. A dog found abandoned at a PG&E project site was rescued and now has new owners and a new name.

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September 8, 2014

City of Napa, Santa Rosa Press Democrat Thank PG&E for Quake Response

PG&E’s response to the Aug. 24 earthquake has earned thanks from city leaders in Napa as well as the Santa Rosa Press Democrat newspaper.

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August 27, 2014

PG&E Continues Work with Customers in Aftermath of Napa Earthquake

PG&E employees spent Tuesday (Aug. 26) going door-to-door, talking to customers and checking for gas leaks – two days after an earthquake struck the Napa area.

August 26, 2014

PG&E, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Share Back-to-School Safety Lesson

With children of all ages going back to school, PG&E teamed up with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office in Redwood City on August 21 to provide safety reminders for families across Northern and Central California.

August 24, 2014

American Canyon Earthquake Update

PG&E is working to restore power to approximately 30,000 customers following a 6.0 magnitude earthquake centered in American Canyon, Calif.

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August 22, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Help Preserve a Piece of ‘The Rock’

Staffers from the PG&E Academy, the utility’s skills training and development arm, volunteer for numerous community events throughout the year. That includes Aug. 14, when 16 Academy employees spent four hours tending to the gardens on San Francisco’s Alcatraz Island.

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August 20, 2014

Concord Employees Protect Public from Live Wire

Imagine going out for lunch, sitting down, and before taking a bite, you hear a loud noise outside. A large truck had hit a utility pole, causing a transformer to crash to the ground and leaving a live electrical wire dangling at the side of the pole. That experience recently happened to two PG&E office workers, who immediately took action to protect bystanders.

August 19, 2014

PG&E Working on Pipe Replacement Project in Union City and Fremont

PG&E is working on a project to replace an eight-inch natural gas distribution feeder main that runs from Union City to Fremont, improving system safety and reliability.

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August 18, 2014

Mary Molina Credits Mentors for Her Success

PG&E pipeline engineer Mary Molina credits workplace mentors for helping her build career success and confidence and relishes opportunities to continue learning.

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August 15, 2014

PG&E Donates Backpacks to Help Local Students Go Back to School

PG&E was among the sponsors of the backpack giveaway in Richmond. Kids get new supplies as they get ready for the new school year.

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August 7, 2014

PG&E Joins Golden State Warriors in Restoring Neighborhood Basketball Court

PG&E, the Golden State Warriors and the Good Tidings Foundation have refurbished basketball courts in Oakland’s San Antonio Park. A soon-to-be NBA Hall of Famer helped make the opening a slam dunk.

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August 6, 2014

Summer Interns Show Off Their PG&E Projects

Today, about 120 of PG&E’s summer interns filled a crowded room in San Francisco with posters detailing what they accomplished this summer. PG&E employees were encouraged to view the posters and listen to the interns speak about their experiences. The students attend more than 90 different schools.

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August 1, 2014

PG&E’s Former Hunters Point Plant Site Hosts Community Circus

More than 650 local residents from the Bayview and Hunters Point neighborhoods turn out for Circus Bella performance at PG&E’s former Hunters Point Power Plant site.

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