Local: Bay Area

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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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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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.

March 29, 2016

PG&E Helps Innovators of Tomorrow Test Robot-Making Skills

More than 70 teams of middle and high school students recently gathered to show off their robot-making skills. And helping them was PG&E and 11 other utilities as part of the “Get Into Energy, Get Into STEM” program.

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March 29, 2016

PG&E Gas Employee Teaches CPR to Son Who Saves Classmate’s Life

Enzo Galligani was at recess at his elementary school playground when his best friend stared at him with a helpless look. After realizing his friend was choking, the 9-year-old performed the Heimlich maneuver, dislodging a piece of granola bar. It was a lifesaving technique he learned from his father, who works at PG&E where employees are certified in CPR.

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March 28, 2016

Falcons Are Back, and So Is the PG&E Falcon Cam

Once again, a pair of peregrine falcons are back atop a ledge on the 33rd floor of PG&E’s downtown San Francisco office. There are currently three eggs in the nest and the public can get a live web feed of the birds on the popular PG&E falcon camera.

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March 28, 2016

After Thousands of Games, PG&E Helps Restore Basketball Court to Former Glory

For decades, young champions have drilled, dunked and dribbled on East Oakland Youth Development Center’s basketball court. But thousands of games and practices took their toll on the court. So when the center needed a new court, PG&E, the Golden State Warriors and Good Tidings showed great teamwork to get the project done.

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March 23, 2016

PG&E Makes Area Safe for Residents after Sinkhole Damages Gas Line

Howling winds and a steady rainfall created a big problem last week in the Contra Costa County town of Moraga. Specifically, a huge sinkhole. The situation went from bad to worse as as streetlight toppled into the hole, damaging a gas pipeline. This is how PG&E responded, kept the public safe and worked tirelessly to get service restored for grateful customers.

March 14, 2016

PG&E Helping Fund Job Creation

PG&E recently awarded $200,000 in Better Together Economic Vitality Grants to organizations in 10 cities focusing on business development projects.

March 8, 2016

PG&E Contributes $1 Million to American Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

PG&E is contributing $1 million to the American Red Cross to build safer, more disaster resilient communities across Northern and Central California. The donation was presented during halftime of the Golden State Warriors’ game on Monday night.

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March 7, 2016

PG&E Responds Quickly to Restore Power to Nursing Facility during Strong Winter Storm

The staff at a nursing facility in El Cerrito had a major concern when power was lost during a storm that battered Northern California this past weekend. Power was quickly restored, one of the many examples of PG&E working around the clock this past weekend as El Niño-driven storms pounded the region.

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