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September 20, 2017

PG&E Flying Low in Sonoma & Mendocino Counties to Inspect for Dead Trees

As part of its response to California’s tree mortality crisis, PG&E will conduct aerial patrols in Sonoma and Mendocino Counties this week to identify dead trees that could pose a wildfire or other public safety risk.

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September 13, 2017

SF Giants, PG&E Illuminate AT&T Park with Hundreds of New Energy-Efficient LED Lights

The San Francisco Giants and PG&E celebrate another “green” milestone at AT&T Park. A recent lighting project resulted in a home run of energy savings for AT&T Park and the Giants. In partnership with PG&E, the ballpark recently upgraded more than 556 traditional light bulbs to new energy efficient LED lights.

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September 11, 2017

Mill Valley Prepares for an Emergency

September is National Preparedness Month, a reminder for everyone to take action to prepare for any emergency. And that’s especially true in California where wildfires are burning throughout the state. In this video, PG&E recently participated in an emergency drill with officials in one Marin County city.

August 24, 2017

Congressman Thanks PG&E for Supporting HIRE Vets Act

Paul Cook, congressman from Yucca Valley, visited PG&E where he was thanked by company officials for sponsoring the HIRE Vets Act. The HIRE Vets Act establishes a national certification standard to help employers benchmark their hiring of veterans against other companies.

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August 23, 2017

PG&E’s Better Together STEM High School Internships Bring New Perspectives

If Cameryn Mabry didn’t see information about PG&E’s Better Together STEM High School Internships at her church, she probably would’ve spent the summer working at a grocery store.
Instead, the Skyline High School senior from Oakland took part in the four-week internship this summer. The program was held in six cities throughout PG&E’s service area.

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August 15, 2017

With Help from PG&E, Wineries Uncork Energy Savings

PG&E is helping both boutique wineries with small production, and large wine producers, “crush” the harvest season by saving on energy costs. PG&E is offering free energy audits, cash incentives and customized programs during what can typically be an energy intensive time for wineries.

August 3, 2017

PG&E Supports Sonoma County Ag Students with Farm Bureau Scholarships

Just as the Sonoma County Fair kicks off this week, PG&E has awarded two deserving Sonoma County students a PG&E Agriculture Scholarship through the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County.

August 2, 2017

PG&E Volunteers Help Underprivileged Children Receive Back-to-School Shoes

Hundreds of underprivileged children will get the chance to start off on the right foot this school year, thanks to dozens of PG&E employees. This week, employees volunteered at My New Red Shoes in Redwood City, a local nonprofit that provides homeless and low-income Bay Area children with a brand new pair of shoes, just in time for the first day of school.

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August 2, 2017

Falcons Fledge! Another Successful Season on the Roof

Another set of Warriors has been soaring lately. The three juvenile peregrine falcons, who hatched in the nest box on the 33rd floor of PG&E’s 77 Beale headquarters in June, have taken their first flights.

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July 31, 2017

San Jose Earthquakes Soccer Player Meets Rescuers

PG&E’s Colby Peterson was reunited with San Jose Earthquakes soccer player Matheus Silva, weeks after he and two other men are credited with saving Silva from a near drowning.

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July 18, 2017

PG&E’s Children’s Center, Bringing Peace of Mind to Parent-Employees for 25 years

Twenty-five years ago, PG&E was the first company in San Francisco’s Financial District to open an on-site day care center to serve the children of its employees. The center is still thriving today.

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July 17, 2017

PG&E’s Women Executives Share Career Experiences, Insight

Some of PG&E’s seasoned women executives recently shared their career insights and perspectives, along with valuable lessons learned, rising through the corporate ranks.

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July 12, 2017

Falcon Triplets atop PG&E Building Named to Honor High-Flying Warriors

Birdy McBirdface didn’t make the cut. But Steph, KD and Iggy — named after three world-champion Warriors basketball players — were chosen as names for the baby falcons born atop the 33rd floor of PG&E’s downtown headquarters.

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July 11, 2017

PG&E Helps Bus Manufacturer Reduce Energy Costs

When Gillig moved into a new 700,000-square-foot building, the bus manufacturing company was concerned about its energy bill. However, after working with PG&E’s Savings By Design program, the company just received a sizeable rebate check following energy efficient upgrades.

July 10, 2017

PG&E Meter Reader Honored for Saving a Life

Brian Maglaya rescued a motorcycle rider who crashed and was thrown over an embankment. His quick action not only earned him a PG&E employee award for heroism, he was also nominated for a citizen’s award by the California Highway Patrol.

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