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August 23, 2016

Gas Leak-Sensing Fleet Sweeps North Coast to Enhance Customer Safety

Eureka residents may notice an increased presence of PG&E crews as the utility continues its mission of becoming the safest and most reliable provider of natural gas in the nation.

August 22, 2016

CARE-Eligible Customers Missing Big Savings

PG&E’s CARE program gives income-qualified households deep discounts on energy bills, but many customers aren’t taking advantage. These counties have the most eligible customers not enrolled.

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August 18, 2016

Five Reasons Why a PG&E Summer Internship Is Valuable

If you’re a college student wondering what to do next summer, consider a PG&E summer internship.No lunch runs for the team or organizing business cards. As this video shows, the work of this year’s 230 interns is helping drive PG&E’s business. And it’s a great way to start a career.

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August 16, 2016

Office Workers Get Sweet Treats for Being Energy Efficient

Wrapped in perfect packages, sweet surprises are hitting hundreds of workstations at the 345 California St. building in San Francisco. Candy drops are happening at random to reward tenants for powering down workstations before clocking out.

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August 9, 2016

PG&E Digs Deep to Assist Fire Department Rescue Training

PG&E public safety specialist Les Putnam is accustomed to receiving emergency calls from local fire departments. But a recent call from the Alameda County Fire Department wasn’t about a fire, gas leak or downed power line. Find out how PG&E crews assisted important first responder training.

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August 8, 2016

PG&E Hosts ‘Meeting of the Minds’ on Emergency Response in Sonoma County

In Sonoma County, PG&E hosted first responders from public safety organizations for a “meeting of the minds” on emergency response. As this video shows, the purpose of the meeting is to keep communities safe in the event of an emergency.

August 4, 2016

PG&E Joins Call to Action to Improve Social Conditions for Women

PG&E recently joined forces with the region’s most dynamic leaders at the first annual Bay Area Women’s Summit in San Francisco.

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August 1, 2016

PG&E Employee Headed to Rio Olympics as Event Announcer

Danny Miller, a PG&E industrial power engineer who has done public address announcing for the San Jose Earthquakes soccer club, heads to the Olympics in Rio where he will sound off during field hockey, rugby and boxing matches at the Olympic Games.

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July 26, 2016

Electrical Issues No Trouble for Vacaville’s Decker

The work of a troubleman can be tough and physically demanding, but it’s no problem for a former professional linebacker. In this case, the athlete is Valerie Decker, who took her passion for sports and applied it to electric line work. Read her story, including how safety is such a big part of her life — at work but also at home.

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July 21, 2016

Cisco Saves Big with Energy Efficiency Projects

Cisco is one of the biggest technology companies in Silicon Valley. The company, which provides network and data center solutions and services, also uses a lot of energy. Enter PG&E, which collaborated with the company on some big-time energy savings.

July 21, 2016

Teenage Girls Learn Entrepreneurship Skills with Help from PG&E

By Savannah Keener SAN FRANCISCO — Not all high school students are spending their summer at the beach. Some are trying to get a head start on their…

July 7, 2016

PG&E, Community Leaders Support Kiva Oakland to Help Small Businesses

Small businesses in Oakland will be able to access capital with crowdfunding loans through Kiva.org’s website. PG&E and other community partners are helping to support the new Kiva Oakland program.

July 6, 2016

PG&E Warns Customers about Imposters Posing as Utility Representatives

In response to reports of callers who falsely claim to represent the company and demand credit card information for immediate payment of past due bills, PG&E is providing tips to help customers recognize utility imposters.

July 5, 2016

PG&E to Remove Multiple Transmission Towers, Power Lines in Orinda

Drivers are reminded to stay safe as PG&E begins work to remove seven transmission towers and approximately 4,300 feet of power lines from the Orinda skyline this month.

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June 27, 2016

PG&E Employees March in Pride Parade to Showcase Diversity, Support for Orlando Community

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.

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