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May 27, 2016

High School Students Complete PG&E-supported Construction Skills Class

A regional occupational program in Marin County provided students hands-on learning for construction technology careers. The program also emphasized responsibility, safety training and work ethic.

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May 26, 2016

Robotics Student Surprised with PG&E Scholarship in Front of Classmates

Leon Kwak thought he was going to take a group photo with his robotics club for his high school’s website. Little did he know it was all a ruse that would soon culminate in a life-changing surprise.

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May 23, 2016

At Giants Game, PG&E Surprises Petaluma Student with $20,000-a-Year Scholarship

High school student Claire Killian and her parents arrived at a recent San Francisco Giants game after they were told they would be taking a VIP tour of AT&T Park. Little did they know that PG&E representatives would be greeting them and award the 17-year-old a big scholarship.

May 20, 2016

City of El Cerrito, PG&E Collaborate on Luminous New Additions

PG&E and the City of El Cerrito have completed a joint effort to convert approximately 1,300 non-decorative PG&E-owned streetlights to energy efficient and longer lasting Light Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures.

May 13, 2016

Interstate 580 to Close Briefly for PG&E Electric Transmission Safety Work

On Sunday (May 15), PG&E begins work in Castro Valley above and near Interstate 580 between Crow Canyon Road and Eden Canyon Road exits to make improvements of nearby electric transmission towers and power lines.

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May 10, 2016

PG&E, Sonoma Raceway Partner For Second Military Career Day

PG&E and Sonoma Raceway will join forces to play hosts to the second Military Career Day at the Raceway during this year’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend on June 24.

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May 9, 2016

PG&E Collaborates with First Responders on Emergency Preparedness

Myriad agencies protect public safety in the cluster of cities within San Mateo County. When emergencies affect the Peninsula’s 1,500 miles of power lines overhead and 2,100 miles of gas lines underground, it’s critical to have a strong relationship with the brave men and women who arrive first on the scene.

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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.

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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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