Local: Bay Area

February 10, 2016

Oakland Lineman Marcus Jenkins Steps Up to Lead

Strong mentors helped PG&E lineman Marcus Jenkins get to where he is today. And now he’s passing on his knowledge to a new generation of line workers. Stepping up and personal responsibility are important to Jenkins, featured in PG&E’s new TV ad campaign.

February 10, 2016

PG&E Celebrates the Year of the Monkey with More Clean Energy Options for Diverse Communities

Gung Hey Fat Choy! PG&E will participate in several Lunar New Year celebrations, where it will provide diverse communities with information on the company’s energy efficiency programs and its newly launched Solar Choice program.

February 5, 2016

PG&E Provides Valuable Energy-Saving Tips at Super Bowl Rebuilding Together Event

PG&E provided residents with important ways to save energy and money at an event Friday (Feb. 5) where volunteers rebuilt six homes and restored a community shelter in the city’s Bayview neighborhood.

February 3, 2016

PG&E Donates $27,000 to Town of Discovery Bay

One month after PG&E detected a service disruption in the gas facilities that serve customers in Discovery Bay area, the company announced it will provide $27,000 in local grants.

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January 29, 2016

PG&E Doing Its Part to Prepare for Super Bowl 50

As the Golden State prepares to host the golden anniversary of one of the most anticipated sporting events all year, PG&E is doing its part to ensure that residents and visitors celebrating Super Bowl 50 in the Bay Area have access to safe, reliable and clean energy.

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January 29, 2016

Official Clean Energy Partner of Super Bowl 50 Host Committee, PG&E Helps Bay Area Prepare for Waves of Fans Arriving for Big Game

In advance of the game, PG&E is working with the Super Bowl 50 Host Committee and myriad law-enforcement and other agencies in San Francisco and the South Bay.

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January 28, 2016

PG&E Announces $1 Million in College Scholarships in Support of Oakland Promise Initiative

PG&E today (Jan. 28) announced a donation of $1 million in college scholarships over the next five years, in conjunction with the launch of the city’s Oakland Promise education initiative.

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January 27, 2016

PG&E Honors Businesses for Saving Energy

At a City Hall ceremony, PG&E and Mayor Sam Liccardo recognized 10 San Jose businesses as energy champions for taking simple actions every day to reduce energy.

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January 22, 2016

PG&E Leaders Stress Importance of Understanding Unconscious Bias

At a recent Martin Luther King Jr. Dialogue on Diversity meeting with company employees, PG&E leaders discussed the importance of recognizing unconscious bias in the workplace.

December 23, 2015

PG&E Volunteers Hungry to Help SF-Marin Food Bank

Nearly 20 volunteers from PG&E’s Latino and Samahan employee resource groups helped sort and package food that will be distributed to local families in need.

December 15, 2015

PG&E Distributes Sports Equipment to Children at Weekend Playground Opening

A San Francisco supervisor wanted to take his child to the local elementary school to play one weekend but the school was closed.That led to a project to open schoolyards to the public on weekends.

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December 8, 2015

Longtime Charity Dedicated to Helping Children Wins $10,000 PG&E Grant

Riding a bicycle represents independence for children. But for the parents of 7-year-old Chandler Christen and other children with disabilities, just finding a bike can be an ordeal.

December 1, 2015

PG&E Teams with Meals On Wheels to Deliver Emergency Preparedness Kits

Thousands of home-bound seniors in San Francisco depend on Meals On Wheels San Francisco for food, home safety and a friendly face, which is why PG&E volunteers joined forces with the organization, delivering emergency preparedness kits to those in need as part of Giving Tuesday.

Excited children were among the thousands who celebrated the opening day of Christmas in the Park in San Jose. (Photos by Mayra Tostado.)
December 1, 2015

PG&E Energizes Christmas in the Park

PG&E has sponsored San Jose’s Christmas in the Park for decades and recently helped kickoff opening day with the lighting of a 60-foot Community Giving Christmas Tree.

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November 24, 2015

PG&E Joins Red Cross, First Responders in Urging El Niño Preparedness

A recent roundtable in Fremont focused on the upcoming storm season including what to expect and to best prepare for the El Niño effect. With a focus on safety, panelists provided tips on everything from downed power lines to the importance of having a family emergency plan.

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