Local: Bay Area

October 9, 2015

PG&E Promotes Emergency Preparedness, Support for Veterans During Fleet Week

From emergency preparedness information to career training for veterans, PG&E supports 35th annual Fleet Week celebration now underway in San Francisco.

October 8, 2015

PG&E Addresses Transition, Retention at First Fleet Week Employment Seminar

This week, PG&E took part in the inaugural Veterans Employment Seminar, held in San Francisco during Fleet Week. The utility was well represented at the event, which included a job fair and panel discussions. The goal: Hire more veterans.

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September 24, 2015

When Energy Savings Hit Your Eye like a Big Pizza Pie, That’s Amore

In San Ramon this week, PG&E’s Food Service Technology Center hosted a pizza party to showcase the food industry’s newest pizza ovens. As this video shows, the event also was an opportunity to demonstrate to restaurant owners the many ways the center helps commercial kitchens save energy and money.

September 24, 2015

PG&E Celebrates 200 Businesses Stepping Up and Powering Down

Since launching “Step Up and Power Down” in June, more than 200 San Francisco and San Jose businesses have taken PG&E’s pledge to do just that. Step Up and Power Down is an initiative built on the premise that small actions can add up to big impacts to reduce energy waste.

September 23, 2015

PG&E Workshop Designed to Help Hispanic-owned Businesses Grow

This first ever, business-building workshop was designed to help Hispanic-owned businesses by providing them information that could help them do business with PG&E as well as other companies

September 13, 2015

PG&E Supporting First Responders on Three Major Wildfires, Assessing Impacts to Portions of the Electric Grid

Crews from PG&E worked through the weekend to support first responders including CAL FIRE on three major wildfires in Northern and Central California. The company is also assessing impacts to portions of the electric grid damaged by these active fires.

September 10, 2015

PG&E Recognized by Mayor, City Council for Support during NBA Finals

The Oakland City Council chamber was packed with employees from PG&E’s maintenance and construction crews this week to receive a special recognition for helping “light up Oakland” during the 2015 NBA finals.

September 4, 2015

PG&E Provides Free Game Tickets to Low-Income Families for Football Home Opener

It was a winning night for San Jose State, PG&E and football fans.The Spartans defeated the New Hampshire Wildcats 43-13 and many folks who might not otherwise have had a chance to be in the stands, enjoyed the game free of charge.

August 31, 2015

PG&E Completes Overnight Repairs to Transmission Towers Severely Damaged by Third Party in Burlingame

PG&E crews completed temporary repairs to high-voltage electric transmission equipment in Burlingame early this morning (Aug. 31) after a third party doing construction work severely damaged a tower and related electrical equipment last Friday night, closing Highway 101.

August 30, 2015

Section of Highway 101 Closed Overnight as PG&E Continues Repairs to Transmission Towers Damaged by Third Party

PG&E crews began replacing high-voltage electric transmission wires across Highway 101 in Burlingame tonight (Aug. 30) after a third party doing construction work severely damaged a tower and related electrical equipment on Friday night.

August 25, 2015

PG&E Joins Napa Strong Event One Year after 6.0 Quake, Donates Emergency Response Truck

Local leaders, residents and business owners came together to reflect on the events of a year ago and to celebrate the resiliency and strength of the community in the wake of a natural disaster. The Napa earthquake lasted just 26 seconds, but caused damage that still remains today.

August 21, 2015

PG&E Joins Community Leaders in Opening New Electric Control Center

PG&E opened its new state-of-the-art electric Distribution Control Center in Concord. The $40 million, high-tech facility will help manage PG&E’s more than 140,000 miles of electric distribution lines that serve nearly 16 million Californians.

August 17, 2015

Downtown Boutique Gets PG&E Chic

With a little creativity and the help of PG&E’s local team in Sonoma, one small-business owner successfully capitalized on the recent construction work taking place outside her storefront.

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August 14, 2015

PG&E Joins Mayor to Unveil ‘We Are Built in San Jose’ Initiative

This week, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo unveiled his “We Are Built in San Jose” initiative, developed to strengthen manufacturing in San Jose. Together, with PG&E and city staff, the mayor shared his vision to broaden prosperity and create a pathway to middle-class jobs.

August 11, 2015

Better to Be Safe than Sorry, Reminds Gas Locate and Mark Employee

By Nick Smith SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E is using today – Aug. 11 or 8/11 – to remind customers about the importance of calling 811 before starting any…

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