October 26, 2016
Sometimes all it takes is a rubber chicken to remind others of the importance of saving energy. Employees in the City of San Jose did just that recently when they participated in a campaign called “Power Down Unplucked.” As this video shows, the campaign is empowering customers to feel that they can make a difference when it comes to climate change.
October 10, 2016
Nonprofit groups and PG&E volunteers came together to build playhouses for the children of Travis Air Force Base airmen as part of a Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley program that raises money for the construction of Habitat houses while giving fun “homes” to kids.
October 7, 2016
Just a few miles away from the heart of Silicon Valley, a wildfire in the Santa Cruz Mountains sent a large plume of smoke into the air and forced many residents to flee their homes. This week, PG&E restored power to several hundred residents displaced by the Loma Fire.
September 28, 2016
Sure, the Bay Area is known for the Golden Gate Bridge and city skylines. But the magic of the Bay also includes its plants, animals and natural resources. This week, PG&E helped the nonprofit Save the Bay kick off its first Bay Day to celebrate the Bay Area with the reminder that it be protected for future generations.
September 21, 2016
On Tuesday, PG&E and the Golden State Warriors hosted a volunteer event at Sacred Heart Community Service in San Jose where 5,000 lunch bags were packed and later delivered for low-income students.
September 20, 2016
As their names were read, several dozen men and women walked across a PG&E auditorium stage and accepted their diplomas. After six months of training, the 24 students were graduates of the latest PG&E PowerPathwayCypress Mandela program. Since 2012, more than 90 percent of graduates have gone on to work for PG&E or a utility.
September 16, 2016
To help food pantries prepare for turkey dinners and stuffing during the holidays, PG&E employees from the South Bay recently donated their time to sort healthy goods that will be distributed to thousands of families.
September 14, 2016
As a part-time carpenter, Shimia Buie has never had trouble getting a job. But what she really wants is a career. This week, Buie and 23 classmates graduate from PG&E’s latest PowerPathway course, this one on safe gas operations. As this video shows, with 91 percent of the program’s graduates securing jobs in the utility industry, her dream could soon become a reality.
August 30, 2016
Tapers, fades, comb-overs and buns are taking over barber shops all over the Bay Area. And this past weekend, dozens of children got to enjoy these haircuts for free thanks to a partnership between PG&E, Urban Barber College, Laney College and Entercom Radio Group.
August 23, 2016
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
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.
August 18, 2016
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.
August 16, 2016
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.
August 9, 2016
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.
August 8, 2016
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.