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January 28, 2015

PG&E Recognized by Chamber of Commerce as Large Business of the Year

As a member of the Napa Chamber of Commerce for more than 65 years, PG&E is one of many long-standing local businesses in the Napa Valley community. In 2014, that partnership evolved when a 6.0 earthquake hit Napa residents on Aug. 24. Over the next few days, PG&E crews worked tirelessly to restore power, repair gas leaks and ensure the entire Napa community received safe and reliable gas and electric service.

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January 6, 2015

PG&E Economic Vitality Grant Supports ‘Green’ Tech/Art Center

United Roots in Oakland is one of 10 organizations that were recently awarded Economic Vitality grants from PG&E. It will enable them to launch several new programs in 2015.

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January 2, 2015

Cal Students, PG&E Partner to Help Businesses with Energy Efficiency

Students worked with small- and medium-size businesses to find out how PG&E can better assist these customers in becoming more energy efficient.

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December 22, 2014

As Holidays Near, PG&E Volunteers Help Contra Costa-Solano Food Bank

Just a few days before Christmas, about 30 PG&E employees volunteered at the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. “It’s rewarding. There shouldn’t be any hunger in our country. It feels good that we can do our small part to help,” said PG&E’s Suzanne Tong, who works in San Ramon.

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December 17, 2014

PG&E Employees Bring Smiles to Children’s Faces this Holiday Season

PG&E volunteers joined many others in spreading holiday cheer during the eighth annual toy and book giveaway at San Francisco’s City Hall. More than 1,000 children benefitted, and the event was very meaningful for the PG&E employees who took part.

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December 16, 2014

PG&E Brings Garden-to-Table Education to Students in Pittsburg

At Stoneman Elementary in Pittsburg, PG&E planted fruit trees that will help students learn about garden-to-table healthy eating.

PG&E volunteers, many from the company's Supplier Diversity team, took part in the event.
December 10, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Help Family House Sparkle

PG&E volunteers went to Family House, which provides temporary housing for families of seriously ill children being treated at UCSF Benioff Hospital, and helped provide a little sparkle and shine.

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December 8, 2014

Quick Response from PG&E Helps Save Holiday Event

With PG&E’s help, a holiday event in Antioch was a sparkling success.

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November 24, 2014

PG&E Green Vehicles Join Hundreds of New Cars on Display at San Francisco Auto Show

PG&E’s booth at the San Francisco International Auto Show features electric and other alternative-fuel vehicles used by the company. PG&E also is sponsoring an electric vehicle test drive today and Tuesday outside the show.

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November 17, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Help Spread Holiday Joy

PG&E employees, their families and friends volunteered their time in support of the non-profit Christmas in the Park in downtown San Jose. More than 100 volunteers joined Santa Claus, Blinky the Reindeer and PG&E’s own Helmet mascot in crafting and creating ornaments that will be used to decorate the PG&E Christmas tree on Nov. 28.

November 10, 2014

PG&E Supports Literacy Through ‘Bikes for Books’ Contribution at Shearer Elementary

PG&E representatives presented a $2,500 charitable contribution to support Shearer Elementary School’s annual “Bikes for Books” event on Friday (Nov. 7). PG&E’s contribution will promote literacy through the purchase of books for the school’s student body ages five through 12. More than 600 teachers, families and students attended the event.

November 10, 2014

PG&E Upgrading Gas Pipeline in East Hills Neighborhood

PG&E has started work to upgrade 1,800 feet of natural gas pipeline in the East Hills neighborhood of San Jose along Dale Drive. The new natural gas distribution line will increase service reliability for the growing area. The project is expected to be completed Dec. 1.

November 7, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Box Thousands of Green Apples for a Good Cause

When you volunteer at a food bank you never know what you’ll sort.Today it’s Granny Smith apples. Tomorrow it could be pears. This week, some 20 PG&E employees volunteered their time to package food at the SF-Marin Food Bank.

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November 7, 2014

Navy Provided Focus for PG&E’s David Roberts

Leading up to Veterans Day on Tuesday, we’re sharing stories of PG&E employees who have served in the military. Today’s profile is David Roberts, a U.S. Navy veteran who works for PG&E in San Ramon.

September 23, 2014

PG&E Finishes in Top Three at SF International Dragon Boat Festival

PG&E’s Power Dragons finished in the top three of their division in the 19th annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival, which was held Sept. 20-21 on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. But the real winners were two local charities who benefited from the company’s participation: the California Dragon Boat Association’s (CDBA) Youth Dragon Boat Program and Self Help for the Elderly.

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