December 9, 2013
A decades-old holiday tradition in downtown San Jose has managed to get even more festive this year. Christmas in the Park runs from Thanksgiving weekend through early January in Plaza de Cesar Chavez. PG&E is a corporate sponsor.
December 6, 2013
For seven PG&E interns from The Arc’s Project Search Program, job satisfaction isn’t about a paycheck. It’s about a sense of accomplishment and personal growth, according to the PG&E employees who work directly with these young people.The Arc San Francisco is a non-profit organization that helps adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
December 5, 2013
They sorted socks. They bundled scarves and attached handmade holiday cards. And they assembled gift bags with everyday necessities like shampoo, toothbrushes and soap. In San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, more than 100 PG&E employees teamed with the Golden State Warriors to assist a longtime charitable organization that provides the city’s poor with food, clothing and other basics.
November 27, 2013
People go to car shows to see sleek sports cars, family haulers and the latest auto gadgets. And, this week, they’ll see bucket trucks, material haulers and other vehicles from PG&E’s green fleet. The San Francisco International Auto Show runs from Thanksgiving through Monday at the Moscone Center. PG&E will have a booth and sponsors the Future Drive Expo.
November 27, 2013
In Contra Costa County, Randy Lassus and other gas service representatives are making sure customers’ furnaces, stoves and other appliances are safe and working properly. It may be Thanksgiving this week but PG&E works around the clock every day of the year to provide safe and reliable gas service.
November 26, 2013
PG&E President Chris Johns will talk about investments that PG&E is making in its infrastructure, the company’s focus on clean energy generation and other topics in a radio interview to be broadcast on Dec. 10. “The CEO Show” airs at 7 p.m. on KLIV (1590 AM) in San Jose.
November 20, 2013
Tucked in the Oakland hills is the Chabot Space & Science Center, which features an observatory, a trio of large telescopes and otherworldly exhibits on outer space. Recently, PG&E sponsored a special night for local teachers to find out more about how children learn better in a hands-on environment.
November 20, 2013
Currents is remembering Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney’s daughter, who died Tuesday. Last year, Mrs. Miller spoke to Currents in anticipation of PG&E’s sponsorship of a celebration at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco.
November 19, 2013
For the third consecutive year, PG&E is providing thousands of dollars in grants to the winners of a magazine contest to find readers’ favorite San Francisco charities.
November 14, 2013
In Oakland, PG&E is partnering with Laney College’s longtime welding school to teach one of the most important and hardest skills to perfect in the utility industry — gas transmission pipeline welding. Of the seven students who made it through the class, PG&E offered jobs as gas utility workers to three of them.
November 5, 2013
PG&E recently completed a four-month environmental cleanup project at the Oakland Power Plant site. The project was an example of PG&E’s commitment to cleaning up its historic properties, its focus on its environmental responsibilities and on the importance of community involvement, including working with a local employment organization.
October 24, 2013
The new Exploratorium on San Francisco’s Waterfront makes learning about science and math fun. PG&E helped the new facility become more energy efficient and also sponsors field trips for students.
October 11, 2013
The Exploratorium and PG&E have begun a partnership to give California Title I schools the opportunity to visit the hands-on museum of science, art and human perception for free. The first of the field trips took place this week with more than 300 Bay Area students coming to the facility on Pier 15 on San Francisco’s Waterfront.
October 10, 2013
About 50 volunteers needed just a few hours to transform a drab stretch of asphalt into a colorful and engaging play area for students at Shearer Elementary School. PG&E and community volunteers worked with Playworks, a non-profit organization that works to increase play areas in schools.
October 7, 2013
In Oakland, PG&E volunteers joined former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter at the kickoff of a Habitat for Humanity coast-to-coast build, a yearly work project that spans the globe to provide quality housing for those in need.