Local: Bay Area


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March 26, 2015

System Upgrades Will Boost Reliability, Help Keep Lights on When Catastrophic Quake Hits

Work currently under way to construct a new 230-kilovolt power line and expand two substations in San Francisco is an example of the type of investment PG&E is making to provide safe, reliable service while also hardening its system for natural disasters.

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March 25, 2015

PG&E Unveils Solar Education Program to Oakland High School Students

PG&E’s newest education program gives high school students the opportunity to build portable solar devices that will be delivered to provide energy to orphanages, schools and medical clinics in Kenya. These solar suitcases also are teaching young people about the principles of clean energy.

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March 18, 2015

PG&E Presents UCSF Medical Center a Healthy Check for Energy Savings

On Tuesday, PG&E Chief Customer Officer Laurie Giammona presented the University of California San Francisco’s Medical Center with a check for $804,000 in incentives that came via the hospital’s focus on sustainability and energy efficiency at their new Mission Bay facility.

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March 10, 2015

Clean Energy Was PG&E’s Message at the 2015 Lunar New Year Parade

PG&E employees handed out 5,000 pinwheels — as a sign of good luck and a nod to the company’s dedication to clean energy — at the 2015 Southwest Airlines Lunar New Year Parade in San Francisco on Saturday.

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February 13, 2015

PG&E Installs New Lights, Improves Safety on Towers Near San Mateo Bridge

PG&E is working to install new lights on towers adjacent to the San Mateo Bridge to give pilots flying over the San Francisco Bay greater visibility.

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February 12, 2015

Schoolchildren Get Science Lesson in Dangers of Metallic Balloons

Have you ever released a balloon and watched it float up, up, up and away to the heavens? Yes, it may cause great wonderment. But those colorful and shiny helium-filled metallic balloons pose many dangers, as a class of fourth graders learned a few days before Valentine’s Day.

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February 11, 2015

PG&E Crew Saves Baby’s Life

Members of a PG&E electric repair crew saved the life of a baby struggling to breathe in a pizza restaurant as they stopped for lunch on their way to restore power following last weekend’s storm.

February 3, 2015

PG&E Sponsors Greenagers, an Environmental Education and Leadership Program for Youth

PG&E recently joined families and civic leaders to recognize seven San Francisco high school students who completed an eight-month environmental education and leadership program called Greenagers.

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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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