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July 6, 2015

PG&E Partners with NBA Champions to Revamp Basketball Courts for Local Youth

Hundreds of small feet — and some very large, championship feet — pounded the pavement to celebrate newly refurbished courts at Verdese Carter Park in Oakland. As this video shows, PG&E was there along with city officials and two members of the NBA championship Golden State Warriors.

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July 6, 2015

PG&E Leader Provides At-Risk Youth Three Steps to Achieving Their Dreams

Dream big. Build your brand. Never quit. That’s the advice PG&E’s Vincent Davis recently gave to a group of Oakland students who recently visited the utility’s Pacific Energy Center in San Francisco.

July 2, 2015

Vets Learn about Job Opportunities at PG&E-Sponsored Career Fair at Sonoma NASCAR Race

There was more than just racing happening at the Toyota/Save Mart 350 in Sonoma. As this video shows, veterans got a boost to their post-military careers at a PG&E-sponsored job fair attended by NASCAR’s Brad Keselowski.

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July 1, 2015

PG&E Awards Bright Minds Scholarship to Oakland Student

Called a shining example of Oakland’s best and brightest students, James Alexander has won a PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship worth up to $100,000. The budding biology student will attend the University of California, Irvine, this fall.

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June 29, 2015

Record Number of PG&E Employees March in San Francisco Pride Parade

A record 500-plus PG&E employees marched in the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade through the streets of downtown San Francisco. Said one employee: “To see the support at all levels and their families is pretty amazing.”

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June 23, 2015

PG&E Delays Construction Project after Discovery of Golden Eagles

When PG&E’s Johnnie Kinard looked into the sky at a construction project, he saw two golden eagles. That led to delaying the project until after the nesting season, another example of how the utility protects birds.

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June 19, 2015

PG&E Helps Energize Spirited Victory Parade for Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors’ championship run energized the entire Bay Area, and PG&E returned the favor today, providing trucks and volunteers to help make the big parade as successful as the season.

June 18, 2015

Redwood City, PG&E Take the Step Up and Power Down Commitment to Save Energy, Water and Money

Redwood City and PG&E joined forces this week to help residents of this San Mateo County city reduce energy and water use at home, save on their bills and help the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

June 17, 2015

Community Health Fair Features Free Haircuts, Eye Exams at Former PG&E Power Plant Site

A PG&E-sponsored program that explores uses for a former power plant site recently hosted a health fair for residents of the city’s Bayview and Hunters Point neighborhoods.

June 17, 2015

Become a #PGEPowerFan and Win a Spot in the Golden State Warriors Victory Parade

PG&E is offering six lucky #PGEPowerFans a “golden” opportunity to win a chance to participate in the Golden State Warriors’ victory parade in Oakland on Friday, June 19.

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June 11, 2015

Her Education Will Benefit an Entire Village, Says PG&E Scholarship Winner

It was an extraordinary moment for Nancy Afandi this week. The 27-year-old Diablo Valley College student was surprised with a $20,000-a-year Bright Minds Scholarship from PG&E. The young woman came to the United States from Kenya five years ago and has big dreams for herself and the village she left behind.

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June 2, 2015

Bright Minds Winner Surprised in Class at De Anza College

A student at De Anza College in Cupertino became the latest winner of a 2015 PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship today. The award, potentially worth up to $100,000, will allow Hiep Ton to study electrical engineering at De Anza and then San Jose State University.

May 29, 2015

Just in Time for County Fair, PG&E Repairs Footbridge

This weekend, thousands of people will visit the 75th annual Contra Costa County Fair in Antioch. Fairgoers will ride the rides and play carnival games, and they’ll also cross a new-and-improved footbridge. PG&E employees made the repairs to the bridge.

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May 27, 2015

PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship Enables Hayward Student to Study Nuclear Engineering at Cal

Carlos Alberto Farias from Hayward became the latest PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship winner today. He was surprised at the company’s Hayward Service Center with the news.

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May 26, 2015

Don’t Be Afraid to Find Your Own Voice, PG&E Leader Tells San Francisco State Graduates

As graduates from San Francisco State University’s Information Management Systems Association gathered on Friday to commemorate the completion of their studies, PG&E leader Derek Kramer shared words of wisdom from his own experience.

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