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August 11, 2015

Better to Be Safe than Sorry, Reminds Gas Locate and Mark Employee

By Nick Smith SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E is using today – Aug. 11 or 8/11 – to remind customers about the importance of calling 811 before starting any…

August 6, 2015

PG&E’s Female Engineers Take Part in Social Media Campaign to Help Break Tech Stereotypes

Female engineers at PG&E are helping to squash stereotypes as part of social media campaign that has caught on fast and is changing perceptions about working engineers.

August 5, 2015

PG&E Reminds Residents of Gas, Electric Safety at National Night Out Event

PG&E employees joined customers and other first responders during San Francisco’s National Night Out this week to talk about the importance of gas and electric safety.

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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.

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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.”

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.

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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.

May 12, 2015

PG&E Honored for Long-Time Support of Lunar New Year Parade

PG&E has been honored for its long-time support of the Lunar New Year Parade, an annual event that draws hundreds of thousands of people to San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood each year.

After several years of nesting on PG&E's San Francisco headquarters, a pair of falcons have picked a different spot this year. (Photos by Matt Nauman.)
May 1, 2015

After Many Years at PG&E Office, Falcons Nesting on Different Building This Year

For bird lovers, and those who appreciate the wildness of nature in a completely urban setting, watching the falcons that nest atop PG&E headquarters has become an annual rite of spring. But not this year as the falcons have chosen a different building.

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April 28, 2015

Hammer time! PG&E, Habitat for Humanity Help Build Affordable Housing at Lunchtime

“Help us build this. Here. Now.” That was the message on a sign from PG&E encouraging office workers, tourists and anyone else to spend a half hour helping build door and window frames for 28 new homes for low-income residents. The special Brown Bag Build in San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza was held as PG&E celebrates a 10-year solar program partnership with Habitat for Humanity.

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April 28, 2015

Habitat for Humanity, PG&E Celebrate Solar Partnership, Host Lunchtime Build

Habitat Greater San Francisco is a non-profit affordable housing developer whose innovative model offers homeownership opportunities to Bay Area residents. For 10 years, PG&E’s Solar Habitat Program has provided $9.6 million to help respond to the housing needs of families in Northern and Central California. Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco and PG&E will celebrate their decade-long solar partnership by hosting the Brown Bag Build today at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco.

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April 17, 2015

Second Annual ‘Energy Ideation Lab’ Yields Fresh, Innovative Ideas

More than 60 MBA and undergraduate students came to PG&E’s headquarters on April 10 to explore a compelling challenge: How can PG&E better engage its small and medium business customers on energy efficiency?

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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 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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