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October 27, 2015

PG&E Addresses Transition, Retention at Veterans Employment Seminar

PG&E recently took part in the inaugural Veterans Employment Seminar, held in San Francisco during Fleet Week. The utility was well represented at the event, which included a job fair and panel discussions. The goal: Hire more veterans.

October 19, 2015

Customer Choice Top of Mind for PG&E’s Giammona

By Jil Shingledecker SAN FRANCISCO — Customer expectations are far different today than 20 years ago. Do you remember a time when the lights were on and there…

October 13, 2015

Modernized Substation Improves Reliability for San Francisco Customers

This month, PG&E put the finishing touches on a project eight years in the making — the modernization of its Mission Substation. These enhancements will improve reliability for customers while also lowering maintenance and operations costs.

October 9, 2015

PG&E Promotes Emergency Preparedness, Support for Veterans During Fleet Week

From emergency preparedness information to career training for veterans, PG&E supports 35th annual Fleet Week celebration now underway in San Francisco.

September 24, 2015

PG&E Celebrates 200 Businesses Stepping Up and Powering Down

Since launching “Step Up and Power Down” in June, more than 200 San Francisco and San Jose businesses have taken PG&E’s pledge to do just that. Step Up and Power Down is an initiative built on the premise that small actions can add up to big impacts to reduce energy waste.

September 23, 2015

PG&E Workshop Designed to Help Hispanic-owned Businesses Grow

This first ever, business-building workshop was designed to help Hispanic-owned businesses by providing them information that could help them do business with PG&E as well as other companies

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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