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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.

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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November 24, 2014

PG&E Green Vehicles Join Hundreds of New Cars on Display at San Francisco Auto Show

PG&E’s booth at the San Francisco International Auto Show features electric and other alternative-fuel vehicles used by the company. PG&E also is sponsoring an electric vehicle test drive today and Tuesday outside the show.

November 7, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Box Thousands of Green Apples for a Good Cause

When you volunteer at a food bank you never know what you’ll sort.Today it’s Granny Smith apples. Tomorrow it could be pears. This week, some 20 PG&E employees volunteered their time to package food at the SF-Marin Food Bank.

September 23, 2014

PG&E Finishes in Top Three at SF International Dragon Boat Festival

PG&E’s Power Dragons finished in the top three of their division in the 19th annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival, which was held Sept. 20-21 on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. But the real winners were two local charities who benefited from the company’s participation: the California Dragon Boat Association’s (CDBA) Youth Dragon Boat Program and Self Help for the Elderly.

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August 22, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Help Preserve a Piece of ‘The Rock’

Staffers from the PG&E Academy, the utility’s skills training and development arm, volunteer for numerous community events throughout the year. That includes Aug. 14, when 16 Academy employees spent four hours tending to the gardens on San Francisco’s Alcatraz Island.

August 6, 2014

Summer Interns Show Off Their PG&E Projects

Today, about 120 of PG&E’s summer interns filled a crowded room in San Francisco with posters detailing what they accomplished this summer. PG&E employees were encouraged to view the posters and listen to the interns speak about their experiences. The students attend more than 90 different schools.

August 1, 2014

PG&E’s Former Hunters Point Plant Site Hosts Community Circus

More than 650 local residents from the Bayview and Hunters Point neighborhoods turn out for Circus Bella performance at PG&E’s former Hunters Point Power Plant site.

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June 30, 2014

Lowell High Graduate Surprised at PG&E Headquarters with News She Won Bright Minds Scholarship

Bernice Liu will study civil engineering at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo this fall. Today, the graduate of Lowell High in San Francisco learned that a PG&E Bright Minds scholarship will help her pay for her education. PG&E Executive Vice President Geisha Williams surprised Liu with the news.

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June 30, 2014

Substation Upgrades Will Benefit Customers, Improve Reliability

In addition to the substation upgrades, PG&E worked with the city officials to improve the aesthetics of the nearby Temescal neighborhood.

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June 6, 2014

PG&E Joins Warriors to Revitalize a San Francisco Basketball Court

PG&E, in partnership with the Golden State Warriors Community Foundation and the Good Tidings Foundation, hit nothing but net with a recent renovation of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco’s Columbia Park Clubhouse in the Mission District of the city. Past and present Warriors players and other special guests celebrated the project this week.

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May 27, 2014

PG&E Announces Names as Young Falcons Take First Flights

Thanks to PG&E customers, the three female falcons that hatched on the 33rd floor of PG&E headquarters in San Francisco now have names. But, sadly, one of the falcons died on Monday as she was taking one of her first flights.

May 22, 2014

PG&E Hosts Smart Grid Job Fair on May 22

PG&E hosts its first Smart Grid Job Fair today (May 22) at the Pacific Energy Center at 851 Howard Street in San Francisco. The event will include seven companies looking to hire for a variety of jobs in the areas of smart grid and energy analytics.

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May 9, 2014

PG&E Supports National Guard and Reserve at Ceremony

PG&E reaffirmed its long-standing endorsement of employees who serve in the National Guard and reserves by signing a Statement of Support from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on Thursday (May 8) at its headquarters.

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May 7, 2014

Scientists Band Baby Falcons High Atop PG&E’s San Francisco Office

Researchers from the UC Santa Cruz Predatory Bird Research Group put bands on the legs of three baby peregrine falcons who live on a nest high atop PG&E headquarters in San Francisco’s Financial District. The birds — all female and all healthy — will fly away in a few weeks. Before then, PG&E is asking its customers to help name them.

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