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April 14, 2014

Falcons Eggs Hatch on Top of PG&E Headquarters

Falcons have been nesting atop PG&E’s headquarters for more than a decade. Today, the eggs hatched.

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April 9, 2014

Magic Johnson Joins PG&E in Applauding Supplier Diversity Achievements

PG&E honored the employees who helped the company set a record for spending on diverse suppliers in 2013. And, one of those suppliers, basketball hall of famer and businessman Magic Johnson, took part in the event.

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April 8, 2014

University Students Inspire PG&E through First-of-Its-Kind Competition

Nearly 60 students from 12 universities across PG&E’s service area spent the day at PG&E rolling up their sleeves to answer a critical question: Given the diversity of PG&E’s customer base, what are the best ways for PG&E to engage its customers on energy efficiency? The event was facilitated by Net Impact, a global nonprofit that empowers a new generation to work within and beyond business for a sustainable future.

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April 7, 2014

California Drought Makes PG&E’s Water Conservation Showcase More Vital than Ever

Every year for more than a decade, PG&E has hosted a daylong conference to encourage developers, architects and other building professionals to become more energy efficient by conserving water. And this year’s event may have been the most important one yet due to one big issue: California’s drought.

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February 25, 2014

PG&E’s Headquarters Complex Wins the Gold for Going Green

PG&E’s headquarters complex in downtown San Francisco — which comprises a city block with the 25 Beale, 77 Beale and 245 Market St. buildings and the 50 Main St. garage — recently received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This is the first time the USGBC has awarded this honor to an entire office complex.

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February 18, 2014

PG&E Emphasizes Safety During Year of the Horse Celebration

PG&E helped usher in the Lunar New Year with a focus on safety through various events and activities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento.

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January 15, 2014

Chinese Energy Officials Learn about PG&E’s Environmental Successes

Chinese energy officials visited PG&E’s headquarters this week to learn firsthand how the utility works closely with the state of California to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protects the environment with its mix of renewable power and many energy efficiency programs.

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January 8, 2014

Charity that Provides Prom Dresses to Teens Wins $10,000 PG&E Grant

The Princess Project, a nonprofit that promotes self-confidence and individual beauty by providing free prom dresses to high schoolers from low-income families, has won 7×7 magazine’s “Favorite Charities” contest sponsored by PG&E.

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December 13, 2013

PG&E Recognized for Conservation Efforts at Hunters Point Site

PG&E recently received Wildlife at Work certification from the Wildlife Habitat Council for efforts associated with the restoration of native serpentine and for creating a pollinator habitat in three areas at the site of the former Hunters Point Power Plant in San Francisco.

December 6, 2013

Working with Interns from The Arc Benefits PG&E in Many Ways

For seven PG&E interns from The Arc’s Project Search Program, job satisfaction isn’t about a paycheck. It’s about a sense of accomplishment and personal growth, according to the PG&E employees who work directly with these young people.The Arc San Francisco is a non-profit organization that helps adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

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December 5, 2013

PG&E Teams with NBA’s Warriors to Help Those in Need

They sorted socks. They bundled scarves and attached handmade holiday cards. And they assembled gift bags with everyday necessities like shampoo, toothbrushes and soap. In San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, more than 100 PG&E employees teamed with the Golden State Warriors to assist a longtime charitable organization that provides the city’s poor with food, clothing and other basics.

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November 27, 2013

PG&E Puts Green Fleet on Display at International Auto Show

People go to car shows to see sleek sports cars, family haulers and the latest auto gadgets. And, this week, they’ll see bucket trucks, material haulers and other vehicles from PG&E’s green fleet. The San Francisco International Auto Show runs from Thanksgiving through Monday at the Moscone Center. PG&E will have a booth and sponsors the Future Drive Expo.

November 20, 2013

Currents Remembers Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney’s Daughter

Currents is remembering Diane Disney Miller, Walt Disney’s daughter, who died Tuesday. Last year, Mrs. Miller spoke to Currents in anticipation of PG&E’s sponsorship of a celebration at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco.

November 19, 2013

Magazine Readers to Pick Favorite Charity, PG&E Donates to Winners

For the third consecutive year, PG&E is providing thousands of dollars in grants to the winners of a magazine contest to find readers’ favorite San Francisco charities.

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October 24, 2013

PG&E Helps New Exploratorium Become Energy Efficient, Sponsors Field Trips

The new Exploratorium on San Francisco’s Waterfront makes learning about science and math fun. PG&E helped the new facility become more energy efficient and also sponsors field trips for students.

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