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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.

February 3, 2015

PG&E Sponsors Greenagers, an Environmental Education and Leadership Program for Youth

PG&E recently joined families and civic leaders to recognize seven San Francisco high school students who completed an eight-month environmental education and leadership program called Greenagers.

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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.

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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.

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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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