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March 27, 2017

New Website for Public Showcases PG&E Hiking Trails that Offer Scenic Views of Central Coast

Members of the public interested in exploring the pristine PG&E lands surrounding Diablo Canyon Power Plant now have a new website for their use to learn about the property and make reservations.

March 15, 2017

PG&E Promotes Emergency Preparedness in all Forms

A recent workshop in San Luis Obispo gathered representatives from local museums and historical societies to learn about how to protect vital and historical documents in the event of a natural disaster.

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March 7, 2017

Girl Scouts Earn ‘Lands of Learning’ Patch through Partnership with PG&E

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant recently partnered with the Girl Scouts of California’s Central Coast to create a hands-on learning opportunity for local girl scouts to earn their “Lands of Learning” patch.

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February 6, 2017

Conserving Oceans and Energy a Powerful Message at Monterey Bay Aquarium

For more than 30 years, the Monterey Bay Aquarium has thrilled visitors who marvel at the wonders of the ocean — playful sea otters, colorful fish and even sharks.In addition to its awe-inspiring sea life, its main message is that our very survival depends on healthy seas. As this video shows, that conservation includes the many ways the aquarium saves energy.

February 1, 2017

PG&E Employees Will Donate $847,000 in 2017

PG&E employees located at Diablo Canyon Power Plant and in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties will donate about $847,000 to local nonprofits and schools in 2017.

January 27, 2017

Diablo Canyon Joint Proposal Reaches Next Milestone in State’s Review Process

As a joint proposal continues concerning the future of PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant continues to move the state’s review process, the company says it is looking forward to carefully reviewing and responding to written responses on the agreement submitted to the CPUC.

November 18, 2016

PG&E Partners to Restore Wetland, Giving Community Clean Surface Water

An 18-acre wetland was re-flooded through a partnership between the Monterey County Water Resources Agency, Central Coast Wetlands Group at Moss Landing Marine Labs and PG&E.

About a third of Diablo Canyon Power Power Plant's 1,500 employees are military veterans. (Photo by John Lindsey.)
November 8, 2016

Military Veterans At Home At Diablo Canyon Power Plant

The culture of safety, the continuous drills and training, and even the rhythm and smell of Diablo Canyon Power Plant are familiar to many former U.S. Navy employees who feel at home here after having served their country.

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October 27, 2016

Diablo Canyon Fire Department ‘Fills the Boot’ During National Fire Prevention Week

Schoolchildren from throughout San Luis Obispo County got firsthand lessons on fire safety and the Alissa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation got a philanthropic boost recently as the 27th annual Central Coast Fire Chiefs’ Burn Relay raised about $13,000.

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October 18, 2016

Dedication Drives Salinas Gas Supervisor as She Juggles Parenting, Career

Griselda Zendejas’ path to becoming part of PG&E’s Gas Maintenance and Construction team took patience, determination and a lot of support from a special colleague — her sister.

October 6, 2016

PG&E Campus Earns National Energy Design Gold Award

A PG&E building that’s home to Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s emergency planning team is one of the country’s greenest buildings. The Kendall Road Campus has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Gold designation.

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September 26, 2016

PG&E Donates $10,000 for Red Cross Fire Relief Efforts

The Red Cross provided emergency shelter, served meals and provided cleanup supplies for residents during the Chimney Fire, which began in mid-August in San Luis Obispo County. This week, PG&E donated $10,000 to the organization it has partnered with for more than 40 years.

September 12, 2016

PG&E Installs New Playground as Part of Community Pipeline Safety Initiative

Children in Soledad in Monterey County have a new playground, thanks in part to PG&E’s Community Pipeline Safety Initiative.

August 22, 2016

CARE-Eligible Customers Missing Big Savings

PG&E’s CARE program gives income-qualified households deep discounts on energy bills, but many customers aren’t taking advantage. These counties have the most eligible customers not enrolled.

August 18, 2016

Diablo Canyon Employees Raise $17,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation During Golf Outing

Employees from PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant raised more than $17,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation at the 19th annual Nuclear Challenge Golf Tournament.

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