Local: San Joaquin Valley


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February 5, 2016

PG&E Prepares for World Ag Expo, Largest Farm Industry Gathering

For more than 30 years, PG&E has used the expo to connect with some of its 31,000 customers who operate farms or work in farm-related industries.

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February 4, 2016

Gas Crew Rescues Fallen Baby Owl

Gas crew workers who found a baby owl fallen near their work site rescued the bird and worked with PG&E’s avian experts to return it to its nest. And they gave it a special name.

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January 13, 2016

More Public Input Sought on PG&E’s Proposed Bakersfield Power Connect

Bakersfield Power Connect includes construction of a new substation, enhancements to existing substations and upgrades to 30 miles of existing transmission lines in the area.

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January 11, 2016

Bakersfield Gas Employee Practices Safety on Land and at Sea

Whether he’s out with his gas crew in the desert near Topock or exploring the ocean floor off of Catalina Island, Trevor Fulks has a perspective that looks far beneath the surface. Fulks, who appears in one of PG&E’s local TV ads, displays an abudance of calm courage and confidence to forge the company’s newest foundations.

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January 6, 2016

Amid Devastating Drought, PG&E Helping Ensure Safety in Forested Areas

Years of devastating drought have taken a heavy toll on the state’s forests. Nowhere is this more evident than in the Madera County community of Bass Lake where dead trees can cause power outages or become fuel for fires. As this video shows, PG&E is going to extraordinary lengths to protect the electrical infrastructure by removing the dead trees near power poles.

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January 5, 2016

PG&E’s PowerPathway Program Coming to Bakersfield

PG&E’s highly-successful PowerPathway job training program will start a class in Bakersfield on Feb. 22. It’s the first time the program, which provides hands-on training for utility industry careers, has been offered in Kern County.

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January 4, 2016

Customer Relationship Manager Paying it Forward for Generations

Senior customer relationship manager Cheryl Marcelli McClaine has a long and cherished history in Fresno, serving PG&E’s customers and helping the community. Learn about her strong local connections and her drive to give back.

December 22, 2015

PG&E Supports ‘Santa’s Express’ to Help Aid Wildfire Victims

Families who lost their homes in wildfires this past summer were treated to a Christmas celebration this week.

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December 21, 2015

PG&E Employees Bringing Christmas to Seniors in Need

PG&E employees played Santa last week when they delivered Christmas gifts they purchased to a low-income senior residential facility. The delivery required several PG&E trucks and even more employee volunteers to make it happen; all of the gift items were donated by the company’s employees in Kern County.

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December 18, 2015

PG&E Tree Lighting for Hospice a Holiday Tradition

In 1988, PG&E’s Mark Rasmussen was asked by his supervisor to meet with the Hospice of San Joaquin at Delta College about helping decorate a 70-foot redwood tree for the holidays. He didn’t realize he’d be starting a tradition.

December 17, 2015

PG&E’s Veteran Employees Give Back to Others for Holidays

A single father and Army veteran who had fallen on hard times is provided Christmas gifts and a tree by members of PG&E’s Veterans Employee Resource Group in Fresno.

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December 17, 2015

PG&E Celebrates Collaboration with Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians

During today’s celebratory event, PG&E and tribal leaders discussed a collaborative agreement set in place by a recent hydroelectric project that unearthed tribal artifacts. The artifacts are now part of an exhibit on display at PG&E’s corporate headquarters in San Francisco.

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December 16, 2015

Helms Pumped Storage Facility Team Safely, Successfully Completes Unit 1 Planned Outage

Maintenance outages for power generation facilities are always a team effort, but for the folks at PG&E’s Helms Pumped Storage Facility, a critical hydro-electric facility in the Sierra Nevada, the latest outages proved to be international efforts, as well.

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December 15, 2015

Employees Lead Holiday Parades in Auburn, Woodland, Bakersfield

PG&E’s employees are every bit a part of the communities where they work and live — and that includes the holiday season. This month, the utility has been front and center at holiday parades in Auburn, Woodland and Bakersfield.

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November 25, 2015

PG&E Employees into Holiday Spirit of Giving

Creating cards for U.S. troops, volunteering at a local homeless shelter and buying gifts for seniors are just a few of the ways Bakersfield employees are getting into the holiday spirit.

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