Local: San Joaquin Valley


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February 20, 2015

PG&E Hosts Workshop Designed to Help Ag Industry

About 80 farmers and representatives from the ag industry attend a workshop offering helpful information on energy efficiency, rebates and incentives and new farm irrigation technologies — all designed to help save water and energy.

February 19, 2015

PG&E Conducting Work to Prepare for Rosedale Highway Widening Project

PG&E is relocating utility poles and upgrading electrical equipment along Rosedale Highway from Gibson Street to Allen Road in advance of the Rosedale Highway Widening Project.

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February 18, 2015

PG&E Partners with Lodi High School Students to Restore Habitat

PG&E volunteers and 35 students from Lodi High School recently planted native California plants, grasses and shrubs at LangeTwins Family Winery and Vineyard in Acampo. This is the second visit to this area for the local students who will have the opportunity to see this area return to natural habitat.

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February 17, 2015

Clovis Unified School District Reaping Benefits of Energy Efficiency

A few years ago, the Clovis Unified School District got serious about energy efficiency and made big changes at many of its 50 school sites that are now paying off. From educating staff to take ownership and responsibility for unplugging lights and computers to replacing hundreds of gym lights with energy-efficient motion sensor lights.

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February 13, 2015

Rescued Kit Fox Now Healthy, Released at PG&E Service Center

A kit fox found sick and receiving medical care for the past month — thanks to the intervention of PG&E employees — was healthy enough to be released on Thursday back at the Bakersfield Service Center.

February 11, 2015

PG&E Highlights Support for Customers at World Ag Expo

At the World Ag Expo this week, PG&E has a simple message for farmers and ranchers: We are here to help.

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February 6, 2015

Rescued Kit Fox Improving

PG&E employees are credited for saving the endangered San Joaquin kit fox last month after they noticed the animal at the Bakersfield Service Center looked sick.

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February 3, 2015

PG&E Upgrades Electric Lines Following Record Year of Reliability

About four miles of electric line are being upgraded along Panama Lane in southwest Bakersfield, part of PG&E’s continuous effort to improve electric service and reliability for its customers.

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January 21, 2015

Success of PG&E Electric Distribution Control Center Highlighted During Tour by Local Officials

More than 20 elected officials and public safety representatives toured PG&E’s new electric distribution control center in Fresno today. PG&E’s Gary Cassilagio told them that the facility, which opened in October, already is paying dividends.

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January 21, 2015

PG&E Provides Financial Support to San Joaquin County AgVenture Educational Program

Today, PG&E presented the San Joaquin County AgVenture with financial support to help it continue to educate nearly 11,000 third grade students about the source of their food and the importance of agriculture locally.

January 21, 2015

PG&E Facility Will House New Energy Training Center and Local Business Operations

PG&E has purchased a 138,000-square-foot office building at 3136 Boeing Way in Stockton. The location will undergo extensive renovations throughout the year to create a more productive work environment to better serve customers, to bring it up to energy-efficiency standards that meet LEED certification goals.

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December 18, 2014

PG&E, Fire Department Team Up to Prevent Holiday Hazards

PG&E and the Bakersfield Fire Department recently partnered to remind customers about keeping the holidays safe. The event included a demonstration on how quickly a dried Christmas tree can burn as well as information about lighting and other electrical safety topics.

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December 8, 2014

PG&E Employees Help Answer Single Mom’s Prayers for Christmas

The Williams family and more than 150 children and adults received a holiday meal, Christmas tree and gifts as part of this year’s annual Making Spirits Bright event supported by PG&E and other community partners.

PG&E’s parade float passes by spectators in the annual Bakersfield Christmas Parade. (Photos by Tracy Correa)
December 5, 2014

PG&E Displays Holiday Spirit in Annual Christmas Parade

Employees and their family members rode on a 40-foot-long PG&E flatbed utility truck, decorated with lights and power poles, in the 32nd annual Bakersfield Christmas Parade. The evening parade attracted about 20,000 spectators.

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December 3, 2014

PG&E Tree Crews Work to Prevent Outages, Ensure Public Safety During Storms

Keeping trees and tree limbs away from electrical wires is an important way that PG&E provides reliable service. It’s especially true, as this story from Kern County shows, when storms hit PG&E’s service area.

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