December 5, 2013
A Proposition 39 funding workshop, sponsored by PG&E and the Fresno County Office of Education and held this week, was designed to help teachers and administrators learn how to use state funding to make schools more energy efficient.
December 4, 2013
PG&E has donated a 240-acre parcel known as Kennedy Meadows to the County of Tuolumne, marking the company’s first land transfer as part of its Land Conservation Commitment. The land comes with a conservation easement ensuring it remains permanently protected and available for public use and benefit.
December 2, 2013
A simple card can make a huge difference for military men and women away from their families during the holidays. For the past few weeks, PG&E employees in the Central Valley have been involved in a card-making effort to help bring a little seasonal cheer to military members, including veterans.
November 26, 2013
PG&E worked with the Mission at Kern County to make the shelter that provides 200,000 meals a year more energy efficient.
November 15, 2013
A Zero Net Energy house unveiled to the public represents a huge step forward for Central Valley homeowners. The premise is simple: The home will generate as much energy as it consumes.
November 13, 2013
At today’s Kern County Energy Summit, PG&E presented a $15,000 check to the Kern Economic Development Corporation’s Foundation to support high school mentoring programs for those interested in energy careers.
November 8, 2013
Award highlights PG&E’s Summer Jobs Program, a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs that provides paid jobs to local teens
November 7, 2013
Today, PG&E provided $30,000 to launch the 2-1-1 Central Valley Call Center. The center will soon begin handling calls for Fresno County, Stanislaus County and others. It will direct people in need to the appropriate social service agency.
November 6, 2013
A PG&E-funded playground opened to children, the company’s eighth such build since 2011. Like the previous builds, PG&E employees and their families helped with the daylong construction.
October 31, 2013
In five rural towns in Central California, PG&E is working with governments and local partners to make homes and businesses more energy efficient. As this Currents video shows, the premise is simple: Saving money and energy benefits everyone, no matter where you live.
October 30, 2013
PG&E has awarded three more of its $25,000 Economic Vitality Grants, part of a new program supported by shareholder funds to support the economic vitality of the communities served by the utility. The grants went to Bakersfield ARC, the Community Development Financial Institution in Fresno and to the Upstate Economic Development Council in Tehama County.
October 29, 2013
Mariposa County High School is getting much closer to getting permanent bleachers, thanks to a $10,000 donation from PG&E.
October 23, 2013
Patients being treated at San Joaquin Community Hospital’s Grossman Burn Center as well as their families will benefit from a donation presented today by PG&E.
October 18, 2013
The opening of a long-awaited Veterans Home in Fresno was greeted with great fanfare by an audience of hundreds that included veterans, local community leaders and corporate partners such as PG&E. Said former Marine W.C. Helton, “It is a home… something great for the veterans who need it because there aren’t many options for us.”
October 18, 2013
PG&E is doing public outreach to residents, businesses and recreationists immediately downstream of its dams, including the Strawberry Dam at Pinecrest Lake in Tuolumne County. The campaign is to alert people in dam inundation areas about the importance of having an evacuation plan and recognizing signs of a dam breach.