Local: San Joaquin Valley


October 15, 2014

PG&E, Partners Help Restore Habitat at Panorama Vista Preserve

River Partners and the Kern River Corridor Endowment hosted a tree planting day at the Panorama Vista Preserve today in Bakersfield. Area residents, students and volunteers planted more than 3,000 native trees and shrubs. PG&E and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation funded the project.

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September 10, 2014

Local Leaders Tour PG&E’s Helms Hydroelectric Plant

Seeing was believing for two dozen government, business, agricultural, environmental and education leaders from California’s Central Valley who toured PG&E’s Helms Pumped Storage Plant in Fresno County on Monday.

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August 22, 2014

PG&E’s Energy Savings Assistance Program Helps Customers Save Money

Rosie Serrata received more than $3,000 in energy efficient upgrades to her Bakersfield home after she signed up for PG&E’s Energy Savings Assistance Program.

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August 14, 2014

CARE Customers Learn About Electric Rate Changes, Saving Energy

PG&E hosts community event in east Bakersfield to help CARE program customers understand new rate changes that went into effect Aug. 1.

August 13, 2014

Hiring our Heroes Event Draws More Than 100 Veterans

PG&E and the U.S Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Hiring our Heroes job fair in Fresno this week. More than 100 veterans attended.

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August 12, 2014

PG&E Retirees’ Chance Pairing on Honor Flight Forms Special Friendship

When PG&E retiree David Sauseda learned that Honor Flight — which flies World War II veterans to see the nation’s war memorials — was starting in Fresno, he immediately signed up as a chaperone. Never could he have imagined his life would be forever touched by 92-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor Joe Quercia.

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August 8, 2014

PG&E Celebrates Teens Completing Summer Jobs Program

PG&E joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County on Thursday evening in celebrating the 55 local teens who completed this year’s Summer Jobs program.

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August 5, 2014

PG&E Hosts ‘Graduation’ Ceremony for Teens in Summer Jobs Program

PG&E today hosted a “graduation” ceremony for the 105 area teens who completed the utility’s Summer Jobs program with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fresno County.

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July 30, 2014

PG&E Spreads Annual Christmas in July Cheer to Seniors in Need

For the fourth year in a row, PG&E and local employees bring holiday cheer, gifts and necessities to low-income seniors in Bakersfield who are struggling to makes ends meet.

July 25, 2014

PG&E Holds Open Houses onTransmission Line Project

PG&E hosted three public open houses in the Fresno area this week to share new details on the Central Valley Power Connect project. The proposed high-voltage electric transmission line would increase electric reliability in the next decade to the growing Central Valley.

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July 24, 2014

PG&E Partners with Food Bank, Red Cross to Help Drought-Impacted Residents

In the San Joaquin Valley, PG&E employees volunteered their time to distribute food to farming residents whose work has dried up due to the California drought. The utility partnered with the Community Food Bank of Fresno and the American Red Cross.

July 23, 2014

Revenue Assurance Investigative Team Puts Focus on Safety

Tampering with PG&E equipment to steal electricity can pose a serious risk of fire and injury, which is why the revenue assurance team is working so hard to curb energy theft.

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July 15, 2014

PG&E Partners with City, Various Groups at Water Conservation Event

Community partners in Bakersfield host free event with information to help residents with water conservation during the state’s ongoing drought.

July 3, 2014

PG&E Energy Savings Program Makes for Cool Customers

Some families in warmest areas can’t always afford home improvements designed to save energy and turn to the Energy Savings Assistance program for help.

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July 2, 2014

PG&E’s Shonda Abercrombie Supports Family, Troops and Customers

Following in her PG&E-employee father’s footsteps, Shonda Abercrombie has had a long PG&E career while dedicating herself to raising twin daughters.

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