December 20, 2016
With traffic fatalities up significantly in the Bakersfield area and some accidents causing power outages, PG&E and the police department are urging local residents to slow down and drive safely during the holiday season
December 6, 2016
For the past five years, PG&E has partnered with the Fresno Police Department on a neighborhood event that brings Christmas cheer to local families. The street party-like atmosphere included Santa, gifts and holiday music.
November 29, 2016
Since 9/11, members of the Blue Star Moms of Central California have collected dry foods, socks, books and anything else that could possibly fit into a postal box to send to young men and women serving in the military who will be away from home on the holidays.This year they found a new ally in PG&E.
November 23, 2016
At a Home Depot store, PG&E held a holiday light exchange in an effort to promote energy efficiency and safety.
November 1, 2016
In a surprise announcement at North High School in Bakersfield, two high school students learned they would be going to Kenya to deliver solar suitcases they helped build. PG&E will cover all expenses for the 12-day trip with the nonprofit WE Charity as part of its Solar Suitcase program.
October 19, 2016
On Tuesday, PG&E held a workshop at Bakersfield’s Mercado Latino that helped celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and provided information to Spanish-speaking customers about energy savings and programs.
September 6, 2016
The Career Institute, PG&E’s partner for workforce training in Hinkley, installed a solar power well to supply water to the surrounding tree line that provides a wind block for topsoil on nearby properties.
September 1, 2016
Since 2010, PG&E has partnered with California schools on energy efficiency projects and achieved some big-time results. Bakersfield City School District, together with other districts, helped save enough energy to power nearly 26,000 homes and remove 43,000 cars from the road per year.
August 24, 2016
Imagine climbing 60-foot utility poles, carrying 30 pounds of gear while installing 55-pound crossarms in scorching 105-degree Bakersfield heat.Those working conditions are a harsh summertime reality for thousands of PG&E’s outdoor workers.
August 22, 2016
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 8, 2016
Rudy Munoz-Pedraza spent part of his summer juggling jobs tossing pizzas and working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was one of 120 interns who participated in PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program, a partnership between PG&E and the Boys & Girls Club of Fresno County.
August 4, 2016
Jennifer Tejada had many firsts this summer. She landed her first job. She cashed her first paycheck from that job. And now she’s one of 55 students to graduate from PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program, a partnership between PG&E and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County.
July 19, 2016
With the tempo of a popular ’70s song helping to keep him on pace with chest compressions, Jeff Nunes saved the life of a young man visiting his home. He learned CPR through PG&E and was recently honored with the company’s John A. Britton Award.
July 14, 2016
The Save Mart grocery store in this San Joaquin County city is massive, with aisles of fresh, frozen, boxed and canned food. While shoppers appreciate a roomy grocery store with a wide selection of products, many may not realize the tremendous amount of energy necessary to power those stores. Enter PG&E, which has not only helped the grocery store save money but also improved the shopping experience.
July 8, 2016
Since 2007, PG&E has provided more than $500,000 to support established cooling centers in local government-run senior centers, neighborhood parks and recreation centers. The centers provide a safe place for residents to get out of the heat.