Local: San Joaquin Valley

November 21, 2014

Vegetation Management Team Gets Personal with Local Customers

When staffers on PG&E’s Vegetation Management team in Fresno wanted to talk to residents about upcoming work, they thought hosting a picnic might be a innovative approach. Residents like Carlos Poblano agree. “I think it’s a much better way of doing business,” he said.

November 20, 2014

PG&E Upgrades Electrical System to Improve Reliability

PG&E is working to improve the electric system in northwest Stockton to reduce the number of power outages in the area.

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November 14, 2014

PG&E Gives $10,000 to Alzheimer’s Association, the Kern Favorite Charity Winner

The first-ever Kern Gives charity contest winner was awarded a $10,000 PG&E grant at a reception on Thursday. Four other nonprofits received $2,000 grants in a contest where members of the public voted online for their favorite charity.

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November 13, 2014

Checking Up on Solar Savings at Stockton Health Clinic

Pediatric Associates of Stockton, a local health provider, went solar with PG&E’s help to benefit the environment and to save money. Here is their story.

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November 10, 2014

Military Paratrooper Skills Aid Stockton Lineman

When the Loma Prieta earthquake hit in 1989, David Granillo’s father, a PG&E lineman, went to work and didn’t come back for two weeks.That early notion of a “call to duty” stuck with Granillo, who later enlisted in the Army and today is a lineman for PG&E.

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November 9, 2014

Marines Prepared Rodrigo Marquez for PG&E

Leading up to Veterans Day on Tuesday, we’re sharing stories of PG&E employees who have served in the military. Today’s profile is Rodrigo Marquez, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who works for PG&E as a gas utility worker in Fresno.

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November 8, 2014

Air Force Made Alycia Brown Stronger

Leading up to Veterans Day on Tuesday, we’re sharing stories of PG&E employees who have served in the military. Today’s profile is Alycia Brown, a U.S. Air Force veteran who works for PG&E in Bakersfield.

November 3, 2014

PG&E Funds Fire Detection Cameras to Protect Sierra Foothills

PG&E has funded the installation of fire-detection cameras on lookout towers in Calaveras County. In all, the company will spend $2 million to install 28 high-resolution infrared remote fire-sensing cameras in seven locations in Northern and Central California.

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October 31, 2014

New Electric Control Center Will Enhance Central Valley Reliability

The new electric distribution control center will help improve electric reliability and will be followed by two others slated to open in Concord and Rocklin by next year. Together, the centers will help PG&E manage more than 140,000 miles of electric distribution lines serving nearly 16 million Californians.

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October 27, 2014

PG&E Employee Makes Connection with Fellow Veteran as Honor Flight Takes Wing

This week, PG&E spokesman and Navy veteran Denny Boyles is accompanying a World War II veteran on an Honor Flight to Washington, D.C. These flights, free to the veterans, give them a chance to see the memorials built in their honor. PG&E is a sponsor of the program, and Boyles made a personal donation to serve as a Guardian.

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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