Local: San Joaquin Valley


October 6, 2017

PG&E Awards Student Scholarships at Fresno Fair

Four local students won $1,500 scholarships this week from PG&E as part of The Big Fresno Fair’s 4.0 and Above program.

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September 14, 2017

PG&E Partners With a Woman-Owned Business to Recycle Street Lights

Laurel Harrop has long wanted to own a green business. She did that, establishing a company that started with recycling scrap metal. Now she’s working with PG&E to recycle tens of thousands of street lights being converted to LEDs. It’s just one of the many examples of how PG&E works with diverse suppliers to responsibly meet its sustainability goals.

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April 11, 2017

Bakersfield Teens Get Straight Talk on Distracted Driving

Driving is the first taste of freedom for many teenagers. But with freedom comes responsibility. Last week (April 4), the CHP teamed with Bakersfield police and PG&E at Mira Monte High School to urge teens to eliminate distractions behind the wheel.

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March 28, 2017

PG&E Joins Mexican Consulate for Financial Literacy Week

Customer service representatives from PG&E took part in Financial Literacy Week at the office of the Consulate of Mexico in Fresno where they talked to Spanish-speaking customers about how to save money and energy. Earlier in the week, company representatives were at the Consulate of Mexico in San Jose.

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March 13, 2017

PG&E Partners to Build New Solar Sites in Bakersfield

PG&E is partnering with local developers to build solar sites in Bakersfield and elsewhere to provide more clean energy as part of the company’s new Solar Choice program.

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March 7, 2017

PG&E Crew Members Perform CPR on Man who Collapsed at Rest Stop

PG&E crew members Clint Grich and Mike Musgrove had just taken a break at a rest stop when they spotted a man who had collapsed next to his car. They immediately began chest compressions to help resuscitate the man until emergency crews arrived.

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March 6, 2017

PG&E Teams with Community for Cleanup Day

PG&E helped coordinate the third Hinkley Community Cleanup Day as the community worked together to beautify its desert surroundings. The result was a lot of trash, tires and recycled e-waste.

February 27, 2017

After Levee Breach, PG&E Works With First Responders to Keep Customers Safe

When a levee breach near Manteca forced mandatory evacuations, PG&E jumped into action to provide support to local first responders and help ensure the safety of its customers and the community.

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February 23, 2017

High School Students Get Close-up Look at PG&E, Energy Jobs

Youth Leadership Bakersfield, a program offered by the Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce, recently brought 33 students out to PG&E’s service yard to learn about energy careers. Students watched linemen demonstrations, learned about electric safety and PG&E careers.

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February 14, 2017

PG&E Valentine’s Day Balloon Giveaway Stresses Safety

With a focus on safety, PG&E gave out 80 complimentary Valentine’s Day balloon bouquets to customers at Log Cabin Florist in Bakersfield. The event stressed latex balloons as an alternative to metallic balloons, which were responsible for 429 power outages in PG&E’s service area last year.

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February 14, 2017

Fresno County Dairy Benefits from PG&E Energy Efficiency Partnership

Rollin Valley Farms in Riverdale has been around for generations and brothers Andy and Donny Rollin want to do whatever they can to save money and energy. The farmers have established a close relationship with PG&E’s Jason Witte who is helping their business become more energy efficient.

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December 20, 2016

PG&E Partners with Police to Encourage Safe Holiday Driving

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

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December 6, 2016

PG&E, Police Department Partner to Spread Christmas Cheer

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.

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November 29, 2016

PG&E Helps Blue Star Moms Send Holiday Cheer Across the Globe

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.

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November 23, 2016

PG&E Partners with Home Depot for Holiday Light Exchange

At a Home Depot store, PG&E held a holiday light exchange in an effort to promote energy efficiency and safety.

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