April 11, 2017
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.
March 13, 2017
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.
November 23, 2016
At a Home Depot store, PG&E held a holiday light exchange in an effort to promote energy efficiency and safety.
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 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.
February 23, 2016
Preschoolers naturally think of nurses or police officers as community helpers. But a group of children in Bakersfield recently got to experience how PG&E troublemen help their communities, too.
February 11, 2016
Kelly Ayllon is the first in her family to go to college and is determined to make her dream of a becoming a doctor come true — it’s a dream that is now closer to reality after she was awarded a $20,000-a-year scholarship from PG&E.
December 21, 2015
PG&E employees played Santa last week when they delivered Christmas gifts they purchased to a low-income senior residential facility. The delivery required several PG&E trucks and even more employee volunteers to make it happen; all of the gift items were donated by the company’s employees in Kern County.
December 15, 2015
PG&E’s employees are every bit a part of the communities where they work and live — and that includes the holiday season. This month, the utility has been front and center at holiday parades in Auburn, Woodland and Bakersfield.
November 25, 2015
Creating cards for U.S. troops, volunteering at a local homeless shelter and buying gifts for seniors are just a few of the ways Bakersfield employees are getting into the holiday spirit.
November 5, 2015
More than 400 energy industry leaders gathered this week in oil-rich Kern County to discuss everything from solar and wind energy to natural gas and nuclear energy. PG&E’s Tom Jones spoke about Diablo Canyon Power Plant.
September 29, 2015
For the second year in a row, PG&E’s Butterfly Adventures exhibit captivates attendees of the Kern County Fair. The exhibit is supported by an $8,000 PG&E grant.
September 25, 2015
The public is invited to four open houses over three days in October to hear about the project that will help improve electric reliability and accommodate the Bakersfield area’s future growth.
September 14, 2015
PG&E is performing overhead electric work to reduce the number of power outages to hundreds of homes and businesses in the area.