Metro News from Bakersfield
February 19, 2015

PG&E Conducting Work to Prepare for Rosedale Highway Widening Project

PG&E is relocating utility poles and upgrading electrical equipment along Rosedale Highway from Gibson Street to Allen Road in advance of the Rosedale Highway Widening Project.

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February 13, 2015

Rescued Kit Fox Now Healthy, Released at PG&E Service Center

A kit fox found sick and receiving medical care for the past month — thanks to the intervention of PG&E employees — was healthy enough to be released on Thursday back at the Bakersfield Service Center.

February 6, 2015

Rescued Kit Fox Improving

PG&E employees are credited for saving the endangered San Joaquin kit fox last month after they noticed the animal at the Bakersfield Service Center looked sick.

February 3, 2015

PG&E Upgrades Electric Lines Following Record Year of Reliability

About four miles of electric line are being upgraded along Panama Lane in southwest Bakersfield, part of PG&E’s continuous effort to improve electric service and reliability for its customers.

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December 18, 2014

PG&E, Fire Department Team Up to Prevent Holiday Hazards

PG&E and the Bakersfield Fire Department recently partnered to remind customers about keeping the holidays safe. The event included a demonstration on how quickly a dried Christmas tree can burn as well as information about lighting and other electrical safety topics.

PG&E’s parade float passes by spectators in the annual Bakersfield Christmas Parade. (Photos by Tracy Correa)
December 5, 2014

PG&E Displays Holiday Spirit in Annual Christmas Parade

Employees and their family members rode on a 40-foot-long PG&E flatbed utility truck, decorated with lights and power poles, in the 32nd annual Bakersfield Christmas Parade. The evening parade attracted about 20,000 spectators.

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December 3, 2014

PG&E Tree Crews Work to Prevent Outages, Ensure Public Safety During Storms

Keeping trees and tree limbs away from electrical wires is an important way that PG&E provides reliable service. It’s especially true, as this story from Kern County shows, when storms hit PG&E’s service 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 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.

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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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.

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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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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 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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