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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.

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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August 12, 2014

PG&E Retirees’ Chance Pairing on Honor Flight Forms Special Friendship

When PG&E retiree David Sauseda learned that Honor Flight — which flies World War II veterans to see the nation’s war memorials — was starting in Fresno, he immediately signed up as a chaperone. Never could he have imagined his life would be forever touched by 92-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor Joe Quercia.

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August 5, 2014

PG&E Hosts ‘Graduation’ Ceremony for Teens in Summer Jobs Program

PG&E today hosted a “graduation” ceremony for the 105 area teens who completed the utility’s Summer Jobs program with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fresno County.

June 4, 2014

As Temperatures Rise, PG&E Helps Fund Cooling Centers in Kern County, Other Locales

PG&E has provided more than $500,000 in financial support for cooling centers in communities suffering from severe summer heat.

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May 13, 2014

PG&E Employee Honored For Saving a Life

Aaron Lewis, a PG&E backhoe operator, was honored in Fresno today for his heroic actions that saved the life of a man injured in an accident. “It’s an amazing thing he did,” said Fresno City Council Member Paul Caprioglio. “I think it just represents what PG&E is all about.”

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April 28, 2014

PG&E Power Line Project to Increase Electric Reliability, Create Jobs in Central Valley

PG&E held the first in a series of open houses last week in Fresno and Caruthers to introduce a proposed electric transmission line project to the public. The line is needed to meet the growing demand for electricity in the Central Valley region.

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April 17, 2014

Central Valley Power Connect Will Improve Reliability, Promote Economic Growth

PG&E has chosen a name for a new high voltage transmission line project proposed for the greater Fresno area: Central Valley Power Connect. PG&E already has begun public outreach and is conducting a series of public open houses in April and May to educate and inform the public about the proposed project.

April 16, 2014

Trees Donated as Reminder to Call 811 Before Digging

At a safe-digging event in Fresno, PG&E representatives joined local officials to remind people to call 811 before starting any digging project. As a bonus, 100 trees were given away to those who pledged to call 811.

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April 7, 2014

Students Take Part in First-Time STEM Summit

High school students from Fresno and Madera counties attend summit aimed at encouraging pursuit of STEM-related careers.

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April 4, 2014

High-wire Act No Circus for PG&E Electric Crews

Workers take to the air as part of project to increase capacity and improve electric reliability for customers in the Fresno area.

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March 21, 2014

PowerPathway Graduates Take Steps Toward a New Career

PG&E’s PowerPathway Program, a partnership between the utility and local entities, such as Fresno City College and the Fresno Regional Workforce Investment Board, provides students with free training in the skills they need to gain entry level jobs in the energy industry. Twenty-two new graduates of the program all are military veterans.

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March 18, 2014

Hitting the Right Note as PG&E Supports Fresno Jazz Workshop

The Fresno Milestones Youth Jazz Workshop introduces the music to middle school and high school students. With PG&E’s help, as this video story shows, more students now have the opportunity to participate.

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January 9, 2014

Veterans Use PG&E-Purchased Computers to Keep In Touch With Friends, Family

Thanks to PG&E, residents of a new Veterans Home in Fresno now have access to computers and can now communicate with friends and loved ones via Skype.

December 5, 2013

PG&E-Sponsored Workshop Shows Schools How to Use State Funds for Energy Efficiency

A Proposition 39 funding workshop, sponsored by PG&E and the Fresno County Office of Education and held this week, was designed to help teachers and administrators learn how to use state funding to make schools more energy efficient.

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