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April 23, 2015

PG&E Ranked as No. 2 Utility among Top 100 Best Corporate Citizens

PG&E placed No. 2 among all utilities and No. 58 overall on the list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens according to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine.

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April 22, 2015

PG&E’s PowerPathway Program Earns Faraday Award at Electric Power Conference

PG&E received the Faraday Award, which recognizes its successes with the PowerPathway™ program, during the 18th annual Electric Power Conference in Chicago Tuesday. The award honors corporations that have successfully connected, employed and engaged veterans to become long-term employees in the power industry.

April 22, 2015

PG&E Participates in New U.S. Climate Resilience Partnership Between DOE and Utilities

PG&E is supporting a new, public-private collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy and 16 other leading electric utilities from across the country. Announced Tuesday by Vice President Joe Biden, the Partnership for Energy Sector Climate Resilience will focus on improving the resilience of the nation’s energy infrastructure against extreme weather and climate change impacts.

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April 17, 2015

PG&E Coordinating with CPUC for Removal and Repair of Damaged Pipeline from Fresno Gas Line Incident, Supporting Field Investigation

Utility responds quickly after non-PG&E workers strike transmission pipeline in north Fresno. Incident serves as reminder on the importance of calling 811 two days before digging. .

April 17, 2015

PG&E Shares Safety Tips During Earthquake Preparedness Month

From knowing safe spots in each room to having emergency supplies on hand, last year’s Napa earthquake shows why businesses and families need to be prepared…

April 16, 2015

PG&E Ranked as No. 2 Utility and Among America’s Top 100 Best Employers in Forbes Survey

PG&E placed No. 2 among all utilities and in the Top 100 (No. 79) of America’s Best Employers according to a survey in Forbes Magazine.

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April 15, 2015

PG&E Planting Thousands of Trees in Los Padres National Forest on Behalf of Customers Who Ditch Paper Bills

PG&E has extended its partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to plant new trees in the wildfire-stricken Los Padres National Forest on behalf of customers who enroll in paperless billing during the month of April in honor of Earth Day.

April 15, 2015

Why We’re Proud to Pay Taxes in California

At PG&E, we know our success depends on the success of the many local communities we serve. That’s why, when we write some big checks for taxes each season, we can reflect on how PG&E’s payments are helping to make this a better California.

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April 14, 2015

PG&E, Golden State Warriors Celebrate the Local Warriors Who Serve Their Communities

Five Local Warriors were honored by PG&E and the Golden State Warriors Community Foundation at the Oracle Arena Monday night. All were nominated by peers or admirers for the work they do to make their communities better places to live.

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April 14, 2015

Karen Austin on LinkedIn: The Value of Shaking Things Up

In her latest post as a LinkedIn Influencer, PG&E’s Karen Austin talks about the risks and opportunities that change provides. Embrace the risk, understand the impacts and know when to push comfort zones, she writes.

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April 14, 2015

How PG&E Helps Fan the Spark in Young Students’ Lives

Ten middle-school students are being mentored at PG&E this spring as part of Spark, a nationwide youth development program. Hyun Park, PG&E’s general counsel and a senior vice president, calls Spark “a great idea.”

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April 13, 2015

San Francisco: PG&E, Academy of Art Murals in Tenderloin Turn Heads

On Friday, a group of local merchants, artists, city leaders and neighborhood supporters met to commemorate the newest public art installation at PG&E’s Larkin Street Substation in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. The series of mural panels provide a colorful, historic timeline of the Tenderloin, one of the city’s oldest and most diverse neighborhoods.

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April 10, 2015

VIDEO: In Oakland, Vice President Biden Lauds PG&E for Training Next Generation of Utility Workforce

PG&E shared the success of its PowerPathway program with a very special guest. Vice President Joe Biden came to Oakland where he met the current class of students — military veterans being trained in gas pipeline safety.

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April 9, 2015

PG&E Says Lessons of Tragic San Bruno Explosion Will Not Be Forgotten

PG&E Chairman and CEO Tony Earley following today’s CPUC decision: “All of us at PG&E have committed ourselves to a goal of transforming this company into the safest and most reliable energy provider in America.”

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April 6, 2015

April is National Safe-Digging Month; PG&E Reminds Customers to Call 811 Before Digging

Whether building a deck, trenching or planting — customers need to call 811 two days before digging so that underground utility lines can be safely marked. The free service protects the safety of the community and can prevent outages.

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