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July 22, 2014

PG&E Supports Signing of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

President Barack Obama’s signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act stands to benefit successful public/private partnership training programs like PG&E’s PowerPathway program.

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July 21, 2014

All Aboard! The Short History of PG&E Streetcars

PG&E operated streetcars in Sacramento from 1900 until the 1940s. Rail enthusiasts know about this, but most others don’t. Here’s a short history of PG&E’s streetcars.

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July 18, 2014

Meet the Interns: Ryan Jackson’s Work at PG&E Takes Him from Classroom to the Field

Ryan Jackson, 28, is interning as a PG&E land technician in the Fresno area. Performing complex calculations in the field suits him well. “I love problem-solving and finding a solution,” he says.

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July 18, 2014

Sports, Work and Family Connect for PG&E’s Matt Fritz

Matt Fritz is a PG&E gas supervisor based in Eureka. As one of the PG&E employees featured in local TV ads, Fritz has gotten high-fives from the kids on the sports teams he coaches.

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July 16, 2014

PG&E Scholarship Sends Oakland Student to Leadership Program in Washington

Oakland High School student Donzahniya Pitre joined about 50 other young women at the six-day Young Women’s Political Leadership Program in Washington, D.C. The program is designed to give participants the tools needed for a career in political leadership.

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July 15, 2014

Electrifying Whodunit: PG&E Protects Public by Investigating Mysteries of Downed Wires

If you’ve ever seen an episode of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” then you’re probably familiar with the scenario: Forensic investigators solve crimes by examining the evidence. A team of PG&E detectives is doing just that, analyzing the reason for downed electric lines.

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July 15, 2014

VIDEO: Electric Line Workers Recognized for Providing Safe, Reliable Power

Electric line workers work long hours in freezing temperatures and sweltering heat to provide Californians with safe and reliable power year-round. The company’s more than 1,500 line workers, foremen, apprentices and troublemen recently were recognized for the important work they do. The State Assembly designated July 10 as Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day in California.

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July 11, 2014

Meet the Interns: Whitney Pearson Helps Other Interns Learn About PG&E

Have you ever wondered what the day-to-day life of an intern is like? Whitney Pearson has the distinction of being the intern working in PG&E’s “intern department,” better known as the University Programs office.

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July 11, 2014

PG&E Signs On to New White House Initiative, Announces Actions to Help Small Business Partners Grow and Prosper

PG&E has pledged to help small business suppliers grow by taking active steps to speed up payments for goods and services and promote better access to financing. The company’s commitment came today as it signed on to a new White House effort known as the Small Business Supplier Financing Initiative. President Barack Obama announced the initiative this morning at a White House meeting which included PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer Helen Burt.

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July 3, 2014

Meet the Interns: Julian Alvarez Goes from Army to Alabama to PG&E

More than 200 college students are spending their summer working at PG&E. Every week, we’ll introduce one of those students and give them a chance to share what they’re learning. This week’s story is about Julian Alvarez, a student at the University of Alabama who is interning in PG&E’s Corporate Affairs department.

July 3, 2014

PG&E Energy Savings Program Makes for Cool Customers

Some families in warmest areas can’t always afford home improvements designed to save energy and turn to the Energy Savings Assistance program for help.

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July 3, 2014

PG&E Offers Tips to Help Celebrate 4th of July Safely

Customers are reminded to celebrate safely this Independence Day and take simple precautions for an enjoyable holiday weekend.

July 1, 2014

PG&E Partners With CAL FIRE to Reduce Wildfire Risk

This year’s drought causes even more concern as multi-agency effort aims to reduce the 90 percent of wildfires caused by humans.

June 26, 2014

Zero Net Energy Design Competition Sponsored by PG&E and AIA Will Award $25,000 in Prizes

PG&E joins the American Institute of Architects Foundation (AIA) and East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) to announce the opening of the fourth annual Architecture at Zero competition for zero net energy (ZNE) building designs.

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June 24, 2014

How a Passion for Energy and an Internship Led To a PG&E Career

More than a decade ago, Ken Forward had a PG&E internship. Today, he’s a manager in PG&E’s Electric Operations department. Forward credits his internship at PG&E with propelling his career path. That same could happen with the 200-plus interns who are working at PG&E this summer.

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