Community Involvement


April 21, 2016

Workforce Training Program Results in Jobs for Local Youth

Michael Minges and Cody Love are only 18 but they now have full-time jobs, thanks to the PG&E-sponsored Hinkley Career Training Program.

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April 18, 2016

PG&E Provides People Power at State Park Earth Day Cleanups

They swept gravel, dug weeds and replaced fencing. To commemorate Earth Day, hundreds of volunteers came together to beautify state parks from the Sonoma Coast to San Luis Obispo County. Just another example of PG&E’s commitment to the environment and its communities.

April 18, 2016

PG&E Supports Fire Department with $250,000 Birthday Gift

PG&E’s financial contribution was made in honor of the San Francisco Fire Department’s 150th birthday. The utility and first responders work closely together when disaster strikes including earthquakes.

April 14, 2016

PG&E Pays $318 Million in Property Taxes and Franchise Fees to Cities, Counties

Property tax and franchise fee payments, paid to cities and counties for use of public streets for gas and electric facilities, are one of the important ways PG&E helps drive local economies and supports essential public services such as education and public safety.

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April 8, 2016

PG&E Volunteers Pick Invasive Weeds to Reduce Fire Threat in Sacramento

Volunteers removed more than a ton of milk thistle weed from the American River Parkway in Sacramento as part of a Day of Service in recognition of Cesar Chavez Day. The cleanup was the kickoff to PG&E’s annual Month of Service.

April 7, 2016

PG&E Partners with National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to Restore Habitat

A popular natural preserve park is getting the care it needs thanks to PG&E’s Nature Restoration Trust, a collaboration between PG&E and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

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April 6, 2016

Oakland Student Wins PG&E’s Black History Month Contest

An Oakland high school student is the winner of PG&E’s Black History Month photo and essay contest. Christian Kinnick wrote about a park cleanup as a way to provide more inviting outdoor environments for other young people.

April 1, 2016

Save Money and Energy as PG&E Promotes Environmental Stewardship for Arbor Day, Earth Day

This spring, in celebration of Earth Day and Arbor Day, PG&E offers online tools, energy-efficiency products and a variety of programs to help customers become stewards of the environment.

March 30, 2016

Join PG&E for Earth Day, Arbor Day Celebrations in April

This spring, PG&E is making it easier for customer to get involved in their communities with public Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations throughout the company’s service area.

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March 28, 2016

After Thousands of Games, PG&E Helps Restore Basketball Court to Former Glory

For decades, young champions have drilled, dunked and dribbled on East Oakland Youth Development Center’s basketball court. But thousands of games and practices took their toll on the court. So when the center needed a new court, PG&E, the Golden State Warriors and Good Tidings showed great teamwork to get the project done.

March 22, 2016

PG&E Women Find Power Empowering Women

Sometimes PG&E’s commitment to providing power to communities isn’t so literal. That was the case when female employees at Diablo Canyon Power Plant recently took part in a first-of-its-kind free business and professional development workshop for local women.

March 8, 2016

PG&E Contributes $1 Million to American Red Cross Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

PG&E is contributing $1 million to the American Red Cross to build safer, more disaster resilient communities across Northern and Central California. The donation was presented during halftime of the Golden State Warriors’ game on Monday night.

March 8, 2016

PG&E Hosts Mojave XP High School Students for Career Field Trip

Students from Barstow High School’s career academy learn about the importance of education, utility-industry careers and much more at a recent PG&E-hosted event.

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March 8, 2016

Diablo Canyon Power Plant, Central Coast Aquarium Partner to Launch ‘Tide Pools on Tour’

PG&E recently partnered with the Central Coast Aquarium to create an on-the-go marine biology educational experience for students called the “Tide Pools on Tour” program.

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March 4, 2016

Warriors’ Rush Joins PG&E, Red Cross to Teach Emergency Preparedness to Children

This week, some San Francisco youngsters met Brandon Rush, a member of the World Champion Golden State Warriors. The NBA player teamed with PG&E and the American Red Cross to spread an important message — preparing for an emergency.

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