Community Involvement


August 25, 2016

Customers Urged to Be Ready for Emergencies as Part of Day of Preparedness

PG&E will join other sponsors at the 11th annual California Day of Preparedness. The free, family-friendly event takes place on Saturday (Aug. 27) in historic Old Sacramento.

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August 19, 2016

PG&E Contributes $40,000 to Lower Lake School District, Habitat for Humanity for Fire Recovery

After a devastating arson fire delayed the start of the school year for local families and destroyed the local Habitat for Humanity office in Lower Lake, PG&E has committed $40,000 to local organizations helping the community recover.

August 18, 2016

Diablo Canyon Employees Raise $17,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation During Golf Outing

Employees from PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant raised more than $17,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation at the 19th annual Nuclear Challenge Golf Tournament.

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August 9, 2016

PG&E Digs Deep to Assist Fire Department Rescue Training

PG&E public safety specialist Les Putnam is accustomed to receiving emergency calls from local fire departments. But a recent call from the Alameda County Fire Department wasn’t about a fire, gas leak or downed power line. Find out how PG&E crews assisted important first responder training.

August 8, 2016

PG&E Summer Jobs Program Helps Teens Enter Workforce

Rudy Munoz-Pedraza spent part of his summer juggling jobs tossing pizzas and working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He was one of 120 interns who participated in PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program, a partnership between PG&E and the Boys & Girls Club of Fresno County.

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August 4, 2016

PG&E, Boys & Girls Clubs Celebrate Summer Jobs Program Graduates

Jennifer Tejada had many firsts this summer. She landed her first job. She cashed her first paycheck from that job. And now she’s one of 55 students to graduate from PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program, a partnership between PG&E and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County.

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August 1, 2016

PG&E Employee Headed to Rio Olympics as Event Announcer

Danny Miller, a PG&E industrial power engineer who has done public address announcing for the San Jose Earthquakes soccer club, heads to the Olympics in Rio where he will sound off during field hockey, rugby and boxing matches at the Olympic Games.

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July 27, 2016

Retiring PG&E Employee Reflects on Career Helping Farms that Provide Californians with Bounty of Produce

Jose Rios picked produce in the fields as a teenager, so he knows firsthand the grueling life of a farmworker. As a PG&E employee, he has worked for years helping farmers with their needs and to be energy efficient. He was set to retire this year, but decided to wait just a bit for a very important reason.

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July 13, 2016

PG&E’s Employee Champions: Humbly, Heroically Serving Company and Community

More than 100 PG&E Employee Champions — whose stories include rescuing others in need and helping to protect animals and the environment — were recently recognized by the company at an awards ceremony in downtown San Francisco.

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July 12, 2016

VIDEO: PG&E Hosts Second Military Career Day at Toyota/Save Mart 350

More than 200 veterans recently gathered for Millitary Career Day prior to the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. PG&E hosted the event where veterans, active military, reservists and their spouses had the chance to meet with 40 local employers.

July 7, 2016

PG&E, Community Leaders Support Kiva Oakland to Help Small Businesses

Small businesses in Oakland will be able to access capital with crowdfunding loans through Kiva.org’s website. PG&E and other community partners are helping to support the new Kiva Oakland program.

June 28, 2016

PG&E Recognized as One of America’s 50 Most Community-Minded Companies

PG&E was named one of America’s 50 most community-minded companies by the National Conference on Citizenship’s annual Civic 50 list. This is the fourth year that PG&E has been recognized as a leader in civic engagement.

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June 24, 2016

VIDEO: Utter Disbelief as UC Berkeley Student Surprised with Big PG&E Scholarship

What’s it like learning you’ve won a life-changing scholarship? As this video shows, it’s often utter disbelief and tears. UC Berkeley biology student Oluchi Okwu is one of 10 big winners this year in PG&E’s scholarship program, each worth $20,000 a year and renewable for five years.

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June 15, 2016

Marin County Students Hammer Away at a Future in the Construction Industry

Graduation congratulations are in order for 16 high school students who successfully completed a construction technology class sponsored by PG&E. The program’s goal is to improve the number of qualified workers entering the construction industry

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June 10, 2016

PG&E Lineman Wins National Public Service Award for 25 Years as Volunteer Firefighter

PG&E lineman and Orland resident Jeff Gomes has worked in tough conditions: fierce storms, sweltering heat, the aftermath of wildfires — to help restore power. After more than 25 years as a volunteer firefighter, he will receive a big honor: The Jefferson Award for Public Service.

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