Community Involvement


September 23, 2014

PG&E Finishes in Top Three at SF International Dragon Boat Festival

PG&E’s Power Dragons finished in the top three of their division in the 19th annual Kaiser Permanente San Francisco International Dragon Boat Festival, which was held Sept. 20-21 on San Francisco’s Treasure Island. But the real winners were two local charities who benefited from the company’s participation: the California Dragon Boat Association’s (CDBA) Youth Dragon Boat Program and Self Help for the Elderly.

September 11, 2014

PG&E, First Responders Partner for Emergency Preparedness Fair at Home Depot

PG&E representatives, first responders and a host of safety vendors provided free safety information as part of the annual Home Depot Emergency Preparedness and safe digging community fair event in Soquel in Santa Cruz County. The event kicked off National Preparedness Month.

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August 29, 2014

PG&E Donates $25,000 to Napa County Chapter of American Red Cross after Quake

The American Red Cross and PG&E today announced an increased partnership of $25,000 following the 6.0 magnitude earthquake near Napa on Aug. 24.

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August 27, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Employees Descend on Napa to Aid Customers Impacted by Earthquake

Gas crew foreman Steve Bittner is used to pressure situations. So when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake jolted him awake early Sunday in Napa, he took action. As this video demonstrates, Bittner was just one of the many employees helping customers get their lives back in order.

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August 27, 2014

PG&E Continues Work with Customers in Aftermath of Napa Earthquake

PG&E employees spent Tuesday (Aug. 26) going door-to-door, talking to customers and checking for gas leaks – two days after an earthquake struck the Napa area.

August 26, 2014

PG&E, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Share Back-to-School Safety Lesson

With children of all ages going back to school, PG&E teamed up with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office in Redwood City on August 21 to provide safety reminders for families across Northern and Central California.

August 20, 2014

PG&E Provides $16,500 to Support Allan Hancock College Student Programs

Allan Hancock College students will directly benefit from a series of grants recently awarded by PG&E through the college’s foundation. The “Boosting Student Success” grants total $16,500 and will support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students.

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August 18, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Summer Jobs Program Becomes First Step toward Successful Career

Teens who have taken part in PG&E’s Summer Jobs program, a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs, have gained experience to jump-start their careers.

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August 18, 2014

PG&E Opens New Regional Office

Together with the City of Rocklin, the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce and several business leaders and local elected officials, PG&E held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new regional office in Rocklin that will be home to approximately 200 employees.

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August 15, 2014

PG&E Donates Backpacks to Help Local Students Go Back to School

PG&E was among the sponsors of the backpack giveaway in Richmond. Kids get new supplies as they get ready for the new school year.

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August 14, 2014

CARE Customers Learn About Electric Rate Changes, Saving Energy

PG&E hosts community event in east Bakersfield to help CARE program customers understand new rate changes that went into effect Aug. 1.

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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 11, 2014

PG&E Celebrates Teen Completing Summer Jobs Program

On Friday, PG&E hosted a “graduation” ceremony for the 55 area teens who completed the utility’s Summer Jobs program with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento. Throughout Northern and Central California, PG&E’s Summer Jobs program provided 210 youths with paid summer jobs and approximately 845 youths with workforce training this year.

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August 8, 2014

PG&E Celebrates Teens Completing Summer Jobs Program

PG&E joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County on Thursday evening in celebrating the 55 local teens who completed this year’s Summer Jobs program.

August 5, 2014

PG&E Employees Raise $16,000 to Support Make-A-Wish

PG&E employees from Diablo Canyon Power Plant helped support Make-A-Wish on Friday (Aug. 1) by raising $16,000 at the 17th annual Nuclear Challenge Golf Tournament held at Cypress Ridge Golf Club in Arroyo Grande.

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