Community Involvement


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May 31, 2016

PG&E Volunteers Commemorate Memorial Day

Robert Rivera served for 25 years in the U.S. Navy’s submarine force before retiring and then joining PG&E. This past weekend, he was among a group of PG&E employees and their families who showed their respects at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.

May 27, 2016

High School Students Complete PG&E-supported Construction Skills Class

A regional occupational program in Marin County provided students hands-on learning for construction technology careers. The program also emphasized responsibility, safety training and work ethic.

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May 26, 2016

Robotics Student Surprised with PG&E Scholarship in Front of Classmates

Leon Kwak thought he was going to take a group photo with his robotics club for his high school’s website. Little did he know it was all a ruse that would soon culminate in a life-changing surprise.

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May 25, 2016

PG&E Scholarship Worth $100,000 Nearly Leaves Lodi Student Speechless

An ordinary day for Stephen Boyle at Tokay High School quickly turned extraordinary. This week, Boyle was named one of 10 PG&E Better Together Scholarship winners. See the moment of surprise in this video as Boyle learns he’s one of the big winners.

May 25, 2016

AP Biology Class Interrupted by PG&E Surprise Scholarship Announcement

Bakersfield student Jineava To will study biochemistry at UCLA and plans to attend medical school to become pediatrician or a physician’s assistant. She’s a first-generation American and will be the first in her family to attend college.

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May 24, 2016

Engineering Student, a Past PG&E Intern, Surprised with Scholarship Award

Krista Miguel walked into a Fresno State meeting room prepared to speak to a TV reporter about the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Instead, she learned she’s the winner of a PG&E Better Together Scholarship, worth up to $20,000 a year.

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May 23, 2016

At Giants Game, PG&E Surprises Petaluma Student with $20,000-a-Year Scholarship

High school student Claire Killian and her parents arrived at a recent San Francisco Giants game after they were told they would be taking a VIP tour of AT&T Park. Little did they know that PG&E representatives would be greeting them and award the 17-year-old a big scholarship.

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May 17, 2016

Inspired by Friend’s PG&E Scholarship, Chico High School Student Wins Big Herself

When Chico’s Madison Dunlap won a big PG&E scholarship last year, Olivia Leiker took notice. If her friend won, why couldn’t she? On Tuesday, Leiker and her classmates were asked to go to the library. They were met by a contingent from PG&E and her family with a big surprise for the 17-year-old high school senior.

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May 13, 2016

PG&E Surprises Student, Father with Big Scholarship

Television news cameras were rolling as PG&E recently awarded the first of 10 Better Together Scholarships to 17-year-old Dominic Navarro at Rocklin High School. See the video showing his surprise, as well as his father, a TV news photographer who captured the moment.

May 5, 2016

PG&E Names Travis Kiyota Vice President, Community Relations and Public Affairs

Travis Kiyota — who has been with PG&E since 2001— has been named vice president, community relations and public affairs at PG&E. Additionally, Ananda Baron was promoted to senior director, community relations.

May 4, 2016

San Bernardino County: PG&E Joins Native American Tribe’s Earth Day Celebration

PG&E helped elementary school children celebrate Earth Day with a Native American tribe near the company’s Topock Compressor Station in Arizona.

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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