Community Involvement


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September 21, 2017

PG&E Crews in Florida Restored Some Humanity, Not Just Electricity

For the 125 PG&E workers who spent two weeks on both coasts of Florida, the experience was as exhilarating as it was exhausting. Besides focusing on safe and efficient power restoration in the wake of Hurricane Irma, it might be the emotional, personal moments that they’ll remember from this humanitarian, mutual-aid mission.

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September 19, 2017

PG&E Partners with Clean Air Group, IBEW to Connect Underserved Communities with Electric Vehicles

PG&E has announced a new pilot program in partnership with Valley Clean Air Now and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers to provide free electrical panel upgrades to encourage electric vehicle ownership in low-income, underserved communities.

August 24, 2017

PG&E Sponsors Cal OES Day of Preparedness in Sacramento, Urges Customers to Be Ready

The 12th annual California Day of Preparedness takes place on Saturday in Old Sacramento. PG&E is one of the sponsors of the free, family-friendly event where visitors can learn about emergency preparedness.

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August 23, 2017

PG&E’s Better Together STEM High School Internships Bring New Perspectives

If Cameryn Mabry didn’t see information about PG&E’s Better Together STEM High School Internships at her church, she probably would’ve spent the summer working at a grocery store.
Instead, the Skyline High School senior from Oakland took part in the four-week internship this summer. The program was held in six cities throughout PG&E’s service area.

August 18, 2017

Sonoma County: PG&E Helps Beautify Santa Rosa School Garden

Students and faculty of Helen Lehman Elementary School in Santa Rosa are returning from summer vacation to new fruit trees, plants and flowers in their school garden, thanks to PG&E.

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August 3, 2017

PG&E Summer Jobs Program Interns Celebrate Graduation

In Bakersfield, Fresno and Sacramento, 210 teens spent their summer working as part of PG&E’s Better Together Summer Jobs Program. The interns completed the six-week program and celebrated with graduation ceremonies where they were each given a surprise gift.

August 3, 2017

PG&E Supports Sonoma County Ag Students with Farm Bureau Scholarships

Just as the Sonoma County Fair kicks off this week, PG&E has awarded two deserving Sonoma County students a PG&E Agriculture Scholarship through the Farm Bureau Foundation of Sonoma County.

August 2, 2017

PG&E Volunteers Help Underprivileged Children Receive Back-to-School Shoes

Hundreds of underprivileged children will get the chance to start off on the right foot this school year, thanks to dozens of PG&E employees. This week, employees volunteered at My New Red Shoes in Redwood City, a local nonprofit that provides homeless and low-income Bay Area children with a brand new pair of shoes, just in time for the first day of school.

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July 31, 2017

San Jose Earthquakes Soccer Player Meets Rescuers

PG&E’s Colby Peterson was reunited with San Jose Earthquakes soccer player Matheus Silva, weeks after he and two other men are credited with saving Silva from a near drowning.

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July 24, 2017

How PG&E’s Colby Peterson Helped Save a Life

For Colby Peterson, July 4 began as a routine holiday. Peterson and his brother-in-law headed to a beach near Lake Tahoe’s Zephyr Cove just before sunrise where they headed to the water for some paddle-boarding. It wouldn’t be too long before Peterson, a PG&E vegetation management program manager, would call on the company’s constant safety messaging to help save a life.

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July 5, 2017

PG&E’s STEM Scholarship Winners on Path to Becoming Tomorrow’s Leaders

Twenty outstanding students from Central and Northern California — pursuing fields of study in science, technology, engineering and math — are recipients of PG&E’s Better Together STEM Scholarships.

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June 29, 2017

Employee Champion Awards Celebrate the Best of PG&E

PG&E employees save lives. They develop innovative cost-saving ways to build gas regulator stations. And they lead employee resource groups to make colleagues feel more comfortable at work. All were among the winners of PG&E’s annual Employee Champion Awards.

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June 20, 2017

PG&E, Wheatland Little League Partner on Ball Park Improvements

As baseball season wrapped up, Wheatland’s little league team celebrated recent improvements to its home ballpark. New bleachers, dugouts and netting were installed, part of a PG&E effort to improve gas safety in the community.

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June 15, 2017

Alameda County: PG&E, Fremont Schoolchildren Plant Trees

PG&E employees helped with a recent tree planting at J. Haley Durham Elementary School and spoke with the students about the environment benefits of planting trees. The event is part of PG&E’s Community Pipeline Safety Initiative.

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June 9, 2017

PG&E Employees Load Care Packages for Overseas Military Personnel

Dating back to World War I, PG&E has been a supporter of veterans. That legacy continued this month as some 30 PG&E employee volunteers loaded care packages for U.S. military personnel overseas.

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