Community Involvement

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August 27, 2015

Antique Gas Lamp in Disrepair Gets a Facelift, Thanks to PG&E

The warm summer nights on North State Street in downtown Ukiah got a little brighter with the lighting of an antique gas lamp in front of the Ukiah courthouse. The lamp had been in disrepair for a few years until a local PG&E employee offered to make some much needed repairs.

August 21, 2015

PG&E Joins Community Leaders in Opening New Electric Control Center

PG&E opened its new state-of-the-art electric Distribution Control Center in Concord. The $40 million, high-tech facility will help manage PG&E’s more than 140,000 miles of electric distribution lines that serve nearly 16 million Californians.

August 19, 2015

PG&E Named Company of the Year by Cal Poly’s Hispanic Engineers

For the second year in a row, PG&E was recognized by the Cal Poly Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers for its support of the local chapter.

August 17, 2015

Downtown Boutique Gets PG&E Chic

With a little creativity and the help of PG&E’s local team in Sonoma, one small-business owner successfully capitalized on the recent construction work taking place outside her storefront.

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August 14, 2015

PG&E Joins Mayor to Unveil ‘We Are Built in San Jose’ Initiative

This week, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo unveiled his “We Are Built in San Jose” initiative, developed to strengthen manufacturing in San Jose. Together, with PG&E and city staff, the mayor shared his vision to broaden prosperity and create a pathway to middle-class jobs.

August 10, 2015

PG&E, Boys & Girls Clubs Celebrate Area Teens Following Summer Jobs Program

Just as the new school year is about to begin, 55 Sacramento-area students were honored at a special graduation.

August 7, 2015

PG&E Employees Stuff School Backpacks for Homeless Children

More than 400 school children will receive backpacks filled with school supplies thanks to PG&E employees taking part in United Way’s Stuff the Bus effort.

August 6, 2015

Graduation Day for Program that Helps Prepare Youngsters for Their First Jobs

Today (Aug. 6) was a big day for 100 Fresno youngsters. They graduated from the PG&E Summer Jobs Program, now in its fourth year, which provides training to prepare local youth for the workforce.

August 5, 2015

PG&E Reminds Residents of Gas, Electric Safety at National Night Out Event

PG&E employees joined customers and other first responders during San Francisco’s National Night Out this week to talk about the importance of gas and electric safety.

August 4, 2015

DCPP Employees Build Boardwalk for Disabled Access to Lighthouse

Thanks to PG&E employee volunteers, construction of a boardwalk and ramp is now under way to provide wheelchair access to the historic Port San Luis Lighthouse — just in time for a 125th anniversary celebration.

August 3, 2015

PG&E Grows Solar and Promotes STEM with Solar Suitcase Program

PG&E has selected 19 Northern and Central California schools to participate in the inaugural year of the Solar Suitcase Program. Under the program, students will build portable solar units, share their commitment to sustainability by participating in local projects and have an opportunity to share the solar suitcases with students in Kenya.

August 3, 2015

PG&E Employees Bring Christmas in July to Seniors after Learning of Similar Effort in Bakersfield

Christmas came early for 29 senior citizens in Stockton thanks to a partnership between PG&E and the San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Service.

July 31, 2015

PG&E Energy Academy Summer Interns Learn Job Skills

High school students at a PG&E Energy Academy program in Bakersfield — as well as Fresno, Stockton and Sacramento — are wrapping summer internships. The teens have gained real-word jobs skills working closely with PG&E employees over the past four weeks.

July 31, 2015

San Francisco: Circus Festival Big Draw at Former PG&E Power Plant Site

For one day, the site of a former PG&E power plant in the city’s Bayview-Hunters Point was transformed into a circus. This was the second consecutive year for the Circus Bella, which drew more than 1,200 community members, nearly double last year’s attendance.

July 30, 2015

Oakland A’s, PG&E Partner to Take Youths from Underserved Communities Out to the Ballgame

When you’re special guests at an Oakland A’s game, good things happen. Thanks to PG&E’s “A It Forward” program with the Oakland A’s, some youngsters got to tour the press box while others sang “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during a recent game.

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