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Community Involvement


November 16, 2017

Hunters Point Power Plant Cleanup Nears Completion

After more than a decade, cleanup at PG&E’s Hunters Point Power Plant is near completion. The environmental remediation project pioneered local hiring practices and today the 31-acre site hosts community events and features a new shoreline recreational trail.

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November 16, 2017

PG&E Employees on Central Coast, Fresno Support Veterans Day Events

From the Operation Hook, Line and Sinker fishing event on the Central Coast to the Veterans Day Parade in downtown Fresno, PG&E employees came out to support those who served in the armed forces.

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November 15, 2017

PG&E, First Responders Support ‘Sonoma Strong’ Community Event

A month after the start of devastating wildfires, hundreds of Sonoma County residents gathered to take another step in the recovery process. Billed as “Sonoma Strong: A Community Gathering,” and held in Santa Rosa’s Old Courthouse Square, the event was a way for the community to gather, to thank first responders and to begin rebuilding.

November 13, 2017

PG&E Gives $1 Million to Launch Funding Challenge, Helping Communities Respond to Climate Change Events

With a $1 million contribution in shareholder funds, PG&E launched the California Climate Challenge.The corporate-giving initiative will help communities prepare for, withstand, and recover from extreme events caused by climate change

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October 27, 2017

PG&E Thanks Potter Valley Volunteer Firefighters for Saving Important Hydro Facility

In Mendocino County, PG&E President and Chief Operating Officer Nick Stavropoulos visited volunteer firefighters to thank them for helping save the company’s Potter Valley Hydroelectric facility. And in a surprise, Stavropoulos gave the group a $25,000 that will go toward the department’s equipment and training. Watch more in this video.

October 19, 2017

PG&E Contributes $3 Million to Help Rebuild, Restore Communities Impacted by Wildfires

PG&E announced it is making a series of donations totaling $3 million to several community groups to help ease the impact of the extraordinary wind-driven wildfires in Northern California.

October 6, 2017

PG&E Awards Student Scholarships at Fresno Fair

Four local students won $1,500 scholarships this week from PG&E as part of The Big Fresno Fair’s 4.0 and Above program.

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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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