April 14, 2016
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.
April 6, 2016
An Oakland high school student is the winner of PG&E’s Black History Month photo and essay contest. Christian Kinnick wrote about a park cleanup as a way to provide more inviting outdoor environments for other young people.
April 4, 2016
More than 500 students took part in Dia de Ciencias — or, Day of Science — recently at University of the Pacific. The event was designed to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists.
March 29, 2016
More than 70 teams of middle and high school students recently gathered to show off their robot-making skills. And helping them was PG&E and 11 other utilities as part of the “Get Into Energy, Get Into STEM” program.
March 17, 2016
The Bakersfield students learned about electricity and how to build solar-powered suitcases to provide light. But they said the resulting global impact of their work, knowing it will help communities in Kenya, is the greatest benefit.
March 8, 2016
Students from Barstow High School’s career academy learn about the importance of education, utility-industry careers and much more at a recent PG&E-hosted event.
March 8, 2016
PG&E recently partnered with the Central Coast Aquarium to create an on-the-go marine biology educational experience for students called the “Tide Pools on Tour” program.
February 29, 2016
PG&E recently joined with the Boy Scouts of America Los Padres Council to host a new merit badge event for more than 40 local boy scouts.
February 23, 2016
The Amador Community College Foundation is one of ten community organizations recently awarded a $20,000 Economic Vitality Grant from PG&E. The grant will support the Career Pathways for Amador County Youth program.
February 23, 2016
Preschoolers naturally think of nurses or police officers as community helpers. But a group of children in Bakersfield recently got to experience how PG&E troublemen help their communities, too.
February 18, 2016
Economic Vitality Grants were awarded to 10 local community organizations — each will receive $20,000 to help grow a program or project focused on local business development, job creation or workforce training.
February 16, 2016
As a crowd from the Watsonville community cheered, PG&E congratulated a youth tech incubator for its selection as a 2015 Economic Vitality Grant winner. The grant is just another example of PG&E’s commitment to the local communities it serves.
February 11, 2016
Kelly Ayllon is the first in her family to go to college and is determined to make her dream of a becoming a doctor come true — it’s a dream that is now closer to reality after she was awarded a $20,000-a-year scholarship from PG&E.
February 2, 2016
In celebration of Black History Month, PG&E invites high school students throughout its service territory to submit a photo and short 300 word essay demonstrating how they are helping build a better California.
January 28, 2016
PG&E today (Jan. 28) announced a donation of $1 million in college scholarships over the next five years, in conjunction with the launch of the city’s Oakland Promise education initiative.