March 6, 2014
Students at Emerson Middle School in Bakersfield got to show off what they had learned thanks to a $5,000 PG&E Bright Ideas Grant. The program, which helps to increase the understanding of energy in public schools, allowed the school to buy kits to build solar-powered cars.
March 3, 2014
On Friday (Feb. 28), PG&E gave $10,000 to continue its support of Big Brothers Big Sister of San Luis Obispo County’s school-based mentoring program.
February 27, 2014
Students from New Energy Academies in Stockton and Sacramento today participated in a field trip they won’t soon forget — a daylong visit to the California State Capitol. They toured legislative offices, met state leaders and got to show off some class projects.
February 25, 2014
Currents recently caught up with Erica McCray, a PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship program winner from 2012. She studies social work at Pacific Union College in Angwin in Napa County and lives on campus with her children. The deadline for applying for the 2014 Bright Minds Scholarships is this Friday, Feb. 28.
February 19, 2014
About 40 pre-school students – giggly and excited – rubbed elbows with city and community leaders in dedicating a new trail project today in Taft. The Born Learning Trail in Kern County, part of the United Way’s Born Learning initiative, provides a fun way for parents to interact with children from newborn to age 5.
February 18, 2014
Evy Peng, a PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship program winner from 2013, shares her story in this Currents video. The 18-year-old college freshman at Cal discusses how she and her family moved from China to the United States six years ago and why each week she goes back to San Francisco’s Lincoln High School to help students prepare for college exams. The deadline for applying for the 2014 Bright Minds Scholarships is Feb. 28.
February 13, 2014
The deadline for applying for PG&E Bright Minds Scholarships is Feb. 28. PG&E employee David Crowder returned to South High School in Bakersfield to tell his story and to encourage the students to pursue their dreams.
February 12, 2014
Students at Inspire School of Arts and Sciences in Chico who apply for PG&E’s Bright Minds Scholarships also will be eligible for a separate $1,000 scholarship only for Inspire students.
February 11, 2014
A new super-hero themed exhibit at the Bay Area Discovery Museum will help children learn about how they can play an active role in being green. PG&E is one of the sponsors of “Super Kids Save the World,” runs through May 4.
February 5, 2014
Christopher Pascal won scholarships from one of PG&E’s Employee Resource Groups. He later had an internship with the company and now works here at a business analyst associate. The application window for ERG scholarships is open through Feb. 16.
February 4, 2014
Four hundred San Joaquin Valley students attend show that mixes rock music and science for educational lesson on electricity.
January 29, 2014
Students at Roy Loudon Elementary in Bakersfield got to show off new learning materials today. The computer games, flash cards and other supplies came courtesy of PG&E and DonorsChoose.org.
January 27, 2014
Applications now being accepted for annual scholarship that will award up to $20,000 a year for up to five years to deserving students.
January 27, 2014
For years, Collette Michaud had a vision to build a children’s museum in Sonoma County’s largest city. And now, thanks to support from PG&E, her dream is nearly complete.
January 16, 2014
A $10,000 PG&E grant supports Beyond Our Gates program to increase literacy and improve region’s overall economic health.