November 14, 2014

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Land Stewardship Program Recognized by Wildlife Habitat Council

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Land Stewardship Program has once again received the Wildlife Habitat Council’s Corporate Lands for Learning accreditation.

November 10, 2014

PG&E Supports Literacy Through ‘Bikes for Books’ Contribution at Shearer Elementary

PG&E representatives presented a $2,500 charitable contribution to support Shearer Elementary School’s annual “Bikes for Books” event on Friday (Nov. 7). PG&E’s contribution will promote literacy through the purchase of books for the school’s student body ages five through 12. More than 600 teachers, families and students attended the event.

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October 20, 2014

Nuclear Science Week: Meet PG&E’s Sarah Risley

Each day during Nuclear Science Week, Currents will profile a PG&E employee working at its Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County. Today, meet Sarah Risley, a nuclear training accreditation specialist.

October 17, 2014

PG&E-Sponsored Energy Week Contest Offers Awards for High School, College Students

As part of its celebration of Careers in Energy Week, PG&E is holding a contest inviting California high school and college students to share their views on the value and impact of choosing a career in the utility sector. Entrants must create a PowerPoint presentation, an essay, a video or a PDF poster that illustrates why students should pursue careers with energy or utility companies. Winners get cash awards.

October 14, 2014

PG&E and DonorsChoose Partner to Support Teachers and PG&E are partnering to help maximize children’s learning in San Luis Obispo County public schools. PG&E is providing a “Double Your Impact” offer through to match 50 percent of funding needs of classroom projects across the county, up to $25,000.

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October 13, 2014

PG&E Chief Nuclear Officer Shares Leadership Training with Community Partners

Many leaders struggle with processes and relationships and, as a result, fail to produce great results. That was the overarching message PG&E Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Ed Halpin delivered to more than 25 community and business leaders from throughout San Luis Obispo County, who attended the two-day Facilitative Leadership course he taught in late September.

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October 8, 2014

PG&E Hosts Four African Women as Part of 2014 TechWomen Exchange Program

PG&E is hosting four women from Africa who are participating in the State Department’s TechWomen exchange program. The program embeds female engineers and others with companies immersed in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the so-called STEM fields. In all, 78 women from 13 different nations will work side-by-side this month with American counterparts at 40 leading companies.

September 29, 2014

PG&E’s Geisha Williams Among Four New Members Elected to California Academy of Sciences’ Board of Trustees

Geisha Williams, PG&E’s executive vice president of Electric Operations, was one of four new members elected to the California Academy of Sciences’ Board of Trustees.

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August 28, 2014

A Day in the Life of a PG&E Summer Intern: ‘I’ve Learned Something New’

Laila Hassen, a UC Davis sophomore majoring in civil engineering, is part of the largest group of summer interns in PG&E history. “It’s been a summer where I’ve tried everything and learned something new,” she says.

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August 27, 2014

PG&E Provides Back-to-School Safety Tips to Help Prevent Injuries

As children go back to school in the aftermath of the Napa County earthquake, PG&E reminds Northern and Central California families and educators to discuss with their students how to stay safe around electricity and natural gas inside and outside the home.

August 26, 2014

PG&E, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office Share Back-to-School Safety Lesson

With children of all ages going back to school, PG&E teamed up with the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office in Redwood City on August 21 to provide safety reminders for families across Northern and Central California.

August 20, 2014

PG&E Provides $16,500 to Support Allan Hancock College Student Programs

Allan Hancock College students will directly benefit from a series of grants recently awarded by PG&E through the college’s foundation. The “Boosting Student Success” grants total $16,500 and will support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) students.

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August 18, 2014

VIDEO: PG&E Summer Jobs Program Becomes First Step toward Successful Career

Teens who have taken part in PG&E’s Summer Jobs program, a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs, have gained experience to jump-start their careers.

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August 15, 2014

PG&E Donates Backpacks to Help Local Students Go Back to School

PG&E was among the sponsors of the backpack giveaway in Richmond. Kids get new supplies as they get ready for the new school year.

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August 11, 2014

PG&E Celebrates Teen Completing Summer Jobs Program

On Friday, PG&E hosted a “graduation” ceremony for the 55 area teens who completed the utility’s Summer Jobs program with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento. Throughout Northern and Central California, PG&E’s Summer Jobs program provided 210 youths with paid summer jobs and approximately 845 youths with workforce training this year.

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