December 5, 2013
A Proposition 39 funding workshop, sponsored by PG&E and the Fresno County Office of Education and held this week, was designed to help teachers and administrators learn how to use state funding to make schools more energy efficient.
November 20, 2013
Tucked in the Oakland hills is the Chabot Space & Science Center, which features an observatory, a trio of large telescopes and otherworldly exhibits on outer space. Recently, PG&E sponsored a special night for local teachers to find out more about how children learn better in a hands-on environment.
November 14, 2013
In Oakland, PG&E is partnering with Laney College’s longtime welding school to teach one of the most important and hardest skills to perfect in the utility industry — gas transmission pipeline welding. Of the seven students who made it through the class, PG&E offered jobs as gas utility workers to three of them.
October 24, 2013
The new Exploratorium on San Francisco’s Waterfront makes learning about science and math fun. PG&E helped the new facility become more energy efficient and also sponsors field trips for students.
October 11, 2013
The Exploratorium and PG&E have begun a partnership to give California Title I schools the opportunity to visit the hands-on museum of science, art and human perception for free. The first of the field trips took place this week with more than 300 Bay Area students coming to the facility on Pier 15 on San Francisco’s Waterfront.
October 10, 2013
About 50 volunteers needed just a few hours to transform a drab stretch of asphalt into a colorful and engaging play area for students at Shearer Elementary School. PG&E and community volunteers worked with Playworks, a non-profit organization that works to increase play areas in schools.
October 8, 2013
The third season of Team Firestopper is expected to benefit tens of thousands of Central Valley residents in coming months.
October 7, 2013
Thirty-five students come up with creative solutions for social problems in Junior Achievement camp supported by PG&E grant.
October 1, 2013
Students learn about industry, trade careers at Fresno County Office of Education event supported with a $25,000 PG&E grant.
September 18, 2013
This week, PG&E employees met with New Energy Academy students at Independence High in Bakersfield. Over the next eight months, the employees will serve as mentors, sharing personal experiences that led to careers in the energy industry.
September 12, 2013
A crowd of mostly high school students packed into the lobby of the Fresno Convention Center counting down – with a simultaneous 3-2-1 – the start of Fresno Area College Night. For 11 years, PG&E has been the primary corporate sponsor of the event held by the Fresno County Office of Education that attracts more than 4,000 students and their parents. The utility contributed $30,000 to this year’s event.
September 6, 2013
PG&E has been supporting the Orcutt Academy High Schools robotic team. In turn, the team members help younger students by supporting a Lego league. It defines a win-win situation.
September 5, 2013
Today, PG&E’s Greg Pruett, senior vice president of corporate affairs, and U.S. Rep. Doris Matsui toured the New Energy Academy at Foothill High School in Sacramento. The school is notable for winning a competition among the five high schools to save the most energy.
August 28, 2013
PG&E supports a wide array of programs that teach energy efficiency to students. Here’s a look at how several of those programs helped one teen to turn his life around by focusing on environmental causes.
August 20, 2013
Students in Richmond city are starting the school year in style thanks to a backpack giveaway staged by several organizations, including PG&E.