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March 30, 2017

Amid Tree Devastation, PG&E Grants Extra Meaningful This Arbor Day

California’s trees have had an especially tough run in the last year. PG&E’s vegetation management program has stepped up to help: It has partnered with California ReLeaf, a nonprofit that promotes planting and care of trees, to give $25,000 in Arbor Day-related grants to nearly a dozen community organizations across the service area.

March 10, 2017

PG&E Flies Low in Humboldt County to Inspect for Dead Trees

As part of its response to California’s tree mortality crisis, PG&E conducted aerial patrols in Humboldt County today (March 10) to identify dead trees that could pose a wildfire or other public safety risk.

February 24, 2017

How PG&E Prepared for Northern California’s Powerful President’s Day Weekend Storm

PG&E prepared for last weekend’s brutal storm using the company’s storm outage predication models to coordinate staffing and station mobile command units, and the company worked with partners Aggreko to have back-up generators ready in Benicia.

February 1, 2017

PG&E to Conduct Helicopter Patrols to Ensure Gas Safety, Reliability

PG&E will conduct routine low-level helicopter patrols on Friday (Feb. 3) to inspect gas transmission lines for potential threats and future maintenance in parts of Humboldt County. A helicopter from Red Bluff will fly between 300-500 feet over Fortuna, Eureka and Arcata.

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December 19, 2016

Lineman’s Wife Writes Children’s Book to Share Dad’s Important Work

While there are many benefits to a lineman’s career, this time of year can be tough for their spouses and families. Nobody knows that better than Rebecca Murdough whose husband is a PG&E lineman in Eureka. She recently wrote a children’s book to help children understand why their parents sometimes miss holidays and other important days, all in an effort to ensure reliable power.

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December 13, 2016

Son Continues Father’s Legacy of Customer Service in Eureka

When Ryan Marruffo was in junior high school in Eureka, his father brought him into the office for “Take Your Children to Work Day” at PG&E. The youngster hated it. But his father’s commitment to customer service rubbed off on the younger Marruffo, who went on to serve customers in Eureka. Just like his father.

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November 28, 2016

With a Focus on Local Response, PG&E Prepares for Winter Storm Season

With winter storm season fast approaching, PG&E is using new tools, technologies and restoration capabilities to localize response across the company’s 70,000-square-mile service area with the goal of minimizing outages.

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August 23, 2016

Gas Leak-Sensing Fleet Sweeps North Coast to Enhance Customer Safety

Eureka residents may notice an increased presence of PG&E crews as the utility continues its mission of becoming the safest and most reliable provider of natural gas in the nation.

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March 31, 2016

PG&E Team Wins First Place at International Ergonomics Competition for Workplace Safety

PG&E was the first utility ever to be invited to compete in an international competition on workplace safety. And PG&E’s team of employees was celebrating as it earned an Ergo Cup trophy.

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June 15, 2015

PG&E Sponsors Free Day at Eureka’s Sequoia Park Zoo, Helps Build Raptor Aviary

PG&E recently sponsored a free day at the Sequoia Park Zoo in Eureka. The event celebrated the opening of the zoo’s Raptor Aviary, which PG&E helped build with a donation. Watch this video about the event.

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January 2, 2015

Year in Review: PG&E Committed to Environmental Stewardship, Clean Energy

Being good stewards of the environment is important to PG&E, whether it’s helping to protect birds from coming into contact with power lines to deepening its commitment to electric vehicles within its fleet.

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December 19, 2014

VIDEO: Epic Storm Now History, Customers Thankful for PG&E Restoration Crews

During last week’s major storms, PG&E customer Lisa Sullivan and her three daughters showed up with cookies to thank restoration crews at their base camp in Scotts Valley.

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July 18, 2014

Sports, Work and Family Connect for PG&E’s Matt Fritz

Matt Fritz is a PG&E gas supervisor based in Eureka. As one of the PG&E employees featured in local TV ads, Fritz has gotten high-fives from the kids on the sports teams he coaches.

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April 25, 2014

PG&E, Sequoia Zoo to Throw Free ‘Party for the Planet’

There’s an Earth Day-themed party at California’s oldest zoo on Sunday (April 27) and admission is free, thanks to PG&E. The zoo opened in 1907 near old-growth redwoods and is the oldest zoo in the state.

March 19, 2014

Harbor District Will Buy a Dredge; Agreement with PG&E Will Benefit Community

PG&E will pay $2 million for a dredge that will make a Humboldt County channel more navigable and benefit the local community and economy. The money is the result of an agreement between PG&E and the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District to find a solution that allows the dredging of the Fisherman’s Channel in King Salmon

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