PG&E Employees

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April 23, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Keep Oakland Lawn Bowling Club in the Green During Month of Service

At a park in Oakland, residents have enjoyed lawn bowling for more than 100 years at an environmentally friendly location that requires manual labor to maintain the grounds. Fortunately for the club, about 60 PG&E employees volunteered their time during the company’s annual Month of Service to dig weeds, garden and even paint walls.

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April 16, 2014

White House Highlights PG&E’s PowerPathway as Workforce Development Model

Tony Earley, PG&E’s chairman and CEO, offered his thoughts on the importance of job training on the White House blog. Earley focused on PG&E’s innovative PowerPathway program that trains workers for careers in the energy industry.

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April 14, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Have Had Lasting Impact on Montaña de Oro State Park

About three dozen PG&E employees along with friends and family members spent Saturday morning sprucing up Montaña de Oro State Park in San Luis Obispo County. Many of the employees work at nearby Diablo Canyon Power Plant. The event was one of more than 100 such efforts in April during PG&E’s second annual Month of Service.

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April 10, 2014

PG&E Electric Inspections Help Prepare for Hot Weather Demands

PG&E electric crews have been inspecting capacitor banks — more than 1,000 of them — in Kern County for the past several months in anticipation of increased demand during the hot days of summer. The components ensure the system operates at optimal effiiciency.

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April 9, 2014

Magic Johnson Joins PG&E in Applauding Supplier Diversity Achievements

PG&E honored the employees who helped the company set a record for spending on diverse suppliers in 2013. And, one of those suppliers, basketball hall of famer and businessman Magic Johnson, took part in the event.

April 8, 2014

PG&E Volunteers in San Luis Obispo Make Care Packages for Troops

Several active-duty Marines and PG&E employees joined local resident and former Marine Si Tenenberg on Saturday in San Luis Obispo to put together care packages for combat troops in Afghanistan. It was one of more than 100 community projects taking place during PG&E’s second annual Month of Service.

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April 3, 2014

Month of Service: PG&E Employees to Volunteer at More Than 100 Events During April

PG&E employees will volunteer at more than 100 event during April as the company stages its second annual Month of Service. By the end of the year, employees will have volunteered more than 50,000 hours to projects in their communities.

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April 1, 2014

For Third-Generation Worker, Being Part of PG&E is All in the Family

Meet Scott Salyers, one of the PG&E employees featured in the company’s local advertising campaign. “I love every aspect of my job,” says Salyers, an electric troubleman in Bakersfield. Working for PG&E is a family tradition for Salyers as both his dad and his grandfather were PG&E employees.

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March 24, 2014

Near-Fatal Scouting Trek Provides Lasting Lessons for PG&E Hydrographer

Fifteen years ago, Dan Stephens got the safety lesson of a lifetime. A bad decision while leading a Boy Scout troop led to a three-day ordeal lost in the Canadian wilderness. It’s an episode in his life that guides his commitment to safety as a PG&E hydrographer.

March 21, 2014

PG&E Gas Employee Also a Playoff-Winning High School Basketball Coach

Every morning, Mike Boles goes to work at PG&E leading a team that’s ensuring safe gas pipeline welds. After work, he heads to a gym where he leads another team — a state championship game-bound high school girls’ basketball team in Napa.

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March 20, 2014

Campaign Speeches by Reagan, Others at PG&E, Unseen for 50 Years, Now Available Online

Campaign speeches given by Ronald Reagan, Pat Brown, Alan Cranston and lesser-known political candidates at PG&E headquarters in San Francisco in the 1960s now can be seen for the first time in a half century. The films were digitized by the Hoover Institution at Stanford University as part of the California Light and Sound Collection website.

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March 19, 2014

PG&E Volunteers Join Salvation Army Blitz Build of Family Home

A dozen PG&E volunteers outfitted in tool belts and smiles took their shift in a “blitz building” of a Salvation Army housing complex in Chico today. In one week, the site will go from cement slabs to finished housing for up to four families.

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March 19, 2014

PG&E Pipeline Welders Demonstrate Skills, Coach Students at Del Oro High School

More than 40 high school students gained insight and practical knowledge about what it takes to be a pipeline welder for a gas utility at Del Oro High School in Placer County today.

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March 19, 2014

As Silicon Valley Grows, PG&E Adds Electric Capacity While Improving Reliability

Santa Clara County was a very different area more than 50 years ago when PG&E built its El Patio substation. Hence the need for more electric capacity in one of California’s fastest growing counties. And that’s exactly what PG&E did in the Silicon Valley city of Campbell by upgrading a substation to improve reliability for 50,000 customers.

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March 13, 2014

New ‘Raft’ Technology Safer, More Accurate for Measuring Water Energy

Since the 1890s, hydrographers have used a trusty clicking, spinning tool — an accurate way to measure water flows. But now PG&E is adding a new technology that’s providing a lot more information and is even more precise, as this Currents video from Butte County shows.

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