July 31, 2015
High school students at a PG&E Energy Academy program in Bakersfield — as well as Fresno, Stockton and Sacramento — are wrapping summer internships. The teens have gained real-word jobs skills working closely with PG&E employees over the past four weeks.
July 29, 2015
PG&E’s line workers and apprentice line workers work in vast variety of conditions — harsh sun, pouring rain, falling snow, cheering crowds. Wait, cheering crowds? Yes, that’s right if the linemen are participants in the PG&E/IBEW 1245 Lineman’s Rodeo, that is. This year’s event, the fourth annual, takes place on Saturday.
July 28, 2015
Before you start a project that involves digging, you need to call 811. That was the message to day workers during the first of 12 multicultural workshops to be held this year.
July 27, 2015
In what has become an annual summertime tradition, PG&E employees helped distribute 120 portable fans to seniors in need as part of the Christmas in July program in Bakersfield. The utility purchased fans given to homebound seniors enrolled in the Meals On Wheels food delivery program.
July 23, 2015
The Solar Habitat Program supports 18 local Habitat for Humanity affiliates and will provide solar power on 79 homes throughout Northern and Central California. For 10 years, PG&E’s Solar Habitat Program has provided more than $9.6 million to help meet the housing needs of deserving families.
July 22, 2015
Scott Warner does everything with a level of intensity and daring that few can muster. Whether it’s snowboarding, mountain biking, motorcycle racing or waterskiing, he’s in it to win. He is the latest PG&E employee to be featured in the company’s advertisements.
July 20, 2015
Water at Lake Cachuma in Santa Barbara County is losing water, a victim of the state’s lingering drought. And that could mean no drinking water for 200,000 county residents. When emergency pumps were needed, PG&E stepped in within a short time to provide service to those pumps.
July 17, 2015
Jim McKenna returned to his hometown in Minnesota after a four-year Navy stint where he faced a struggle common to many military veterans. Now what? That was 55 years ago. Earlier this year, the PG&E retiree who provides training to line workers earned a distinguished honor. He’s the first PG&E employee inducted into the International Lineman Hall of Fame.
July 13, 2015
With the upcoming retirement of Pacific Gas and Electric Company President Chris Johns, which was previously announced, PG&E announced it is promoting three senior executives and implementing a new, streamlined organizational structure for senior management.
July 13, 2015
In this first time clothing drive, PG&E’s Latino ERG employees collected 345 shirts and 486 handkerchiefs to help protect farmworkers from sun and pesticides while working in Central Valley fields.
July 13, 2015
PG&E’s commitment to safety and helping others in the community go hand in hand, and Jamir Dixon is eager to explain how his work as a locate and mark fieldperson brings it all together. “I protect people,” says Dixon, featured in new PG&E ads that remind customers to always call 811 before any digging project.
July 7, 2015
Napa residents celebrate patriotism and show gratitude for first responders during the annual Fourth of July Parade.
July 7, 2015
The quick response and fast action of two PG&E employees helped extinguish a fire at an old warehouse in downtown Stockton.
June 29, 2015
A record 500-plus PG&E employees marched in the San Francisco Pride Celebration and Parade through the streets of downtown San Francisco. Said one employee: “To see the support at all levels and their families is pretty amazing.”
June 26, 2015
In Sonoma County, PG&E unveiled a long-term career hiring program aimed at veterans. The “1,000 Careers Project” has set a goal of hiring 1,000 veterans into PG&E careers over the next eight years.