June 28, 2016
The State Lands Commission’s vote to approve a lease extension necessary to run the Diablo Canyon Power Plant (DCPP) to 2025 was a critical first step toward realizing the historic clean energy plan jointly proposed by PG&E, labor and leading environmental organizations, PG&E said.
June 27, 2016
It was 20 years ago since Ingrid Bran last marched in the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade. This year, she took part again — for an important reason. She was one of hundreds of PG&E employees, along with their friends and family, who took part in the annual parade that attracted 1 million people to the streets of downtown San Francisco.
June 22, 2016
A magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits the Bay Area. The devastation is widespread. Does this sound like the latest summer blockbuster? It’s not. Practicing its response to a major earthquake, PG&E staged a company-wide exercise to test the company’s readiness.
June 17, 2016
More than 70 people from PG&E, SMUD and several different agencies worked together in a joint exercise designed to help improve emergency preparedness and response
June 17, 2016
This year marks the 30th anniversary of PG&E’s participation as the first corporate sponsor of the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade. In this video, current and former employees involved in the first LGBT employee resource group discuss how the group started.
June 16, 2016
PG&E was among seven companies recently honored for being at the forefront of promoting Asian Pacific American employees and global diversity. Says PG&E’s Roy Kuga, “This award recognized our dedication to foster and celebrate diversity.”
June 10, 2016
PG&E lineman and Orland resident Jeff Gomes has worked in tough conditions: fierce storms, sweltering heat, the aftermath of wildfires — to help restore power. After more than 25 years as a volunteer firefighter, he will receive a big honor: The Jefferson Award for Public Service.
June 9, 2016
Call it a success. As this video shows, in the 14 months since PG&E and local businesses partnered to help the Volunteers of America rehabilitate a service center and internet café for homeless veterans in Sacramento County, the facility has been, as military personnel would say, “G.I.”
May 31, 2016
Robert Rivera served for 25 years in the U.S. Navy’s submarine force before retiring and then joining PG&E. This past weekend, he was among a group of PG&E employees and their families who showed their respects at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery.
May 17, 2016
When Chico’s Madison Dunlap won a big PG&E scholarship last year, Olivia Leiker took notice. If her friend won, why couldn’t she? On Tuesday, Leiker and her classmates were asked to go to the library. They were met by a contingent from PG&E and her family with a big surprise for the 17-year-old high school senior.
May 16, 2016
At more than 500 pages, “The American Lineman” tells the long history of a profession mostly unknown by the public but one that’s vitally important to California and the country. Its author is a former longtime PG&E lineman and employee who now works at Northwest Lineman College in Idaho. In this Q&A, he tells Currents what motivated him to write this ambitious book.
May 12, 2016
More than 500 Latina leaders attended the 22nd annual Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) Latina Action Day. The day of advocacy training and conversations with 120 elected officials at the State Capitol was sponsored by PG&E.
May 11, 2016
At a ceremony at the State Capitol in Sacramento, Pacific Gas and Electric’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant was recognized by the California Breastfeeding Coalition for exemplary support of and accommodations for breastfeeding employees.
May 9, 2016
As their peregrine parents swooped and squawked, three young peregrine falcons atop the PG&E building were banded by researchers. And now they have names, thanks to suggestions from a kindergarten class in Santa Clara County.
May 9, 2016
Myriad agencies protect public safety in the cluster of cities within San Mateo County. When emergencies affect the Peninsula’s 1,500 miles of power lines overhead and 2,100 miles of gas lines underground, it’s critical to have a strong relationship with the brave men and women who arrive first on the scene.