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.
May 3, 2016
After five years of hard work that included countless hours of training and learning about safety and the skills of their new craft, 28 PG&E employees achieved a major milestone as the first graduates of PG&E’s most comprehensive Apprentice Line Worker Program.
May 2, 2016
On Sunday (May 1) at 12:02 a.m., operators at PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant safely took Unit 2 offline for a planned refueling and maintenance outage.
April 21, 2016
Coming off the heels of the Better Man Conference in San Francisco, PG&E’s Joe Rafter shares information on how gender partnership contributes to a better workplace.
April 19, 2016
Every drop counts as California faces a critical water shortage. The work of PG&E hydrographers is vital as they travel to designated courses in the high Sierra Nevada and Southern Cascades to measure precious water supply in snowpack to prepare for hot summer months ahead. In this video, see the results from a recent survey in Lassen County.
April 18, 2016
They swept gravel, dug weeds and replaced fencing. To commemorate Earth Day, hundreds of volunteers came together to beautify state parks from the Sonoma Coast to San Luis Obispo County. Just another example of PG&E’s commitment to the environment and its communities.
April 18, 2016
PG&E’s financial contribution was made in honor of the San Francisco Fire Department’s 150th birthday. The utility and first responders work closely together when disaster strikes including earthquakes.
April 11, 2016
Funding from PG&E will provide rooftop solar for nearly 100 homes in 17 Habitat for Humanity locations in Northern and Central California, part of of the company’s ongoing commitment to the Solar Habitat Program. The announcement coincides with the second annual Brown Bag Build in Redwood City.
April 8, 2016
Volunteers removed more than a ton of milk thistle weed from the American River Parkway in Sacramento as part of a Day of Service in recognition of Cesar Chavez Day. The cleanup was the kickoff to PG&E’s annual Month of Service.
April 7, 2016
A popular natural preserve park is getting the care it needs thanks to PG&E’s Nature Restoration Trust, a collaboration between PG&E and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.