July 25, 2016
They spotted smoke in the distance and when they drove in closer, they saw flames. PG&E employees Chris Torres and Ricky Marino Sr. sprang into action using fire extinguishers and equipment from their truck to put out the fire as it inched toward a church preschool and an apartment complex.
July 19, 2016
PG&E routinely uses helicopters to upgrade power lines and steel towers throughout its service area to improve the safety and reliability of its electric system and to help meet growing demand for energy. As this video shows, the PG&E crew on one such project also used a new, innovative work method to complete the job more safely and efficiently than ever before.
July 19, 2016
With the tempo of a popular ’70s song helping to keep him on pace with chest compressions, Jeff Nunes saved the life of a young man visiting his home. He learned CPR through PG&E and was recently honored with the company’s John A. Britton Award.
July 18, 2016
This year, some 250 college students are working throughout PG&E as summer interns. As this video shows, the program is helping create PG&E’s energy industry of the future.
July 14, 2016
The Save Mart grocery store in this San Joaquin County city is massive, with aisles of fresh, frozen, boxed and canned food. While shoppers appreciate a roomy grocery store with a wide selection of products, many may not realize the tremendous amount of energy necessary to power those stores. Enter PG&E, which has not only helped the grocery store save money but also improved the shopping experience.
July 13, 2016
More than 100 PG&E Employee Champions — whose stories include rescuing others in need and helping to protect animals and the environment — were recently recognized by the company at an awards ceremony in downtown San Francisco.
July 11, 2016
With colleagues, family and friends cheering them on, PG&E employees showcased their skill and technique at a Gas Rodeo competition in Livermore. The event was a bid to to represent the company at a national competition in Denver in August.
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.”