Public Safety

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March 26, 2015

CEO Tony Earley: PG&E Uniquely Positioned to Lead the Way in Era of Energy Innovation

In a letter to PG&E shareholders, Chairman and CEO Tony Earley highlights the company’s the company’s progress in 2014, noting big gains in safety and reliability and a continued commitment to affordability for customers.

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March 20, 2015

PG&E Offers Tips to Help Customers Spring Clean a Safer and More Energy-Efficient Home

Today is the first day of spring. Here are some tips from PG&E to help you spring-clean your way to a safer, more energy-efficient home.

March 19, 2015

PG&E Upgrading Natural Gas Pipelines in Folsom

PG&E will begin work later this month to modernize 4,600 feet of natural gas distribution main pipeline in Folsom. PG&E crews are scheduled to work through August, weather permitting.

March 17, 2015

Safety Comes First at Diablo Canyon

In a commentary, PG&E’s Ed Halpin says nothing is more important to the company’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant than its safe operation.

March 16, 2015

PG&E Installing New Plastic Gas Distribution Pipe in Woodland

PG&E will begin work later this month to modernize more than 1,100 feet of natural gas distribution pipes and 14 service lines in Woodland. PG&E crews are scheduled to work through May, weather permitting.

March 16, 2015

PG&E to Increase Lake Britton, Pit River Levels This Month While Testing New Dam Bladder Gates

PG&E will be increasing the water level of Lake Britton while it tests newly installed bladder crest gates atop the Lake Britton Dam. PG&E encourages people recreating in or near Lake Britton or in the Pit River downstream of the Lake Britton Dam to use extra caution from March 21-31.

March 11, 2015

Call Before You Dig During California Arbor Week (and Every Day)

All you have to do is walk outside to see that trees are a vital and beautiful part of California’s natural landscape. But trees also require great responsibility.

In February, PG&E's Kamran Rasheed briefed representatives from CAL FIRE and the Amador Fire Safe Council on the company's wildfire-prevention activities. (Photo by Brandi Ehlers.)
March 4, 2015

PG&E Highlights 2014 Drought Response at California Board of Forestry Meeting

Today, representatives from PG&E’s Electric Vegetation Management department made a presentation to the California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection on drought response initiatives the utility completed in 2014, and gave a brief overview of goals for this year.

March 2, 2015

PG&E Relocating Gas Pipelines to Prepare for Highway 178 Widening Project

PG&E is relocating gas pipelines along Highway 178 in Bakersfield from Valley Street to Park Palisade Drive in advance of the State Route 178 Widening Project. PG&E’s work in advance of the project begins today and is scheduled to be complete by August.

February 19, 2015

PG&E Conducting Work to Prepare for Rosedale Highway Widening Project

PG&E is relocating utility poles and upgrading electrical equipment along Rosedale Highway from Gibson Street to Allen Road in advance of the Rosedale Highway Widening Project.

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February 13, 2015

PG&E Installs New Lights, Improves Safety on Towers Near San Mateo Bridge

PG&E is working to install new lights on towers adjacent to the San Mateo Bridge to give pilots flying over the San Francisco Bay greater visibility.

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February 12, 2015

Schoolchildren Get Science Lesson in Dangers of Metallic Balloons

Have you ever released a balloon and watched it float up, up, up and away to the heavens? Yes, it may cause great wonderment. But those colorful and shiny helium-filled metallic balloons pose many dangers, as a class of fourth graders learned a few days before Valentine’s Day.

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February 11, 2015

PG&E Crew Saves Baby’s Life

Members of a PG&E electric repair crew saved the life of a baby struggling to breathe in a pizza restaurant as they stopped for lunch on their way to restore power following last weekend’s storm.

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February 10, 2015

VIDEO: PG&E Urges Customers to Be Safe and Keep Metallic Balloons Secure on Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, PG&E reminds its customers to keep metallic balloons safe, secure and away from power lines.

February 6, 2015

PG&E Employee Puts Safety First after Storm Downs Power Line, Sparks Fire

During today’s storm, a PG&E employee in El Dorado County who was driving to work helped put out a fire and kept the area safe until emergency personnel and PG&E crews arrived.

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