San Luis Obispo County


February 29, 2016

Boy Scouts Earn Nuclear Badge through New Partnership with PG&E

PG&E recently joined with the Boy Scouts of America Los Padres Council to host a new merit badge event for more than 40 local boy scouts.

February 18, 2016

PG&E Awards $200,000 to Drive Job Creation in California Communities

Economic Vitality Grants were awarded to 10 local community organizations — each will receive $20,000 to help grow a program or project focused on local business development, job creation or workforce training.

February 9, 2016

PG&E Donation Supports Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Efforts

A $50,000 donation from PG&E was presented to the American Red Cross during a recent Cal Poly San Luis Obispo men’s basketball game. The funding will help support emergency preparedness and education outreach along the Central Coast.

January 22, 2016

PG&E Employees in San Luis Obispo County Will Donate Over $730,000 to Community in 2016

Local PG&E employees, including those who work at Diablo Canyon Power Plant, will donate more than $730,000 to local nonprofits and schools in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties in 2016.

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January 14, 2016

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon to Host Job Fair

PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant is looking for as many as 1,000 temporary hires to work during a refueling outage in the spring. A job fair, that will also include PG&E’s business partners looking to hire, will be held today.

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December 30, 2015

Year in Review: PG&E Responds to Wildfires, Highlights Safe Digging at New York Stock Exchange and More

As 2015 comes to an end, Currents looks back at some of the PG&E stories we’ve covered over the year — from the massive response to major wildfires to calling attention to safe digging practices at the New York Stock Exchange.

December 18, 2015

PG&E’s Property Tax Payments Increase to $193 Million as it Further Supports Economic Development

PG&E property taxes increased sharply this year as the utility continued to make significant investments in its gas and electric infrastructure to improve safety and reliability for its customers.

Mielke Award winner Cynthia Haynes, left, receives congratulations from Geisha Williams and Tony Earley. (Photos by Paul Sakuma.)
December 2, 2015

PG&E Shines Light on Employee Champions

An electric crew that led residents to safety from an apartment fire in Concord are just some of the many PG&E employees honored for their bravery, innovation and commitment to diversity.

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November 17, 2015

VIDEO: Honoring Margaret Mooney, a PG&E Trailblazer

Margaret Mooney blazed a trail uncommon for women of her day. She worked for PG&E from 1966 to 1994 — much of that time as director of the utility’s in-house meteorology team. PG&E has now named an employee award for innovation in her honor.

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November 9, 2015

Diablo Canyon Engineer Lends Nuclear Naval History to Warbirds Museum

A lot of nuclear engineers start out as U.S. Navy veterans, and Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s Martin Wright is no different. His passion for nuclear power and all its applications, particularly in the Navy, led to him create a new display at the Estrella Warbirds Museum in Paso Robles. It’s the museum’s first collection to focus on the nuclear Navy.

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November 6, 2015

Diablo Canyon Scheduler Has Passion for Supporting Local Vets

Anyone who meets Julia Huang, a former Marine Corps sergeant who works at PG&E’s Diablo Canyon Power Plant, is drawn to her passion for diversity and inclusion as well as her personal mission to help others. And her focus is other veterans.

November 5, 2015

PG&E Takes Part in Kern County Energy Summit

More than 400 energy industry leaders gathered this week in oil-rich Kern County to discuss everything from solar and wind energy to natural gas and nuclear energy. PG&E’s Tom Jones spoke about Diablo Canyon Power Plant.

October 23, 2015

Diablo Canyon Power Plant Weatherman Has a Passion for Clean Energy

John Lindsey has a passion for weather and enjoys sharing his knowledge with the community at large, including with local school children. He’s just one of the many dedicated employees at Diablo Canyon Power Plant spotlighted during Nuclear Science week.

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October 21, 2015

Diablo Canyon Engineer Helping Energize a New Generation

Will Landreth is a procurement engineer at Diablo Canyon Power Plant who also happens to be pretty good at stand-up comedy. He combined those talents when he visited Ocean View Elementary School in Arroyo Grande this week to teach children how nuclear power benefits them and the environment.

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October 20, 2015

New Portable Generation Systems Keep Lights On during Power Line Work

Specialized portable generation systems are helping PG&E to keep lights on for customers while crews perform important work on power lines and substation equipment. Several recent successful pilot projects show the benefits of these generators on both large and small projects.

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