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5 hrs ago | TurnTo23.com

300 Kern County youth being trained for jobs

Joined by Congressman Kevin McCarthy and Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County Executive Director Zane Smith, Pacific Gas and Electric Company President Chris Johns Thursday announced a partnership to help underserved youth with career education and job readiness training.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

6 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

Construction projects underway in downtown Fairfax

Work is ongoing in downtown Fairfax to replace segments of a Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Fairfax, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Mill Valley, CA

12 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

PG&E tax, fee payouts throughout California top $302 million

San Francisco-based Pacific Gas and Electric Co. says it has paid property taxes and franchise fees totaling more than $302 million to the 49 counties and 243 cities in which it operates in California.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Hercules: Sale of municipal utility ends of multimillion-dollar fiasco

Hercules has sold its municipal utility to PG&E for $9.5 million, putting an end to a decade-long, multimillion-dollar misadventure.

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Related Topix: Hercules, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Pinole, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

Emergency drill set for Wednesday in Port San Luis

On Wednesday morning and into the afternoon, various emergency agencies will be training in the Port San Luis area, according to the County Office of Emergency Services.

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Marin Independent Journal

Free parking weekdays in Mill Valley until May 2

Mill Valley, the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce and Pacific Gas & Electric Co. are working together to bring free parking to the downtown area from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays through May 2. Time limits will still be enforced.

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Related Topix: Mill Valley, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Rafael, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Fresno Bee

New power line proposed in the Valley

A 70-mile transmission line meant to meet the Valley's growing demand for electricity is proposed to be built through portions of Fresno, Kings and Madera counties and go into operation by 2020.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Huron, CA, Fresno, CA

RecordNET

Stockton startup offer ends Friday

The Downtown Stockton Alliance has extended the deadline to Friday for technology related business startups to receive free office space and business service at the Tech Incubator.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Joaquin County, CA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Rocklin and Roseville Today

Customers Urged to Conserve Water

Directors of the Placer County Water Agency last Thursday adopted a series of water use regulations and restrictions and appealed to all customers to conserve water for the duration of the drought.

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Related Topix: Placer County, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

Sat Apr 12, 2014

JD Supra

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Grid Reliability and Security

Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a standing-room only hearing titled "Keeping the lights on - Are we doing enough to ensure the reliability and security of the U.S. electric grid?" While the hearing was organized into two panels focusing on cyber security and physical security, the questioning from the lawmakers ... (more)

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Energy, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Senator Rob Portman, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Holtville Tribune

FBI Seeking Public's Help Regarding Destruction of an Energy...

The FBI San Francisco Field Office is seeking the public's help regarding the Pacific Gas and Electric Company Metcalf power substation shooting and AT&T fiber optic cable incident that occurred on April 16, 2013.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Santa Clara County, CA

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Zero energy green houses far from a silver bullet in combating carbon emissions

As a zero net energy house, which produces at least as much energy as it consumes, the home represents the type of construction the state of California is pushing as a tool to control carbon emissions.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Honda Motor Co, Honda, Hatchback, Honda Fit, UC Davis, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

Thu Apr 10, 2014

SFGate

PG&E offers $250,000 reward in San Jose substation attack

Almost one year after someone shot up a Pacific Gas and Electric Co. substation in south San Jose, the company offered a $250,000 reward Thursday for information leading to a conviction in the attack.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Francisco, CA

WXOW-TV La Crosse

2-year-old may have been killed by stray bullet

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is offering a $250,000 reward for information about an attack nearly a year ago on phone lines and the power grid in Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Real IRA man charged with 29 Omagh bomb murders

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is offering a $250,000 reward for information about an attack nearly a year ago on phone lines and the power grid in Silicon Valley.

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Related Topix: Irish Republican Army, Tyrone County, Northern Ireland, Pacific Gas and Electric, World News, United Kingdom, Energy,

WATE-TV Knoxville

PG&E offers $250K reward in California grid attack

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago says a high-ranking member of the Sinaloa cartel in Mexico pleaded guilty to drug trafficking a year ago and has been cooperating with authorities.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Union Democrat

Water use debate resumes

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. hydrologists are predicting that both Lyons and Pinecrest reservoirs will fill this spring, leading one Tuolumne Utilities District board member at Tuesday's meeting to question the need for a current restriction that bans customers from watering their lawns.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Pinecrest, CA, Tuolumne, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Contra Costa Times

PG&E agrees to temporarily stop cutting down trees in Concord

Pacific Gas & Electric agreed Tuesday to stop cutting down privately owned trees until it reaches agreement with city leaders on how to proceed with its pipeline safety project.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Concord, CA, Walnut Creek, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Bakersfield.com

PG&E prepares for pipeline testing in Ridgecrest

Safety testing is expected to begin soon on more than six miles of natural gas pipeline Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric, Ridgecrest, CA

San Diego Source

PG&E gas-rate request: New standard for chutzpah

At the very moment that California's largest utility company was being assessed a $14 million fine for failing to report discovery of flawed records on its gas pipelines in the San Francisco Peninsula town of San Carlos, the same company was asking for well over $1 billion in rate increases to pay for repairs to that very same pipeline system.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, San Carlos, CA, San Diego Gas and Electric, San Francisco, CA

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