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  • Barn Owl Study Shows They Can Keep Gophers at Bay

    May 6, 2013Everyday backyard gardeners know that gophers can be a true nuisance. But for grape growers, these root-chewing, hole-digging vermin can destroy entire fields of vines, undermining a farmer’s very livelihood. Source: Lodi News-Sentinel
  • Humboldt Resident Recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama

    May 3, 2013Earlier this week, President Obama, Vice President Biden, first lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden recognized U.S. Army veteran Erick Varela, who works as a Pacific Gas and Electric ... Source: Times-Standard
  • Lengthy Process to Relicense; Bucks Hydro Gets Underway

    May 2, 2013By law it will take a minimum of five years to relicense the Bucks Creek hydroelectric system and the clock doesn’t even start ticking until Dec. 31, 2013. Bucks Creek Hydroelectric ... Source: Plumas County News
  • PG&E Provides $450K Grant for Fresno State

    May 2, 2013Pacific Gas and Electric Co. on Thursday presented a $450,000 grant to Fresno State farm operations for demonstration projects involving new water and energy management technologies. The demonstrations will take place ... Source: The Business Journal (Fresno)
  • Red Cross, PG&E Honored For Disaster Prep Work

    April 18, 2013On this anniversary of the 1906 earthquake, the Red Cross took the opportunity to remind people about preparing for a disaster. It was billed a "Prep Rally" and even with ... Source: KGO-TV (ABC – Bay Area)
  • Retrofit Complete, Bass Lake dam project completed

    April 17, 2013A ceremonial ribbon cutting was held on Bass Lake's Crane Valley dam Monday afternoon to signify the completion of Pacific Gas & Electric Company's $130 million seismic retrofit project. The massive ... Source: Sierra Star
  • PG&E Pays More than $28.7M to Valley Counties

    April 15, 2013Pacific Gas and Electric Company has paid the four Central Valley counties more than $28.7 million in total payments year-to-date during the 2012-13 tax year and more than $314 million ... Source: The Business Journal (Fresno)
  • Utilities Making Green Options More Attractive

    April 15, 2013More and more utilities are offering customers "green" alternatives to their energy needs. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has proposed giving its customers an opportunity to use 100 percent renewable ... Source: FierceEnergy
  • Clean-Up Day at Folsom State Park Illustrates Need for Partnerships

    April 14, 2013A daylong round of park maintenance conducted and paid for by nonprofits and private entities went off without a hitch Saturday during the Earth Day cleanup at Beals Point at ... Source: Sacramento Bee
  • Bird's-Eye View Lets PG&E Spot Issues Quickly

    April 10, 2013A clear, sunny sky and a fresh wind coming in from the helicopter window made for perfect weather to patrol local PG&E electric lines in rural areas of Bakersfield on ... Source: Bakersfield Californian
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