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Covered California Officially Launches Open Enrollment with Millions of Masks to Encourage Californians to “Get Covered/Stay Covered” and a New Ad Campaign

Covered California’s open-enrollment campaign focuses on the intersection of the COVID-19 pandemic and insurance coverage, with 2 million Californians about to receive masks emblazoned with the message “Get Covered/Stay Covered,” to encourage them to stay safe and get health insurance coverage.Even with California’s dramatic coverage gains over the years, 1.2 million people in the state are currently uninsured, despite being …

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PG&E Urges Customers to Safely Heat Homes as First Cold Front of the Season Sweeps Across Northern California

A Cold Front from the Gulf of Alaska is Forecasted to Arrive on Thursday, Bringing the First Chilly Temperatures, Rainfall and Snow to Portions of Northern California by Friday SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Fall’s first real cold front is forecast this week for Northern California and it’s expected to cause temperatures to drop by 15 to 20 degrees and perhaps …

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In Partnership with Community Groups, PG&E Provides Backup Batteries, Food and Hotel Vouchers to Vulnerable Customers Affected by 2020 PSPS Events

Hundreds of Backup Batteries, Hotel and Food Vouchers Distributed This Year SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — In partnership with local community organizations, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) continues to support customers who depend on power for medical equipment and independent living needs with access to critical resources during Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events this year. That support includes backup …

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Fresno Housing receives Additional HomeKey Award from Governor’s Office

Fresno Housing to Acquire and Operate Housing along Fresno’s Parkway Drive and Huron FRESNO, CA – Today, Governor Newsom announced an additional HomeKey award for Fresno Housing in the amount of $16.5 million. This announcement included four properties, three along Fresno’s Parkway Drive and another property in the rural community of Huron. OnSeptember 21, 2020, Governor Newsom announced a $7.6 …

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RunAAPI’s We Are #TheNew Campaign – An AAPI youth voter outreach campaign that’s changing the narrative.

Actress Chloe Bennet (Agents of S.H.I.E.LD.) recognized the significance of this year’s election and the need to raise voter turnout among the Asian American community. That is why she teamed up with like-minded individuals to launch RunAAPI and its #TheNew campaign, an AAPI youth voter outreach campaign. There are 150,000 new Asian American and Pacific Islander voters every year, and …

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My Sister’s House Run for a Safe Haven

In 2019, over 1,000 registered runners and volunteers raised approximately $60,000 for My Sister’s House services and programs. This year is the 17th anniversary of the Run for a Safe Haven. The 17th annual Run for a Safe Haven is going virtual! This means that race participants can support My Sister’s House from anywhere in the world! Participants who sign up …

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PG&E PSPS Update: More Than 228,000 Customers Have Been Restored by Tuesday Morning

PG&E Issued Weather “All Clear” for All Areas at 1:45 PM Today Aerial, Vehicle and On-The-Ground Patrols Confirm at Least 36 Instances of Damage or Hazards to Electric Equipment So Far 106 Community Resource Centers Provide Water, Restrooms, Device Charging and More  PG&E Partners with Community-Based Organizations to Assist Customers with Medical, Financial, Language and Aging Needs Before, During and After PSPS events  SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric …

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PG&E Begins Issuing Weather ‘All Clear’ in Some Locations for Public Safety Power Shutoff Event

Aerial, Vehicle and On-The-Ground Inspections, Patrols and Restoration Work Has Begun for Impacted Areas Where It Is Safe to Do So Restoration Expected to Occur in Stages Beginning Monday Morning Through Tuesday Night SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has begun patrolling some lines de-energized by the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) that started Sunday morning, …

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Potential Sunday/Oct. 25 PSPS Event: Forecasted Highest Winds and Driest Conditions of the Season Mean PG&E May Need to Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety to Approximately 466,000 Customers Across Northern and Central California

Portions of 38 Counties and 25 Tribal Communities May Be Impacted by Widespread, Severe Offshore Wind Event Beginning Sunday Customers Who Might Be Affected by the Public Safety Power Shutoff are Receiving the Initial Notifications Today, Two Days Ahead of the Potential Event Four Extremes in the Weather for this Potential PSPS Event: Extremely High Winds, Extremely Low Humidity, Extreme …

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