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Learn About Available Programs that Provide Backup Power and Lessen the Impact of a Public Safety Power Shutoff

Various Programs Provide Rebates, Offer Leases or Supply Free No-Cost Batteries for Low-Income Customers Using Medical Devices There’s Even a Program for Customers Who Can Pair Home Battery Storage Systems with Rooftop Solar SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. —There are several easy-to-use programs available to assist customers during a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) which occurs during severe weather to prevent wildfires. …

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Helping Our Communities Stay Safe: PG&E and California Fire Foundation Renew Partnership to Tackle Wildfire Risk

Applications Being Accepted for 2021 Grants Totaling $1.4 Million SACRAMENTO, Calif.— To raise awareness about wildfire safety and bring resources to underserved communities in high fire-threat areas in 2021, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is joining forces again with the California Fire Foundation (CFF), providing $1.4 million for CFF’s Wildfire Safety and Preparedness Program (WSPP). Fire departments and community-based …

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Karuk Tribe to Host Drive-Through Vaccination Event for Siskyou and Humboldt Counties

On Saturday, May 22, 2021, the Karuk Tribe will host a drive-through vaccination event for the surround community members in the Siskiyou and Humboldt Counties. The vaccination event will be held at Big Springs Elementary School (7405 County Hwy A12, Montague, CA 96064), from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. No appointment is required. The single-dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) Vaccine …

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Be Aware of Scams Targeting PG&E Customers as You Race to Meet IRS Tax Deadline

Customers Should Stay Vigilant to Recognize and Avoid Scams as Most Vulnerable, including Seniors, Low-Income Families, non-English Speakers and Small Business Owners Are Often Targeted SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — With just a week left until the 2020 tax year filing deadline on May 17, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) warns customers to protect themselves from an increase in scams …

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Millions of Californians Taking Advantage of DMV Services Without Visiting Office

No need to wait in line or even leave home Sacramento – A record number of Californians are avoiding a trip to a Department of Motor Vehicles field office by using the DMV’s online services or a self-service kiosk. Millions of customers have taken advantage of these convenient options, including: 23 million online transactions in 2020, the most in DMV …

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Covered California Urges the State’s Asian American Community to Enroll by April 30 to Get New Savings on Lower Health Insurance Premiums Provided by the American Rescue Plan

The American Rescue Plan provides new and expanded financial help that will dramatically lower health insurance premiums for people who purchase coverage through Covered California.More than 400,000 Asian Americans in California, including the uninsured and people enrolled directly through a health insurance carrier, stand to benefit from the new financial help that is now available.In order to maximize their savings, …

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PG&E Appoints Energy Industry Expert Carla J. Peterman as Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs

Peterman Brings Significant California Public Policy Experience, a Record of Exemplary Public Service, and Strong Clean Energy Credentials PG&E Also Promotes Two Company Leaders to Vice President Positions SAN FRANCISCO — PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG; the “Corporation”) today announced the appointment of Carla J. Peterman as Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs, effective June 1, 2021. It also announced the appointments …

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Free First 5 California Kit Remains Essential to New Parents, Especially Now

Kit Enters Digital Age with Online Version of Resource-Packed California Parent Guide Sacramento – In 2001, First 5 California debuted its informative and resource-packed Kit for New Parents to millions of families and caregivers throughout the state. However, many parents of young children, especially families from under-resourced neighborhoods, are not aware ofthis free and valuable tool “Due to the COVID-19 …

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RTD Offers Free Rides for Earth Day

Stockton, CA—On April 22, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will celebrate Earth Day by offering free rides on all BRT Express, Local, and Hopper routes as an incentive to leave cars at home and take public transit.  Earth Day is an annual day to promote clean living and a healthy, sustainable habitat for people and wildlife alike.  Public transportation …

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PG&E Providing More Community Resources for Public Safety Power Shutoffs This Year

More support available to customers before, during and after PSPS events   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — As part of its ongoing efforts to keep customers and communities safe, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has added numerous resources to further support customers and communities before, during and after Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS). During severe weather, PG&E may need to turn …

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