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PG&E’s 2020 Wildfire Mitigation Plan Expands, Enhances Community Wildfire Safety Program, Reduces Impacts of Public Safety Power Shutoffs

Highlights Include New Grid Technology Investments and Additional Accelerated Inspections and Repairs to Help Keep Customers and Communities Safer from Wildfires SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— As part of its ongoing efforts to further reduce wildfire risks and keep customers and the communities it serves safe, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)  submitted its 2020 Wildfire Mitigation Plan to the California Public ... Read More »

Celebrating Valentine’s Day Tobacco-Free

Most of us will think of roses and sweets when celebrate Valentine’s Day. This Valentine’s Day, Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL) and Asian Smokers’ Quitline (ASQ) encourage Asian American community members to surprise the significant others by making quit attempt and make a committemnt to quit for good if possible. Quitting smoking improves the health of ... Read More »

Celebrating the Year of the Rat Tobacco-Free

For Asian American communities who celebrate the Lunar New Year, this time of year is often celebrated as a new beginning for good fortune and good health. Since the Rat is the first sign from the 12 zodiac animals in some Asian cultures, it also gives a double meaning of renewals and begininngs. Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and ... Read More »

PG&E Submits Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization Testimony to State Regulators and Updated Plan of Reorganization to Bankruptcy Court

New Filings Provide Update on Key Elements of Plan to Exit Bankruptcy as a Reimagined Utility  Company’s Bankruptcy Plan Is on Track to be Confirmed by June 30 So PG&E Can Pay Victims and Participate in the State’s Go-Forward Wildfire Fund SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (together, “PG&E” or the “company”) today submitted regulatory and ... Read More »

PG&E Conducts Large-Scale Earthquake Exercise at New Emergency Operations Facility

Hundreds of Employees Converge on Vacaville and Other Locations to Practice Getting Ready for the Big One VACAVILLE, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) conducted a large-scale earthquake exercise on Thursday, Jan. 23, at its new emergency operations center in Vacaville. Hundreds of PG&E employees at that location and elsewhere across the service area took part in the emergency exercise, ... Read More »

2020 Census Applicant Appreciation Events (Washington State)

The US Census is recruiting Supervisory & Non-Supervisory Positions across Washington. People who speak other languages are encouraged to apply. Reimbursement for work-related mileage and expenses, flexible hours, paid training, work in your community, weekly paychecks. Learn about job opportunities at the following 2020 Census Applicant Appreciation Event locations:   King County $23.00 – $25.50 per hour Friday, January 31, ... Read More »

Fresno Housing to Break Ground on New Housing Community for Families in Clovis

CLOVIS, Calif. — Fresno Housing and the City of Clovis will celebrate its new housing community in Clovis with a groundbreaking ceremony and unveiling of the architectural renderings for Solivita Commons, affordable housing designed for families, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 28. Solivita Commons is located at 725 W. Alluvial, Clovis, CA 93611. Solivita Commons will offer families a welcoming ... Read More »

2020 Census Starts in Toksook Bay, Alaska

Census Takers Begin Counting Remainder of 220 Remote Alaska Villages as Part of National Headcount January 21, 2020 – Today, the U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham kicked off the 2020 Census in the remote Alaska Native village of Toksook Bay — counting the first person and household in the nation’s once a decade count. “The 2020 Census is critically important. No ... Read More »

PG&E Reaches Agreement with Ad Hoc Noteholder Committee

Ad Hoc Noteholder Committee to Support PG&E’s Plan of Reorganization SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — PG&E Corporation and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (the “Utility”; together, “PG&E”) have reached an agreement with all claim holders (the “Consenting Noteholders”) who executed commitment letters in support of the alternative Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization filed by the Ad Hoc Committee of Senior Unsecured ... Read More »

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