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PG&E, Local Fire Safe Councils Empower Communities to Help Prevent, Prepare for Wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— In an effort to help prevent wildfires and protect communities, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is joining forces with local Fire Safe Councils to enhance the safety and preparedness of local communities. PG&E is providing $2 million to fund local Fire Safe Council projects to reduce the threat of wildfires and help keep communities safe. “Years ... Read More »

RTD Announces Free Rides on National Dump the Pump Day on June 21

Stockton, CA —San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) announced today that it will join with other public transportation systems nationwide to participate in the 13th Annual National Dump the Pump Day on Thursday, June 21. The slogan of this year’s National Dump the Pump Day is “Dump the Pump. Ride Public Transit.” RTD will offer free rides for all buses ... Read More »

PG&E Begins Daily Aerial Patrols to Spot, Speed Wildfire Response; Adds Two New Routes to 2018 Schedule

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has begun its daily aerial fire detection patrols across hundreds of miles of its service area. This year, PG&E has added two new routes to the patrols which assist the U.S. Forest Service, CAL FIRE and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response. Early detection of smoke or fire allows ... Read More »

PG&E and Division of Boating and Waterways Warn of Cold Water Hazards during Spring Snowmelt

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) encourage water enthusiasts to take extra precautions this spring when in or near rivers. These relatively full waterways will continue to rise as snow melts and will be dangerously cold. Simple actions such as knowing the water (is it too cold or swift), ... Read More »

PG&E Responds to CAL FIRE Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today issued the following statement in response to the release of information by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) regarding some of the October 2017 Northern California wildfires. The safety of our customers, their families and the communities we serve is our most important job. The loss of ... Read More »

Sacramento County Fair is Nearly in Full Swing!

Sacramento, Calif., (5/23/18) – Midway of Fun, known as California’s Friendliest Carnival, will be bringing over 30 of the best and most enjoyable rides for the Sacramento County Fair, one of which is a fan-favorite, The Lolli Swings. This ride is known throughout the country as one of the best and is suitable for children and adults alike. The Sacramento ... Read More »

Meet the Sacramento County Fair’s Newest Ride – JUMBO!

Sacramento, Calif., (5/23/18) – Midway of Fun, known as California’s Friendliest Carnival, is returning to the Sacramento County Fair May 24th through 28th, this time with a new ride! Named JUMBO, this ride has an elephant theme with the animals soaring 20 feet in the air! This is the latest in ride design and is imported from the Czech Republic. ... Read More »

First Dead Bird of the Season Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

Elk Grove, Ca.—The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District confirmed today that the first bird of the season has tested positive for West Nile virus. The American crow was collected south of Del Paso Heights in Sacramento and it is the first sign of West Nile virus activity for the 2018 season. “Finding the first positive bird is always significant ... Read More »

Spring into Savings with Four Ways to Reduce Cooling Costs Ahead of Summer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) wants customers with air conditioners to know they can cool their home for less as temperatures heat up. Today, PG&E shares four simple ways for customers to save energy and reduce cooling costs. “This spring and summer, we want to help our customers manage their energy costs and save money. Customers can ... Read More »

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