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PG&E Begins Daily Aerial Patrols to Spot and Speed Wildfire Response

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has begun daily aerial fire detection patrols across hundreds of miles of its service area. The patrols are to assist the U.S. Forest Service, CAL FIRE and local fire agencies with early fire detection and response this summer. PG&E is launching the patrols this week due to an increase in fire ... Read More »

Nationally Acclaimed Futurist to Address Mobility Trends and the Impact on Attracting Tomorrow’s Workforce – SacRT and Metro Chamber Anticipate a Sold-Out Crowd

Sacramento, CA – Tickets are selling fast for a seat at the “Transit Means Business” luncheon where expert John Martin, CEO of Southestern Institute of Research, intends to discuss emerging trends among millenials.  Martin, known for his thought provoking dialogue, will focus on the generation’s preferences and their potential impacts on the nation’s business sector. Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) ... Read More »

PG&E Urges Grads to Celebrate Safely with Weighted Balloons

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — With graduation season in full swing, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is warning customers about the public safety risks associated with helium-filled metallic balloons: If your graduation celebration involves balloons, make sure they are secured with a weight. Otherwise they can float away and come into contact with overhead power lines, causing a public safety ... Read More »

RESIST: ASIAN HEROINE OF NEW MUSICAL FINDS HER VOICE AND SAVES OUR SKIES

Princess Ten Ten and the Dark Skies dares to push the boundaries of musical theater for audiences of all ages. Ten Ten is a coming of age story of girl who is bullied and rejected by her father because she does not conform to the gender norms of her society. Original story creator, Associate Professor Setsu Shigematsu, has collaborated with ... Read More »

San Joaquin RTD Wins National Transportation Marketing and Sales Association Compass Award of Merit

Stockton, CA – The Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA) announced the recipients of the 2017 TMSA Compass Awards Program on May 2, 2017. San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) won an Award of Merit in the Ad Campaign Category for their television commercial, “The Places You Can Go on RTD!” This awards program recognizes marketing and sales best practices ... Read More »

30 Years of Fun Fair Food – Corn Dogs, Pizza, and Entertainment

Sacramento, Calif., (4/26/17)– The 2017 Sacramento County Fair boasts numerous concession stands and quick-eats, but Milo’s is one concession stand that does it differently. As a second-generation fair food family, they run the first operational two-story food concession stand in the United States. This mean machine produces 135 pizzas and 900 corn dogs per hour. Milo himself has over 48 ... Read More »

COMBINATION OF INCREASED RAIN AND HOT TEMPERATURES BRING MOSQUITOES

Elk Grove, Calif.— Spring is here and so are mosquitoes! The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito &Vector Control District has officially started its mosquito and West Nile virus surveillance program by testing dead birds and mosquito samples that could be infected with the virus putting the public at risk. Increased areas of stagnant water left behind from the winter rain storms and hotter ... Read More »

RT LAUNCHES SURVEY TO ENGAGE COMMUNITY IN THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC TRANSIT

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Regional Transit District (Sac RT) is undergoing a major transformation to enhance service, improve agency operations and bring greater value to the region. An important part of this effort is community engagement and Sac RT has launched an online survey to gather feedback from Sacramento County residents about their priorities and vision for the future ... Read More »

CALIFORNIA STATE PARKS FOUNDATION’S 19th EARTH DAY RESTORATION AND CLEANUP PRESENTED BY PG&E ON SATURDAY, APRIL 22

Volunteers Needed for 41 Park Improvement Projects Statewide SAN FRANCISCO – On Saturday, April 22, 41 state parks across California will be the focus of California State Parks Foundation’s (CSPF) 19th Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup presented by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). In addition to being a presenting sponsor, PG&E employees, friends and family will be on hand ... Read More »

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