Friday , 26 May 2017
You are here: Home » Local News » California News

California News

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 »

PG&E Urges Customers to Use New “811express.com” To Submit Free Request for Utility Markings Before Digging

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—In honor of National Safe Digging Month this April, PG&E encourages everyone planning excavation projects big and small to get a free safe-digging ticket using the new and convenient tool: 811express.com. Customers, excavators and contractors are urged to take just one minute and use the online service on desktop, mobile phone or tablet at least two days prior ... Read More »

California Mental Health Commission Awards $12 Million in Grants for Mental Healthy Advocacy

Sacramento—To ensure that mental health consumers and their families can inform mental health policy and program decisions, the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) today announced the intent to award $12 million for mental health advocacy. This funding, which comes from the Mental Health Services Act, will provide additional capacity-building support to the people most affected by community ... Read More »

Scroll To Top