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Activity continues throughout Sacramento County Elk Grove, Ca— The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito &Vector Control District announced today that the first signs of West Nile virus activity have been detected in Yolo County as 2 mosquito samples, one from Winters and the other from Zamora both tested positive for the disease. At the same time, West Nile virus activity continues to gradually ... Read More »

California State Auditor Reports Uptick in Applications Submitted for 2020 Citizens Redistricting Commission

Extends Deadline to Aug. 19, 5:00 p.m Sacramento, Calif. (August 5, 2019) – Today, the California State Auditor reported an uptick in applications by eligible individuals interested in serving on the next 14-member Citizens Redistricting Commission. To date, 13,735 applications have been submitted. The Commission is tasked with redrawing Congressional, State Senate, State Assembly, and State Board of Equalization districts. ... Read More »

PG&E Making Substantial Progress on Wildfire Safety Efforts to Protect Customers, Communities

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) continues to make substantial progress toward its Community Wildfire Safety Program (CWSP) goals, intended to mitigate the risk of wildfires and protect customers and communities. “We’ve accomplished a lot, but there is more work to do. Our system is better today than it was yesterday, and it will be better tomorrow than ... Read More »

PG&E Encourages Customers to Update Their Contact Information, So They Can be Prepared for Public Safety Power Shutoffs

As Wildfire Season Progresses, Updates Needed from More Than 240,000 Customers    More than 390,000 Customers Have Updated Information Since June 2018 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is sending postcards to more than 240,000 customers encouraging them to update their mobile number, email and other key information so the company can contact them in advance ... Read More »

RTD’s Van Go! Service Available on Independence Day

Stockton, CA–In observance of Independence Day, San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) will offer its newest mobility on-demand service in place of its regular services (all fixed-route and Dial-A-Ride) that will not be operating on Thursday, July 4. Van Go! mobility on-demand service will be available from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Passengers may book a ride the minute they ... Read More »

PG&E Closely Monitoring Fire Danger Conditions in Northern California; Might Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety to a Number of Customers

Fire Risk High in North Bay Saturday Morning, in Valley and Sierra Foothills Saturday Night SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today said it might be proactively turning power off for safety and conducting a Public Safety Power Shutoff in several Northern California counties within the next 18 to 36 hours. To help reduce the risk ... Read More »


Los Angeles, CA (May 17, 2019) – In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics In Entertainment) and U.S. Bank launched Season 5 of the #IAm Campaign, a series of mini-documentaries showcasing the voices and achievements of Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders. This is the second year CAPE, a non-profit organization that champions diversity ... Read More »

PG&E Spreads the Word About Wildfire Safety Within the Multicultural Community

FREMONT — PG&E has communicated the importance of preparing for the upcoming wildfire season through direct communications to customers, advertising and media channels people know and trust. Those familiar channels include multicultural newspapers, news websites, television and radio stations. That’s why PG&E recently played hosts to 20 multicultural media representatives during an event at the company’s facilities in Fremont. Attendees ... Read More »

Great American Petting Zoo Returns to the Sacramento County Fair

Sacramento, Calif., (5/14/19) – The Great American Petting Zoo is a must-see attraction at the 2019 Sacramento County Fair. This petting zoo is truly unique because there are no barriers inside the enclosure. Once inside, the guests are free to pet, feed, and play with numerous animals. The farm contains 55 beautiful, friendly hand-raised animals including: Nubian and Alpine Goats, ... Read More »

California Energy Companies Announce Wildfire Preparedness Campaign Around Public Safety Power Shutoffs

San Francisco, Calif. – Today California’s three largest energy companies announced a coordinated wildfire safety and awareness campaign to prepare Californians for the threat of extreme weather and power outages during times of increased wildfire danger. The statewide Power of Being Prepared campaign is being led jointly by San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE) and Pacific ... Read More »

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