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Who Will Be Balboa Park’s Next Top Dog?

Jul 09, 2014
Annual contest awards family-friendly prizes to most fetching photos

Shutterbugs and Instagramers can show the rest of the world how much more beautiful photos of Balboa Park look with their dog posed in them by participating in the Balboa Park Top Dog Photo Contest. The pooch-friendliest photo contest in San Diego will accept entries beginning July 14 to determine this year’s leader of the pack. An online public vote decides the three prizewinners, including the grandest prize: an exclusive “Furry Kids Eat Free”overnightpackage from Loews Coronado Bay Resort.

Warm up to this cool offer!

Jul 09, 2014

SDG&E is offering free ecobee programmable thermostats that can be controlled remotely from your smart devices. On Reduce Your Use days, you can earn an even higher credit by allowing your air conditioner to cycle or be raised 4 degrees. That’s cool! Act now because this thermostat offer is available in limited numbers.

To see if your home qualifies for this offer, visit sdge.com/thermoenroll. Use promo code “Balboa”.

SDG&E Update: Good Things Come in Energy Savings Packages

Jun 10, 2014

To optimize and manage costs, SDG&E has been investing in advanced technology that has translated into millions of dollars in savings for its customers.

“Innovation is at the core of all that we do and central to our initiative to lowering our overall cost structure. By reducing costs, we are doing our part to mitigate rate impacts on our customers,” said Jeff Martin, CEO of SDG&E.”

SDG&E Remembers & Honors All Who Have Served

May 13, 2014

Memorial Day, on May 26, honors men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. In December 2000, the federal government passed The National Moment of Remembrance Act. The National Moment of Remembrance encourages all Americans to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day for a minute of silence to remember and honor those who have died in service to the nation.

Twilight in the Park 2014: Complete Schedule

Apr 15, 2014

Twilight in the Park 2014

Summer Concerts

Schedule subject to change

6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Spreckels Organ Pavilion 

 

June

Tue. 17            Japanese Navy Band

Education Is the Heart of Earth Day!

Apr 07, 2014

Last month, representatives from dozens of nonprofit organizations attended thekick off of SDG&E’s annual Environmental Champions Initiative, a $1 million charitable giving campaign that funds local environmental nonprofit organizations that engage and educate young people in the community as stewards of the environment.

Japanese Friendship Garden to Produce Documentary About San Diego's Japanese American Community

Apr 01, 2014

Media Contact:

Lauren Manalo
619-2322721
For Immediate Release:
Press Release 
For Immediate Release 
Media Contact: Lauren Manalo 
P: 619.232.2721 ext.

Balboa Park's Zoro Garden Sustainable Design Transformation

Apr 01, 2014

Media Contact:

Kathryn Kanaan, KDA Landscape Architects
619-840-5174
For Immediate Release:
Event to be held on April 11, 2014

NEWS RELEASE for immediate use

THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO, FRIENDS OF BALBOA PARK, LOCAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS AND PARK-LOVERS CONVENE TO TRANSFORM BALBOA PARK’S ZORO BUTTERFLY GARDEN THROUGH SUSTAINABLE DESIGN

Contact: Kathryn Kanaan, KDA Landscape Architects
kathryn@kda-landscapearchitects.com 619-840-5174

Daylight Saving Time Tips

Mar 03, 2014

Balboa Park will be celebrating its Centennial next year. But did you know that Balboa Park is actually three years older than Daylight Saving Time? During Daylight Saving Time, longer days with sunlight mean potential energy savings for you!

Daylight Saving Time Tips     

Let the sunshine in. Take advantage of natural daylight to reduce lighting. Dim or turn off lights during the day.