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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.

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

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.

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.

STEAM-Powered Park-Wide Family Day Explores Science, Art, Technology—and Fun!

Feb 24, 2014
For Immediate Release:

A world of discovery awaits children of all ages at the next Balboa Park Family Day on Sunday, March 16, when nearly two dozen cultural organizations present a wide range of activities that put the fun into STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Activities take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and are free with paid museum admission. Participating museums are also offering free admission to children 12 and under with a paying adult.

SDG&E’s Wide-Ranging Philanthropic Efforts Benefit the Local Community Every Day of the Year

Feb 12, 2014

Did you know that in 2013, SDG&E supported more than 570 nonprofit organizations that are directly benefitting the local community?   

Thank You for Conserving Energy, San Diego — It’s Working!

Jan 15, 2014

Thanks to your energy-conservation efforts, the average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has declined to levels last seen more than a decade ago. According to a recent San Francisco Chronicle/Associated Press article, home electricity use has declined because of more energy-efficient housing, appliances and gadgets.

Discounts on Energy-Efficient Lighting Available Now

Dec 11, 2013

Did you know that Balboa Park was an early adopter of light-emitting diodes (LEDs)? In 2008, SDG&E and Balboa Park partnered to retrofit the lighting for the Cabrillo Bridge and El Prado. At the time, it was quite a task to locate and install 4,000 LED lamps that resembled the previous incandescent bulbs.

MEDIA ALERT Balboa Park December Nights Important Traffic and Parking Information

Nov 26, 2013
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6 and SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7

With more than 350,000 people attending December Nights and limited parking at Balboa Park, we encourage visitors to use the FREE off-site shuttles or take public transportation.
San Diego’s iconic Cabrillo Bridge is getting a much needed upgrade. The bridge, linking Laurel Street to Balboa Park, is receiving improvements that will help protect against earthquake damage. Drivers tend to slow down next to the concrete barrier on the project, so back-ups are expected along SR-163.