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STEAM Family Day 2015

Feb 17, 2015
Park-Wide Science, Art, and Technology (STEAM) Family Day Celebrates Balboa Park Centennial

As the first major event for families on the 2015 Centennial Celebration calendar, the next Balboa Park Family Day, presented by the Balboa Park Conservancy, brings a world of discovery to children of all ages. On Sunday, March 15, over two dozen cultural organizations will put the fun into STEAM—Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math—through hands-on activities, crafts, demonstrations, special exhibitions, and more.  


Why Wait to Have Comfort at Home? Get an Energy Upgrade Today!

Feb 11, 2015

You’ve heard a lot about SDG&E’s efforts to upgrade the lighting and energy efficiency of Balboa Park and its cultural institutions in this space. Now it’s time to learn about energy upgrades for your own home thanks to SDG&E’s Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade program. Simply put, a home energy upgrade can help you save money now and save energy and money for years to come. 

SDG&E Can Help You Resolve to Save Energy and Money in 2015!

Jan 14, 2015

If you’ve made a resolution to save more energy this year, the availability of smart home technology, mobile apps, and related energy-efficiency tools can help. However, the ever-increasing number of choices in smart home appliances and gadgets can be a bit overwhelming if not confusing.

These four resources will help you compare energy efficiency and performance before you make your purchase:

Add Sparkle, Savings and Safety This Holiday Season and Beyond!

Dec 11, 2014

Happy Holidays, San Diego!

On December 1, 2014, SDG&E invited San Diego’s community leaders to see the new energy-efficient lighting throughout Balboa Park in preparation for the Centennial Celebrations.  

SDG&E and the City of San Diego Light Up Balboa Park for December Nights and the Centennial!

Nov 11, 2014

What would Balboa Park’s December Nights be without all the beautiful lights that create the holiday magic for the annual San Diego tradition?

This year, SDG&E and the City of San Diego have been working hard to upgrade Balboa Park’s lighting in time for December Nights 2014 and the centennial year. Anyone attending December Nights or the year-long Centennial Celebrations in 2015 will see thousands of new lights in the Park!

Balboa Park December Nights 2014

Oct 22, 2014
37th Year of San Diego's Favorite Holiday Event

Oct. 22, 2014, San Diego—Balboa Park December Nights,San Diego’s favorite kick-off to the holiday season, will take place for the 37th year on Friday, December 5 and Saturday, December 6, 2014. The beloved holiday event, co-produced by the City of San Diego and the Balboa Park Conservancy, features sparkling lights; multi-cultural music and dance performances; carolers, bell-ringers, choirs and bands; and food throughout the Park. In the spirit of the holidays, participating Balboa Park museums open their doors free of charge from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. both evenings.

MTS Rapid 215 — the New, Easy, and Affordable Way for Families and Visitors to get to Balboa Park!

Oct 15, 2014

The new Rapid 215 is now providing fast, limited-stop service to Balboa Park from downtown and all the neighborhoods along El Cajon Boulevard between University Heights and San Diego State University (SDSU). Rapid 215 is convenient to visitors arriving on Amtrak and COASTER. It also connects with the new Rapid 235; the Blue, Green, and Orange trolley lines; and many other MTS Express and local bus routes.

SDG&E: Putting Safety First — Natural Gas Pipeline Maintenance and Safety

Oct 15, 2014

SDG&E uses pipelines to deliver natural gas to residential and business customers for heating, cooking, manufacturing, and other purposes.

SDG&E: Prepare Now for Emergencies Later!

Sep 09, 2014

Learning to be safe around electricity and gas is important — especially in an emergency. SDG&E offers five easy steps to protect your family, home, and property in the case of an emergency.SDG&E Prepare Now for Emergencies

Take “One Sweet Ride” to Balboa Park!

Sep 09, 2014

Visitors to Balboa Park will have a new, faster way to travel to the Park from almost anywhere in Southern California! With the launch of new Rapid service on October 12, there will be fast, frequent service all day long right to the Park and the San Diego Zoo.