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In Case of an Emergency, Be Prepared!

Sep 13, 2016

Did you know that September is National Preparedness Month?

In Balboa Park, many of the museums and institutions have developed safety plans for their patrons and guests should an emergency arise. This ongoing commitment to public safety is shared by San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E).


Sep 13, 2016


MTS is asking San Diegans to take a survey this month about what they think could increase the use of transit to Balboa Park and other places that MTS serves. The survey is the first step in a study to determine what changes could be made in the MTS system to improve service and efficiency.



How to Participate 

Read and Ride MTS to Balboa Park!

Aug 11, 2016

Make your next trip to the Park environmentally responsible and enjoyable by reading or listening to a good book while you take transit! The MTS eBook Club offers riders the ability to download free books on a smartphone or eReader by visiting

SDG&E Recognized by White House for Forging Path to Electric Transportation Future

Aug 11, 2016

Last month, the White House launched an array of initiatives to accelerate electric vehicle (EV) adoption in America. These efforts include unlocking up to $4.5 billion in loan guarantees for installing new charging infrastructure, promoting new battery and fast-charger technology to lead the industry forward, and encouraging local, state, and federal governments to purchase electric vehicles as part of their fleets. 

Save Money and Energy as Summertime Heats Up

Jul 14, 2016

A reminder for San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) customers: the transition to a new electric rate structure that began last September enters the next phase in July 2016. How these changes affect your electric bill will depend on your energy use, where you live, and whether you’re enrolled in a bill discount program like California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE).

Twilight in the Park 2016 Complete schedule

Jun 15, 2016

Twilight in the Park - 2016 Summer Concerts
From June 21 - September 1: Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, 6:30-7:30pm  
Spreckels Organ Pavilion
Schedule subject to change without notice


SDG&E Giving: Working to Preserve San Diego’s Natural Beauty

Jun 14, 2016

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recognizes the value of community partnerships when it comes to making a difference in communities throughout San Diego and southern Orange counties. Through its various giving initiatives and partnerships, SDG&E helps develop the next generation of leaders, protect the environment, improve the region’s emergency preparedness, and support economic development.

Green Is More Than Green When It Comes to Sustainability in Balboa Park

May 09, 2016

Did you know that there are 11 LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified buildings in Balboa Park?

Last year, during the Centennial celebration of the Panama-California Exposition, Balboa Park obtained six LEED® certifications, more than half of the total LEED® certifications since the program’s founding in 2008.

Balboa Park Comes Alive after Five Every Friday Night This Summer

May 03, 2016
Balboa Park After Dark: May 27 – Sept. 2 | Food Truck Friday: June 3 & 17; July 1 – Sept. 2

SAN DIEGO —Balboa Park comes alive after 5:00 p.m. on Fridays all summer long with two new programs that promise to make the Park a popular date-night destination. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, 10 park museums will stay open until 8:00 p.m. or later as part of the new Balboa Park After Dark program. In addition, hungry museum goers can enjoy live music and gourmet food truck fare from a rotating selection of eight to 10 food trucks parked on the Plaza de Panama and Prado walkway from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Fridays, June 3 & 17, and from July 1 to September 2.