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2014-06-26 20:21:04

California has broken the $8.5 billion mark in diversity spending LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) earned top marks as an energy utility industry leader in The Greenlining Institute's recently released 2014 Supplier Diversity Report Card. The Greenlining Institute is a multi-ethnic public policy research and advocacy group based in San Francisco and rates California utilities each year on their commitments to supplier diversity. "We...

2014-06-25 12:23:43

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today released its latest annual corporate responsibility report, detailing the company's sustainable business strategy, goals and results over the past year. The 2013 report, entitled "Achieving Balance," describes how the company is meeting increasing demand for cleaner energy, responding to customer needs and planning for the future. "At Sempra Energy, we are successful when we develop and deliver energy that is safe,...

2014-06-04 20:21:02

Increased Income Guidelines Expand Eligibility LOS ANGELES, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) customer Consuelo Torres, a single mother of two girls in Lennox, Calif., says she is grateful that the company, along with the Maravilla Foundation, replaced the original heater in her 1935 home during a cold spell earlier this year. Keith Barton, another SoCalGas customer, also had work done in his North Hollywood, Calif., home. They took part in the Energy Savings...

2014-05-19 20:20:58

Utility Employees Suffer from Dog Bites Every Year While Working LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For utility workers, a dog's bite is always worse than its bark. Every day, utility employees across California need to enter yards and homes to provide gas and electric services to customers. This routine part of their job can be hazardous when dog owners leave pets loose. May 18-24 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, a public service campaign that emphasizes the need for increased...

2014-05-08 08:26:41

Clean, Sustainable Energy to Help Agribusiness, Food Processing Industry, More BRAWLEY, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has joined with the California Energy Commission to support the commercialization of a low-cost, commercial-scale solar thermal energy technology with the promise to help businesses save money, conserve energy and support California's environmental goals. Currently operating at the San Diego State University (SDSU) Center...

2014-05-06 16:22:57

LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has declared regular quarterly dividends for the preferred series stock of the company as follows: SoCalGas: Preferred Stock $0.375 per share Preferred Stock, Series A $0.375 per share The dividends are payable on July 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on June 10, 2014. About Southern California Gas Co.Southern California Gas...

2014-05-02 08:23:12

- Company Reaffirms 2014 Earnings-per-Share Guidance of $4.25 to $4.55 SAN DIEGO, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today reported first-quarter 2014 earnings of $247 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, compared with first-quarter 2013 earnings of $178 million, or $0.72 per diluted share. Excluding a $9 million after-tax charge related to the closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), Sempra Energy's adjusted earnings were $256 million, or...

2014-04-16 16:23:42

Public Invited to Attend Conference Focused on Water Conservation, Sustainability and Energy-Efficient Building Design LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is hosting the 13(th) Annual Municipal Green Building Conference and Expo: Navigating the Road Ahead on Thursday, April 24 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its Energy Resource Center, 9240 Firestone Blvd, in Downey. The expo is Southern California's longest-running and largest sustainability...

2014-04-15 12:23:33

Affordable, Cleaner Fuel Helps Motorists Reduce Emissions, Save Money LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today unveiled its newly company-branded, public-access natural gas vehicle (NGV) refueling station in Los Angeles County. Located at the company's operating base at 44416 Division St. in the city of Lancaster, the retail station is open 24 hours a day and features a fast-fill dispenser to serve individual and fleet owners of NGVs,...

2014-04-02 12:23:11

LOS ANGELES, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has received the highest business customer satisfaction ranking among natural gas utilities in the Western United States, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Gas Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study(SM). "The recognition by J.D. Power honors the hard work and dedication of more than 8,000 SoCalGas employees who provide safe, reliable and outstanding service to our...


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  • A spider.
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