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2014-04-01 12:25:56

LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National Safe Digging Month and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is reminding residents and businesses to call 811 to have utility-owned lines marked before digging in the garden or at construction sites. Calling 811 or Underground Service Alert will help avoid possible injury or damage to hidden gas lines or service interruption. A utility line is damaged by digging once every three minutes nationwide, and many of these...

2014-03-25 20:20:49

The public is invited to come and learn how Santa Barbara County's Flower Farms help grow a $770.7 million impact to the local economy LOS ANGELES, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is joining with the Santa Barbara County Flower & Nursery Growers' Association to sponsor the Carpinteria Greenhouse & Nursery Tour, an event to introduce the public to see firsthand how Santa Barbara County's flower farms work to contribute more than $770.7...

2014-03-13 12:22:48

LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), a unit of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), today closed a public offering of $250 million of 4.45 percent First Mortgage Bonds maturing on March 15, 2044. The proceeds from this issuance will be used to repay $250 million of outstanding 5.5 percent First Mortgage Bonds maturing on March 15, 2014. SoCalGas engaged four companies to act as joint book runners in this transaction: Citigroup, Credit...

2014-03-10 12:23:04

Company spends 45.4 percent of its procurement budget with woman, minority and service-disabled veteran-owned businesses LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) achieved a record year in 2013 with 45.4 percent of its contracting budget going to woman, minority, and service-disabled veteran-owned business enterprises. Over the years, SoCalGas has steadily increased its procurement with diverse suppliers and is seen as an industry leader....

2014-02-27 08:24:44

-- Company Reaffirms 2014 Consolidated Earnings-per-Share Guidance Range of $4.25 to $4.55 SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today reported 2013 earnings of $1 billion, or $4.01 per diluted share, compared with 2012 earnings of $859 million, or $3.48 per diluted share. As previously announced, full-year 2013 results included $77 million for the 2012 retroactive benefit from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) General Rate Case...

2014-02-18 20:21:40

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 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 April 15, 2014, to shareholders of record on March 10, 2014. About Southern California Gas...

2014-01-29 16:20:45

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As California policymakers and environmental regulators work to balance air quality and climate protection planning, a new study commissioned by Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) suggests that heavy-duty engines powered by natural gas can provide a viable "pathway" that can simultaneously help the state achieve pollution emission and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets. The peer-reviewed "Pathways to Near-Zero-Emission Natural Gas Heavy Duty...

2014-01-17 12:23:02

Our Best Defense is to be Prepared LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earthquakes, fires and other emergencies strike suddenly. Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is reminding customers about the importance of being prepared for California's next major emergency. "Customer safety is a top priority for SoCalGas and we want to provide information to help our customers be ready for an emergency," said Jimmie Cho, SoCalGas vice president of gas operations. "After a natural disaster or...

2014-01-06 16:23:08

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2013, Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has shown its commitment to the more than 500 communities it serves by donating $4,219,411 to various nonprofit organizations through corporate grants focused on education, the environment and local community support. Also, an additional hundreds of thousands of dollars impacted the community through employee donations and multiple fundraising efforts. SoCalGas employees have also volunteered their time...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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