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Food Banks Get Donation Boost During COVID-19 Emergency Restrictions

To help food banks continue distributing needed meals to vulnerable communities, Edison International has donated $500,000 to five Southern California nonprofits.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

When Tammy Tran and her three sisters were growing up in Santa Ana, she recalls the food boxes they regularly received from the Orange County Food Bank filled with cheeses, cereal boxes and canned food.

“My parents are immigrants from Vietnam and were struggling. Growing up, I thought everyone got those boxes,” said Tran, a senior manager at Southern California Edison.

Electric Service Remains Safe and Reliable During COVID-19 Emergency Restrictions

Electricity is an essential service exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

As communities throughout California continue to practice physcial distancing amid Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order, the utility is reassuring its customers that electric service will not be impacted. Electric service is considered essential and Southern California Edison employees are exempt from the order.

Southern California Edison Files 2020-22 Wildfire Mitigation Plan

Plan advances company’s commitment to prevent utility-caused wildfires
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ROSEMEAD, Calif., Feb. 10, 2020 — Southern California Edison filed its proposed 2020-22 Wildfire Mitigation Plan with the California Public Utilities Commission. SCE’s multiyear plan builds on the progress made last year to reduce the risk of fire ignitions caused by utility infrastructure.

Effort to Save Burrowing Owls Goes Underground in Chino

Audubon Society, SCE volunteers team up to build artificial burrows to help bolster the dwindling population of the little birds.
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By Mary Ann Milbourn

When Brian Bielfelt had an opportunity to help build artificial burrows in Chino for burrowing owls, he jumped at the chance.

“I’ve loved burrowing owls for a long time — since I was in third grade in Florida,” said the Southern California Edison staff biologist.

Installing Solar? Here’s How You Can Save Money

Southern California Edison adds a new solar section to its Marketplace to help customers save on solar installations.
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By Julia Roether

According to a recent report from the Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan think tank, 54% of West Coast homeowners are considering putting solar panels on their rooftops.

New Year's Resolutions for a Clean Energy Future

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It’s that time of the year for New Year’s resolutions and we’re challenging you to make clean air a priority in 2020.

Whether you’re looking for easy, moderate or advanced resolutions, there are countless ways to make the clean energy future a reality. Some of our favorite and most cost-effective resolutions include planting a tree, riding your bike to work, or combining online orders to cut down on air pollution from shipping. And while these simple actions may seem small, they make a big difference.

7 Leaves Brings Sustainability to Popular Vietnamese Drinks

More than 65% of the family-owned tea and coffee cafes use energy-efficient induction cooking equipment to make drinks and desserts.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom, Energized by Edison Editor

As the line of people winds around the building, it looks like a celebrity book signing or the unveiling of a new iPhone. But no, these folks are waiting to try 7 Leaves Cafe's Vietnamese iced coffee or milk tea boba.

SCE Gives Nonprofit’s Kitchen Remodeling Plan a Boost

The donation of a combi oven and two electric induction cooktops helps The River’s Edge Ranch expand to serve more people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.
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by Mary Ann Milbourn, Energized by Edison Writer

The cooks at The River’s Edge Ranch in Lucerne Valley face a daunting task: They prepare three meals a day for the 30 men who work at the ranch — all from a 400-square-foot kitchen that has a single standard-size range with four gas burners.

This time of year can be even more hectic. The cooks start a day in advance cooking for upward of 100 members and their families during the drug and alcohol treatment center’s annual Christmas celebration.

Special SCE Tour Engineered for STEM Students

Students from Cypress High School get a lesson in utility work and career possibilities at the company’s Santa Ana Service Center.
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by Susan Cox, Energized by Edison Writer

What do engineers do?

“Every day is different,” said Danielle Chanes, a Southern California Edison distribution field engineer. “There are all sorts of engineers — mechanical, electrical, operations engineers, distribution engineers. It’s so broad I could go into any industry, so I encourage you to keep your minds open to everything.”

SCE Supports California Climate Goals With New Electrification Pathway to 2045

by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom
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The current wildfire season highlights the need to move with urgency to meet California’s ambitious decarbonization goals, and the ‘Pathway 2045’ white paper offers a road map to get there.

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The current wildfire season highlights the need to move with urgency to meet California’s ambitious decarbonization goals, and the ‘Pathway 2045’ white paper offers a road map to get there.

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