To help food banks continue distributing needed meals to vulnerable communities, Edison International has donated $500,000 to five Southern California nonprofits.
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.
Electricity is an essential service exempt from Gov. Gavin Newsom’s stay-at-home order.
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.
Plan advances company’s commitment to prevent utility-caused wildfires
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.
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.
More than 65% of the family-owned tea and coffee cafes use energy-efficient induction cooking equipment to make drinks and desserts.
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.
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.
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.
“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.”