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City Light Leads and Learns at Women in Energy Symposium

Women comprise only about 25 percent of the energy industry workforce. Seattle City Light is working to fix this problem.

City Light Contributes to “Stuff the Bus” School Supply Drive

Seattle City Light has partnered with Communities in Schools of Seattle (CIS Seattle) for the 2015 “Stuff the Bus” campaign, which helps more than 9,500 low-income students in the Seattle School District head back to school with needed supplies.

City Light Employees Participate in Climb for Himalayan Children Fundraiser

Seattle City Light employees strive to give back to the community by participating in a variety of volunteering and fundraising events. Recently, Len Kannapell and Scott Cooper of City Light’s Conservation division successfully climbed Mount Rainier for the 2015 Climb for Himalayan Children, a fundraiser to support the Contact Center for homeless children in Kathmandu, Nepal.

YMCA Global Teens get City Light Tour

City Light’s Bill Devereaux and Christopher Peguero, along with Boeing’s Brian Anderson, led a tour for a group from YMCA’s Global Teens program to the South Park neighborhood in Seattle as well as Boeing’s cleanup and habitat restoration worksite on the Duwamish River.

Seattle City Light Employees Show Off Classic Cars, Raise Money for Project Share

Seattle City Light employees raised $2,400 for Project Share when they held a classic car show and barbecue Aug. 1 at the South Service Center.

April Volunteers Live Up to Public Service

Public service means just that, serving the public. This April, dozens of City Light employees put the walk in the talk, volunteering their own time to restore sensitive river waterfront and to rehabilitate the home of an elderly Korean War veteran. On April 19, City Light employees returned to the… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Addresses Strategic Plan Updates on KUNS-TV (Univision) Sat., March 29 at 6 p.m.

Tune in Saturday, March 29, at 6 p.m. to KUNS-TV (Univision) and learn about Seattle City Light’s Strategic Plan Update. Jorge Carrasco, City Light’s general manager and CEO, served as a special guest joining a “Community Conversation” for 30 minutes entirely in Spanish. Community involvement is a founding element of City Light’s Strategic Plan.

Seattle City Light Hosts Community Meeting on Streetlight System Improvements in High Point Neighborhood

Seattle City Light will be holding a community meeting in the High Point neighborhood on Monday, March 18 to discuss plans to upgrade the streetlight electrical grounding system. The project is scheduled to begin in late March and will enhance streetlight safety by reducing the risk of contact voltage through… [ Keep reading ]

City Light Employees Open Hearts on Valentine’s Day for Charities

Seattle City Light employees showed their care for their communities during a Valentine’s Day fundraiser that contributed more than $5,000 to three charities.

City Light Employees Provide Meals for Thousands

Thousands of needy people will have a meal to eat this holiday season thanks to generous Seattle City Light employees.