Inside Aera

Aera ‘Impact Grants’ Boost San Ardo, Bradley Classroom Libraries

The funds buy everything from science books to popular graphic novels, helping students develop a love for reading and improving their literacy skills. Four Monterey County teachers receive the funds, but it’s the students who benefit most Students in Amy Ardouin’s fifth- and sixth-grade classrooms in San Ardo, California, love the “Who Would Win?” books. […]

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Yes, Judge Me: Grimmway Academy Science Fair Gets Help from Aera

As science-fair judges, Aera employees give many students at the Arvin-based charter school their first contact with real scientists and engineers. By creating science projects and engaging with Aera judges, students in this rural area see the possibilities of entering the STEM field Young students in Kern County’s rural areas don’t often get the chance […]

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Aera Energy Donates $280,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County

“For every dollar that Zane and his team don’t have to spend on energy bills, there’s a dollar available to help our kids and our community thrive,” Aera President and CEO Christina Sistrunk said. The youth-oriented nonprofit will get a new roof and rooftop solar-panel system, saving $60,000 in annual energy costs You can’t blame […]

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Aera-Funded Safety Program at CSUB Helps ‘Transform Lives’ 

Local employers are increasingly turning to graduates of the university’s Environmental Resource Management program, where Aera has played a key role.   Aera Energy’s investment in the four-year course of study has paid off with well-paying jobs for graduates, a stable workforce for Kern County employers Nine years after receiving a $500,000 endowment from Aera […]

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Responsibility, Community Dec 17, 2018

A holiday wish from Aera: Stay safe this season

Help your family avoid seasonal dangers with these reminders Houses glowing with colored lights. Warm rooms filled with cheer. Christmas trees decked with favorite family ornaments. “December brings holiday festivities and decorations that brighten our lives, homes and businesses. But these seasonal traditions can also increase the risk of fire and other dangers,” said Joe […]

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People of Aera, Community Dec 17, 2018

Aera employee groups use diverse interests to build strong communities

As a member of the Aera Latino Employee Network (ALEN), engineering technician Mike Arias does much more than celebrate his Hispanic heritage with co-workers. Along with fellow ALEN members, Arias participates in the yearly “Read Across America” event at Pacific Head Start in East Bakersfield. There, they help boost literacy by reading to young migrant […]

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