Pacific Wheel to light up for conservation

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Press release from “Conserve Energy SoCal”:

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As the temperatures in Southern California remain exceptionally high and are expected to for the remainder of the summer, “Conserve Energy SoCal” is reminding everyone to conserve energy to avoid black outs in the weeks and months ahead. 

To make getting out of the house and away from the AC more fun, the Energy Providers of Southern California, as part of the “Conserve Energy SoCal” program have partnered with local businesses offering “Hot Days, Hot Deals” discounts on Wednesday’s now through the end of September.

Entrance to Pacific Park
Entrance to Pacific Park

As part of the program, the iconic solar-powered Pacific Wheel at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will host a special light show. As the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel, the Pacific Wheel’s lights will display brilliant images and colors on Wednesday, August 17 and 31 and Wednesday, September 14 to remind everyone of the importance of conservation. 

New Hot Deals will be available every week. Here are a few of the current promotions:  

  • Solar-Powered Pacific Wheel at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier: receive a complimentary gameplay card with any purchase of a full-price Unlimited Ride Wristband from now through September. Must be redeemed online at with promotion code CONSERVEENERGYSOCAL
  • Frostbites Crepes & Frozen Delights: Buy One Frozen Custard/Italian Ice, Get One Free Every Wednesday! Valid at all Frostbites locations in Cerritos, Chino, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Long Beach, Riverside, Torrance. Just mention “Hot Days, Hot Deals” at checkout to redeem the promotionn.
  •  Diablo’s Tacos: Every Wednesday, gourmet paletas match the price of the temperature! (84 degrees= 84 cent paletas)
  • Sprinkles Ice Cream: $1 off any sundae every Wednesday through September 2016, at the following locations: Beverly Hills, Newport Beach, La Jolla, Westlake Village, Americana at Brand locations.

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