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Temple City Spotlight

Temple City Government Serving the Community!
(February 9, 2009)


The next meeting Planning Commission will be held on February 10, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the Civic Center, 5938 Kauffman Ave.


OUTSTANDING OLDER AMERICAN – Nominations are now being accepted for Temple City’s 2009 Outstanding Older American. Nominees must be at least 60 years of age and a resident of Temple City. Nominations must follow the guidelines and provide sufficient information to clearly evaluate the nominee’s contributions. Nominations must be received by February 12, 2009, and can be turned in at the Live Oak Park Community Center, 10144 Bogue Street. For further information, please contact Mary McCune, (626) 579-0461.

CAMELLIA FESTIVAL PRE-SALE RIDE TICKETS – Presale carnival ride tickets for the 2009 Camellia Festival will go on sale February 2nd at City Hall and at Live Oak Park. Sheets of 20 tickets will be sold for $10 from February 2 – 19. The Camellia Festival Carnival will be held February 20, 21, and 22 in Temple City Park.

PUBLIC MEETING REGARDING TRANSPORTATION PROGRAMS – The Parks and Recreation Commission will hold a public meeting on the City’s transportation programs, in particular the Dial-A-Ride program, during their regular Commission meeting on February 18, 2009. The meeting will be held in the Council Chambers, 5938 N. Kauffman, beginning at 7:30 p.m.


Public Safety Volunteer – The City of Temple City is looking for people interested in becoming a Public Safety Volunteer. Two programs are available in the Public Safety Volunteer program. They are the Resident Safety Volunteer Patrol (RSVP) and the Temple City Emergency Radio Team (TCERT). Applications and additional information for the RSVP or TCERT programs may be obtained from the Public Services Department at the Civic Center, 5938 Kauffman Avenue, by calling (626) 285-2171 or by e-mailing Public Safety Officer Bryan Ariizumi at


To save water . . . consider turning off any automated sprinkler systems you may have during or in anticipation of rain storms. Also, consider reducing the number of days you water, and the amount of time spent watering during cool weather and/or rainy season of the year.


YARD SALES: Temple City residents wanting to conduct a yard sale MUST have a permit. They are available from the receptionist desk at City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Drive, during normal business hours, which are Mon.-Thurs. 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. City Hall is closed on Fridays. The permits are FREE, and residents may only conduct one yard sale within a six-month period.

FREE YARD SALE ADVERTISING: If you get your yard sale permit by Thursday noon (or earlier) the week prior to the sale (i.e. about nine days prior to your sale), you’ll get the sale listed in that week’s Temple City Tribune newspaper in the “Temple City Spotlight” section for free. The Temple City Tribune comes out every Monday, and is available at many popular locations throughout Temple City.

If you have any questions, please call the reception desk at (626) 285-2171.


The following is a list of Yard Sale Permits issued for the weekend of February 13-15, 2009. (Information is current as of 12:00 noon, Thursday, February 5, 2009. Yard sale permits issued after this publication cutoff time are not listed.)

Yard Sale Address Date
9244 Live Oak Ave 02/14
4936 Fiesta Ave 02/14

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