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Temple City Spotlight (January 12, 2009)


LUNAR NEW YEAR – The City of Temple City and the Temple City Chinese American Association will be sponsoring a Lunar New Year Celebration on January 31st from 1 – 4 p.m. at Temple City Park. Entertainment, crafts, and food samples will be offered.


The next meeting Planning Commission will be held on January 13, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the Civic Center, 5938 Kauffman Ave. The only public hearing item on the Agenda is regarding a proposed coffee house/pastry café named Café Roule located at 9153 Las Tunas Drive. The proposed project requires a Conditional Use Permit for food service and a Zone Variance because of a parking deficiency.


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


If you shave in the shower, consider turning the water off while you’re actually shaving or lathering up.


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 January 16-18, 2009. (Information is current as of 12:00 noon, Thursday, January 8, 2009. Yard sale permits issued after this publication cutoff time are not listed.)

Yard Sale Address Date
5025 Golden West Ave. 01/17,18
5405 Warman Lane 01/16,17

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