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Temple City Spotlight

Temple City Government Serving the Community!
(February 2, 2009)


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.


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.


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


What you can do, and how much water you can save!

– Turn off the water when you brush your teeth. . . . 3 gallons per day
– Shorten your showers by one or two minutes . . . . 5 gallons per day
– Fix leaky faucets . . . . 20 gallons per day
– Wash only full loads of laundry. . . . 15 to 50 gallons per day

Talk to your family and friends about saving water. If everyone does a little, we all benefit a lot!


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 6-8, 2009. (Information is current as of 12:00 noon, Thursday, January 29, 2009. Yard sale permits issued after this publication cutoff time are not listed.)

Yard Sale Address Date
6003 Alessandro Ave. 02/07,08
4828 Cloverly Ave. 02/07,08
5226 Temple City Blvd. 02/07

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