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2014

04/16/2014 - Spring 2014 Events Blossom in Temple City
Celebrate the season with a variety of events at Live Oak Park

04/02/2014 - Temple City Opens Recruitments to Fill Six Commission Vacancies
Residents encouraged to apply now through Wednesday, Apr. 30

03/20/2014 - Blum  Named Temple City's New Mayor [PDF]
Chavez also named Mayor Pro Tem for annual term

02/21/2014 - State of the City Address Set for March 4 [PDF]
Mayor Sternquist to present recent accomplishments and upcoming plans

01/30/2014 -
Six Temple City Homes Under Construction Hit with Burglaries [PDF]
Appliances and building materials among items stolen

01/14/2014 -
Temple City City Council Parts Ways with City Manager [PDF]

01/02/2014 -
City Offers Free Community Emergency Response Team Training (C.E.R.T.) [PDF]
Interactive trainings prepare residents in emergency preparedness and disaster response techniques

2013

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2/20/2013 - December Yard of the Quarter Winners Announced [PDF]
Visit decked out yards with downloadable holiday lights map

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2/12/2013 - City Temporarily Relaxes Enforcement of Overnight Parking Restrictions [PDF]
Relaxed enforcement of overnight parking restrictions take effect December 15 to January 6

12/05/2013 - Make TC Happen, Dec. 12 [PDF]
Plan to prioritize City projects and programs for the next five years

10/17/2013 - Free Flu Shots, Oct. 23 [PDF]
Vaccines administered on a first come, first served basis


10/16/2013 - Temple City Halloween Carnival, Oct. 31 [PDF]
Come for tricks and treats at Live Oak Park

09/16/2013 -
Homes Wanted for 'Yard of the Quarter' Honors [PDF]
Nominate a home for 'Fall Colors,' judging in October

09/16/2013 - Classic Cars and Crafters Wanted for Fall Festival [PDF]
Applications accepted thru Oct. 7 for car show entries, craft booths

09/09/2013 -
Sept. 26 Town Hall Meeting Features Mix-and-Match Discussion Sessions [PDF]
Learn what the City’s doing in finances, community preservation, economic development

09/09/2013 -
'Get Schooled' at This Year's Citizen's Academy [PDF]
Applications accepted thru Sept. 27; classes begin Oct. 10

09/04/2013 -
Temple City Designates Live Oak Park Community Center as Cooling Center [PDF]
Escape the heat wave; air-conditioned facility open through Saturday


07/19/2013 -
City, County Consider New Library; Launch Library Needs Assessment Study [PDF]
Let's talk about our library!

07/19/2013 - Routes Introduced for Possible Trolley System [PDF]
July 24 presentation to share results of transit study

07/10/2013 -
Temple City Uses the Power of Purple to Promote Cancer Awareness [PDF]
Relay for Life at Temple City High School, July 27-28

07/09/2013 - Temple City's Annual Rabies Clinic Helps Residents Meet New Animal Regulations [PDF]
July 12 event to include licensing, affordable vaccinations and micro-chipping


07/02/2013 -
City Cautions Public on Use of “Safe and Sane” Fireworks [PDF]
“Safe and sane” fireworks permitted for discharge until 12:00 p.m. on July 5

06/27/2013 -
Temple City Designates Live Oak Park Community Center as Cooling Center [PDF]
Escape the heat wave; air-conditioned facility open through Sunday


06/05/2013 -
Temple City Mayor Leads 'Biggest Loser' Fitness Challenge [PDF]
Ten-week fitness regime encourages the community to "move it and lose it"

06/04/2013 -
Concerts in the Park Back in Temple City [PDF]
Enjoy the sweet sounds of summer with Southern California's best entertainment lineup!

05/31/2013 -
Rock the Canvas Pop-Up Galleries to Feature Local Artists [PDF]
Call for Artwork open to residents of the San Gabriel Valley

05/13/2013 - Temple City Designates Council Chambers as Cooling Center [PDF]
Escape the heat wave; air-conditioned facility to be open this week


05/08/2013 - City Opens Recruitment to Fill Commission Vacancies [PDF]
Residents encouraged to apply now thru Friday, May 31

04/30/2013 - Online Survey Seeks Community Input for Improving Park Facilities [PDF]
City aims to re-create how residents recreate!


04/30/13 -
City Offers Free Community Emergency Response Team Training (C.E.R.T.) [PDF]
Interactive trainings prepare residents in first aid and emergency survival techniques

04/16/2013 - April 24 Workshop Explores City's Transit Connections, Past and Future [PDF]
Upcoming workshop, ongoing survey to identify desired stops for potential local transit


03/26/2013 - Breakfast with Easter Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt, March 30 [PDF]
Join us for breakfast and put all your (Easter) eggs into one basket

03/26/2013 - Teens, Tweens Invited to Kick Off Spring Break at Spring Fling [PDF]
April 5 event includes dance floor, rock-climbing, hunt for prizes

03/26/2013 - Temple City's First-Ever Food Truck Festival on April 27 [PDF]
Join us for the feast-ivities!

03/20/2013 - Sternquist Named New Mayor [PDF]
Blum named Mayor Pro tem, appointed by council for annual term

03/12/2013 - City Seeks Community Input for Parks and Open Space Master Plan [PDF]
Two public meetings set for March 26 and 27

03/05/2013 - Unofficial Election Results Named in Temple City City Council Race [PDF]
Incumbents Yu and Chavez have potentially secured seats

02/06/2013 -
State of the City Address Set for Feb. 19 [PDF]
Mayor Vincent Yu to review recent accomplishments and upcoming plans

02/06/2013 -
Temple City Among Top 20 Safest California Cities [PDF]
City jumps in rankings as one of the Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S.

02/04/2013 - Sample Voting Ballots Coming to Temple City Residents [PDF]
Over 17,000 ballot booklets mailed for upcoming March 5 municipal election


02/04/2013 - Transportation Services Public Forum Set for Feb. 20 [PDF]
Temple City Parks and Recreation Commission seeks feedback from Dial-A-Ride patrons


02/01/2013 - Weekly Construction Update and Traffic Advisory for Rosemead Boulevard [PDF]
Activities continue on center median work; lane closures and speed enforcement in effect


01/28/2013 - Temple City Celebrates Lunar New Year on Feb. 2 [PDF]
Cultural celebration at Temple City Park ushers in the Year of the Snake

01/24/2013 - Weekly Construction Update and Traffic Advisory for Rosemead Boulevard [PDF]
Activities to focus on center median demolition; lane closures and evening noise impacts expected

01/24/2013 - Temple City Seeking Nominations for Older American of the Year [PDF]
Nomination forms are due Feb. 13; recipient to be named May 7

01/24/2013 -
Free Income Tax Preparation at Live Oak Park Community Center [PDF]
Offered Wednesday mornings beginning Feb. 6 through Apr. 10; assistance in English and Chinese

01/23/2013 - Weekly Construction Update and Traffic Advisory for Rosemead Boulevard [PDF]
Project construction begins Jan. 24; lane closures and on-street parking restrictions take effect

01/09/2013 - Jan. 16 Meeting to Unveil Rosemead Boulevard Construction Schedule [PDF
]
$20 million project breaks ground Jan. 24

2012

12/28/2012 -
New Year's City Council Meeting Canceled [PDF]
Temple City's City Council will reconvene Jan. 15

12/19/2012 - Temple City Announces Winning Homes in Holiday Decorating Contest [PDF]
Take the family to see winning entries through Jan. 1; map is posted on the City's website

12/14/2012 -
City Temporarily Relaxes Enforcement of Overnight Parking Restrictions [PDF]
Relaxed enforcement of overnight parking restrictions take effect December 16 to January 6

12/11/2012 - Public to Consider Las Tunas Drive Design Proposals [PDF]
City unveils three streetscape concepts at Dec. 19 workshop

11/16/2012 -
Free Flu Shots Available at Live Oak Park, Nov. 27 [PDF]

Limited vaccinations will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis

11/16/2012 - Seat Open on Temple City's Parks and Recreation Commission [PDF]

Help shape the future of Temple City's parks and programming; applications due Dec. 13

11/14/2012 - Holiday Festivities at Temple City Park [PDF]
Kick off the holiday season on Dec. 6 - family fun for all!

11/08/2012 - Filing Period Opens for City Council Election [PDF]
Prospective candidates for public office can pull nomination papers starting Nov. 13

11/06/2012 - Las Tunas Dr. Project Opens With 'Engagement Party' [PDF]
Public invited to 'get engaged' and share ideas at first community meeting, Nov. 14

11/01/2012 - Let's Light Up Temple City! [PDF]
City kicks off the holiday season with annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest

10/30/2012 - Temple Citians Reminded to "Fall Back" Sunday [PDF]
Change your clock, change your smoke alarm batteries

10/25/2012 - Temple City Awarded More Than $1 Million in Transportation Funds [PDF]
See how these funds will transform Las Tunas Drive; community meeting set for Nov. 14

10/24/2012 - Senior Halloween Health Fair and Luncheon Set for Oct. 31 [PDF]
Event includes free health screenings, lunch and costume contest

10/10/2012 - Annual Fall Festival is Free Family Fun [PDF]
Family activities, car show and first-ever Chalk Walk Art Contest to highlight October 20 event

10/08/2012 - Holiday Donation Drives Begin This Week [PDF]
Help those in need and donate basic items through Dec. 17

10/08/2012 - Temple City Seeks Applicants for New Public Arts Commission [PDF]
Commissioners to help shape future of City's public arts program

10/01/2012 - Temple City Designates Council Chambers as Cooling Center [PDF]
Escape the heat wave; air-conditioned facility to be open this week

09/25/2012 - City Receives $70,000 Tree Planting Grant Award
[PDF]
At least 300 trees will be replanted after damages from last year's windstorm

09/24/2012 - Te
mple Citians Eligible for Windstorm Damage Tax Relief [PDF]
Governor signs SB 1544 into law allowing taxpayers to deduct disaster losses

09/17/2012 - Fall Festival Welcomes Classic Car Enthusiasts and Crafters [PDF]
Registrations now being accepted for car show entries and craft booths

09/14/2012 - Temple City Designates Council Chambers as Cooling Center [PDF]
Escape the heat wave; air-conditioned facility to be open this weekend

09/11/2012 -
Las Tunas Road Closure for Full Moon Happy Family Festival Starts Friday [PDF]
Three blocks of Las Tunas Drive to be closed from Friday, September 14 to Sunday, September 16

08/20/2012 -
Wild West Summer Concert Finale, Aug. 29 [PDF]

The Silverados to wrap up Temple City's summer concert series

08/14/1202 - Temple City Designates Council Chambers as Cooling Center [PDF]
Escape the heat wave; air-conditioned facility to be open this week

08/13/2012 - Temple City Welcomes Stone Soul to Concert Lineup [PDF]

Stone Soul to perform at Aug. 22 concert

08/13/2012 - Public Safety Commission Vacancy [PDF]
Applications accepted through August 24

08/07/2012 -
Dining Under The Stars "Western Roundup" Presale Tickets Available [PDF]
Ticketholders will enjoy a feast under the stars with live entertainment

08/06/2012 - Vintage Rock-and-Roll Comes to Temple City Park [PDF]
Crowd favorite Tommy Tassi & the Authentics to perform Aug. 15

07/30/2012 - '70s Retro Show Brings Disco to Temple City Park [PDF]
Grab your love beads, bell-bottoms and platform shoes, and get set to groove at Aug. 8 concert

07/23/2012 - Spend a 'Hot August Night' at Temple City Park [PDF]
Summer Concert series continues with Neil Diamond tribute, Aug. 1

07/19/2012 - Historic Resources Survey Community Workshop [PDF]
Public workshop to discuss possibility for historic preservation program July 26, 7 p.m.

07/18/2012 -  Bumptown Brings the Beat to Temple City Park
[PDF]
Summer Concerts in the Park continues July 25, 7 p.m., with "Decades of Dance"

07/11/2012 -  Tribute to 'the King' Rocks Temple City Park
[PDF]
Summer Concerts in the Park continues July 18, 7 p.m., with Elvis act

07/10/2012 -  Ca
mp-A-Palooza Brings Wild West Close to Home [PDF]
Enjoy a
fun-filled, family-friendly overnight stay at Live Oak Park July 20-21

07/09/2012 - Second Annual Compost Giveaway, July 14 [PDF]
Up to 15 gallons of free compost for Athens customers

07/05/2012 - Temple City's Annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic, July 13 [PDF]

Pet owners can vaccinate dogs and cats for $5 each


07/02/2012 - Beatles Tribute Concert at Temple City Park [PDF]
Summer Concerts in the Park continues July 11, 7 p.m., with Fab Four tribute band

06/21/2012 - Energy Efficiency Fair [PDF]
Come learn about saving energy and money on June 27

06/06/2012 - Longden Elementary School Tours City Hall [PDF]
Mayor Pro Tem Cynthia Sternquist watches as Longden fourth graders role-play a City Council meeting

05/07/2012 - Six Seats Available on City Commissions [PDF]
Applications accepted through May 31


04/03/2012 - City Launches Social Media Pages [PDF]
Connect with City Hall on Facebook and Twitter

04/03/2012 - Join the 2012 Citizen's Academy [PDF]
Learn about the workings of City Hall; applications due April 23


03/22/2012 - Vincent Yu Named Temple City's New Mayor [PDF]
Cynthia Sternquist named Mayor Pro Tem; both to serve one-year terms

03/21/2012 - City to Hold Final Workshop on Traffic Calming [PDF]

Public input needed at March 29 workshop; child care and Chinese translation available

03/21/2012 - Spring 2012 Recreation Guide Available [PDF]
Classes start the week of April 9; registration now being accepted

03/07/2012 - Breakfast with the Easter Bunny & Easter Egg Hunt, April 7 [PDF]
Hop on over to celebrate Easter with breakfast and an egg hunt


03/07/2012 - Spring Fling, March 23 [PDF]
Have fun and dance the night away at Temple City's annual teen event


02/17/2012 - State of the City Address Set for March 6 [PDF]
Mayor Tom Chavez to discuss pass year accomplishments and plans for the coming year

02/01/2012 - Creativity Needed! [PDF]
Come help shape the future of public art along Rosemead Blvd. on February 8 and 15

01/31/2012 -
Rosemead Blvd. Environmental Documents Available for Public Review [PDF]
Deadline for submitting comments is February 29

01/31/2012 - Celebrate Temple City's Senior Lunch Program [PDF]
One year anniversary lunch on Valentine's Day, February 14

01/26/2012 - Temple City to Celebrate Lunar New Year on February 4 [PDF]
Festivities at Temple City Park will welcome the Year of the Dragon

01/26/2012 -
Temple City Seeking Nominations for Older American of the Year [PDF]
Nomination forms are due February 10; recipient to be named May 1

2011
12/19/2011 - City Temporarily Relaxes Overnight Parking Restrictions [PDF]
Relaxed overnight parking restrictions take effect December 18 to January 8

12/19/2011 - Christmas Tree Pick-Up Starts December 26 [PDF]
Discarded trees must be free of ornaments and other items

12/19/2011 -
Temple City Announces Winners of Holiday Decorating Contest [PDF]
Take the family to see winning entries; the map is posted on the city website

12/19/2011 -
Low-Interest Disaster Loans Available to Temple Citians [PDF]
Federal loans range from $200,000 to $2 million; application deadline is February 17

12/08/2011 -
Update on Temple City Windstorm Response Efforts [PDF]
Electricity is restored and all roads are open; update as of 11 a.m.

12/07/2011 - Update on Temple City Windstorm Response Efforts [PDF]
Recovery efforts continue as electricity is restored; update as of 4 p.m.

12/06/2011 - Update on Temple City Windstorm Response Efforts [PDF]
Most electricity is restored; update as of 4 p.m.

12/05/2011 - Update on Temple City Windstorm Response Efforts [PDF]
Roughly 20% of city remains without power; update as of 3 p.m.

12/03/2011 -
Update on Temple City Windstorm Response Efforts [PDF]
Operations are now focused on clean-up and recovery; update as of 2 p.m.

12/02/2011 -
Clean-Up, Power Outage Continue in Aftermath of Temple City Windstorms [PDF]
Operations shift from emergency to recovery phase; update as of 4 p.m.

12/01/2011 - Temple City Declares Local State of Emergency [PDF]
Response teams deployed; status as of 1 p.m.

11/23/2011 - City of Temple City Holiday Schedule [PDF]
For the Thanksgiving holiday, Nov 24-25

11/16/2011 -
Ring in the Holiday Season with Lights on Temple City [PDF]
Christmas parade and tree lighting ceremony set for December 10

11/14/2011 - City Calendar: November 13 - December 3 [PDF]
Includes upcoming public meetings, community events and local advisories

11/08/2011 - City to Hold Workshops on Traffic Calming and Downtown Parking [PDF]
Workshops are set for November 10 and 17

11/04/2011 -
Broadway Street Closure Scheduled for November 10 [PDF]
Access to Cloverly Elementary will be limited

11/03/2011 -
City Hosts Seventh Annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest [PDF]
Get in the holiday spirit and channel your inner Clark Griswold; deadline to enter is Dec. 7

10/31/2011 -
Free Flu Shots Available at Live Oak Park, November 3 [PDF]
Over 300 vaccinations will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis

10/23/2011 - City Calendar: October 23 - November 12 [PDF]
 
Includes upcoming public meetings, community events and local advisories

10/20/2011 - Seat Open on City's Parks & Recreation Commission [PDF]
City accepting applications through November 30

10/20/2011 - Traffic Signal Upgrades Begin October 24 [PDF]
Motorists can expect minor delays at key city intersections through December 6

10/12/2011 - Annual Fall Festival is Free Family Fun [PDF]
Family activities, car show and public art dedication to highlight October 22 event

10/07/2011 - City Offers Emergency Response Training [PDF]
Free classes start November 5; enrollment open to Temple City residents

09/30/2011 -
City Calendar: October 2-23 [PDF]
Includes upcoming public meetings, community events and local advisories

09/28/2011 - Regional Water District to Give Away High-Efficiency Toilets [PDF]
October 8 event will help Temple Citians save water

09/21/2011 - City Unveils Updated Rosemead Blvd. Designs October 6 [PDF]
Designs to be presented in English and Chinese; construction begins 2012

09/20/2011 -
Classic Car and Craft Show Coming to Temple City October 22 [PDF]
Registrations now being accepted for car show entries and craft booths

08/22/2011 -
Temple City Happenings [PDF]
City events, meetings and advisories for August 22 to September 10

08/16/2011 -
Surfin' Safari Performs Free Concert at Temple City Park August 24 [PDF]
Beach Boys tribute band to deliver good vibrations

07/22/2011 -
City Collecting Donations, Accepting Applications for School Supply Drive [PDF]
Donations provide school essentials to local children in need

07/18/2011 - Temple City's Compost Giveaway Set for July 30 [PDF]
Residents can receive up to 60 gallons of nutrient rich organic compost while supplies last

07/08/2011 - Temple City Happenings [PDF]
Events, meetings and advisories for July 11-31

04/15/2011 - Six Seats Available on City Commissions [PDF]
Residents are encouraged to apply; applications due May 31

04/12/2011 - "Every 15 Minutes" Program to Provide Teens with Reality Check [PDF]
Event on April 14 and 15 will get teens to think about the consequences of drinking and driving

04/04/2011 - Southern California Chinese Relay for Life, April 16-17 [PDF]
24-hour cancer awareness event is the first of its kind for the Southern California Chinese community

03/30/2011 - Upcoming City of Temple City Events [PDF]
For the period of April 1 to April 15

03/22/2011 - Chavez Named Temple City's New Mayor [PDF]
Yu named Mayor Pro Tem; elected incumbents sworn in

03/15/2011 - City Unveils Rosemead Blvd. Designs March 24 [PDF]
Information and public input sessions to be conducted in English and Chinese

03/15/2011 - Upcoming City of Temple City Events [PDF]
For the period of March 16 to March 31

03/08/2011 - Unofficial Election Results Named in Temple City City Council Race [PDF]
Blum, Sternquist and Vizcarra have potentially secured seats

03/03/2011 -
Upcoming City of Temple City Events [PDF]
For the period of March 3 to March 15

03/01/2011 -
Temple City Launches First Farmers Market March 13 [PDF]
Market open Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. behind city hall


02/23/2011 - Environmental Document for Proposed Gateway Project Available for Public Review [PDF]
Deadline for submitting comments is March 15

02/23/2011 - City of Temple City Election Night Results [PDF]
Updates to be posted after the polls close at 8 p.m.

02/15/2011 - Temple City Bicycle Survey [PDF]
Input needed for city's first bicycle master plan; public meeting set for March 9

02/11/2011 - Used Motor Oil Collection Event, March 26 [PDF]
Residents can dispose used motor oil and oil filters at no cost

02/10/2011 - Temple City Launches First Ever Senior Meals Program [PDF]
Lunches offered weekdays starting Feb. 14 at Live Oak Community Center

02/03/2011 - Sample Voting Ballots Coming to Temple City Residents [PDF]
Over 17,000 ballot booklets mailed for upcoming March 8 municipal election

01/20/2011 - State of the City Address Set for February 1 [PDF]
Mayor Vizcarra to reflect on city’s accomplishments and expectations

01/14/2011 - City to Present Strategies in Growing its Redevelopment Program [PDF]
Community workshop to receive public input set for January 27