Council Meeting

The next regular City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 at 7:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers located at 5938 Kauffman Avenue. Members of the public can attend the meeting in person or watch the livestream of the meeting online by CLICKING HERE and on Youtube, ConnectwithTC.

Youth Committee

For more information regarding the Youth Committee, please visit the City’s website, https://www.ci.temple-city.ca.us/ or email the City Clerk’s office at cityclerk@templecity.us.


Halloween Carnival

Join us Tuesday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for a ghoulish good time! Families are invited to a fun Halloween event at Live Oak Park, located at 10144 Bogue Street. Enjoy spooky decorations, arts and crafts, have fun at our 20 game booths, jump around at our inflatable zone, capture a memory at the photo booth, enjoy a delicious meal and treat from food trucks, take a walk down the trunk or treat, and enjoy tons of candy! Keep an eye out for the Costume Patrol! This year, special guests will be patrolling the Halloween event in search of stand-out Halloween costumes. All awardees will be presented with a unique prize. For more information please visit www.templecity.us/halloween.

L.E.A.D. Program

The Leadership Education and Development program (LEAD) facilitates opportunities for middle school and high school students ages 12–17 years old to earn volunteer service-learning hours, develop confidence in leadership skills through a mentorship program, and learn about educational and future career opportunities. In addition to accruing community service hours needed for school, participants will develop various leadership skills to create positive impacts in the Temple City Community. For more information, please email Parks and Recreation Coordinator Chris Jimenez at cjimenez@templecity.us.

Youth Basketball

Dribble, shoot, score! Register youth ages 3.5 years- 14 years (8th grade) for our popular basketball program, where participants play in a fun, exciting, and positive environment. Participants will practice friendly competition, fair play, teamwork, and sportsmanship while learning the fundamentals of basketball and improving their technique. Top players may go on to play for the Temple City All-Star Team and compete against other cities in the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation (SCMAF) competition. Registration is now open. For more program information, please visit www.templecity.us/basketball.

• League Dates: December 4, 2023 – February 2, 2024

• Playoff Dates: March 2, 2024 – March 16, 2024

*No practices December 24-January 7.

Veterans Day Celebration

Join us as we commemorate the service, sacrifice, and immeasurable contributions of our veterans who have proudly worn our country’s uniform to defend and preserve our precious liberty. The City of Temple City will celebrate Veterans Day on November 11, 2023. The celebration will take place at Temple City Park and feature speeches, aircraft flyovers, recognition of veterans in attendance, and other commemorative festivities. The program will begin at 10:30 A.M. at Temple City Park’s Performing Arts Pavilion, located at 9701 Las Tunas Dr., Temple City. For more information, please visit www.templecity.us/veterans.



The Community Development Department has released its monthly report for September 2023.

Building permit valuation in September 2023 was 13% lower than September 2022. Fees collected in September 2023 were also lower than September 2022 – a 38% decrease. Only 152 permits were issued in September 2023, which was 9% lower than the number of permits issued in September 2022. All the significant permits issued in September were for accessory dwelling units or house additions.

Planning received 11 new applications in September 2023. These included 6 ADU applications, a new two-story house, 2 house additions, a 9-unit multi-family development, and a conditional use permit to expand restaurant uses in the Temple City Marketplace shopping center.

Two business licenses were issued in September. One was for a new restaurant and the other was for a retail business.

Community Preservation continued to be active in September 2023. So far this year, the number cases opened were 16% higher than the previous year. 66% of the cases opened in September were initiated by the inspector, with 29% initiated by the public.