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July 9, 2020 I Mayor’s Message
In his latest message, Mayor Tom Chavez answers questions from the community: https://bit.ly/2Z8QXTa
July 8, 2020 I Sgt. Peppers Summer Concert
🎶Here comes the fun (do do do do)🎵 Tonight Sgt. Peppers kicks off TC’s first virtual summer concert series with a special set of Beatles hits that will have you ready to twist and shout in your own living room. Tune in tonight at 7 p.m. on Facebook and Instagram (@ConnectWithTC); you can also watch it on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/iZ1IWcrms_E
July 7, 2020 I City Council Meeting
The City Council meets tonight to consider the following items (as identified in the supporting graphic). To view the full agenda: https://bit.ly/3gGeWPH
July 1, 2020 I Summer Concert Series
Despite the pandemic, the show will go on for Temple City’s popular summer concert series—but with a twist. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3ggg0t7
June 30, 2020 I Crackdown on Illegal Fireworks
With the holiday weekend coming up, this is a reminder that illegal fireworks will not be tolerated in the city, and those caught may be fined between $1,000 and $5,000. "Safe and sane" fireworks may be ignited between noon and 10 p.m. on July 4. More info: https://bit.ly/3im8AXs
June 29, 2020 I Virtual Summer Day Camp
Register now for our NEW Virtual Summer Day Camp! Children ages 5-14 can enjoy arts and crafts, sports, virtual excursions, and even make s’mores all from the living room! Weekly sessions begin July 6 through August 21. Registration is $35 a week, which includes camp supply materials. More info: https://bit.ly/2ND4Anf
June 23, 2020 I Enter Face Mask PSA Video Contest
Lights! Camera! Action! 🎥 Enter #TempleCity’s video contest and send us your best videos (up to 30 seconds) showing the importance of wearing face masks.😷 The winners will earn prizes, bragging rights and may help keep Temple Citians safe! Together, #WeGotThisTC. View contest details here: https://bit.ly/3e2JiL2
June 19, 2020 I Business Reopenings & Required Face Masks
LA County officials have announced that nail salons, bars and other businesses can reopen today, as long as they implement infection control protocols: https://bit.ly/3hHQoXK. This comes on the heels of Governor Newsom’s announcement yesterday that requires all Californians to wear face mask coverings while in public or in high-risk settings: https://bit.ly/37POMGT.
June 18, 2020 I Economic Relief Grants
Applications open today for our economic relief grant program, intended to provide 30 small businesses with up to $10,000 and 71 households with $3,000 in rental assistance. The grants, which do not have to be paid back, are available to those who meet federal income guidelines and can demonstrate negative impacts by COVID-19. To learn more: https://bit.ly/37ESG5j
June 17, 2020 I Blazin’ Chicks
With warmer weather and summer just around the corner, may we suggest turning up the heat even more with a fried chicken sandwich from Blazin’ Chicks? Read all about it in this article written for (the now canceled summer issue of) CONNECT: https://bit.ly/3diTyxX
June 16, 2020 I Local COVID-19 Response
Up for Council consideration tonight are two proposals that will bring economic relief to TC residents and businesses affected by COVID-19. If approved, the application process for relief grants could start later this week, while implementation of the recovery plan would begin next month. To view the meeting agenda and related staff reports: https://bit.ly/2URg9ei
June 15, 2020 I Replace Your Ride Program
Receive up to $9,500 to replace your ride with a more fuel-efficient vehicle. To check eligibility requirements and to apply: https://bit.ly/2zAwFrL
June 11, 2020 I LA County Moves to Reopen Key Sectors
LA County officials are allowing gyms, day camps and other places to reopen with modifications as early as tomorrow, June 12. Learn more: https://bit.ly/2YjEKtg
Nail salons, tattoo shops, bars, theaters, concert halls, gaming facilities and theme parks are still closed countywide. Despite lifted restrictions, parties, gatherings and the mixing of households are still prohibited.
June 10, 2020 I Face Mask PSA Video Contest
Are you a budding filmmaker? A TikTok master? A whiz with your smartphone’s camera? Enter the City of Temple City’s first video contest! Send in videos (30 seconds or shorter) on the importance of wearing facemasks. Not only are there prizes at stake, but your video might help save lives. Remember, that together, #WeGotThisTC. Details here: https://bit.ly/3e2JiL2
June 9, 2020 I COVID-19 Summary Report
Check out our latest summary report to see how COVID-19 is affecting TC: https://bit.ly/37h3m9Y. Stay tuned as County officials could announce further reopenings later this week.
June 5, 2020 I Online Voting Begins for People’s Choice Award
New this year to Temple City’s Got Talent, viewers at home can vote for their favorite performance to receive the People’s Choice Award. Online voting closes Sunday, June 7 at 11:59 p.m.: https://bit.ly/2Y5QAqH
Want to rewatch the show or take it in for the first time? Visit templecity.us/talentshow.
June 5, 2020 I Reminder: Temple City’s Got Talent
T minus 3 hours until our virtual Temple City’s Got Talent competition! You don’t want to miss it! To watch: https://bit.ly/2UehxYk
P.S. We got a sneak peek and our jaws are still on the floor.
June 4, 2020 I Temple City’s Got Talent
We have your Friday night entertainment sorted. Log in TOMORROW at 7 p.m. to templecity.us/talentshow for our virtual Temple City’s Got Talent showcase! We’ve got a fantastic lineup of performers vying to become TC’s next big star! And new this year: A People’s Choice Award, so be sure to watch and cast a vote for your favorite act!
June 3, 2020 I County Imposes Fourth Night of Curfew
LA County officials have imposed a fourth night of curfew. Tonight’s curfew, which applies to Temple City, will begin later than previous nights as the County assesses public safety needs on a daily basis. More info: https://bit.ly/3gQZQrq
June 2, 2020 I County Officials Extend Curfew
The countywide curfew, which applies to Temple City, will continue tonight, June 2, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, June 3. More info: https://bit.ly/3dvvkRG
June 1, 2020 I County Officials Extend Curfew
The countywide curfew, which applies to Temple City, will continue tonight, June 1, from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, June 2. More info: https://bit.ly/3gLJ64C
May 30, 2020 I Countywide Curfew In Effect Tonight at 6 p.m.
LA County officials have declared a 6 p.m. curfew beginning tonight through 6 a.m. tomorrow morning. Residents should remain in their homes and only go out to seek medical care or go to an essential job: https://lacounty.gov/wp-content/uploads/Curfew-order.pdf
May 30, 2020 I Reopening of Salons and On-Site Dining
Dine-in restaurants and hair salons can now reopen countywide with restrictions. To view guidance documents:
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May 28, 2020 I Rocket League
E-sports is coming to TC this summer! Join the city’s very first e-gaming league—form a group of three and play Rocket League, a competitive virtual soccer game featuring rocket-powered cars: https://bit.ly/3dephRk
May 27, 2020 I LA County Issues Modified Health Order
LA County officials have released a modified health order allowing churches, stores, pools and other uses to open with restrictions: https://bit.ly/2ZHVrB5
May 20, 2020 I TC’s Got Talent
The show will go on! This year’s TC’s Got Talent will be held virtually to feature the best and brightest in our community. If you have a hidden talent to showcase, it’s not too late to audition—and you can do it right from your living room! The deadline for submissions is May 29: https://bit.ly/2WBOL4m
May 20, 2020 I LA County Reopening
Supervisor Kathyrn Barger announced yesterday a July 4 goal for the full or staged reopening of retail, restaurants and malls countywide: https://bit.ly/2WO2Nkr