This is a breaking news story update. Details will be provided as they become available.
Temple City officials stated Friday, December 2, that electricity was slowly being restored throughout the community. Homes near Live Oak Park were the hardest hit by the monster windstorm that began on Wednesday.
Yesterday, the City Council declared a state of emergency to allow Temple City to receive state and federal aid.
As of 10 A.M. on Friday, December 2, the following information has been provided by Temple City officials.
• The City Council on Thursday declared a state of emergency.
• All Temple City Unified School District schools are closed until Monday, December 5.
• City Hall will also be closed until Monday, December 5. City Hall will remain open 24 hours to assist residents with any emergencies. Residents may also pick up flashlights at City Hall.
• All Temple City parks are closed until further notice.
• Approximately 70 to 75 percent of Temple City homes are still affected. Southern California Edison has informed city officials that power may not be restored for 24 to 48 hours.
• Some Temple City homes also do not have access to water. Sunnyslope water customers may experience low water pressure.
• Approximately 175 to 200 trees are down. Athens Services will deploy huge trash receptacles for residents and Parks and Recreation staff to deposit fallen tree debris.
• At least 30 homes have sustained damage.
• There are no reported injuries