Breaking News Update: Businesses along Rosemead Boulevard Re-opening, Half of Temple City Still without Power

This is a breaking news story update. Details will be provided as they become available.

Approximately 50 percent of Temple City remained without electricity, Assistant to the City Manager Brian Haworth said Friday afternoon.

Power was restored to City Hall early Friday. City employees have been working all day to clear debris from Temple City Park and Live Oak Park. Public Safety employees were sent to handle traffic-related concerns throughout Temple City.

Earlier, the City Council held a special meeting to temporarily suspend overnight parking rules in Temple City. On Thursday, the City Council declared a state of emergency to allow Temple City to receive state and federal aid.

Temple City businesses along Rosemead Boulevard have opened, because power was restored in that area.

As of 4 P.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. The City Council also suspended rules prohibiting overnight parking in Temple City.

• All Temple City Unified School District schools remain closed until Monday, December 5.

• City Hall will remain open for 24 hours daily to assist residents with any emergency-related issues. City Hall will be open for normal business on Tuesday, December 5. Flashlights are still available for residents who may need them.

• All Temple City parks are closed until further notice.

• Approximately 50 percent of Temple City homes are still without power. Southern California Edison has informed city officials that power may not be restored until Tuesday, December 6.

• Sunnyslope water customers may experience low water pressure.

• Approximately 200 trees are down. Athens Services have deployed huge trash receptacles to collect fallen tree debris.

• At least 30 homes have sustained damage.

• There are no reported injuries.


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