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Temple City and its neighboring communities offer virtually unlimited shopping opportunities, ranging from small specialty stores to big-box chains to giant malls.

Just a five-minute drive from the heart of Temple City is Westfield Santa Anita, a modern enclosed shopping mall whose 1.3 million square feet includes approximately 300 stores, 25 places to eat and a 16-screen cinema complex. Here one can find a large selection of apparel, electronics, shoes, jewelry, books, beauty products and more. Popular stores and restaurants include Abercrombie & Fitch, Ann Taylor, Bath & Body Works, Bebe Sport, Bliss, Borders Books, Music & Café, California Pizza Kitchen, The Cheesecake Factory, Chico’s, Coach, Crocs, Dave & Buster’s, Eddie Bauer, Godiva Chocolatier, Just Dogs Gourmet, Old Navy, See’s Candies, Victoria’s Secret and Yankee Candle Company. Large department stores anchoring the mall include JC Penney, Macy’s and Nordstrom. Westfield Santa Anita is located at 400 South Baldwin Avenue in Arcadia. Call 626-445-6255 or visit for further details.

Many locally owned businesses satisfy Temple City residents’ diverse shopping needs. One such establishment is Cal’s Jewelers, located at 5824 Temple City Boulevard. Cal’s offers exquisite jewelry and expert clock repair, and also presents a large selection of fine gemstones. Accommodating customers’ individual needs and schedules, Cal’s provides house calls upon request. For more information call Cal’s Jewelers at 626-286-7474.

Another well-known local establishment is S & S Postal Center in Temple City, an essential resource for the small business owner. The center offers a variety of services, such as mailing, shipping, copying, faxing, notary service, loan signing service and Live Scan fingerprinting service. Other popular stores, fuel stations and places to eat in Temple City include: CVS Pharmacy, Chevron, Country Gifts, Fanny’s Flowers, GP Wedding Studio and Photography, Gabriel’s Menswear Big & Tall, the Hat, Kmart, Office Depot, Pep Boys, Mobil Station, Modern Lighting, Ralph’s, Rite-Aid, Super A Market, Temple City Power Sports, Temple City Professional Pharmacy, The Crest, TJ Maxx and Valu-Mart. In addition, an abundance of service-related businesses can be found throughout the city, such as Fluid Vision Graphic Design, Lou’s Lock & Key, George’s Appliance Repair, Quality Bookkeeping, Dr. Brian Venerable Chiropractic Clinic and Wonder Cleaners & Drapery.

Neighboring communities contribute to Temple City’s strategic location for shopping. Monterey Park and San Gabriel offer a wide array of ethnic boutiques, while Pasadena features high-end specialty retailers and restaurants in its Old Pasadena historic district and Paseo Colorado shopping center.

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