With High Temperatures Looming, WeHo Opens Cooling Center Tomorrow

west hollywood cooling center, plummer park, air conditioningWith Los Angeles-area temperatures forecast to be in the high 80s throughout the weekend, the City of West Hollywood once again is providing residents with a cooling center at Plummer Park.

The air conditioned area is at Plummer Park’s  Community Center Senior Lounge. It will be open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. People using the cooling center are encouraged to bring books or board games and to otherwise engage in quiet activities. Staff members at Plummer Park are available to direct people to the Senior Lounge.

The high heat, coupled with low humidity, can make the weather dangerous as well as uncomfortable. It is important to stay out of the sun, avoid strenuous activity, drink plenty of water and wear lightweight clothing.

West Hollywood provides free transportation to Plummer Park, which is at 7377 Santa Monica Blvd. near Fuller, through its Cityline service. The Cityline shuttles are ADA-accessible. Cityline operates Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and shuttles arrive approximately every 30 minutes. For additional information and a detailed route map, visit www.weho.org/cityline. Route maps are also available on Cityline shuttles and at West Hollywood City Hall, located at 8300 Santa Monica Blvd. at Sweetzer.

For more information regarding the City of West Hollywood’s cooling center, call (323) 848-6308. For more information about Cityline, call (323) 848-6510. For people who are deaf or hard of hearing, call (323) 848-6496.

WEST HOLLYWOOD, July 31, 2014 – With temperatures climbing across Southern California, and with high temperatures forecast this weekend throughout metropolitan Los Angeles, the City of West Hollywood is providing a Cooling Center during the next three days at Plummer Park’s Community Center Senior Lounge, located at 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard.
The Cooling Center is scheduled to be open daily on Friday, August 1, 2014 and Saturday, August 2, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; it will also be open on Sunday, August 3, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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