For Immediate Release - August 31, 2022
Contact: Keith Sterling, Chief Communications Officer - (714) 600-0952
Beverly Hills, Calif. – As high temperatures blanket Southern California for the next several days, Beverly Hills Cooling Centers will be open through Friday, September 9, to provide relief from the extreme heat.
- UPDATED 9/6/22:
The following locations are OPEN Monday-Friday this week and provide a cool, air-conditioned environment:
✅Roxbury Park Community Center: 8am-9pm
✅La Cienega Park Community Center: 8am-9pm
✅Beverly Hills Public Library: 9:30am-9:30pm
🐾Pets may be taken to a designated room at Roxbury Park & La Cienega Park Community Centers today through Friday beginning at 10am.
City of Beverly Hills Cooling Center Guidelines for Pets:
- Pets must remain in designated 'Pet Cooling Center' rooms at all times.
- Dogs must remain on leash at all times.
- Felines, reptiles, birds and mammals must remain in their designated crates/terrariums/cages at all times.
- Patrons must clean-up after their pets.
- Pets are not to be left unattended at any time.
- No pet shall be allowed to become a nuisance or create any unreasonable disturbances inside the Community Center. Please no animals with aggressive behavior.
In addition, the California Independent System Operator has issued a statewide Flex Alert for today from 4 - 9 pm. A Flex Alert is a call for voluntary electricity conservation due to increased demand on the state’s electricity grid. With rising temperatures expected for several days, the Alerts are expected through the weekend. Workers in office environments are also encouraged to shut off any unnecessary appliances, computers, equipment and lights before leaving for the day.
Residents and visitors are urged to stay indoors when possible, use sunscreen protection and drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. For more information, please visit beverlyhills.org/sunsafe.