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Water Feature Running at the Oakland California Temple

The new water fountain feature at the entrance to Oakland California Temple
13th operating temple; closed for renovation; new water feature operating; Christmas lights on display as work progresses on the interior
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site is now completed and operating. Although renovation efforts continue inside the temple, the grounds are open and have been fully decorated for the Christmas season. Free performances are offered at the visitors' center all month.

Water Feature Progress at the Oakland California Temple

Concrete has been poured for the basin of a circular water feature being installed on the Oakland California Temple
13th operating temple; closed for renovation; new water feature operating; Christmas lights on display as work progresses on the interior
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grounds, replacing a decades-old water feature. At the center of the basin is the bottom tier of a bronze fountain. The historic temple stands in the beautiful Oakland hills.

Blue Skies over the Oakland California Temple

Crews at the Oakland California Temple
13th operating temple; closed for renovation; new water feature operating; Christmas lights on display as work progresses on the interior
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are enjoying blue skies as they continue their work on renovating the 50-year-old structure. Scaffolding is visible around the base of the central tower that is facilitating cleaning and repair of the concrete exterior. Trenches have been dug along the temple grounds for installation and repair of plumbing for the water features.

Exterior Renovations Underway at the Oakland California Temple

The iconic carving of the Savior and His disciples that decorates the exterior of the Oakland California Temple
13th operating temple; closed for renovation; new water feature operating; Christmas lights on display as work progresses on the interior
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is covered in scaffolding as the building continues to undergo renovations that include repairing and cleaning the stone cladding.

Renovation Announced for Oakland California Temple

The First Presidency has announced an extensive renovation project for the Oakland California Temple
13th operating temple; closed for renovation; new water feature operating; Christmas lights on display as work progresses on the interior
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, which will close in February 2018 and reopen in 2019, following a public open house, cultural celebration, and rededication ceremony.