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A 3-year-old Sylmar boy died Wednesday when he climbed into this vehicle, police said. (credit: CBS)

Police Urge Parents Not To Leave Kids Alone In Hot Vehicles

Police and health officials Thursday warned the public about the dangers of leaving a child alone in a hot vehicle following the death of a Sylmar toddler.

07/31/2014

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Stifling Temperatures Sear The Southland

Temperatures reached the triple digits in much of the San Fernando Valley and 92 in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday but forecasters predict slightly lower afternoon temperatures for Friday.

07/24/2014

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Riverside County Announces Opening Of Cooling Centers

Drivers also are urged to never leave children, the elderly or pets in a parked vehicle even for a short period of time.

07/23/2014

Police say Fontana Police Officer Jaime Simmons administered emergency heatstroke triage to save Max's life.  (Photo courtesy Fontana PD)

Police: Poodle Locked In Car Trunk While Owner Went Grocery Shopping

A six-year-old poodle was recovering Wednesday after being rescued from inside a locked car trunk while his owner shopped at a Fontana grocery store, officials said.

07/23/2014

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Moisture Creates Unfamiliar Humidity Across Southern California

While Monday’s thunderstorm threats made for a pleasant drop in temperatures for many Southland residents, those working outside found less of a break.

07/14/2014

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Josh Rubenstein’s Weather Forecast (July 10)

Enjoy the cooler temperatures Thursday before things heat up again.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Sunshine Reigns Supreme On 1st Day Of Summer

This is also the longest day of the year — officially 14 hours and 26 minutes long.

06/21/2014

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Court Orders FIFA To Implement Water Breaks For World Cup Players In High Temps

A Brazilian court on Friday ordered FIFA to introduce mandatory breaks for players in World Cup matches played in high temperatures.

06/20/2014

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Fire Danger, Hot Weather Continues Thursday For SoCal

Record-heat and dry conditions will persist in Southern California Thursday, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2014

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Rip Currents Behind Vast Majority Of Lifeguard Rescues At SoCal Beaches

As Angelenos run for the beaches during this May heatwave, Southland lifeguards are urging them to check for possible riptides before jumping into the water.

05/15/2014

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Edison Offers Discount For Remote Access To Cut A/C Power During ‘Energy Events’

Looking to save a little cash on your electricity bill this summer?

05/15/2014

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California Going Through A Summer-Like Heat Wave

More than a dozen cities on Wednesday broke or tied high temperatures for the date.

05/14/2014

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Red Flag Warning Expected To Be In Effect Until Thursday Night

A red flag warning remained in effect for much of the Southland Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2014

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Hot, Dry And Windy Weather Continues In SoCal

A red flag warning issued for most of the Southland continued to be in effect Tuesday, signifying hot temperatures and Santa Ana winds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2014

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