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Experts Weigh In On Skinny Water, Coconut Water, Other Specialty Brands Of H2O

From “skinny water” to “coconut water” to “vitamin water,” it’s easy to get confused by all the specialty waters out there, especially when people are struggling to stay hydrated in this heat wave.


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North Hollywood Ice Co. Cooling Things Down

North Hollywood Ice Company has been providing ice to residents since 1929, and this heat wave is just increasing business.

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Bears Ransacking Homes, Stores For Food Amid Record Drought, Heat

The summer heat has forced more bears into foothill communities and backyard pools to beat the heat and find some food.


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Fontana Woman Arrested For Allegedly Leaving Son Inside Hot Car

A Fontana woman was arrested Wednesday for allegedly leaving her son locked inside of a car in the sweltering heat.

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Cool Down At Los Angeles, Pasadena Public Pools

The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation announced Wednesday that all pools will remain open through Sept. 5.

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Excessive Heat Warnings To Go In Effect Wednesday

After weeks of mild summertime temperatures, Southern Californians sweltered Tuesday in a heat wave expected to last for days and bring record temperatures to the region.


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Bear Cubs Escape Heat With A Swim In Pasadena Pool

With temperatures reaching into the triple digits Monday three bears sought relief from the heat in a Pasadena swimming pool.


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Heat Advisory Issued For LA County

Triple-digit temperatures across the Southland forced officials to warn residents to stay hydrated and remain inside if possible.


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Southern California To Swap Heat For Thunderstorms

Southern California added the threat of fires and flooding to its misery on Thursday as forecasters predicted continued hot, muggy weather coupled with the chance of thunderstorms.

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Bear Reportedly Seen In Pasadena Foothills; 3rd Sighting In 3 Days

The third bear sighting in three days was reported in the foothills of the San Gabriel Valley on Wednesday.


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Excessive Heat Warning Issued For Several Southland Areas

An excessive heat warning denoting potentially deadly conditions will be in effect over vast areas of the Southland Wednesday and Thursday as a result of the heat wave gripping the region.

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Triple-Digit Temperatures Continue For Second Straight Day

Temperatures again climbed into triple-digit territory in valley areas of the Southland Tuesday.

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Evacuations, Heat-Related Injuries In San Bernardino Fire

At least three firefighters suffered heat-related injuries and dozens of residents evacuated their homes after a fire broke out above State Highway 18.


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Ray Allen To Visit Heat, Clippers

The NBA champion Miami Heat will get to make their sales pitch to Ray Allen. A person familiar with Allen’s plans told The Associated Press that the free-agent shooting guard will visit with Heat officials Thursday. Allen also is scheduled to visit Friday with the Los Angeles Clippers, according to the person who spoke on condition of anonymity because the plans were not announced.


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Miami Heat Win NBA Title

The decision is final: LeBron James made the right call coming to Miami. Finally an NBA champion, it’s all worth it now.