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Too cool for school? Share photos of your child's first day back in the classroom with us

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@jocaza

Instagram user @jocaza shared this photo of her daughter taking off for school.

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Britt Michaelian

Maya Michaelian lugs her textbooks to her first day of classes in Newport Beach.

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Katherine Steelman

Cousins Julius and Diego pose outside of Cortez Elementary.

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Courtesy of Mindy Oswalt

Tess Oswalt sits down for her first day of fourth grade at Calahan Elementary School in Northridge.

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Odysseus Bostick

Odysseus Bostick's daughter lines up for class at Broadway Elementary Mandarin Immersion.

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Wendy Stackhouse

Liam Stackhouse starts his first day of sixth grade.


We know your kids would rather be splashing in the pool, but it's time to jump back into the books.

Tuesday was the first day of school for many students across the Southland, and we want to see photos of you and your loved ones heading to class.

Send us photos of your child's very first day of elementary school, your teen driving off to high school, your friend rolling out of bed to catch a lecture or your favorite teacher.

Here's how to send us your Instagram images:

Here's how to send us your Twitter images:

That's it. We'll find them from there. If you don't use Instagram or Twitter, email your photos to pix@kpcc.org and then check back on the site to see your photos.

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No sweat? Show us how photos of how you're surviving #heatwaveLA

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John Rabe

KPCC's John Rabe tries to fry an egg on the asphalt in Northridge where temperatures topped 100 degrees. You can hear if it worked this weekend on Off-Ramp.

With this weekend promising to be the one of the hottest of the year, the revenge of summer will see temperatures dripping into triple digits in some parts of the region. KPCC wants to see what you're seeing and doing as you try to beat the heat. 

Use your phone and start capturing images that show us how. hot. it. is. out. there. We'll be posting your pics on KPCC.org, Instagram, and may even announce your photo on the radio.

Here's how to send us your Instagram images:

Here's how to send us your Twitter images:

That's it. We'll find them from there. If you don't use Instagram or Twitter, e-mail your photos to pix@kpcc.org, and then check back on the site and Instagram to peek on your perspiration filled works of art. How hot is it? Show us.

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Facebook to buy Instagram for $1 billion

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Photo by Cris via Flickr Creative Commons

Things are about to get square -- Facebook announced it will be buying Instagram for $1 billion in cash and stock, reports Business Insider.

The mobile-only photo app grew from 1 million users in January 2011, to 15 million in December 2011, to 30 million users today, they say.

Mark Zuckerberg just announced the news on Facebook saying "I'm excited to share the news that we've agreed to acquire Instagram and that their talented team will be joining Facebook."

More angles as they develop.

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