Hunter Seals, 13, of Huntington Beach tries the Flowrider at Raging Waters in San Dimas. Other kids spent the day at school.
The calendar may still say it's summer, but kids across L.A. are dealing with the looming threat of school. That's because more public schools are beginning their academic year in August, rather than the Tuesday after Labor Day.
If you've wondered why summer seems to be getting shorter, KPCC's Jed Kim has the answer.