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Carwash workers endure record-breaking heatwave

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| Experts say the best way to survive the heat is to stay indoors. It was 112 in Pasadena, but workers at a local carwash beat the heat by staying in the sun.

Heat wave will stop roasting SoCal soon — just not yet


Relief is on the way, but not immediately. Temperatures will be a few degrees cooler Thursday and Friday, but still above normal.

Heat hacks: How to stay cool without air conditioning


A heat wave is hitting on Southern California. Find a cooling center near you and get tips for the air-conditionally challenged.

Ughhh, it’s 100+ degrees in SoCal. Here’s why


High pressure over the Great Basin is bringing unseasonable heat to Southern California.


Outdoor air quality suffers as temperatures rise


If you do want to go outside and get moving, the best time is early in the morning or after sunset, when ozone levels will be at their lowest.

This is your body on extreme heat


No, it's not just you. This heat wave really is making you feel crappy. Experts say extreme heat saps energy, shortens breath, fogs thinking, and can stop you short with cramps.


For homeless, libraries offer more than just heat relief


Libraries like Pasadena's expect a spike in the number of homeless visiting their facilities during the heat wave this weekend.