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SoCal Heat Wave: Good and bad for business?

Triple-digit temperatures impact Southern California businesses.
Triple-digit temperatures impact Southern California businesses.
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With temperatures in Southern California reaching triple digits today and tomorrow, how are local businesses dealing with the heat?

For those who have to work outside-- mail carriers, construction workers, pavers, and roofers-- there's no real way to escape the scorching temperatures. But as we learned from John Navarro, owner of Navarro Roofing in Covina, the high temperatures and dry weather can in some ways make the job a little easier.

While you'd think that 100-degree weather would be great for sales at an ice cream shop, Matthew Kang, owner of Scoops Westside, says that's not always the case.

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