As temperatures soared into the upper 80s in some parts of the region Saturday, crossing county lines was like entering different worlds.
Despite the threat of the coronavirus, many flocked to Orange County and Ventura County beaches to beat the heat.
In contrast, L.A. County beaches remained largely empty.
Here are a few scenes showing how county lines separated a crowded day at the beach from empty sand.
Masks, gloves and protective clothing all help protect photographers out on the streets.
These are some of the unusual new scenes across the Southland during the coronavirus outbreak.
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