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Joseph Serna

Joseph Serna is a Metro reporter who has been with the Los Angeles Times since 2012. He previously worked for papers in Orange County and Signal Hill, a 2.2-square-mile city surrounded by Long Beach. He was part of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News for coverage of the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack and is a graduate of California’s community college and Cal State systems.
Los Angeles County faces '96 hours of hot temperatures' in heat wave, forecasters warns

Health officials issued a heat alert for Los Angeles County’s inland valleys Monday, warning that a multiday heat wave expected for Southern California this week will put the community’s most vulnerable residents at risk.

With heat wave coming, a frantic effort to gain on raging brush fires across California

One firefighter died in the first days of the blaze when a bulldozer he was operating tumbled down a hillside. More recently, one firefighter broke his leg and another suffered heat exhaustion, officials said.

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