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Southland Sizzle

Hayley Mach, left, and her brother Spenser ride a paddle boat on a lake in Orange, Calif., Monday afternoon. From lakeshore their mother Kelly watches with daughters Sydney (far left), Zoey and Ruby. Cooper, the family dog, watches ducks paddle by. (Don Kelsen / LAT)
Elad Snir, 15 months, takes a drink from his milk bottle while cooling off in the shade today with his father Igal in Beverly Hills, Calif. They are visiting from Israel. (Mel Melcon / LAT)
Connie Houston of Culver City, Calif., catches rays on the beach in Playa Del Rey late Monday morning. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
Children attending an arts and entertainment camp for the summer cool off in the surf off Playa Del Rey on Monday morning. (Genaro Molina / LAT)
With temperatures soaring inland, Southern Californians headed for the coast to escape the heat. Here, people play at San Clemente Beach just south of the pier. (Mark Boster / LAT)