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Heat wreaks havoc

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East Los Angeles residents refresh themselves at the City Terrace Park swimming pool. (Javier Manzano / LAT)
Relief
RELIEF: Philip, 10, and Caroline Alvarez, 7, play in the sprinklers at Warner Park. On Saturday, Woodland Hills had the hottest temperature ever recorded in Los Angeles County: 119 degrees. (Anne Cusak / LAT)
Taking in the shade
TAKING IN THE SHADE: An Nguyen, 73, right, and his wife, Hiep Nguyen, 60, find relief from the heat in Reseda Park. The couple has have been spending their days in the park because they have not had power in their home since Saturday. (Bryan Chan / LAT)
Sweaty
SWEATY: Barbara Altman, 74, of Van Nuys has been without power since Saturday. (Bryan Chan / LAT)
Busy
BUSY: Wayne Nickolisen monitors statewide power use for the Independent System Operator in Folsom. (Robert Durell / LAT)
Heat
With Woodland Hills hitting a record 116 degrees, the Woodlands Recreation Center pool was filled until closing time. (Gina Ferazzi, Los Angeles Times)
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Woodland Hills residents find relief from the record 119 degree temperature at the Woodlands Recreation Center pool. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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Madison Burke,3, of east Los Angeles cools off with a garden hose. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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Kyyam Okonkwo, 7, of Woodland Hills, stays cool in the record 119-degree temperature at the Woodlands Recreation Center pool. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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The Huntington Beach Pier is a popular place for a walk on a very hot day. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
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Ruby Cook of Dana Point sets up an umbrella near the Huntington Beach Pier. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
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