Lila Seidman covers trending and breaking news for the Los Angeles Times. Over the years, she’s reported for a variety of publications, including the Daily Journal, a statewide legal publication, and the UB Post, an English-language newspaper in Mongolia, and her work has appeared in L.A. Weekly, Gawker and Vice. Prior to landing at The Times, she served as city reporter for the Glendale News-Press. A native Angeleno raised on sun and smog, she briefly deflected up north to attend Reed College in Portland, Ore., where she earned a degree in Russian and psychology.
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The hot conditions will continue Wednesday, with gradual cooling Thursday and into the weekend.
Despite Tuesday’s massive reopening and the loosening of COVID-19 rules in California, many continue to wear masks in public.
As of Tuesday, restrictions were lifted at most businesses, and Californians fully vaccinated for COVID-19 could go without masks in most settings.
Southern California’s heat wave will be most intense Tuesday and Wednesday, with gradual cooling Thursday and into the weekend.
The Flats fire, which is 30% contained, is still threatening Riverside County mountain communities, including Pinyon Crest.
An excessive-heat warning was issued for 10 a.m. Tuesday through 9 p.m. Friday in the mountains of Ventura and Los Angeles counties, not including the Santa Monica range.
“Las olas de calor tempranas y más frecuentes de este verano agravarán una situación que ya es grave”, dijo un climatólogo.
‘Early heat waves and more frequent heat waves this summer will exacerbate an already serious situation,’ one climatologist said.
The man either jumped or fell from the Catalina Express.
The COVID-19 vaccine could be approved for children in the age group by fall, if the trial in Northern California goes well, a Kaiser official said.