Take a Look at What SoCal is Doing to Beat the Heat

Southern California residents are getting creative in order to beat the heat — some finding relief in a Los Angeles fountain.

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A Los Angeles Dodgers fan shields herself from the sun prior to a baseball game between the Dodgers and the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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A Los Angeles Dodgers fan shields herself from the sun prior to a baseball game between the Dodgers and the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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While waiting in line visitors at The Broad Museum, shade themselves from the afternoon heat in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, July 7, 2017. Southern California faces more blistering heat as firefighters around the state work to corral wildfires. The National Weather Service says high temperatures between 100 and 110 degrees will be common away from the coast Friday and Saturday while some coastal sections could see highs into the 90s. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Josh Principe cools off his dog Kira on the edge of Echo Park lake in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 8, 2017. An excessive heat wave in Southern California set records in several cities, breaking a mark set for the date in Los Angeles 131 years ago, the National Weather Service said. Around noon, the downtown temp spiked at 96 degrees, topping the 1886 record by a degree. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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Ice-cream vendor Jose Villa, 65, from Sinaloa, Mexico, cools off on the edge of Echo Park lake in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 8, 2017. An excessive heat wave in Southern California set records in several cities, breaking a mark set for the date in Los Angeles 131 years ago, the National Weather Service said. Around noon, the downtown temp spiked at 96 degrees, topping the 1886 record by a degree. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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Children out of school for the summer take advantage of the Grand Park fountain in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Forecasters say a new heat wave is setting in across the interior of Southern California, and the southern Sierra Nevada is facing a period of elevated fire danger. The National Weather Service says the heat is coming from high pressure building over the desert Southwest that will expand westward. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Ian Kennedy pours water over his neck after the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Megan Moussamih reads in the shade of the Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 8, 2017. An excessive heat wave in Southern California set records in several cities, breaking a mark set for the date in Los Angeles 131 years ago, the National Weather Service said. Around noon, the downtown temp spiked at 96 degrees, topping the 1886 record by a degree. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
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People in pedal-powered boats take advantage of a breeze creating cooling spray from fountains in Echo Park Lake near downtown Los Angeles, Thursday, July 6, 2017. A heat wave blanketing the U.S. Southwest has toppled temperature records, raised wildfire danger and sent residents to pools, beaches and even fountains for cool relief. Officials warned people to avoid strenuous activity during the day on Friday, when the worst heat was expected across Southern California. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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A lifeguard scans a crowded shoreline at Manhattan Beach, Calif., on Saturday, July 8, 2017. Crowds flocked to beaches to seek relief from triple-digit heat across Southern California. An excessive heat wave in Southern California set records in several cities, breaking a mark set for the date in Los Angeles 131 years ago, the National Weather Service said. Around noon, the downtown temp spiked at 96 degrees, topping the 1886 record by a degree. (AP Photo/John Antczak)
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Tourists walking past The Broad Museum while they shade themselves from the afternoon sun in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, July 7, 2017. Southern California faces more blistering heat as firefighters around the state work to corral wildfires. The National Weather Service says high temperatures between 100 and 110 degrees will be common away from the coast Friday and Saturday while some coastal sections could see highs into the 90s. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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A woman shades her eyes from the afternoon sun on a stairway along the Disney Music Hall in downtown Los Angeles on Friday, July 7, 2017. Southern California faces more blistering heat as firefighters around the state work to corral wildfires. The National Weather Service says high temperatures between 100 and 110 degrees will be common away from the coast Friday and Saturday while some coastal sections could see highs into the 90s. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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People in a pedal-powered boat take advantage of a breeze creating cooling spray from fountains in Echo Park Lake near downtown Los Angeles Thursday, July 6, 2017. A heat wave blanketing the U.S. Southwest has toppled temperature records, raised wildfire danger and sent residents to pools, beaches and even fountains for cool relief. Officials warned people to avoid strenuous activity during the day on Friday, when the worst heat was expected across Southern California. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
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Children try to cool down and take advantage of the Grand Park fountain in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Forecasters say a new heat wave is setting in across the interior of Southern California, and the southern Sierra Nevada is facing a period of elevated fire danger. The National Weather Service says the heat is coming from high pressure building over the desert Southwest that will expand westward. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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Beverly Hubbard
NBC4 viewer Beverly Hubbard shared this photo of her 7-month-old grandson relaxing in a Rialto pool on Sunday, July 2, 2017.
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