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A heat wave swept southern California for a sixth day on Sunday, claiming the lives of an elderly couple, setting RECORD TEMPERATURES and leaving thousands of customers without power. In downtown Los Angeles, the temperature reached 99 degrees Fahrenheit (37 C), and set records along the coast in Long Beach (103 degrees/39 C) and 56 miles inland in Riverside (112 degrees/44 C). On Sunday, there was RECORD HEAT in Riverside at 113 degrees, topping records for a Sept. 2 registered in 1948 and 1955.
Adapting to the damaging effects of climate change, plants are gradually moving to where temperatures are cooler, rainfall is greater, f...