CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 18, 1998 |
The second day of a summer heat wave scorched Southern California on Friday, breaking records and testing the thermometer's limits as temperatures soared into the triple digits in the region's valley and mountain communities. Searing temperatures may also have contributed to the death of a Lakewood woman, whose body was found Friday near a call box on Interstate 40 in San Bernardino County, about seven miles east of the desert community of Ludlow, authorities said. The body of Patricia J.