Noticed changes in LA air? More heat and humidity, less toxicity

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Santa Monica beach is seen on a clear day, February 25, 2022. The air is cleaner than in the past — South Coast Air Quality Management District says ozone levels are at less than half of what they were in the 1950s. Photo by Amy Ta.

LA is on average more than 4 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than it was in the 19th century. Warmer air can hold more moisture, and the ocean is evaporating faster, which means extra humidity too. 

Jaime Jarrín has been the Spanish language voice for the Dodgers over the last 64 years. He’s called thousands of games, and his retirement comes at the end of this season.