How to make LA cooler amid heat waves? Change pavement color

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Reflective gray paint absorbs less heat and is better at reflecting the sun’s energy. Photo courtesy of the City of Los Angeles.

As summers get hotter, the City of LA is trying to keep neighborhoods cooler by painting streets with lighter colors. And it actually works.

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Disneyland must follow Anaheim’s minimum wage law, an appellate court recently ruled. That means all employees at the theme park will soon be earning a minimum of nearly $20/hour.