LOS ANGELES, CA — As the weekend wraps up, we’ve rounded up all the stories you may have missed Saturday and Sunday to prepare you for Monday.

But before we jump into Southern California’s top stories, Golden State residents should grab a cool towel and a telescope.

The second heat wave this month is bringing sweltering temperatures to much of Southern California. Inland areas are expected to reach highs of 107 Monday and Tuesday, and an excessive heat warning has been issued until Wednesday afternoon.

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Temps will be a little bit cooler at night, so on Monday night, make sure to look up to the heavens to see Jupiter, which will be at its closest point to Earth since 1963. See below for a full manual on how to recognize our Solar System’s largest planet.

Back on Earth, Gov. Newsom signed a raft of progressive legislation. In addition to renaming UC Berkeley’s law school, Newsom signed AB 1766, which will allow all undocumented California residents to obtain a State ID, which will allow them to gain employment, health care, housing, tuition, and secure a bank account. It was one of several bills signed Friday that allow improved access to in-state tuition, ESL courses at community colleges, and further options to finance college educations.

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Newsom Signs Bill Allowing State IDs For Undocumented Immigrants

AB 1776 allows all undocumented Californians to obtain a State ID so they can access a number of state services.

Man Jumps To His Death From SR-125 Bridge Onto I-8

A man jumped onto the eastbound lanes of I-8 near the Grossmont Center Shopping Mall Sunday afternoon.

1-Year-Old San Diego Girl Killed In Hit-And-Run; Driver Arrested

A one-year-old girl died Saturday evening after being struck in the Castle community of San Diego, authorities say.

Southland Gas Prices Rise Sharply Again

The average price of gas in LA County rose 11 cents Sunday, the 23rd consecutive day of increases.

Firefighters Battle Brush Fire By 101 Freeway In Calabasas

Firefighters were working by air and ground to halt a vegetation fire that erupted in Calabasas near the freeway.

Pharoah Sanders, Legendary Jazz Saxophonist, Dies At 81

The revered and iconic saxophonist, who played alongside John Coltrane, died in Los Angeles.

1 Killed, 2 Injured In Fiery OC Crash

First responders pulled three people from two vehicles and an overturned semi-truck that had caught fire early Saturday.

Pedestrian Killed In Hit And Run In San Diego

A woman in her 50s was struck and killed by a hit and run driver in the Talmadge neighborhood of San Diego.

CA Lottery Swells To $325M After No Tickets Sold With All Six Numbers

There were no tickets sold with all six numbers in the latest drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery.

SD County’s COVID Hospitalizations Increase To 196

Since last Thursday’s report, four additional deaths were reported to the HHSA, increasing the cumulative total to 5,487.

LA Agencies Failed To Spend Nearly $150M In Federal Homeless Grants

An agency spokesman said that “the rental market is so hard to access, it makes it very challenging to us to use all these resources.”

Riverside County Reports 5 More Monkeypox Cases, Total Now 276

A total of 129 probable or confirmed monkeypox cases have been reported in Palm Springs, making up almost half of the county’s cases.

Alleged Purse Thief Arrested In La Quinta

A man has been linked to multiple purse thefts in the cities of La Quinta, Palm Desert and the area of Bermuda Dunes.

Felon Arrested With Firearm Next To Banning Police Department

A man was arrested after he was reportedly found carrying a loaded firearm while he was loitering next to the department, police said.

LA Lawyers Recommend $8M Settlement In Fatal Shooting Of Man By Deputy

Lawyers representing LA County have recommended an $8 million settlement of a lawsuit brought by parents of the 18-year-old who was killed.


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