In response to a summer heat wave that has seen temperatures above the hundred-degree mark in the San Fernando Valley, the city of Los Angeles on Thursday announced it's opening “cooling centers” on the weekend.
The centers will include libraries, senior citizens' facilities and park-and-recreation rooms that will be open Saturday and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m., according to a statement from Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's office. The locations include, according to the release:
Canoga Park Senior Citizen Center, 7326 Jordan Avenue, Canoga Park
North Hollywood Senior Citizen Center, 11430 Chandler Boulevard, North Hollywood
Sepulveda Rec Center/Mid-Valley Senior Citizen Center, 8801 Kester Avenue, Panorama City
Sunland Park Senior Citizen Center, 8640 Fenwick Street, Sunland
Sylmar Recreation Center, 13109 Borden Avenue, Sylmar
Van Nuys-Sherman Oaks Senior Citizen Center, 5040 Van Nuys
Boulevard, Sherman Oaks
Wilkinson Senior Citizen Center, 8956 Vanalden Avenue, Northridge.