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A Mark Fiore cartoon about the current heat wave showing a family wearing ice blocks on their heads that are held in place by face masks, Captioned, "face masks repurposed."

As temperatures rise in the Bay Area and across the West, KQED has some tips for staying cool during this dangerously hot weather.

Not everyone can make it to cooler places like Half Moon Bay during this heat wave, so a block of ice and a face mask may come in handy.

Striving for a better, more long-term solution than cooling down with ice, activists marched from Paradise to San Francisco to call attention to climate issues and show support for President Biden's proposed Civilian Climate Corps, a $10 billion plan that would fight climate change and create jobs.