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Photo Essay: How LA Spent One Very Hot Weekend

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Coachella-schmoachella*. Not everyone fled the City of Angels in favor of the music in the desert. Record-breaking temps made this one very hot and sunny spring weekend, and that sent folks out in droves to cool off by the shore, and kept the sun shining intensely over all sorts of events taking advantage of the great outdoors we enjoy here in Los Angeles. In the mix: Earth Day weekend events hopefully had lots of people thinking about this big blue marble we call home. Here are a sampling of shots from our LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr showcasing what some Angelenos did this weekend. So what did you do?

*But if you do want to see what things looked like in Coachella...yeah, we've got pictures. [Day One] [Day Two]