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Hikers walk toward the snow-dusted mountains in La Crescenta's Deukmejian Wilderness Park. The weekend storms also brought rain to Southern California and a boom to the region's ski resorts.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times

Violet Chaidez of Pomona ,left, and her sister Daisy enjoy the cold wet snow on their faces off Mt. Baldy Road as another winter storm drops the snow level below 4,000 feet Saturday afternoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Aaron Baddeley of Australia hits to the 11th green as rain falls in the third round of the Northern Trust Open PGA golf tournament at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades Saturday afternoon.


Reflected through a store's front window, pedestrians get caught in a heavy downpour in Old Town Pasadena on Friday night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

A woman uses a shopping bag to stay dry during a heavy downpour in Old Town Pasadena on Friday night.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Pedestrians get caught in a heavy downpour in Old Town Pasadena. The storm is expected to linger in the area through Saturday evening.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

A resident on Ocean View Drive in the Paradise Valley neighborhood of La Cañada Flintridge is asking that people do not take his sandbags that are already filled with sand to protect their homes. Olivia Brown, a nearby resident, said most residents have been prepared for rain with sandbags and K-rails since October.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Andrew Minc, 24, from Manhattan Beach runs along a deserted Hermosa Beach Pier during a planned 18-mile run in the South Bay on Friday afternoon.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Wind-whipped sand and fog obscure the view of joggers along the shore in Long Beach. Southern California is bracing for heavy rains throughout the weekend.


Umbrellas sprout over players and officials as rain begins to fall at Riviera Country Club during the second round of the Northern Trust Open PGA golf tournament in the Pacific Palisades area of Los Angeles on Friday afternoon.


The field at Dodger Stadium is covered with plastic and the downtown L.A. skyline is shrouded in clouds Wednesday as a rainstorm passes through Southern California.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times

William Conley says he and two other homeless men had to be rescued Wednesday by the Long Beach Fire Department's swift-water rescue from their tents, in background, in the middle of the Los Angeles River south of the Willow Street overpass in Long Beach. "All of a sudden the water started flowing down right at us like crazy," he said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Linda Archer of Huntington Beach and her dog, Mia, both wearing rain coats, weren't going to let a light rain Wednesday dampen their spirits during their daily walk on the bike path along Pacific Coast Highway near Golden West Street in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Joe Roque places sand bags on Tyler Street in Highland to divert water away from the home of June Hernandez, left, in a neighborhood that was devastated in December's storms.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Black tarps put up during December's storms remained in place Wednesday to prevent further erosion of a hillside in the Highland neighborhood along Autumn Chase Drive, where the backyards of some homes had sustained massive landslide damage.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

Dark skies and light rain couldn't stop the hearty souls who ventured out for their morning walk Wednesday along the sand in Huntington Beach north of the pier.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times

Kelly Balk, an assistant trainer, rides Galileo, a warmblood horse, during a morning workout Wednesday under threatening skies at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Griffith Park.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles County public works crews reposition concrete barriers along Manistee Drive in La Crescenta, where houses are still threatened by debris flows from a nearby burn area.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

A surfer catches a wave as storm clouds linger in the background Wednesday in Huntington Beach. Rain is forecast the rest of the week in Southern California.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

A young girl climbs along the side wall of the Venice Beach Skate Plaza while playing under gathering storm clouds Wednesday in Venice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times

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The first of several rainstorms moved into Southern California on Wednesday and our photographers hit the streets to capture it. The rains should continue through Sunday morning and we will be updating with more photos as the week goes on. So watch this space for new images.


  1. February 17, 2011, 7:44 am

    One of the best pictures I've seen in a LONG time. Victoria

    By: vbel@socal.rr.comm
  2. February 17, 2011, 7:46 am

    It's not raining today. Does that have something to do with the fake clouds sprayed in place?l

  3. February 17, 2011, 12:30 pm

    You're right, not raining today, however, per my reading, picture was taken yesterday, Wednesday.
    Good picture!

    By: pixie
  4. February 17, 2011, 11:08 pm

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  5. May 30, 2011, 10:58 pm

    where was this picture taken at

    By: brandon
  6. May 30, 2011, 10:58 pm

    i want to go hiking there is.. why im asking???

    By: brnaodn

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