A set of waves hit the bottom of the Balboa Pier as High tide comes in and floods beach parking lots near Newport Beach, Calif. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. Bulldozers work to erect a berm to keep the ... more 
A set of waves hit the bottom of the Balboa Pier as High tide comes in and floods beach parking lots near Newport Beach, Calif. Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. Bulldozers work to erect a berm to keep the high water away from the boardwalk homes. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Ken Steinhardt) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Orange County Register, Ken Steinhardt
Thu, Sep 1, 2011 3:48 PM EDT