Steve Bass navigates the parking lot with his sons Jacob, 10, right and Nick, 8, as high tide comes in and floods the parking lot near the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach, Calif. Wednesday, Aug. 31, ... more 
Steve Bass navigates the parking lot with his sons Jacob, 10, right and Nick, 8, as high tide comes in and floods the parking lot near the Balboa Pier in 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