Two men take advantage of a break in the rain to play chess under umbrellas along the beach in downtown Laguna Beach, Calif. Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010. Downtown Laguna Beach was closed by up to 4 feet ... more 
Two men take advantage of a break in the rain to play chess under umbrellas along the beach in downtown Laguna Beach, Calif. Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010. Downtown Laguna Beach was closed by up to 4 feet of storm runoff, which receded but left streets awash in mud. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Denis Poroy
Wed, Dec 22, 2010 2:48 PM EST