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Pineapple Express rolls through the Southland

Amid light rain, Mike Watson of Huntington Beach rides a big wave in Huntington. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
A surfer is engulfed by a big wave in Huntington Beach as swells build on west-facing beaches. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
The latest storm generates large surf breaking just underneath the Manhattan Beach Pier.  (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
With the Hermosa Beach Pier behind him, a surfer walks along the sand at Manhattan Beach to try his luck with the the large storm-generated waves. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Pedestrians stroll with their umbrellas on the Huntington Beach Pier. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
With the store windows decorated for the holidays, Seal Beach resident Tatiana Chakko enjoys a warm cup of coffee on a rainy day inside Bogart’s Coffee House in Seal Beach. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Oren Mori of Los Angeles totes an umbrella as he walks in between office buildings during light rain in Century City.  (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Raindrops from a passing storm collect on the decorations hanging from the community Christmas tree in Seal Beach. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
A shopper walks along Main Street with light rain falling in Seal Beach. (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
People stand in line to see “The Jeff Probst Show” as it rains at the Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood.  (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
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