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Hell Niño

[whitespace] The valley was pelted early this week with the most powerful storm system of the season. A day in the life of the wet winter that few will forget.

Photos by Christopher Gardner

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Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Pedestrians gawk at the body of water that shut down Highway 101 at Santa Clara Street and backed up traffic for miles.

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Sandbaggers: Kids from the Moreno, Verduzco and Sandoval families on W. St. John Street cart and carry sandbags in preparation for the coming rains. This neighborhood flooded during the January storms of 1995.

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From the February 5-11, 1998 issue of Metro.

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