Cowabunga! Hurricane-spawned waves pound Southern California; surfers hit the water

  • by: GILLIAN FLACCUS , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 27, 2014 - 10:05 PM

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Thundering surf spawned by a Pacific hurricane pounded the Southern California coast Wednesday, causing minor flooding in a low-lying beach town while drawing daredevil surfers and body-boarders into churning, 20-foot waves as crowds of spectators lined the shore.

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