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 Rinaldo Nocentini, of Italy, celebrates after winning stage seven of the Tour of California cycling race in Pasadena , Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

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 Rinaldo Nocentini, of Italy, celebrates after winning stage seven of the Tour of California cycling race in Pasadena , Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Rinaldo Nocentini, of Italy, celebrates after winning stage seven of the Tour of California cycling race in Pasadena , Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Oakland Athletics' Marco Scutaro makes the tag at second base on Los Angeles Angels' Howie Kendrick stolen base attempt in Anaheim, California. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Oakland Athletics' Marco Scutaro makes the tag at second base on Los Angeles Angels' Howie Kendrick stolen base attempt in Anaheim, California. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Police officers prepare to make entry into a Denny's restaurant in Pismo Beach, Calif., Wed., March 15, 2006 following a mass shooting inside the restaurant. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Police officers prepare to make entry into a Denny's restaurant in Pismo Beach, Calif., Wed., March 15, 2006 following a mass shooting inside the restaurant. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Lance Armstrong signs posters for the fans in Merced, Calif., prior to the start of the fourth stage of the Tour of California cycling race. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Lance Armstrong signs posters for the fans in Merced, Calif., prior to the start of the fourth stage of the Tour of California cycling race. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic toppels the goal over his own goalie, Vesa Toskala, while diving for the puck. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic toppels the goal over his own goalie, Vesa Toskala, while diving for the puck. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Colorado Rapids defender Mike Petke, left, and Los Angeles Galaxy defender Chris Albright go up for the ball during the second half in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Colorado Rapids defender Mike Petke, left, and Los Angeles Galaxy defender Chris Albright go up for the ball during the second half in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 The Operation Restoration Surf Clinic for returning war veterans who suffered amputated limbs as a result of war injuries, works to rehabilitate  soldiers into a life that includes their ambulatory loss during a surf camp in Pismo Beach, California.

The Operation Restoration Surf Clinic for returning war veterans who suffered amputated limbs as a result of war injuries, works to rehabilitate soldiers into a life that includes their ambulatory loss during a surf camp in Pismo Beach, California.

 A Paso Robles police officer walks away from a collapsed building after the discovery of a victim’s body in the wreckage following a magnitude 6.5 earthquake. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

A Paso Robles police officer walks away from a collapsed building after the discovery of a victim’s body in the wreckage following a magnitude 6.5 earthquake. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Victor Duque, drapped in a US flag, pauses in prayer as protestors march down State Street in Santa Barbara, Calif. in support of the nationwide Day Without Immigrants. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Victor Duque, drapped in a US flag, pauses in prayer as protestors march down State Street in Santa Barbara, Calif. in support of the nationwide Day Without Immigrants. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 A Public Works employee descends a ladder into an empty water tank for an inspection prior to the tanks filling of potable water.

A Public Works employee descends a ladder into an empty water tank for an inspection prior to the tanks filling of potable water.

 Smoke rises up above the Hollywood sign above Hollywood Hills from a brush fire burning above Burbank and east of Universal City. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Smoke rises up above the Hollywood sign above Hollywood Hills from a brush fire burning above Burbank and east of Universal City. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 A handcrew runs to escape from a rapidly advancing wildland fire as it flares up in stong winds in the foothills east of Santa Margarita, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

A handcrew runs to escape from a rapidly advancing wildland fire as it flares up in stong winds in the foothills east of Santa Margarita, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Senator Barack Obama shakes hands with supporters following a presidential campaign rally in Santa Barbara, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Senator Barack Obama shakes hands with supporters following a presidential campaign rally in Santa Barbara, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Cuban leader Fidel Castro addresses a group of international and University of Havana students at an assembly hall in Havana, Cuba.

Cuban leader Fidel Castro addresses a group of international and University of Havana students at an assembly hall in Havana, Cuba.

 PORTRAIT: Sydney Guillaume, Composer Haitian composer Sydney Guillaume is seen in Los Angeles, California. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

PORTRAIT: Sydney Guillaume, Composer
Haitian composer Sydney Guillaume is seen in Los Angeles, California. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 PORTRAIT: Jack Christensen, District Attorney Jack Christensen, who was both a district attorney and a public defender at the same time in Nevada in 1968, is seen in Morro Bay, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

PORTRAIT: Jack Christensen, District Attorney
Jack Christensen, who was both a district attorney and a public defender at the same time in Nevada in 1968, is seen in Morro Bay, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Former Vice-President Al Gore talks to the media in Santa Barbara, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Former Vice-President Al Gore talks to the media in Santa Barbara, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 PORTRAIT: Fred Kavli, Philanthropist Inventor and philanthropist Fred Kavli, founder of the Kavli Foundation for research in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience, is seen in Oxnard, Calif. (New York Times/Michael A. Mariant)

PORTRAIT: Fred Kavli, Philanthropist
Inventor and philanthropist Fred Kavli, founder of the Kavli Foundation for research in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience, is seen in Oxnard, Calif. (New York Times/Michael A. Mariant)

 A helicopter makes a water drop on the fire line advancing on residential homes below Griffith Park in Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

A helicopter makes a water drop on the fire line advancing on residential homes below Griffith Park in Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 University of Louisville's Angel McCoughtry and University of Santa Barbara's Jenna Green battle for the ball in Goleta, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

University of Louisville's Angel McCoughtry and University of Santa Barbara's Jenna Green battle for the ball in Goleta, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 PORTRAIT: Mark Tuttle, Rider Magazine Mark Tuttle, editor of Rider Magazine, is seen with one of the magazine's test bikes in Camarillo, Calif.

PORTRAIT: Mark Tuttle, Rider Magazine
Mark Tuttle, editor of Rider Magazine, is seen with one of the magazine's test bikes in Camarillo, Calif.

 Pop star Michael Jackson gestures to his fans as he arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. for another day of testimony in his trial on charges of child molestation. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Pop star Michael Jackson gestures to his fans as he arrives at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. for another day of testimony in his trial on charges of child molestation. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 A crying Maria Cortez, of Mexico City, is consoled by Brazilian Nneka Opene as Michael Jackson fans form a prayer circle outside the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. on the second day of closing arguments in Jackson's trial on charges of child molestation. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

A crying Maria Cortez, of Mexico City, is consoled by Brazilian Nneka Opene as Michael Jackson fans form a prayer circle outside the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. on the second day of closing arguments in Jackson's trial on charges of child molestation. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Pop star Michael Jackson gestures to his fans as he exits the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. after a day of defense testimony in Jackson's trial on charges of child molestation. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Pop star Michael Jackson gestures to his fans as he exits the Santa Barbara County Courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. after a day of defense testimony in Jackson's trial on charges of child molestation. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 PORTRAIT: Byron Alabano, Apple Farmer Byron Albano, marketing director for organic Cuyama Orchards, is seen with his parents, and farmers, Howard and Jean Albano at their 210-acre organic apple orchard straddling the Santa Barbara and Ventura county lines in Cuyama Valley. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

PORTRAIT: Byron Alabano, Apple Farmer
Byron Albano, marketing director for organic Cuyama Orchards, is seen with his parents, and farmers, Howard and Jean Albano at their 210-acre organic apple orchard straddling the Santa Barbara and Ventura county lines in Cuyama Valley. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Los Angeles Kings' Alexander Frolov misses a shot on goal against San Jose Sharks goalie Vesa Toskala. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Los Angeles Kings' Alexander Frolov misses a shot on goal against San Jose Sharks goalie Vesa Toskala. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during a presidential campaign rally in Santa Barbara, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

Senator Barack Obama speaks to supporters during a presidential campaign rally in Santa Barbara, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant)

 Phill Ketterel, master of ceremonies for the Cayucos Polar Bear Dip, leads Isacc Roque, 10, left, and Keifer Ketterel, 6, into the waves as spectators watch from the pier during the town's annual romp in the ocean. Richard Stacey of the North Coast Ocean Resuce estimated that 250 people took a brisk dip in the 52 degree water.

Phill Ketterel, master of ceremonies for the Cayucos Polar Bear Dip, leads Isacc Roque, 10, left, and Keifer Ketterel, 6, into the waves as spectators watch from the pier during the town's annual romp in the ocean. Richard Stacey of the North Coast Ocean Resuce estimated that 250 people took a brisk dip in the 52 degree water.

 Phill Ketterel, master of ceremonies for the Cayucos Polar Bear Dip, pulls Isacc Roque, 10, left, and Keifer Ketterel, 6, above a wave as spectators watch from the pier during the town's annual romp in the ocean. Richard Stacey of the North Coast Ocean Resuce estimated that 250 people took a brisk dip in the 52 degree water.

Phill Ketterel, master of ceremonies for the Cayucos Polar Bear Dip, pulls Isacc Roque, 10, left, and Keifer Ketterel, 6, above a wave as spectators watch from the pier during the town's annual romp in the ocean. Richard Stacey of the North Coast Ocean Resuce estimated that 250 people took a brisk dip in the 52 degree water.