Field Conditions at Home Depot Center 12-18-2010
(Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times)
The Home Depot Center is a 125-acre, $150 million development in Carson, CA featuring state-of-the art stadiums and facilities for soccer, tennis, track & field, cycling, lacrosse, rugby, volleyball, baseball, softball, basketball and other sports. Designated as an "Official U.S. Olympic Training Site," The Home Depot Center is the nation's most complete training facility for Olympic, amateur and professional athletes.

The complex opened on June 1, 2003, and is located on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills. The Home Depot Center is southern California's legacy to sports, building character through competition
LOS ANGELES  Dec. 21, 2010.   Pacific storms dumped more rain Tuesday on saturated California and forecasters warned of a likely intensification before it all ends. The storms have affected almost the entire state since they began Friday, dumping moisture from far Northern California south to San Diego. More than 12 inches of rain have fallen in parts of the Santa Monica Mountains in the south, and 13 feet of snow has accumulated at Mammoth Mountain ski resort. Downtown Los Angeles had received 5.77 inches of rain since Friday (Dec. 17, 2010)  more than a third of the average annual precipitation. The National Weather Service predicted an even fiercer storm would roll into Southern California beginning Tuesday night. Forecasters warned of possible rainfall rates of .75 inch to 1 inch an hour and thunderstorm rates of 2 inches an hour in the region.