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  • Jane Goodall named 2013 Rose Parade grand marshal

    Jane Goodall named 2013 Rose Parade grand marshal
    If Tanzania's chimpanzees were to join millions of viewers around the world tuning into the 2013 Rose Parade, they would see their friend Jane Goodall as grand marshal, speaking on their behalf and for the betterment of the planet. The famed...
  • Dino to represent La Canada in 2013 Rose Parade

    Dino to represent La Canada in 2013 Rose Parade
    A brontosaurus made of cold steel and uncounted flowers will represent La Cañada Flintridge at the 124th Rose Parade on Jan. 1, 2013. This week officials with the La Cañada Flintridge Rose Tournament Assn. unveiled the winning concept and a preliminary...
  • Descanso Gardens director talks about being a Rose float judge

    Descanso Gardens director talks about being a Rose float judge
    Brian Sullivan spent New Year’s Eve surveying 40 floats covered in roses, carnations and fresh fruit. If he had the chance, he said, he’d do it all over again. Sullivan, the director of horticulture at La Cañada Flintridge’s Descanso...
  • La Cañada float soars with help of Pasadena father-son team

    La Cañada float soars with help of Pasadena father-son team
    A Pasadena father-son team wore matching brown jumpsuits Tuesday morning as they made the final push to get a dinosaur down Colorado Boulevard. With the work of Dwight Crumb, 64, and his son Dustin, 37, and a host of other volunteers, the La Cañada...
  • Another rain storm this weekend to clear out in time for Rose Parade

    Another rain storm this weekend to clear out in time for Rose Parade
    Cool and breezy conditions are expected to give way to another rainstorm later this week, but forecasters say it should be mostly clear and brisk by New Year’s Day and the all-important Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. Gusty northwest winds...
  • Santa stars at La Cañada's Festival in Lights

    Santa stars at La Cañada's Festival in Lights
    Santa Claus was booked solid Friday night as about 100 children waited in line to wish for video game systems, dolls and candy during La Cañada Flintridge’s 18th annual Festival in Lights at Memorial Park. Snow, reindeer, caroling and the...
  • Montrose Christmas Parade to feature JPL Mars team, 'Star Trek' actor

    Montrose Christmas Parade to feature JPL Mars team, 'Star Trek' actor
    Going where no man has gone before -- it could be the theme for this year’s Montrose Christmas Parade, with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Mars rover team and original “Star Trek” actor Walter Koenig serving as co-grand marshals. Rep....
  • Ron Kaye: Trying to extend a 5-second spotlight

    If you ever tried to spot the Glendale Rose Parade float on television on New Year’s Day, you know you had to stay glued to your set and never blink — you only get a passing glance. So what do you think would happen if you put the highest-...
  • Glendale councilman withdraws idea for inviting Kim Kardashian onto Rose Parade float

    Glendale councilman withdraws idea for inviting Kim Kardashian onto Rose Parade float
    Glendale Councilman Ara Najarian has pulled his request to invite reality television star Kim Kardashian to ride atop the city’s Rose Parade float given that she’s already booked for a New Year’s Eve event in Las Vegas. The proposal was...
  • After Kim Kardashian idea, Glendale to go with local students for Rose Parade float

    After Kim Kardashian idea, Glendale to go with local students for Rose Parade float
    Instead of inviting reality TV star Kim Kardashian to ride atop Glendale’s Tournament of Roses Parade float, four local high school students will get the honor. While the students are being reviewed by the parade organizers this week, City Council...
  • Chalk up another

    Chalk up another
    Once a year, Diana Sund gets out in the sunshine toting a couple of boxes of rainbow-colored chalk and creates a sidewalk mural for all to see. She and 600 fellow Southern California artists will be coloring the sidewalks this weekend during the 18th...
  • The Bard opens Friday

    The La Cañada Flintridge Shakespeare Festival will kick off its inaugural season Friday with a production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Byrnes Amphitheatre at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. The four-week series is the brain-child of actor...