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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1990
The pre-Christmas cold snap killed some flowers destined for the Tournament of Roses parade, but float builders said Wednesday that most parade-goers will not notice any difference in the bloom department. "It has us scurrying around, keeping us busy, but it's nothing serious," said Rick Chapman, owner of Festival Artists in Azusa, which is building 11 floats for the New Year's Day parade in Pasadena.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 28, 1989
Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio), grand marshal of the 1990 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade, dropped by the Tournament House on Orange Grove Boulevard Monday to "straighten out" any doubters who might have questioned his integrity, he said. Glenn and four other senators are being investigated by a special counsel of the Senate Ethics Committee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1989
They have barely finished sweeping up the dead flowers after the Tournament of Roses parade, but they already have a theme for next year's procession: "A World of Harmony." Picking the theme was the first official chore of Don W. Fedde, a furniture company head who was formally named the new president of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Assn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 19, 1994 | CYNTHIA WALKER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A 17-year-old high school senior from San Marino who plans to study history in college was chosen Tuesday as queen of the 106th Tournament of Roses parade. * Waiting nervously as a drum roll sounded in the background, Aliya Haque trembled when her name was announced in ceremonies at tournament headquarters in Pasadena. The six other finalists, wearing royal blue dresses and black pumps, besieged her with hugs and kisses as her family shrieked from the sidelines.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 4, 1994 | STEVEN HERBERT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
KTLA-TV Channel 5's coverage of Saturday's Tournament of Roses Parade had its greatest dominance over the Los Angeles television market in at least a decade, according to figures released Monday by the A. C. Nielsen Co. Fifty-three percent of the television audience tuned to the Tribune Broadcasting-owned independent to see the 105th edition of Pasadena's floral spectacular. Station officials said that was the highest audience share in the 11 years for which it has comparable figures. KTLA's 24.
NEWS
January 2, 1990 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Only 10 minutes after it started, the 101st Tournament of Roses Parade came to a momentary halt Monday when 14 AIDS activists staged a sit-down protest on Colorado Boulevard in front of the Spirit of America's "First Symbols of Freedom" float. At 8:20 a.m., as several hundred spectators and a handful of network television crews watched, the protesters emerged from the crowd of spectators on the sidewalk and unfurled a banner declaring: "Emergency. Stop the parade. 70,000 dead of AIDS."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 13, 1989 | VICKI TORRES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. Sen. John Glenn, a space pioneer who was one of the country's first astronauts, on Thursday was named grand marshal of the 1990 Tournament of Roses Parade amid praise for his courage, hometown values and public service. In a ceremony at the Tournament House in Pasadena, Glenn's wife, Annie, received the traditional bouquet of roses, while Glenn was given a customized football helmet "modified especially for astronauts," said tournament president Don Fedde. "This will come in handy in the U.
NEWS
January 3, 1989
Eighteen of the 60 floats won awards in the 1989 Tournament of Roses parade. The number of honors is down from years past, when more than 50 trophies were given. The process was streamlined by eliminating the distinction between commercial and non-commercial entries. Sweepstakes Award, for the most beautiful: Unocal Corp.'s "Mardi Gras," featuring a giant masked jester and a live jazz band.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 28, 1995
Amid the commotion of hundreds of leaf-snipping and flower-gluing volunteers Wednesday at the Rose Bowl, Thom Neighbors kept a calm smile on his face. Neighbors has designed more than 100 floats for 20 Tournament of Roses parades in Pasadena, and despite all the work that goes into covering giant astronauts and baseballs with coconut shavings and rice, he says the parade offers him a chance to "stop and take time to smell the roses."
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December 31, 1998
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