2016 Rose Parade
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Final preparations underway for Rose Parade

Dimas Cervantez, from Rancho Cucamonga, marks a spot for his family and friends along Colorado Boulevard on Thursday morning to watch the Rose Parade on Friday.

 (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Christianna Watkins, 12, right, from Lake Elsinore, and her friends play a card game sitting along Colorado Boulevard in advance of Friday’s parade.

 (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Jamie Hearn, all bundled up to beat early morning cold, holds a spot along Colorado Boulevard prior to the Rose Parade.

 (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Pasadena police officers patrol Colorado Boulevard prior to the Rose Parade.

 (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Workers and volunteers scramble to finish Rose Parade floats in a warehouse in Irwindale.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Workers and volunteers scramble to finish Rose Parade floats in a warehouse in Irwindale on Wednesday.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

A float decorator for 30 years, Lorraine Matza of North Hollywood applies moss with glue to a hummingbird on the Kaiser float for the Rose Parade.

 (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Volunteers decorate the California Milk float in Irwindale.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

Volunteers work on Rose Parade float decorations in Irwindale.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

Students from Arroyo High School decorate the Kiehl’s Rose Parade float in Irwindale.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
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