Eager float lovers lined the chilly curbs in the city of Pasadena to secure their spots ahead of Wednesday’s Tournament of Roses Parade.
Dozens of residents and Memorial Day campers have been forced to evacuate by a surging wildfire in the mountains of Santa Barbara County.
Campers who were evacuated because of the Williams fire will have an opportunity to retrieve their belongings on Saturday.
Labor Day campers and visitors to the Angeles National Forest are failing to use trash cans and dumpsters, causing a huge litter for the park, according to officials.
With thousands of people expected to camp out Friday night for prime Rose Parade seating, Pasadena police and fire officials issued a series of tips aimed at keeping people safe and within the law.
As residents begin to stake out campsites along the Rose Parade route Friday, Pasadena’s fire chief warned that cold temperatures will pose special danger overnight.