Wednesday, January 1
Associated Press Los Angeles Daybook for Thursday, Jan. 2.
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9 a.m. PASADENA - The 125th Rose Parade's Showcase of Floats will give visitors an up-close look at the floats. Early admission for senior citizens and disabled people begins at 7 a.m. Sierra Madre Boulevard between Washington Boulevard and Sierra Madre Villa Avenue, and Washington Boulevard between Sierra Madre Boulevard and Woodlyn Road. Contact: Leslie Unger, Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association, (626) 449-4100; David Gordon, PR, (714) 913-9943; Shelcie Takenouchi, PR, (714) 913-9948.
9 a.m. CIVIC CENTER - The Los Angeles Board of Fire Commissioners will hold a special meeting. Agenda includes closed-session discussion of an appointment to the independent assessor position. Fire Commission Meeting Room 1820, 18th floor, City Hall East, 200 N. Main St. Contact: Leticia Gomez, executive assistant, (213) 978-3838.
9:30 a.m. LOS ANGELES - Final arguments are expected in the preliminary hearing for Nathan Louis Campbell, who is charged with murdering a honeymooning Italian woman and injuring 17 others when he allegedly steered his car into crowds of people on the Venice Boardwalk. Dept. B, Airport Courthouse, 11701 S. La Cienega Blvd. Contact: (310) 727-6108.
5:30 p.m. LOS ANGELES - Metro will conclude "Metro Art Moves," free tours of artworks on display at Metro stations. The guided, local artist-led
tour begins at Union Station, 800 N. Alameda St., and concludes at Pershing Square Station, 500 S. Hill St. Contact: Anna Chen, Metro, (213) 922-2254; Marc Littman, Metro, (213) 922-2700.