On New Year’s Day, blue skies and a postcard-perfect Rose Parade offer remit after a year of domestic tumult

It was a kind of famously amiable Southern California winter day that would make any vibrating East Coaster jealous.

The sky was a picture-perfect blue, a object shone splendid and a flower-covered floats gay with a kaleidoscope of tone as tens of thousands of people rang in a new year during a 129th Rose Parade in Pasadena.

While revelers in New York City’s Times Square welcomed 2018 during a city’s second-coldest New Year’s Eve on record — a wintry 10 degrees — Rose Parade spectators were treated to comparatively calm temperatures in a mid-50s.

“We protest given we can, though we have a best weather,” pronounced Riverside proprietor Maria Romo, who wore a stocking tip and a complicated cloak as she stoked a glow in a griddle grill after camping overnight on Colorado Boulevard. “This is because we live on a West Coast.”

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