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Actresses, gymnast named grand marshals of 2020 Rose Parade

Oct. 15, 2019 3:22 PM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Actresses Rita Moreno and Gina Torres and Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez have been named grand marshals of the 2020 Rose Parade. Tournament of Roses President Laura Farber announced the grand marshal selections Tuesday, saying each exemplifies the theme of the 131st Rose Parade,...

Allison K. Hill named new CEO of booksellers trade group

Oct. 11, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of a popular independent bookstore in California will soon be CEO of the American Booksellers Association. The trade group announced Friday that Allison K. Hill will succeed Oren Teicher, who earlier this year said he was stepping down. Hill, currently president and CEO of Vroman's...

Luton throws for 5 TDs as Oregon State defeats UCLA 48-31

Oct. 6, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Jake Luton was laser focused well before Oregon State took the field against UCLA. When the senior quarterback thought the pregame breakfast was a little too boisterous, Luton got up and told his team to quiet down and get their minds on Saturday's game. The Beavers responded with...

Caltech gets $750M pledge for sustainability research

Sep. 26, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The California Institute of Technology said Thursday it has received a pledge of $750 million from philanthropists and entrepreneurs Stewart and Lynda Resnick to support research into environmental sustainability in the face of climate change. The commitment is the largest ever for...

Hurts has 439 scrimmage yards, No. 5 Oklahoma's routs UCLA

Sep. 15, 2019 3:21 AM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Lincoln Riley and Jalen Hurts sent the Big 12 a message in fifth-ranked Oklahoma's 48-14 victory over UCLA on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl. Despite 611 yards of offense — including 439 coming courtesy of Hurts — the Oklahoma coach and quarterback are far from...

Zero no more: San Diego State gets first win over UCLA 23-14

Sep. 7, 2019 10:00 PM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Agnew wanted to be a part of San Diego State history on Saturday at the Rose Bowl. The senior quarterback accomplished that by leading the Aztecs to their first victory over UCLA. Agnew completed 23 of 31 passes for 293 yards and a touchdown in a 23-14 win. It is San Diego...