Champion on parade

Malibu resident Vicki Johnson recreates her ride in the winning car, a dual cowl 1935 Packard Phaeton, with car owner Earl Rubenstein. Rubenstein is the director of the automobile driving museum in El Segundo.

Longtime Malibu resident Vicki Johnson rode in the back of the winning car at the Pacific Palisades Americanism Parade on the Fourth of July. Johnson has been participating in the event for 15 years.

Johnson and her husband, John King, work as a team on her show, “The Vicki Johnson Show.” King does the camera work and Johnson interviews the celebrities on the show that airs Sundays at 6 p.m. on Charter TV.

Johnson recently wrote a book on her decades of celebrity interviewing. Titled, “Talking With the Stars,” it will come out at the end of August.