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Flags were everywhere for Sunday’s “El Grito” celebration in Salinas marking the anniversary on September 16th of Mexico’s independence from Spain. The annual fiesta, which occupies East Alisal Street between Wood and Sanborn, brimmed as usual with booths selling patriotic souvenirs and all manner of food and drink. Local businesses and nonprofits manned booths with information about health and community programs, while traditional “bandas” filled the afternoon with dance music and good cheer.
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