State Senator Lou Correa and friends walk in the Fiestas Parade
I visited “Las Fiestas de Independencia” today, in Santa Ana. My six year old son, Jacob, and I had a blast. The crowds were about 25-35% less than last year, but there were still a lot of folks there to watch the parade and to have fun at the booths set up in the festival area on 4th St.
Several local elected officials showed up to ride in the parade, which started a bit after 4pm today. Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido rode atop a vintage firetruck that is owned and maintained by the Santa Ana Firemen’s Benevolent Association. You can see more pictures of the parade after the flip. Continue reading