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¡Viva México! See photos as hundreds celebrate Mexican Independence Day in Sacramento

Angie Alamilla Castillo and Víctor Paez perform a dance from the state of Sinaloa during celebrations of the Mexican Day of Independence at the state Capitol on Thursday evening. Hector Amezcua [email protected]
Sacramento resident Angelbertha Cobb, 90, mother of 19 and a Mexican movie actress who founded the city’s first ballet folklorica, watches the Mexican Day of Independence festivities as Maria Lopez, 70, left, holds the Mexican flag. Hector Amezcua [email protected]
Luna Dias, 17, waits to dance with her group Insituto Mazatlan Bellas Artes de Sacramento during a celebration of the Mexican Day of Independence on the west steps of the State Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. Hector Amezcua [email protected]
Abigail Story Perez, 3, plays with a matraca, a wooden spinning rattle, as she and her brother Axel Liam Perez, 8, second from right, celebrate the Mexican Day of Independence at the state Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. Hector Amezcua [email protected]
Axel Liam Perez, 8, of Sacramento blows a horn during a celebration of the Mexican Day of Independence on the west steps of the state Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. Hector Amezcua [email protected]
Participants of a celebration of the Mexican Day of Independence gather at the west steps of the State Capitol to celebrate on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. Hector Amezcua [email protected]
Participants in a celebration of the Mexican Day of Independence gather at the state Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. Hector Amezcua [email protected]
A couple dances as Mariachi Bonitas de Dinorah perform at a celebration of the Mexican Day of Independence on the west steps of the state Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. Hector Amezcua [email protected]
Sacramento resident Jose Jimenez holds his seven-year-old daughter Azul after she danced with her group Instituto Mazatlan Bellas Artes de Sacramento during the celebration of the Mexican Day of Independence on the west steps of the state Capitol on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. Hector Amezcua [email protected]
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