From left, Audrey Rivera Gómez, Consulate of Mexico in Santa Ana, Gabriel Juarez, Vicente Sarmiento, Mayor of Santa Ana, and Katrina Foley, Member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors in California 2nd District, welcome a gathering crowd to the El Grito kickoff for Mexico’s Independence Day in Santa Ana, Calif, on Sept. 16, 2022. Credit: Daniel Pearson Credit: DANIEL PEARSON, Voice of OC