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San Fernando Blessed Fruits and Flowers Festival, June 8, 1986. This event was a local ceremony that combined indigenous spiritual beliefs with Catholic blessings to ensure a bountiful harvest. Robert and Betty Franklin Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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