California has rich history, and Hispanic/Latino culture has played a major role shaping the state. “ Alta California” was founded as a province of the Viceroy of New Spain in 1804, and subsequently became part of Mexico when that country declared its independence from Spain in 1821.
September marks Hispanic Heritage Month (from September 15 th to October 15 th) and we'll be sharing interesting facts about this month-long celebration every Wednesday until October 15th. We hope you will enjoy learning important information about Latino heritage.
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