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Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican military victory A poorly armed military consisting of 4,500 soldiers, some of whom were farmers or native-Indians armed only with machetes, turned away the invading French in the spring of 1862. The historic battle near Puebla, Mexico temporarily stemmed the desire of Emperor Napoleon III to take over Mexico. It also marked the first French defeat in 50 years. The unlikely victory over the 6,500-strong Foreign Legion, armed with the most modern military equipment of the times, also served as the catalyst to unite the Mexican nation. Residents of the state of Puebla have been celebrating that May 5th victory over the French ever since. Over the years, other parts of Mexico have adopted the unofficial holiday. Today, Cinco de Mayo festivities also abound in numerous communities in the U.S. where there is a significant Hispanic population, such as Sunnyside. The plan of conquest by the French was simple…march from the coastal town of Veracruz to Mexico’s capital, Mexico City, and ransack it. What the heavily armed French, led by the colorfully dressed Dragoons, hadn’t counted on, however, was the cunning of Texas-born General Ignacio Zaragoza. The Mexican general rounded up a force of about 4,500 men, then mapped out a strategy to stop the French cold in their tracks. The epic battle took place at Puebla, approximately 100 miles east of Mexico City on the morning of May 5, 1862. The French commander, in a move some describe as

fool-hardy, divided his troops. He sent the Foreign Legion’s cavalry to attack the horsemen under the command of Col. Porfirio Diaz, who had been ordered by Zaragoza to attack the French flanks. Diaz and his troops annihilated the French cavalry. The remaining members of Zaragoza’s lightly-armed militia then went tooth-andnail with the Foreign Legion’s main force, mainly infantrymen. The French suffered heavy losses, enough so to thwart their march on Mexico City. Napoleon countered a year later by sending 30,000 more troops to Mexico. It didn’t take long for those invaders to conquer the Mexican army. Napoleon thereafter named Maximilian as the ruler of Mexico. Four years later, however, with the help of U.S. military forces, Maximilian was executed and his troops were ousted from Mexico. A common misconception is that May 5 is Mexico’s Independence Day. It’s not. Mexico celebrates Independence Day on Sept. 16. It was on that day in 1810 that Mexico declared its independence from Spain. But, it took another 11 years before Mexico forced the first of the Spanish soldiers out of the country. Mexico remained in a frenzied, political state for the next 46 years, with such incidents as the Mexican-American War in the late 1840s and the Mexican Civil War of 1858. It wasn’t until 1867, with the help of U.S. forces, that Mexico finally ousted Maximilian from office and took control of its own government.

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Longtime educator named Cinco de Mayo Parade grand marshal by Jennie McGhan

Sunnyside High School Assistant Principal Dave Martinez has for many years worked with local youth. It is for that reason he has been named grand marshal for this year’s annual Cinco de Mayo Parade. Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Director Pam Turner said Martinez was nominated as educator of the year for the annual Spirit of Sunnyside awards. However, he didn’t get the nod. She said the nomination came from Holly Ohler, who has worked with Martinez at SHS for several years. “We felt he was a good nominee and believed he should be recognized for his contributions to the community, though,” said Turner, noting the chamber was looking for a parade marshal for Cinco de Mayo and believed it was another opportunity to honor Martinez’s efforts as an educator and an individual interested in helping local youth. Martinez said, “It’s an honor any time you are chosen to be recognized for anything that has to do with Sunnyside.” He was a part of the parent group that improved the baseball fields at South Hill

Park and he has volunteered his time with youth organizations in addition to educating students at SHS. Martinez was for a few years the leadership class teacher before becoming a member of the current administration. “Although I am not from Sunnyside originally, it’s hard to imagine not being connected to the community, especially the high school,” he said. He said he believes Sunnyside is a great place to live and “…there are lots of great things going for it.” Martinez said he knows the youngsters in Sunnyside well and he knows their potential. He said he is proud of seeing all that has been accomplished by the students currently attending the high school, as well as those whom he has seen graduate. “I enjoy the connections and the opportunity to be involved in so many things,” said Martinez. “I have come to know so many people. It’s easy to be caught at the grocery store longer than anticipated.” He said he has “…a genuine gratitude for the community and the youth.” Martinez said he has witnessed the impact of Sunnyside’s youth in other communities and he appreciates that the

local youngsters don’t take anything for granted when they have the opportunity to visit elsewhere. “They lead as positive examples,” he said. As for being named grand marshal of the Cinco de Mayo Parade, he repeated himself, “I am just appreciative.” - Jennie McGhan can be contacted at 509-837-4500, or email JMcGhan@DailySunNews.com



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Police provide secure atmosphere at annual Cinco de Mayo celebration by Jennie McGhan

It wasn’t all that long ago that Sunnyside’s annual Cinco de Mayo celebration was somewhat an unknown factor where security was concerned. It was with the help of the Sunnyside Police Department that the atmosphere changed, according to Chamber of Commerce Director Pam Turner. She began coordinating with the department when she took the helm at the chamber. “It is much more family-friendly,” said Turner. Sunnyside Deputy Police Chief Phil Schenck agrees, stating, “I enjoy the event myself…I feel safe taking my family.” He said the first few years of providing security involved months of planning, but now there is an established protocol and it takes about a month to plan for the event. “The focus is on making the event family-friendly,” said Schenck. “We’ve established a routine that makes that possible.” He said the department was able to gain approval from the Sunnyside City Council to establish the downtown area as a city park during Cinco de Mayo festivities. “This is to ensure gang members know they are not welcome,” said Schenck. He said it’s important for the police to establish a strong presence. Part of doing so is by having an operations center in place. That operations center also gives those present for the festivities a central location for meeting officers and visiting the local men and women who protect the community. Children also get to visit with the officers and receive stickers while at the center. “We want to make sure the event remains safe and problems have been drastically reduced (over the past few years),” said Schenck. He said, “There are a significant number of officers present during the event hours and security is present overnight for the vendors’ peace of mind.” The police officers present for the Cinco de Mayo events, said Schenck, also get the opportunity to observe first-hand community members coming together and enjoying themselves. “Even when I am working, I am able to enjoy the event from an observer’s perspective,” he said. “It’s gives us the ability to participate and interact with individuals from our community…it’s a fun event.” Daily Sun News file photo

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Parade to traverse East Edison Avenue at high noon Sunday The Cinco de Mayo Parade will kick off at noon Sunday, May 6, at Sunnyside High School. Anticipated entries this year include the Sunnyside Community Float featuring the 2011-12 Miss Sunnyside court, Charro horses, the Sunnyside Police Department and many others. From 16th Street and Edison Avenue, the route will proceed west on Edison Avenue towards Zillah Avenue and end at the Sunnyside Law and Justice Center at 401 Homer Street. Parade entrants can leave vehicles and trailers for transportation after the parade in the Law and Justice Center parking lot. Entry forms can be obtained at the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce Office or online, at www.sunnysidechamber.com. There is no fee to enter the parade.

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Sunnyside will host a Cinco de Mayo men’s softball tourney during the weekend of its annual Cinco de Mayo festivities. Bob Sarmiento Sr. is organizing the tourney, which will be played on Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6. The winning teams at the tourney will qualify for a state berth at a slo-pitch tournament to be held this coming August. He anticipates eight to 10 teams will participate in the twoday tourney, some traveling from as far away as Moses Lake and Wenatchee. The tournament will take place at Sunnyview Park, located along Yakima Valley Highway between Sunnyside and Grandview. Sarmiento believes the location is ideal because it is central to communities in the Yakima and Columbia Basin regions. The tournament will start around 9 a.m. Saturday with pool play, guaranteeing each team will play four games. On Sunday, the top teams will play in a single-elimination tournament. Competitors will be divided into three groups; the C/D Division, the E Division and the Rec Division. There is an entry fee of $240 per team. Teams can sign up by calling 836-2236 or 830-5727. The top two teams in each division will receive a trophy and a commemorative t-shirt. Every team will also receive two all-star t-shirts for their top players. Each of the teams will bring an average of 13 players with them, as well as family and friends to support them. The impact is one that benefits local businesses, including motels and restaurants. In addition, Sarmiento buys his supplies locally. “I buy all my stuff here, at least $1,000 between food and shirts,” said Sarmiento. “And the players, once they’ve finished a game, they aren’t going to want to go home and eat, so the tournament helps local business as well.”

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A meal for Cinco de Mayo by Trina Alvarez

The heart of Mexico is embodied in the rustic, vibrant dishes eaten con gusto (with pleasure) every day in that country. The simple, flavorful meals are served with a splash of salsa, warm tortillas and a cool beverage. Steak Tacos Al Carbon (Grill) Marinade: ½ cup lime juice 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 teaspoon chili-powder 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 2 lbs. beef skirt steak 12 green onions or 2 medium onions 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 12 8” flour or corn tortillas Avocado (sliced) Pico de gallo or salsa (I use Pace) Fresh Cilantro Mix marinade ingredients.

Trim fat from meat. Place meat in a large, resealable plastic bag. Pour marinade over meat, seal bag. Turn to coat meat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 30 to 60 minutes, turning bag occasionally. Trim green onions, or slice regular onions. Brush with 1 teaspoon oil. Lay green onions perpendicular on grill grates so they don’t fall in, four to five minutes. If using regular onions, sauté in a foil pan with oil. When done, place on grill rack over grill to keep warm. Wrap tortillas in foil and set on grill rack to heat or warm over grill when meat is done. Drain meat, discarding marinade. Grill meat on rack directly over medium hot temp (coals or gas grill) for about two minutes on each side or until meat is cooked to taste. Slice meat diagonally across the grain. Chop if desired or leave in strips. Fill warm tortillas with meat and onions. Serve with avocado slices, pico de gallo or salsa. Sprinkle cilantro on top Makes 12 tacos.

Salsa, which means sauce in Spanish, is a catch-all term that characterizes Mexican food. Pico de Gallo 2 Jalapeno peppers, diced 1 medium onion, diced 2 or 3 tomatoes, diced 1 tablespoon lime juice ¼ to ½ teaspoon salt (to taste) 1 pound imitation crab or small shrimp (cooked) I prefer crab meat chopped in small pieces. ¼ to ½ cup salsa (I use Pace) Toss all ingredients together. Serve over tacos or as a dip with tortilla chips. To complete the meal, we also make a potato salad, beans and rice and serve with our favorite refreshment.

Vendors selling all kinds of treats like these Mexican nuts will fill Sunnyside’s South Sixth Street from East Franklin to East Decatur avenues. Daily Sun News file photo

Cinco de Mayo events begin Friday, May 4 The 2012 Cinco de Mayo festival has much for the entire family to enjoy this year. The event begins this coming Friday, May 4, at 5 p.m. when the carnival opens. The carnival will be open through Sunday. Rides will be located on Sunnyside’s South Fifth Street between East Edison and East Grant avenues. Friday will begin with the opening of vendor booths at noon. At 5 p.m. that evening opening ceremonies will be held at Sunnyside’s Centennial Square. Vendors will re-open Saturday at 10 a.m. and the musical entertainment at Centennial Square will begin at 1 p.m. On Sunday, those wanting an early seat at the annual Cinco de Mayo Parade set for noon can venture downtown to visit the vendor booths again at 10 a.m. The Charro competition will begin immediately following the parade at Sunnyside’s Central Park. Musical entertainment Sunday is also set to begin at 2 p.m. at Centennial Square.

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Variety of music to be featured center stage by Jennie McGhan

Wanting to give those attending Sunnyside’s annual Cinco de Mayo a variety of music, La Maquina Musical Program Director J.C. Tejeda said there will be lots of festive bands this year. “Several musical styles will grace the center stage at Centennial Square,” he said.

The music will include Norteno, Tierra Caliente, Reggaetone, Tropical, Norteno Banda, Duranguese, Banda and Tejano genres. “Reggaetone is a pop version of Latino music. It’s a mix of Techno and Tropical music,” said Tejeda, stating the younger crowd prefers the Reggaetone music. Extremely popular among audiences in

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Headlining the 2012 Cinco de Mayo entertainment is Grupo Alfa 7, a Tierra Caliente band from Michoacan, Mexico.

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Beto y Su, a Norteno Banda will be among the entertainers featured at Sunnyside’s annual Cinco de Mayo celebration.

the Lower Yakima Valley is Tierra Caliente. Tejeda said this is because many residents living in the Lower Valley have roots in Michoacan, Jalisco and Colima, states in Mexico. “That region is hot and dry, Tierra Caliente,” he explained. Tejeda said comparing the style of music from the region is much like comparing the jazz style from New Orleans to other musical genres in the U.S. “It’s regional flare appeals to the local audience,” he said of Tierra Caliente music. Tejeda said this year the bands bring different styles, exposing those attending Cinco

de Mayo to popular groups and expanding their musical knowledge. “Last year we had Tierra Cali. This year we will feature Alfa 7,” said Tejeda. He said the headliner hails from Michoacan and “…is beloved by many Lower Valley residents.” Alfa 7, he said, is a top performing group widely sought in Latin music circles. “We believe their popularity will draw the crowds,” said Tejeda. Another popular music genre is Norteno Banda, which is trending among music lovers. Tejeda said, “It’s hot and trending….it see “Music” next page

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Charros compete for top honors Sunday This year’s Cinco de Mayo festival will again include a Charro competition. This Sunday, May 6, Charros from far and wide will be ready to take the stage for a chance at top honors. Banda Centenario will be providing live music for the Charros and their horses. The Yakima-based band is set to take the stage Sunday at around 1 p.m., after the parade, to play for the Charro competition. Horses for this competition will be dancing to Mexican country music. The competition is scheduled from approximately 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Sunnyside’s Central Park. In years past, the competition was judged by three individuals. But this year, competition organizer Samuel Correa says the competition will be judged by one individual, “…someone that really knows what they are looking for,” he added. The judge will look at horses’ movements, how high they can lift their legs, how relaxed they are and their overall performances. There will be trophies and a saddle awarded to those who place in the competition. This year the parade will have about 40 Charros in it. Nearly 20 of the horses seen in this year’s parade will compete at the Charro competition for prizes. All participants of the competition and those who ride in the parade will receive a bag of feed for their horses.

Banda Centenario Del Ray will provide live music for the charro competition on Sunday, following the parade.

Charro tradition an exercise in patience Training dancing horses is for any Charro a longstanding tradition of exercising patience and care, according to Samuel Correa. He himself is a Charro, which is a traditional horseman, and has trained his own dancing horse. Correa said a horse usually begins its training at about 3-years-old. Most horses take another three years to train for competition. “Trainers will expose the horse to the competitive environment during training,” said Correa. He said training the horses varies from Charro to Charro, but a good trainer will be caring and reward the horse when it exhibits dancing skills. “Some have the horse learn to walk and

trot at the same time…I like to reward my horse with treats,” said Correa. He said trainers have adopted a method of teaching horses to dance by placing weights on the hooves, much like trainers of Tennessee Walkers do. “I have a small training circle,” said Correa, noting he likes to work with his horse, exposing it to Banda music from the onset. Banda music is the style of music most often used in Charro competitions because it isn’t as “blaring” as mariachi music. “If a horse begins dancing, I turn the music on. If it stops dancing, I turn the music off,” said Correa. Charros, he said, began training horses as

a way of showcasing beautiful horses in a competitive atmosphere. In Michoacan, Mexico the tradition of dancing horses was combined with showcase horses of Spain. Correa said the horses were bred with the musical artistry in mind. The result of breeding Spanish show horses with the dancing horses is the Andaluz, a horse of combined beauty and skill. In addition to the horse being trained, Correa is a Charro. Therefore, he must pos-

sess skills learned through his own training. The training of a Charro involves learning roping skills much like those used in a rodeo. Oftentimes, a Charro is trained by his father or another Charro in the family. The tradition is passed through the generations. The Charros like Correa will perform for those attending Sunnyside’s annual Cinco de Mayo festival, and will compete to see who has most perfected their skills.

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Host a chic Cinco de Mayo soiree (Family Features) The writer Nancie Carmody once said, “I am thankful for the mess to clean after a party because it means I have been surrounded by friends.” Entertaining for loved ones can be an enjoyable affair but also one that requires a lot of work. This Cinco de Mayo, Madria Sangria, along with entertaining expert Jillian Harris, are looking to help make those duties a bit more effortless. Tips for Easy Entertaining Jillian Harris and Madria Sangria have developed the following tips that will be sure to help anyone with their hosting duties not only on Cinco de Mayo but year-round. Sangria Soiree: When hosting a Cinco de Mayo party, serve a delicious, popular and effortless readymade drink, such as Madria Sangria. For a refreshing twist, make frozen fruit cubes in place of ice beforehand to simply drop in to your drink for a cooled down, mouth-watering beverage. ¡Viva Mexico! Fiesta: Host a fiesta that will have your friends wanting to hop on the next flight to Mexico. Set your table with festive orange plates and pink napkins and decorate the room with papier-mâché flowers and colorful tea lights to enhance the mood.

BYOF(ood): Instead of doing all the cooking, have a tapas-style potluck dinner. Encourage each guest to bring a unique small plate of their choice such as Sweet and Salty Bites or Spicy Shrimp. This not only makes your hosting tasks easier, but also allows your guests to show off their culinary skills. DIY Drinks: To continue allowing your guests to show off their skills, try a “makeyour-own” sangria bar to wet their palettes. Prepare an assortment of exotic fruits such as mangos and passion fruit alongside pitchers of pre-made Madria Sangria so your guests can add a fun twist to their drinks. Hey Mr. DJ: Create a playlist with upbeat music that will have your guests itching to get up and groove. Move larger furniture out of the way to make room for an at-home dance party. For more information on Madria Sangria and the recipes, please visit www. MadriaSangria.com.

Recipe Sweet and Salty Bites Similar to prosciutto, jamón is a salt cured ham from Spain. If you can’t find it at your local butcher, you can easily substitute with prosciutto. 1 medium cantaloupe or honeydew melon 20 to 30 paper thin slices of jamón or prosciutto Cut melon into bite size pieces. Wrap jamón around melon slice and secure with a toothpick. Sangrias

Recipe Spicy Shrimp 1 pound shrimp (medium-sized), peeled 5 cloves garlic, diced 2 serrano chilies, seeded and minced 1/4 cup peanut oil 1/2 cup sweet cooking rice wine (found in the Asian section of most grocery stores) 3 tablespoons soy sauce ¼ cup fresh scallion, chopped Juice of 1 lemon Sauté garlic and minced chilies in peanut oil over medium-high heat until garlic turns slightly brown. Add rice wine and cook for one minute to evaporate alcohol. Add soy sauce and lemon juice. Let cook for 1 minute. Stir, add shrimp, and raise heat to high. Cook, stirring often, until shrimp become pink between one and two minutes. Then remove from stove immediately, garnish with chopped scallions, and serve shrimp, along with sauce. Sweet and Salty Bites

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What does Cinco de Mayo mean to you?

Robert Rivera “It’s just a tradition of celebration for me.”

Alley Fernandez “PARTY! :)”

Elizabeth Sustaita “I think of the parade. But it’s more of a community event than a family event for me. I’d like it to be both.”

Victoria Miranda “I think of barbeques, carnival, parties and food.”

Lucero Flores “It’s a Mexican festival. We go to the fair, we dance.”

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Alex Badillo “It’s a celebration of Mexican heritage. It means having a good time with friends and family.”

Ricardo Casillas “It means pride in Mexican culture.”

Nick Rocha “It’s a celebration of Mexican culture.”

Joaquin Bustamente “It’s the pride of winning against a more powerful enemy, the French. A bunch of farmers defeated a world power. That’s Cinco de Mayo.”

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Charros wow crowds lining East Edison Avenue during the annual Cinco de Mayo Parade.

A new feature of the Sunnyside Cinco de Mayo celebration this year will be a paintball target range set up near Decatur Avenue and Sixth Street. The range will allow people to shoot real paintball guns, semi-automatic, at moving targets placed about 30 feet from the shooting area. The gallery will be provided by Road Warrior Paintball, LLC.

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a festive fiesta (Family Features) For Mexican food lovers everywhere, Cinco de Mayo provides the perfect excuse to host a fiesta. This year, try spicing up your party menu with Mexican-inspired bold flavors and fresh ingredients using these tips and recipe. With a little planning and some key fresh ingredients, you can host a fiesta everyone will enjoy. Cinco de Mayo Menu Planning Here are a few authentic dips and dishes to liven any party spread: Green, Green Guacamole – This flavorful dip embodies the festive flavors of the holiday. To make fresh guacamole, add green onions, cilantro and Tabasco green jalapeño pepper sauce to ripe, mashed avocados. Mexican Caviar – Not your average salsa dip, this hearty and zesty recipe combines black beans, corn, avocado, tomatoes and cilantro for a muy bueno party starter that is sure to please. Spicy Taquitos – Packed with genuine flavor, these savory appetizers can be served all year long. A satisfying blend of chicken, red beans and shredded cheese is rolled into buttery phyllo dough and baked until golden and crispy. To add more authentic flavor to your table, be sure to serve Fiery Fiesta Empanadas. With a soft cornmeal crust, ground beef, cheese and olive filling, this dish boasts bold notes of cumin, garlic, and mild Tabasco green jalapeño pepper sauce – making these empanadas a sure-fire way to spice up your menu. For more sizzling, south-of-the-border recipes, visit www.tabasco.com.

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Filling: 1 pound ground beef 1 clove garlic, crushed 3 scallions, chopped ¼ cup taco sauce ¼ cup pitted ripe olives, chopped 4 teaspoons Tabasco green jalapeño pepper sauce, divided ½ teaspoon dried oregano leaves ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup shredded Cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese 1 large egg, beaten Combine flour, cornmeal and salt in medium bowl. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle in water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dough sticks together. On lightly floured surface with lightly floured rolling pin, roll out half of dough until 1/4inch thick. Cut dough into two 7-inch rounds. Repeat with remaining dough and scraps. Cover; set aside. Cook ground beef and garlic in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until beef is browned on all sides, stirring occasionally to break up beef. Stir in scallions, taco sauce, olives, 3 teaspoons green jalapeño pepper sauce, oregano, cumin and salt until well blended. Stir in cheese. Preheat oven to 375ºF. Grease large cookie sheet. Spoon about 1/2-cup filling on 1/2 of each round, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Stir together egg and remaining teaspoon green jalapeño pepper sauce. Brush border with egg mixture. Fold dough over filling, pressing out air. Crimp edges with fork or fingers to seal. Place on baking sheet. Bake 25 minutes or until golden.

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Jousting for fun are Fabian Ortega and Augustin Cortez (back to camera) during the 2011 Cinco de Mayo celebration.

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