Spring time at the plaza

Sadie Owsley, 4, of Fortuna pets calves at the Strongs Creek Plaza Spring Extravaganza on Saturday. The event was sponsored by the plaza's merchant association and included booths from

Miranda's Rescue, Redwood Prep Charter School, Hydesville Girl Scouts, Fortuna PTA Group, Hydesville School and Strongs Creek merchant specials. They also had chalk on hand for kids to decorate the sidewalk for free.

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