FIRST PHOTO: Rachel Banggo helps prepare dough Friday to make as many as 700 empanadas in the Valley Isle Church of Christ food booth before the opening of the 43rd annual Barrio Fiesta at the War Memorial Complex soccer field. The deep-fried Filipino delicacy contains a filling of pork, raisins, onions, carrots and peas. The fiesta began Friday and continues through 10 p.m. today.
SECOND PHOTO: Banggo (clockwise from left), Denise Hassell, Leonila Macadangdang and Norelyn Macadangdang work around a table Friday to make hundreds of empanadas in the Valley Isle Church of Christ food booth.
See following story about a controversy at the beginning of the fiesta.
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