CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1997
A celebration of the 50th anniversary of India's independence is expected to attract thousands of people to the Little India area of Artesia today. Starting at 10 a.m. with a health fair at Artesia Park, 18747 Clarkdale Ave., the festival is to include a two-hour parade featuring floats built by the event's sponsor, the Federation of Indo-American Assns. of Southern California. The procession will run along Pioneer Boulevard starting at Artesia Boulevard at 1 p.m. and end at the park.