Dia de los Muertos

By Dan Watson

Last update: Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Daniella Mendoza, 3, second from left, poses for her mother to take a picture of her with three women dressed in costume as La Catrina at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Daniella Mendoza, 3, second from left, poses for her mother to take a picture of her with three women dressed in costume as La Catrina at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Hand-made figurines of La Catrina, the symbol of Dia de los Muertos available festival available at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Hand-made figurines of La Catrina, the symbol of Dia de los Muertos available at the festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
From left, Natalie and Claudia Meza and Jessica Lopez enjoy the festivities after getting their faces painted at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
From left, Natalie and Claudia Meza and Jessica Lopez enjoy the festivities after getting their faces painted at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Mariachi Fuertes entertains on stage at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Mariachi Fuertes entertains on stage at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Ana Rojas, right, takes a picture othe entertainment on stage at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Ana Rojas, right, takes a picture of the entertainment on stage at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
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Dia de los Muertos

Kaylyn Mattus, 5, dressed in Aztec regalia, places flowers on the Soria family alter at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Daniella Mendoza, 3, second from left, poses for her mother to take a picture of her with three women dressed in costume as La Catrina at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Daniella Mendoza, 3, second from left, poses for her mother to take a picture of her with three women dressed in costume as La Catrina at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Hand-made figurines of La Catrina, the symbol of Dia de los Muertos available festival available at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Hand-made figurines of La Catrina, the symbol of Dia de los Muertos available at the festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
From left, Natalie and Claudia Meza and Jessica Lopez enjoy the festivities after getting their faces painted at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
From left, Natalie and Claudia Meza and Jessica Lopez enjoy the festivities after getting their faces painted at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Mariachi Fuertes entertains on stage at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Mariachi Fuertes entertains on stage at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Ana Rojas, right, takes a picture othe entertainment on stage at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal
Ana Rojas, right, takes a picture of the entertainment on stage at the annual Dia de los Muertos festival held at Eternal Valley Memorial Park in Newhall on Saturday. Dan Watson/The Signal

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Dan Watson

Dan Watson

Dan Watson, Director of Photography, has worked in community news on many local newspapers for decades and has worked at The Santa Clarita Signal for a combined total of 13 years.