Miss California Pageant in Downtown Fresno

June 24, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Dozens of young women are vying for the Miss California crown in downtown Fresno.Music and dancing filled the William Saroyan Theater in downtown Fresno. 55 young ladies from all over the state are rehearsing for Saturday's Miss California Pageant.

Later in the week they will begin competing in various categories like talent, swim wear and evening gowns.

Saturday's winner will take home the title of Miss California and a chance to compete in next year's Miss America Pageant.