Moments after winning the 2014 Miss America crown, Nina Davuluri described how delighted she is that the nearly century-old pageant sees beauty and talent of all kinds.
A 22-year-old Orange County woman will represent California at the Miss America competition in January.
For the first time in its 60 year history, openly lesbian contestants are competing to wear the sash and crown of Miss California.
Alyssa Campanella made The Golden State proud Sunday night when she was crowned Miss USA 2011. The Los Angeles resident bested 51 other beauty queens to take the title at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
Miss California USA 2011, Miss Hillsborough, Alyssa Campanella, visited KCAL 9 to spill behind the scenes secrets about the pagent and talk about her big win.