$2 Billion Bill + Baby Born on the Freeway + Found Puppies: Saturday Smiles

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – If you’re looking for the positive side of the news, we’re here to help. Patch has some sweet Southern California stories that we hope you enjoy.

Animals

Two stolen puppies returned to their owners

The Long Beach Police Department found two French Bulldog puppies that were stolen from their owner’s residence on November 3.

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Company

Return from vacation at Disneyland Resort: treats, parades, decorations

What do you love most about Disneyland Resort, Disney California Adventure while on vacation? Here’s what you can expect when you go.

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Venice restaurant added to California’s Michelin guide

Alta California Chulita-style Mexican restaurant in the heart of Venice was one of 37 restaurants added to the guide.

Community

$2 billion jackpot winning Powerball ticket sold in California

There was one lucky person who struck gold in Monday’s Powerball and that person bought their ticket to Golden State.

Calabasas Holiday Giving: Toy Drive Begins Monday

It’s time to get in the holiday spirit! The Calabasas Senior Center toy drive begins Monday collecting unwrapped gifts.

Hold The Vision: The community rallies behind the young “warrior” with cancer

Zoe Suder’s diagnosis came as a shock, but she’s striving to get back on the football field and be healthy and determined herself.

Mom gives birth to baby girl on Highway 5 in Orange County

An Orange County couple thought they had left early enough for their baby girl to arrive at a local hospital, but they had other plans.

Powerball ticket with 5 numbers sold out in East San Diego County

The Powerball numbers were drawn on Wednesday evening.

Winning $1 Million Powerball Ticket Sold at New Beaumont Gas Station

The winning ticket matched five numbers, minus the Powerball, and was worth $1,149,661, according to the California Lottery.

Events

Auto Show, Live Music: Locals’ Night Returns to Santa Monica Pier

Next week, the Santa Monica Pier will host an evening of activities just for locals, including live music and a car show

Celebrate National Happy Hour Day at Terrace On The Green in Mission Viejo

For delicious deals and live music, residents can hit Terrace on the Green at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 12 for National Happy Hour Day.

The Murrieta Veterans Day Parade will feature the U.S. Army

The parade is free to enter. It kicks off at 10 a.m. with the singing of the national anthem and a US military overview.

Pageant Of The Masters Reveals 90th Anniversary Theme In Laguna

“Art Colony: In the Company of Artists” will explore the deep connections forged between artists throughout history when it debuts this summer.

Rudolph’s Ice Rink Returns to Mission Viejo: What You Need to Know

The holiday event will return Dec. 5-12, city officials said.

Immovable

‘Real Housewife’ sells Newport Beach ‘castle’ for $55m: report

The $55 million off-market deal is the most expensive sale of the year in Orange County, according to reports.

Schools

3 Malibu High School Students Recognized by National Merit

Three Malibu High School students have been recognized for their exceptionally high PSAT scores, bringing some of them closer to a number of scholarships.


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