Over 80 Cats Rescued; Swifties Celebrate Eras Tour: Saturday Smiles

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA — To keep your weekend light, Patch presents some positive Southern California stories from the past week — many that hopefully will brighten your day.


5 Animal Nonprofits To Know In The Coachella Valley

There is no shortage of groups to volunteer with or get behind financially.

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Construction Begins On At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

The all-new Denny Sanford Elephant Valley is the largest and most transformative project in the 50-year history of the Safari Park.

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Meet A Shark At Roundhouse Aquarium Pop-Up ‘Exploring The Depths’

The CSULB shark lab will bring a pop-up exhibit to the aquarium that will allow people to get up close and interact with sharks.

More Than 80 Cats Rescued From RivCo Hoarding Situation, Homes Sought

The cats, which were living in an apartment, are healthy and in need of adoption or fostering.

Opening Of New Dog Park Approaches In Laguna As Crews Start Work

City crews will start construction on the new dog play area at Mountain Meadows Park this weekend. What to know.

Arts & Entertainment

Goldie Hawn Kicks Off South Bay Distinguished Speakers Series: Report

The 25th annual Distinguished Speakers Series will start off with actress Goldie Hawn and feature political speaker Liz Cheney.

Holidays Return To Disneyland: Seasonal Celebration Schedule: 2023-24

Prepare to step into a winter wonderland at Disneyland Resort in 2023. Here’s when the transformation will begin and what new to expect.

Knott’s Berry Farm Celebrates Snoopy’s Birthday With Special Sale

The Orange County theme park is celebrating Snoopy’s birthday with the release of its 2024 Season Passes on sale at their lowest price.

‘When You’re With Swifties It’s A Safe Space’ Fans Celebrate Eras Tour

Over 100 Taylor Swift fans gathered at Santa Monica Beach to celebrate her record-breaking Los Angeles tour dates.


New ‘MotoDoffo’ Temecula Wine Inspired By Women From ‘Start To Finish’

The new MotoDoffo white wine was crafted by Temecula winemaker Nadia Urquidez and the label features South Dakota rider, Karlee Cobb.


5 Community Nonprofits To Get Behind In The Temecula Area

Temecula’s nonprofit landscape continues to grow. Here are five actively involved charities in Southwest Riverside County worthy of support.

Cheeseboro Canyon Trailhead Reopens After Improvements

There’s two new parking lots, equestrian amenities and much more.

Football Season Kicks Off With Santa Monica Ferris Wheel Light Show

To celebrate the NFL season kickoff, Pacific Park will honor LA’s home teams the Rams and the Chargers with a ferris wheel light display.


3rd Annual Taco Fest Hitting Historic Downtown Lake Elsinore

The family-friendly event is expected to draw about 5,000 attendees to Main Street, with roads blocked to motor vehicle traffic.

First-Ever Run For Myles 5K/10K Run Launches In Rancho Palos Verdes

The race is held by the nonprofit Run for Myles, which was established in honor of Myles Helm who was an accomplished runner.

‘Suits On The Sand’ Aims To Keep Venice Beach Pollution-Free

Several miles of Venice Beach will be teeming with volunteers aiming to keep beaches safe, healthy and pollution-free.


5 Must-Try Cajun, Creole Restaurants In RivCo: Hot Out Of Louisiana

These five eateries are heating it up in Riverside County.

Plant Food + Wine Opens At Four Seasons Hotel In Beverly Hills

Chef Matthew Kenney’s acclaimed vegan restaurant has relocated from Venice to a poolside space at the Four Seasons.

Weekend Events

IE Weekend Guide: Butterfly Daze; Kidchella; Catfish Derby; Bike Fest

Looking for some cool things to do this weekend, Aug. 12-13, throughout the Inland Empire? Patch has you covered.

LA Weekend: Japanese Fest; Pop-Up Water Park; ‘HollyShorts’ Film Fest

Looking for some cool things to do this weekend, Aug. 12-13, throughout Los Angeles County? Patch has you covered.

OC Weekend Guide: Elton John Candlelit Tribute; Volcom Warehouse Sale

Looking for some cool things to do this weekend, Aug. 12-13, in Orange County? Patch has you covered.

San Diego Weekend: Lemon Festival; Barbie Dreamhouse Pop-Up; StarFest

Looking for some cool things to do this weekend, Aug. 12-13, in San Diego County? Patch has you covered.

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