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

Find out what’s happening in La Mesa-Mount Helixwith free, real-time updates from Patch.

  • The multi-Michelin star chef arrived in Southern California to tour his newest Hell’s Kitchen restaurant along with “Master Chef Season 13.”


SoCal Guides To Weekend Fun:

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  • Funnel cakes, cotton candy, corn dogs, concerts, critters & carnival rides – all coming to towns near you. See when the good times roll in.

South OC Businesswoman To Appear On ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ Friday

  • The two creators behind FunkkOFF! TeethRefreshers will be sharing their pocket-sized solution to dental hygiene with the world.
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Four-Day Architecture Fair Coming To Beverly Hills: Get Tickets

  • An architecture fair will show off famed Beverly Hills structures like Greystone Mansion, Edelweiss Chocolates and City Hall in May.

New Disneyland Villas Open Soon For DVC, Magic Key Reservations

  • At the end of Downtown Disney, you’ll notice construction underway on the Disneyland Hotel towers. Here’s what’s coming.

Susi Q Center Launches First-Ever ‘Evening With An Author’ Series

  • SoCal native and award-winning novelist Susan Straight will speak at the inaugural event on March 29. Here’s what to know.

Murrieta Valley, Hemet High School Mock Trial Teams Head To Final Four

  • Out of 400 students from 20 area high schools, Murrieta Valley High School and Hemet HS Mock Trial teams compete with the best in 2023.

Temecula Balloon, Wine Fest 2023: Full Concert Lineup, 1-Day Tickets

  • Single-day tickets are now on sale for the 2023 Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival that runs May 19-21.
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7 Most Romantic Places To Propose In Southern California Wine Country

  • If you’ve found your soul mate, finding the perfect place to propose is the next step toward your greatest adventure.

New Eatery Serves Up Savory Calzones In Costa Mesa: Report

  • Mezzo Calzones opened earlier this month in Costa Mesa and is one of the few Italian eateries in the area that focuses entirely on calzones.
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