SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA — If you’re looking for stories of hope and inspiration, take a look at these —

VIDEO: ‘Pom Squad’ 55+ Cheerleaders Kick Coronavirus In Indio

Drive-By Zoo Delights Los Alamitos Families

San Diego-Based Choir Covers Song To Spread Hope: Coronavirus

In Malibu, Boys & Girls Club and Waveside Deliver Food For Free

Former Camp Pendleton Marine Opens New Business Amid Coronavirus

San Diego’s Housing Market May Be Recovering

Chatsworth Company Reuses Batteries To Power Hospitals

Pepperdine Donates 3,000 Face Shields To LAC+USC Medical Center

Coronavirus: Redondo Woman Making Masks For Military, Hospitals

Orange County’s Oldest Resident Celebrated By Local Heroes

Sandy San Clemente Skatepark Unburied By Rebellious Crew

San Diegan Offers Free Video Series For Nurses: Coronavirus

Scripps Health Using Plasma To Treat Coronavirus Patients

Santa Monica High Student Raising Money For LA County Hospitals

Santa Monica Nurses, Suspended For Demanding Masks, Back On Job

Working Wardrobes Rebuilding Lives, Rebooting Careers

Chargers Select Justin Herbert To Lead Franchise In ’20 NFL Draft

  • Socially distant amid coronavirus, the LA Chargers chose the Oregon QB as their 1st round draft pick, 6th overall in the 2020 NFL draft.

Troy High School Students Reach National Math Competition Finals

  • Amid the coronavirus pandemic, student competitions continue to happen. For these Fullerton High Schoolers, no math challenge is too great.

Inmates Make Masks At Las Colinas Jail In Santee: Coronavirus

South Carlsbad Beach, Old Town San Diego Park To Receive Grants

San Diego County Approves $5M Loan Program For Small Businesses

Alibaba Founder Donates Protective Gear To San Diego Hospitals

UCSD Researchers Study Leukemia Markers To Find Vulnerabilities

On The Edge Of Homelessness In OC: United Way Seeks To Help

Food And Restaurants

Greater L.A. Jersey Mike’s Launch Weekend, Hunger-Relief Campaign

  • A portion of Saturday & Sunday proceeds will go to Feeding America food banks, gearing up for expected, skyrocketing needs due to layoffs.

Mickey Fine Grill Donates 90 Meals To Emergency Workers

Craving Schnitzel & Sauerkraut? Rasselbock Opens For Takeout

Du-par’s Legendary Pancake Batter Will Get You Through Lockdown

The Henry Amps Up Its To-Go Menu In Coronado

  • Daily and weekly family dinner deals, weekend brunch kits and discounts on pick-up orders and beer, wine and cocktails are all on tap.

Temecula’s Organic Roots Opening Second Location

Murrieta’s Reading Cinemas Now Delivering Popcorn, Hot Dogs, More

Buffalo Wild Wings Reopens In Murrieta; Temecula To Follow

Earth Day

Santa Monica Pier’s Ferris Wheel Goes Green For Earth Day

3 TVUSD Schools Recognized By State As ‘Green Achievers’

Crystal Cove State Beach Earns State Park Grant On Earth Day

  • On Earth Day, Orange County’s famed Crystal Cove State Beach was awarded a grant, along with 20 other southland parks.

2 Redondo Beach Schools Earn Green Ribbon Distinction

This article originally appeared on the Malibu Patch