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In Case You Missed It: San Diego Good News for Sunday, August 18

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    In Case You Missed It: San Diego Good News for Sunday, August 18
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    Downtown skyline of San Diego generic showing Coronado Bridge in July 2019

    To help make sure you stay informed, each Sunday we revisit five "good news" stories from the previous week and capsulize them in this digest. 

    1. Del Cerro Woman's Shelter Success Story Inspires Book

    Mary Francis Wilder found an incredible bond with her rescue animal at an uncertain time, and their connection even inspired her to write a book. Now she’s sharing her shelter success story in hopes that it teaches at least two lessons. NBC 7’s Joe Little brings us this story.

    Del Cerro Woman's Shelter Success Story Inspires BookDel Cerro Woman's Shelter Success Story Inspires Book

    A Del Cerro woman told NBC 7's Joe Little all about her shelter success story that involves a pet species she at first didn't know she'd love.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 12, 2019)

    2. Girls Turn the Tide: More Female Recruits in Annual Junior Lifeguard Program

    San Diego's Annual Junior Lifeguard Internship Program looks incredibly different this year, for the first-time teenage girls have outnumbered the boys. Of the 26 junior lifeguard interns being paid this summer, 19 are girls. NBC 7’s Joe Little has more.

    Most Female Recruits in San Diego Lifeguard Academy HistoryMost Female Recruits in San Diego Lifeguard Academy History

    NBC 7 Joe Little reports on this year's class for the lifeguard academy in San Diego County and why the cadets are making history.

    (Published Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019)

    3. Legoland Carlsbad to Expand Park for Spring 2020

    Carlsbad’s Legoland is expanding with rides and experiences tied to the characters from the Lego movie franchise. The new area of the park will be called Lego Movie World. NBC 7’s Audra Stafford got a little sneak peek.

    New Attraction to Open at Legoland in 2020New Attraction to Open at Legoland in 2020

    Carlsbad’s Legoland is expanding with rides and experiences tied to the characters from the Lego movie franchise. NBC 7's Audra Stafford has more on this story.

    (Published Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019)

    4. National Roller Coaster Day: San Diego's Historic Giant Dipper Offers Freebies

    It was National Roller Coaster Day on Friday and the Giant Dipper at Belmont Park offered a freebie to its first 100 thrill-seekers to take the plunge. The beachside roller coaster turned 94 years old this past Fourth of July.

    Ride Belmont Park's 'Unique' Attraction for Nat'l Roller Coaster DayRide Belmont Park's 'Unique' Attraction for Nat'l Roller Coaster Day

    Friday is National Roller Coaster Day, and Belmont Park has a historic ride to celebrate the occasion. 

    (Published Friday, Aug. 16, 2019)

    5. 3,330 Shelter Animals Adopted During NBC 7 & T20's Annual Clear the Shelters Event

    3,330 of dogs, cats, rabbits and other shelter animals have a chance at a new life thanks to the love of residents from across San Diego County, who showed up hordes at more than a dozen shelters for Clear the Shelters.

    Thousands of Furry Friends Find Forever Homes in This Year's 'Clear the Shelters'Thousands of Furry Friends Find Forever Homes in This Year's 'Clear the Shelters'

    An estimated 3,330 of dogs, cats, rabbits and other shelter animals have a chance at a new life thanks to the love of residents from across San Diego County. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap has more.

    (Published Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019)