In Case You Missed It: San Diego Good News for Sunday, June 16

Five 'good news' stories from the previous week

To help make sure you stay informed, each Sunday we'll revisit five stories from the previous week and capsulize them in this digest. Today's collection highlights some of the positive news events that happened this week.  

1. Dog Breaks Into SDPD Station in Rancho Penasquitos 

An unusual suspect was placed into the back of a San Diego Police Department patrol vehicle after breaking into a Rancho Peñasquitos police station Tuesday. "Don’t you bark at me; you caused a big ruckus tonight," a police officer can be heard telling the dog who refused his right to remain silent. What a "ruff" night. See the video below.

The four-legged fiend got into the police locker room before he was taken into custody.

2. Serra HS Grad's Parents Denied Entry into US for Commencement

What sounds like an awful situation turned into a really heartwarming story about persistence, patience and the power of love. Kary Munoz Lopez allowed us to follow along as she received a diploma, graduating with honors even though she has been making her way through high school without her mother and father living in the U.S. Her older sisters, her teachers and softball helped her through it. It's a story that will leave you hopeful about the future.

A Serra High School Graduate got her diploma Monday but her parents couldn't witness it because they were unable to cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

3. King of the North: Kawhi Leonard Wins Finals MVP

Every Aztec alum can brag a little this week after the performance of this year's MVP Kawhi Leonard in the NBA Finals. He's the third player to win Finals MVP with two franchises, joining only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and LeBron James. But San Diegans always knew he was destined for greatness.

4. These Local Brews Named Best in California at State Fair Competition

It's no secret San Diego County is home to some excellent craft breweries. This week, we learned that six local breweries took home first-place ribbons out of an estimated 1,250 entries in the California State Fair Commercial Beer Competition. The judging took place Friday through Sunday and included only beers brewed and available for sale in California. See those who earned the blue ribbons in our story.

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5. Avocado Museum 'The Cado' to Open in North County

We have awesome-cado news for you, San Diego. A new pop-up museum in North County will revel in all things avocado. The Cado, an interactive pop-up museum celebrating everyone’s favorite green pitted fruit, will take guests on a journey through the avocado, from seed to skin, when it takes root in San Marcos on June 27. If you're interested in learning more about events like this, make sure you check out The Scene weekly newsletter that we send every Thursday.

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