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The's Daybreak: Aug. 11, 2009

Posted: August 10, 2009 9:20 p.m.
Updated: August 11, 2009 4:55 a.m.
Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 11, the 223rd day of 2009. There are 142 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 11, 1909, the first recorded use of the S.O.S. distress signal in North America was by the steamship SS Arapahoe, which had broken down off North Carolina's Cape Hatteras.

Ten years ago: White supremacist Buford O. Furrow, wanted in the wounding of five people at a Los Angeles Jewish community center and the shooting death of a mail carrier the day before, turned himself in to the FBI in Las Vegas.

Watercooler Talk: MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) - A Mount Vernon cab driver told police that a passenger had tried to rob and choke him, causing him to crash his car into a storefront church. Authorities then found another situation in the church. They discovered four adults and a 3-year-old girl locked inside.

Police said it looked as if the people had been living there, because the area was covered with makeshift beds and there was a cooking area.

The five people were taken to Mount Vernon Hospital as a precaution. Authorities are investigating how the people got there as well as the cab driver's account of bring robbed.

Birthdays: Actress Arlene Dahl is 81. Songwriter-producer Kenny Gamble is 66. Rock musician Jim Kale (Guess Who) is 66. Country singer John Conlee is 63. Singer Eric Carmen is 60. Computer scientist and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is 59. Wrestler-actor Hulk Hogan is 56. Singer Joe Jackson is 55. Actor Miguel A. Nunez Jr. is 45. Actress Viola Davis is 44. Actor Duane Martin is 44. Actor-host Joe Rogan is 42. R&B musician Chris Dave is 41. Actress Ashley Jensen is 41. Rock guitarist Charlie Sexton is 41. Actor Will Friedle is 33. Rapper Chris Kelly (Kris Kross) is 31. Football player Andy Lee is 27. Singer J-Boog is 24. Rapper Asher Roth is 24. Actress Alyson Stoner is 16.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
7-18-35-45-56 Mega: 3
Draw date: Friday, Aug. 7
Jackpot: $124 million

22-23-27-28-41 Mega: 17
Draw date: Saturday, Aug. 8
Jackpot: $8 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Monday, Aug. 10

Daily 4
Draw date: Monday, Aug. 10

Daily 3
Midday: 5-3-2
Evening: 7-3-3
Draw date: Monday, Aug. 10

Daily Derby
1st: 10 Solid Gold
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 04 Big Ben
Race time: 1:41.40
Draw date: Monday, Aug. 10



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