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2Day in the SCV: Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Posted: June 1, 2010 1:07 a.m.
Updated: June 1, 2010 4:55 a.m.

Welcome to's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.

 Voyager Camp parents' night
An information session for parents interested in enrolling their children in Camp Clarita's Voyager, Wee and Little Folks program
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Activities Center Canyon Room, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway.
Contact: (661) 284-1465 or

Newhall district meeting
The Newhall School District governing board hosts its regular meeting.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: District office, 25375 Orchard Village Road, Valencia

Sports Club meeting
California's Complete Sports Club holds its regular meeting.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Marie Calendar's, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia
Contact: (661) 255-8873 or

Planning Commission meeting
The Santa Clarita Planning Commission hosts its regular meeting
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita City Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia

Canyon High graduation
Canyon High School hosts a graduation ceremony for the class of 2010
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: College of the Canyons, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia

Saugus Union meeting
The Saugus Union School District board hosts its regular meeting.
When: 8 p.m.
Where: District office, 24930 Ave. Stanford, Valencia

Game of the Day
Who: Valencia at Santa Margarita
What: Softball, CIF-Southern Section Division I semifinals
When: 3:15 p.m.
Where: Santa Margarita High School

Don't go there
The California Department of Transportation closes Highway 14 and Interstate 5 lanes, ramps and connectors as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct carpool lanes and a direct carpool lane connector at the I-5 and Highway 14 interchange.
When: Through Friday
Where/When: (Highway 14) southbound Highway 14 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; (Interstate 5) One lane of the northbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 1 a.m. to 5 p.m.; northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; one lane of the southbound truck route collector road: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; southbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

2Day's Birthdays
Actor Andy Griffith is 84. Singer Pat Boone is 76. Actor Morgan Freeman is 73. Actor Brian Cox is 64. Rock musician Ronnie Wood is 63. Country singer Ronnie Dunn is 57. Singer-musician Alan Wilder is 51. Actor-singer Jason Donovan is 42. Actress Teri Polo is 41. Model-actress Heidi Klum is 37. Singer Alanis Morissette is 36. TV personality Damien Fahey is 30. Pop singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile is 29. Tennis player Justine Henin is 28.

2Day in History
Today is Tuesday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2010. There are 213 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 1, 1813, the mortally wounded commander of the U.S. frigate Chesapeake, Capt. James Lawrence, said, "Don't give up the ship" during a losing battle with a British frigate, the HMS Shannon, during the War of 1812.

Ten years ago:
With about half an hour to spare, Texas Governor George W. Bush blocked the scheduled execution of convicted killer Ricky McGinn so that possibly exculpatory DNA evidence could be reviewed.

Five years ago:
A landslide sent 17 multi-million-dollar houses crashing down a hill in Laguna Beach.

One year ago:
Conan O'Brien debuted as host of NBC's "Tonight Show" (however, he stepped down last January after a dispute with the network).

Bees storm Wall Street
NEW YORK (AP) - Talk about workaholic bees.

On a day when most traders have the day off and businesses are closed, thousands of tireless worker bees were buzzing on Wall Street.

The insects swarmed around the doorway of a high-end restaurant, Cipriani's Wall Street on Monday morning. Meanwhile, hundreds more filled the air.

Before they could enjoy a power lunch, the bees were vacuumed up humanely by the police department's beekeeper.

Officer Anthony Planakis says the bees were likely looking for a new home. He says that the bees probably were suffering overcrowding in the hive, or maybe the queen was failing.

It wasn't immediately clear if anyone was stung, but the swarm attracted the attention of dozens of gawkers.

The bees will be relocated to a hive in Connecticut.

U.S. vet's dog tags found on old Italian battlefield
BUDA, Texas (AP) - A retired police inspector's newly acquired metal detecting hobby helped him find dog tags and other items belonging to a Texas World War II veteran who was wounded on an Italian battlefield.

Oscar Glomb served with the 36th Infantry Division and landed at the Bay of Salerno in 1943. He was wounded in a June 1944 battle near Gavorrano.

Glomb died in 1998. His son says he never forgot about his dog tags.

Retired Italian police inspector Daniele Bianchini found the tags, a ring and a medallion while practicing his new hobby on the old battlefield. Bianchini asked to keep one of the tags and sent the rest of the items to Glomb's family in Texas.

Glomb's 85-year-old wife Dorothy calls it a miracle to have the items back and says the family is thankful.

California Lottery
Mega Millions

3-11-20-29-39 Mega: 26
Draw date: Friday, May 28
Jackpot: $12 million

13-17-29-34-38 Mega: 4
Draw date: Saturday, May 29
Jackpot: $23 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Monday, May 31

Daily 4
Draw date: Monday, May 31

Daily 3
Midday: 4-6-5
Evening: 8-1-2
Draw date: Monday, May 31

Daily Derby
1st: 03 Hot Shot
2nd: 08 Gorgeous George
3rd: 06 Whirl Win
Race time: 1:47.80
Draw date: Monday, May 31


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