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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, July 22, 2010

Posted: July 21, 2010 8:33 p.m.
Updated: July 22, 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.

Toastmasters meeting
Toastmasters hosts a meeting where members learn to speak to groups and work with others in a supportive environment.
7-8 a.m.
Santa Clarita City Hall Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia
Jenny Nemitz, (661) 703-5226, or

LeTip Business Referral Group
Network with other local professionals.
Thursdays at 7-8:30 a.m.
Marie Callender’s, 27630 The Old Road, Valencia 91355
(661) 295-9616

Vacation Bible School
The Santa Clarita United Methodist Church holds “A Cosmic Adventure Praising God” Vacation Bible School for children 3 years of age through fifth grade.
Through Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Santa Clarita United Methodist Church, 26640 Bouquet Canyon Road
Candy Holsenbeck-Smith at (661) 297-3783

Newcomers and Friends
A coffee for women who are new to the Santa Clarita Valley. RSVP for location information.
10:30 a.m.
(661) 296-0872

‘Project Return’
What: S
elf-help group for people who recognize they have a mental illness.
Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. and Thursdays at noon
Santa Clarita Department of Mental Health, 23501 Cinema Drive, Suite 200, Valencia 91355
(661) 600-4689

Interviewing skills workshop
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a free workshop about interviewing skills.
2-4 p.m.
University Center 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Suite 250, Valencia 91355
(661) 799-9675

Farmers market
The farmers market in Newhall features vendors who offer fresh produce and products.
3-7 p.m.
Market Street in Newhall

Senior Orchestra
Bring your instrument and join the fun with the Senior Orchestra. All instruments and skill levels welcome.
Thursdays at 4 p.m.
Bouquet Canyon Senior Apartments, multipurpose room, 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus
(661) 298-9553 or (661) 296-4977

‘Think and Drink Thursdays’
Work puzzles of all kinds and slurp special refreshments.
Today and July 29 at 4-5:30 p.m.
Newhall Library, 22704 W. 9th St., Newhall 91321
Paul Hock at (661) 259-0750

Country music and dancing
What: Country dance party with DJ, line dancing, couples dances and dinner. Costs $6 with dinner.
When: Every first and third Friday at 7:30-11:30 p.m.

American Legion Post 507, 24527 Spruce St., Newhall 91321
(661) 259-7507

Don’t go there
What: 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 to connector northbound Interstate 5: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. (Interstate 5) one lane of northbound truck route collector road: 5-9 a.m.; northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; one lane of the northbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.; southbound Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.; one lane of the southbound truck route collector road: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; all lanes of the southbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

2Day in History
Today is Thursday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2010. There are 162 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On July 22, 1934, bank robber John Dillinger was shot to death by federal agents outside Chicago’s Biograph Theater, where he had just seen the Clark Gable movie “Manhattan Melodrama.”

Ten years ago: President Bill Clinton, in Japan for a Group of Eight summit, addressed U.S. troops on Okinawa, where he said they “need to be good neighbors” with the island’s residents.

Five years ago: Jean Charles de Menezes, a Brazilian electrician, was shot to death by London police who’d mistaken him for a terrorist.

One year ago: President Barack Obama told a prime-time press conference that Cambridge, Mass. police had acted “stupidly” in the arrest of a prominent black scholar.

2day's birthdays

Rock singer Don Henley is 63. Movie composer Alan Menken is 61. Singer-actress Lonette McKee is 57. Jazz musician Al Di Meola is 56. Actor Willem Dafoe is 55. Rhythm-and-blues singer Keith Sweat is 49. Folk singer Emily Saliers (Indigo Girls) is 47. Actor John Leguizamo is 46. Actor-comedian David Spade is 46. Actor Patrick Labyorteaux is 45. Rock musician Pat Badger is 43. Rock musician Daniel Jones is 37. Actress A.J. Cook is 32. Actress Selena Gomez is 18.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
12-18-28-36-43 Mega: 19
Draw date: Tuesday, July 20
Jackpot: $12 million

1-15-17-43-45 Mega: 23
Draw date: Wednesday, July 21
Jackpot: $11 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Wednesday, July 21

Daily 4
Draw date: Wednesday, July 21

Daily 3
Midday: 6-5-3
Evening: 3-6-4
Draw date: Wednesday, July 21

Daily Derby
1st: 02 Lucky Star
2nd: 06 Whirl Win
3rd: 03 Hot Shot
Race time: 1:43.07
Draw date: Wednesday, July 21


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