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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010

Posted: August 4, 2010 5:17 p.m.
Updated: August 5, 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.

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

C.A.R.E. speakers tour
Craig Duswalt, creator of the RockStar System for Success, actor Glenn Morshower, author Dr. Barbara De Angeles and entrepreneur Tom Antion will launch their national speakers tour.
When: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Real Life Church, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia 91355

SCV Chamber luncheon
The SCV Chamber of Commerce hosts its monthly luncheon with speaker Marc Emmer. Must RSVP.
When: 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 702-6977

‘Lunch & Learn’
Sheri Varela of Sheri Baby T-shirts will be the guest speaker at the Betty Ferguson Foundation Lunch & Learn program. Costs $10, including meal. RSVP required.
When: Noon
Where: Valencia Industrial Center, 25510 W. Ave. Stanford, Suite 104, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 702-8712 or

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

Resume workshop
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a free resume workshop for job seekers.
When: 2-4 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road Suite 250, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661)799-9675

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

Senior Orchestra
Bring your instrument to the Senior Orchestra and join the fun. All instruments and skill levels welcome.
When: Thursdays at 4 p.m.
Where: Bouquet Canyon Senior Apartments, multipurpose room, 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus 91350
Contact: (661) 298-9553 or (661) 296-4977

Art Walk on Main Street
Artist’s reception for painter Olga Kaczmar, featuring music from Manak Khamvongsa.
When: 5-7 p.m.
Where: Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 254-5267

SCV Light The Night
Learn more about the Light the Night walk, which benefits cancer research, get fundraising tips and learn how to form a team. RSVP requested.
When: 6-8 p.m.
Where: New Moon Restaurant, 28281 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: Breeana Garrett at (310) 846-4731 or e-mail

Vacation Bible school
Santa Clarita Baptist Church hosts a free vacation Bible school.
When: Through Friday at 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: 27249 Luther Drive, Canyon Country 91351

Don’t go there
The California Department of Transportation, Caltrans, closes Highway 14 freeway 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 Interstate 5 and Highway 14 freeway interchange.
When: Through Friday
Where/When: Highway 14: up to two lanes of the southbound Highway 14 connector to southbound Interstate 5: 7-11 p.m.; southbound Highway 14 connector to southbound Interstate 5: 11 p.m.-4 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 7 p.m.-6 a.m. Interstate 5: one lane of the northbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 11-11:59 p.m. and 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; northbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 11:59 p.m.-5 a.m.; one lane of the southbound truck route collector road: 7-11 p.m.; southbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m.-5 a.m.; southbound Interstate 5 Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 9 p.m.-5 a.m.; southbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 9-11:59 p.m.

2Day's Birthdays

Former astronaut Neil A. Armstrong is 80. Rock musician Rick Huxley is 70. Actress Loni Anderson is 65. Rock singer Rick Derringer is 63. Actress Holly Palance is 60. Actress-singer Maureen McCormick is 54. Rock musician Pat Smear is 51. Actress Tawney Kitaen is 49. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Patrick Ewing is 48. Rapper MCA is 46. Country singer Terri Clark is 42. Former MLB player John Olerud is 42.

2Day in History

Today is Thursday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2010. There are 148 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 5, 1962, actress Marilyn Monroe, 36, was found dead in her Los Angeles home; her death was ruled a probable suicide from an overdose of sleeping pills.

Ten years ago:  President Bill Clinton vetoed a Republican-sponsored tax cut for married couples, describing it as “the first installment of a fiscally reckless tax strategy.”

Five years ago: British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced new deportation measures against people who fostered hatred and advocate violence.

One year ago: Journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee arrived in Burbank for a tearful reunion with their families after a flight from North Korea, where they’d been held for 4 1/2 months until former President Bill Clinton helped secure their release.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
4-13-20-22-56 Mega: 32
Draw date: Tuesday, Aug. 3
Jackpot: $53 million

5-9-24-27-37 Mega: 8
Draw date: Wednesday, Aug. 4
Jackpot: $16 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Wednesday, Aug. 4

Daily 4
Draw date: Wednesday, Aug. 4

Daily 3
Midday: 5-8-5
Evening: 1-6-5
Draw date: Wednesday, Aug. 4

Daily Derby
1st: 07 Eureka
2nd: 03 Hot Shot
3rd: 04 Big Ben
Race time: 1:41.98
Draw date: Wednesday, Aug. 4


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