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2Day in the SCV: Friday, Sept. 24, 2010

Posted: September 23, 2010 10:08 p.m.
Updated: September 24, 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.


Internet job search
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a workshop on how to complete job applications online. The session will also highlight CalJobs.
9-10:30 a.m.
Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road Suite 250, Valencia 91355
(661) 799-9675

Quickbooks Level II
Small Business Development Center hosts a workshop on how to use this accounting software program more effectively. Seating limited to 15; for current users only. Costs $65 with $2 parking fee.
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
(661) 362-5900 or e-mail

Sam Harris Master Class
Musician and TV/Broadway star Sam Harris hosts a class for singers. Ten people will be randomly selected to work with him. Prepare 1-2 minutes of a song and bring sheet music.
1 p.m.
College of the Canyons, Pico Canyon Hall 202, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
(661) 362-5343

SCV Improv Festival
One week of “madness and insanity” featuring workshops and shows. Support local actors and artists.
Through Sunday, 5 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
The SCV Space, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Suite 120, Valencia 91355

Business mixer
Mojito Caribbean Cuisine hosts its fourth Friday HotSpot mixer. Enjoy dinner and a chance to win free items. Costs $10 at the door.
5-7:30 p.m.
26876 The Old Road,  Stevenson Ranch 91381
Contact: (
661) 254-2018

Pirate Night
Pirate Night at Mojito Caribbean Cuisine. Come dressed up as a pirate.
When: T
hrough Saturday, 5-8 p.m.
26876 The Old Road, Stevenson Ranch 91381
(661) 254-2018

‘Celebrate Recovery’
A 12-step program that meets weekly.
When: 7
:30-9:30 p.m.
25060 W. Ave. Stanford, Valencia 91355
David Taylor at (818) 625-4319

Live music
Inca Bistro hosts live bands.
Every Friday and Saturday from 7:30-10:30 p.m.
22896 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus 91350
(661) 297-5824 or

Classic rock hits
Inferno performs classic rock hits at Hilton Garden Inn. Dancing encouraged.
Every Friday from 8-11 p.m.
27710 The Old Road, Valencia 91355
(661) 254-8800

More live music
Salt Creek Grille hosts live music.
Every Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m. to midnight
24415 Town Center Drive, Suite 115, Valencia 91355
(661) 222-9999 or visit

Don’t go there
What: 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) southbound Highway 14 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 truck route connector to northbound Interstate 5: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; southbound Highway 14 Newhall Avenue off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Interstate 5) northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; northbound Interstate 5 Sierra Highway on-ramp: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; up to three lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Highway 14 to Balboa Boulevard: 11:59 p.m. to 4 a.m.; up to two lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Weldon Canyon to Highway 14: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; southbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 11:59 p.m. to 11:59 a.m.; one lane of southbound Interstate 5 truck route collector road: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; southbound Interstate 5 Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


2day in history
Today is Thursday, Sept. 23, the 266th day of 2010. There are 99 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 24, 1789, Congress passed a Judiciary Act, which provided for an Attorney General and a Supreme Court.

Ten years ago: For the first time, citizens of the Yugoslav federation — Serbia and Montenegro — voted directly for president.

Five years ago: Hurricane Rita struck eastern Texas and the Louisiana coast, causing more flooding in New Orleans.

One year ago: With President Barack Obama presiding, the U.N. Security Council unanimously endorsed a sweeping strategy aimed at halting the spread of nuclear weapons and ultimately eliminating them.

2day's birthdays
Actor-singer Herb Jeffries is 99. Actress Sheila MacRae is 86. Pro Football Hall of Famer John Mackey is 69. Singer Phyllis “Jiggs” Singer Gerry Marsden (Gerry and the Pacemakers) is 68. News anchor Lou Dobbs is 65. Pro and College Football Hall of Famer Joe Greene is 64. Actor Gordon Clapp is 62. Actor Kevin Sorbo is 52. Christian/jazz singer Cedric Dent (Take 6) is 48. Actress-writer Nia Vardalos is 48. Country musician Marty Mitchell is 41. Actress Megan Ward is 41. Singer-musician Olympic gold medal gymnast Paul Hamm is 28. Actor Kyle Sullivan is 22.

Mega Millions
3-20-43-47-52 Mega: 26
Draw date: Tuesday, Sept. 21
Jackpot: $16 million

11-17-27-34-44 Mega: 1
Draw date: Wednesday, Sept. 22
Jackpot: $20 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Thursday, Sept. 23

Daily 4
Draw date: Thursday, Sept. 23

Daily 3
Midday: 2-9-9
Evening: 8-6-8
Draw date: Thursday, Sept. 23

Daily Derby
1st: 02 Lucky Star
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 06 Whirl Win
Race time: 1:43.28
Draw date: Thursday, Sept. 23


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