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2Day in the SCV Thursday, May 19, 2011

Posted: May 19, 2011 1:55 a.m.
Updated: May 19, 2011 1:55 a.m.

Interviewing skills
What: The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a workshop about job interviews and dressing for success. Free.
When: 2-4 p.m.
Where: University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Suite 250, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675, or

Arts commission meeting
What: The Santa Clarita Arts Commission holds a regular meeting.
When: 3:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Amgen viewing party
What: The city of Santa Clarita holds a free viewing party for the Amgen Tour of California.
When: 7-9 p.m.
Where: BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse, 24320 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355

Valencia graduation
What: Valencia High School celebrates the graduation of the class of 2011.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: College of the Canyons Cougar Stadium, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355

A Light of Hope
What: Support group meeting for youth and young adults (13-26) and their families struggling with substance abuse issues or self-destructive behaviors.
When: Thursdays from 7:30–9 p.m.
Where: 21618 Golden Triangle Rd., Suite 207 (parents/family) and Suite 105 (youth/young adults), Saugus 91350
Contact: (661) 513-4325,,

What: College of the Canyons Theatre Department presents “Lysistrata,” a bawdy, politically inspired comedy. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors.
When: Today through May 21 at 8 p.m.; May 22 at 2 p.m.
Where: Performing Arts Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: PAC Box Office at (661) 362-5304 or

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 project to construct carpool lanes and a direct carpool lane connector at the I-5 and Highway 14 freeway interchange.
When: Through Friday
Where/When: (Highway 14) southbound Highway 14 truck route connector to northbound I-5: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; southbound Highway 14 Railroad Ave. off-ramp: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (I-5) northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.; up to five lanes of northbound Interstate 5 from Balboa Boulevard to Highway 14: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. to 6 p.m.; up to six lanes of northbound I-5 from Balboa Boulevard to Highway 14: 1-4 a.m.; northbound I-5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 11:59 p.m. to 6 a.m.; southbound I-5 truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; southbound I-5 Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Interstate 210) westbound Interstate 210 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
What/Where: The city of Santa Clarita temporarily closes the number two (outside lane) and the shoulder on the westbound side of Lyons Avenue between Main Street and Railroad Avenue. The lane closure is to accommodate the installation of structural steel for the Old Town Newhall Library.
When: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through the end of May

Game of the Day
Who: Canyon High of Anaheim vs. Saugus
What: Prep softball, CIF-SS Div. I playoffs
When: 3:15 p.m.
Where: 21900 W. Centurion Way

2Day's Birthdays
PBS newscaster Jim Lehrer is 77. TV personality David Hartman is 76. Actor James Fox is 72. Actress Nancy Kwan is 72. Author-director Nora Ephron is 70. Actor Peter Mayhew is 67. Rock singer-composer Pete Townshend (The Who) is 66. Concert pianist David Helfgott is 64. Rock singer-musician Dusty Hill (ZZ Top) is 62. Singer-actress Grace Jones is 59. Rock musician Phil Rudd (AC-DC) is 57. Actor Steven Ford is 55.

2Day in History

Today is Thursday, May 19, the 139th day of 2011. There are 226 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On May 19, 1967, the Soviet Union ratified a treaty with the United States and Britain banning nuclear and other weapons from outer space as well as celestial bodies such as the moon.

Ten years ago: The Arab League called on Arab governments to sever political contacts with Israel until the Jewish state ended military action against Palestinians.

Five years ago: Freddie Garrity, lead singer of the 1960s British pop band Freddie and the Dreamers, died in Wales at age 69.

One year ago: President Barack Obama condemned Arizona’s crackdown on illegal immigration and pushed instead for a federal fix he said the nation could embrace

California Lottery
Mega Millions
1-2-17-25-48 Mega: 45
Draw date: Tuesday, May 17
Jackpot: $16 million

6-15-30-34-39 Mega: 6
Draw date: Wednesday, May 18
Jackpot: $16 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Wednesday, May 18

Daily 4
Draw date: Wednesday, May 18

Daily 3
Midday: 6-5-5
Evening: 9-1-2
Draw date: Wednesday, May 18

Daily Derby
1st: 07 Eureka
2nd: 10 Solid Gold
3rd: 06 Whirl Win
Race time: 1:45.91
Draw date: Wednesday, May 18


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