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2Day in the SCV: Monday, July 4, 2011

Posted: July 4, 2011 1:55 a.m.
Updated: July 4, 2011 1:55 a.m.

Pancake Breakfast
What: The Santa Clarita Valley Rotary Club hosts a pancake breakfast. $4 for blueberry pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee.
When: 6:30 a.m.
Where: Roger Dunn Golf Shop parking lot, 24200 Main St., Newhall 91231

Independence Day Classic
What: The Santa Clarita Runners host the annual Independence Day Classic, a run to benefit the cross-country programs at local high schools. Race day entry fees are $35 for the 5K and Walk. Entry fees for the Kiddie K are $10.
When: 10K race at 7 a.m., Kids K at 7:45 a.m. and 5K walk/run at 8 a.m.
Where: Newhall Park, 24933 Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321

Fourth of July parade
What: The annual Santa Clarita Fourth of July parade. This year’s theme is a salute to the woman’s right to vote.
When:  9 a.m.
Where: The parade will start at Hart Park, go north on Main Street, left on Lyons Avenue, north onto Orchard Village Road, and end at 16th Street in Newhall.

Castaic Lake fireworks
What: Castaic Lake Recreation Area fireworks. Admission is $25 per car for the day; $5 per person walk in, children 5 years old and under are free
When: 9 p.m. (Events begin at 10 a.m. and continue all day)
Where: 32132 Castaic Lake Drive, Castaic 91384
Contact: (661) 257-4050

Stevenson Ranch fireworks
What: Stevenson Ranch fireworks show. Picnicking and recreation welcome all day.
When: 9:05 p.m.
Where: Dr. Richard Rioux Memorial Park, 26233 Faulkner Drive, Stevenson Ranch 91381
Contact: (661) 222-9536

Valencia fireworks
What: Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular in Valencia. Patriotic music choreographed to the display will be broadcast on KHTS-AM 1220.
Where: Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 W. Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
When: 9:15 p.m.
Contact: (661) 286-4018
2Day in History

Today is Monday, July 4, the 185th day of 2011. There are 180 days left in the year. This is Independence Day.

Today’s Highlight in History: On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was adopted by delegates to the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia.

Ten years ago: A Russian airliner crashed in Siberia, killing all 145 people aboard.

Five years ago: Discovery lifted off in the first Independence Day shuttle launch.

One year ago: Gen. David Petraeus formally assumed command of the 130,000-strong international force in Afghanistan, declaring “we are in this to win.”

2Day's Birthdays

Advice columnist Pauline Phillips (the original “Dear Abby”) is 93. Actress Eva Marie Saint is 87. Actress Gina Lollobrigida is 84. Rock musician Kirk Pengilly (INXS) is 53. Country musician Teddy Carr is 51. Rock DJ Zonka is 49. Tennis Hall of Famer Pam Shriver is 49. Rock musician Matt Malley is 48. Christian rock singer Michael Sweet is 48. Actor Al Madrigal is 40. Actress Jenica Bergere is 37. Actor-singer John Lloyd Young is 36. Singer Stephen “Ste” McNally (BBMak) is 33.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
12-17-30-35-47 Mega: 26
Draw date: Friday, July 1
Jackpot: $12 million

4-6-15-35-41 Mega: 19
Draw date: Saturday, July 2
Jackpot: $47 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Sunday July 3

Daily 4

Draw date: Sunday, July 3

Daily 3
Evening: 7-6-7
Draw date: Sunday, July 3

Daily Derby
1st: 01 Gold Rush
2nd: 10 Solid Gold
3rd: 11 Money Bags
Race time: 1:44.92
Draw date: Sunday, July 3


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