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Signal Photos's Daybreak: Sept 5. 2009

Posted: September 4, 2009 9:42 p.m.
Updated: September 5, 2009 4:55 a.m.

Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:

Today is Saturday, Sept. 5, the 248th day of 2009. There are 117 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:On Sept. 5, 1972, Black September terrorists attacked the Israeli delegation at the Munich Olympic games; 11 Israelis, five guerrillas and a police officer were killed in the siege.

Five years ago:
Hurricane Frances struck Florida's central-eastern coast with heavy rain.

One year ago:
Europe's Rosetta space probe flew by the Steins asteroid 250 million miles from Earth..

Watercooler Talk
UNIONTOWN (AP) - A Pennsylvania history buff who recreates firearms from old wars accidentally fired a 2-pound cannonball through the wall of his neighbor's home. William Maser, 54, fired a cannonball Wednesday evening outside his home in Georges Township that ricocheted and hit a house 400 yards away. The cannonball, about two inches in diameter, smashed through a window and a wall before landing in a closet.


Actor Michael Keaton is 58. Country musician Jamie Oldaker (The Tractors) is 58. Actress Kristian Alfonso is 46. Rhythm-and-blues singer Terry Ellis is 46.

A caption in Friday's Signal that went with Hart High School band practice pictures was incorrect. Students practiced only in the morning and the evening on Saturday.

"Reverse 911" is a term trademarked by Plant Equipment Inc. of Temecula, doing business as PlantCML. In recent stories about the Station Fire, the emergency phone notification system that contacted the wrong residents was not PlantCML's Reverse 911 system, according to a corporate attorney.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
2-9-28-51-53 Mega: 19
Draw date: Tuesday, Sept. 1
Jackpot: $12 million 

9-13-27-41-42 Mega: 27
Draw date: Wednesday, Sept. 2
Jackpot: $20 million

Fantasy 5

Draw date: Friday, Sept. 4

Daily 4
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 4

Daily 3
Midday: 7-8-4
Evening: 7-3-0
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 4

Daily Derby
1st: 11 Money Bags
2nd: 08 Gorgeous George
3rd: 10 Solid Gold
Race time: 1:48:50
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 4


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