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The's Daybreak: Oct. 16, 2009

Posted: October 16, 2009 10:32 p.m.
Updated: October 17, 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, October 17, the 290th day of 2009. There are 75 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 17, 1989, an earthquake measuring magnitude 7.1 struck northern California, killing 63 people and causing $6 billion worth of damage. (The quake hit just before Game 3 of the World Series between the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants at Candlestick Park; the Series was suspended until Oct. 27, at which time the A’s resumed their four-game sweep of the Giants.)

Watercooler Talk
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio police are investigating the wounding of a man after his elderly father allegedly opened fire when the victim refused to stop drumming.
Police said the son, in his 50s, suffered a non-life threatening head wound early Friday while at the home the men share.
Police said his 83-year-old father was detained on an aggravated assault charge.
Police said the son, who was grazed in the head, ran down the block to call for help.
San Antonio police did not immediately provide further details Friday to The Associated Press..

Actress Marsha Hunt is 92. Actress Julie Adams is 83. Newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin is 79. Singer Gary Puckett is 67. Rock musician Michael Hossack is 63. Actor Michael McKean is 62. Actress Margot Kidder is 61. Actor George Wendt is 61. Actor-singer Bill Hudson is 60. Astronaut Mae Jemison is 53. Country singer Alan Jackson is 51. Movie critic Richard Roeper is 50. Animator Mike Judge is 47. Actor-comedian Norm MacDonald is 46. Singer Rene’ Dif is 42. Reggae singer Ziggy Marley is 41. Golfer Ernie Els is 40. Singer Chris Kirkpatrick (‘N Sync) is 38. Rapper Eminem is 37. Singer Wyclef Jean is 37. Actress Sharon Leal is 37. Actor Matthew Macfadyen is 35. Actor Dee Jay Daniels is 21.

California Lottery
Mega Millions

51-10-13-18-33 Mega: 43
Draw date: Friday, Oct. 16
Jackpot: $200 million

12-13-38-30-26 Mega: 24
Draw date: Wednesday, Oct. 14
Jackpot: $7 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Friday, Oct. 16

Daily 4
Draw date: Friday, Oct. 16

Daily 3
Midday: 5-3-2
Evening: 4-8-6
Draw date: Friday, Oct. 16

Daily Derby
1st: 01 Gold Rush
2nd: 07 Eureka
3rd: 12 Lucky Charms
Race time: 1:43:64
Draw date: Friday, Oct. 16


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