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2Day in the SCV: Monday, April 5, 2010

Posted: April 4, 2010 8:29 p.m.
Updated: April 5, 2010 4:55 a.m.
 
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.

Moms Club of Saugus spring party
What: Games, potluck lunch, egg hunt and coloring projects for children. Each guest is asked to bring 12 filled eggs per child.
When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: David March Park, 28310 Via Joyce Drive
Contact: Moms Club of Saugus/ Jamie Brown, call (661) 645-6255 or e-mail saugusmoms@yahoo.com  

Newhall Redevelopment Committee
What: Newhall Redevelopment Committee monthly meeting
When: 7-8 p.m.
Where: 23920 Valencia Blvd.
Contact: Alex Hernandez, call (661) or e-mail ahernandez@santa-clarita.com  

DivorceCare and DivorceCare 4 Kids
What: A weekly support group and seminar conducted by Valencia Hills Church. Children are welcome.
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Valencia Hills Church Offices, 25060 W. Ave. Stanford, Suite 160
Contact: Angela Romero, call (661)755-1885 or e-mail angie@valenciahills.com  

NAMI Family to Family Education Class
What: Free 12-week education program for families and loved ones of people with serious mental illnesses.
When: 6:30-9 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall
Contact: Zee Dankworth, (661)360-8002 or e-mail cptilylvz@hotmail.com  

Game of the Day
What:
College of the Canyons' softball team hosts a doubleheader with Los Angeles Valley College
When: 1 p.m./3 p.m.
Where: College of the Canyons softball field, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita

2Day in History
Today is Monday, April 5, the 95th day of 2010. There are 270 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On April 5, 1792, George Washington cast the first presidential veto, rejecting a congressional measure for apportioning representatives among the states.

Ten years ago: Ending a two-year investigation, an independent counsel cleared Labor Secretary Alexis Herman of allegations that she'd solicited $250,000 in illegal campaign contributions.

Five years ago: ABC News anchorman Peter Jennings revealed he had lung cancer. (He died in Aug. 2005 at age 67.)

One year ago: North Korea fired a rocket over Japan, defying Washington, Tokyo and others who suspected the launch was a cover for a test of its long-range missile technology.

2Day's Birthdays
Movie producer Roger Corman is 84. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is 73. Country singer Tommy Cash is 70. Actor Michael Moriarty is 69. Pop singer Allan Clarke (The Hollies) is 68. Writer-director Peter Greenaway is 68. Actor Max Gail is 67. Actress Jane Asher is 64. Actor Mitch Pileggi is 58. Rock musician Mike McCready (Pearl Jam) is 44. Singer Paula Cole is 42. Actress Krista Allen is 39. Country singer Pat Green is 38. Rapper-producer Pharrell Williams is 37.

Errant text leads to arrest of drug suspects
PINE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - An errant text message is costing three New York drug-dealing suspects dearly.

Police say the suspects made a mistake when trying to text a potential buyer and instead reached a task force agent in Dutchess County, about 50 miles north of New York City.

The three were arrested after arranging a meeting with the agent, who pretended to be the buyer.

Police say they recovered 60 bags of heroin. Task force Sgt. Brett Orlich says, "Their bad luck is our good luck."
The three are due in town court in Pine Plains on Wednesday to face felony charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Drunk seeks police help to exit bar
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Drunk in a bar and can't get out, who you gonna call?

Police. That's what Todd Fitzwater did in Lexington. WLEX-TV reported that Fitzwater called 911 Thursday and said he'd gotten drunk and passed out at Todd's Karaoke Bar the night before, awakened and had a few more But then he found out he couldn't get out of the bar, which was closed.

Officers tapped on the door Thursday afternoon to guide the 45-year-old Fitzwater to it so he could let them in to help him.

Women bare their beliefs, doff tops
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - About two dozen women drew a crowd of onlookers when they shed their shirts and marched downtown in Maine's largest city to promote what they call equal-opportunity public toplessness.

Organizer Ty MacDowell said the point of Saturday's march in Portland was that a topless woman out in public shouldn't attract any more attention than a man who walks around without a shirt.

The Portland Press Herald reports that by the end of the march, more than 500 people had amassed - a mix of marchers, young men snapping photos, oglers and people just out enjoying a sunny, warm day.

Snail-mail gaffe
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors say an Ohio inmate's letter to his mother included detailed instructions on how to sneak drugs to him - but lacked the correct ZIP code.

Ottawa County Sheriff Bob Bratton says the letter was returned to the Port Clinton jail where corrections officers read it along with the other incoming mail.

Donald Dudrow III of Toledo was indicted Thursday on charges of attempted drug trafficking and trying to get drugs into a correctional facility.

Lottery
Mega Millions
2-17-22-30-31 Mega: 19
Draw date: Friday, April 2
Jackpot: $76 million

SuperLotto
1-12-18-22-42 Mega: 18
Draw date: Saturday, April 3
Jackpot: $7 million

Fantasy 5
10-12-14-31-36
Draw date: Sunday, April 4

Daily 4
3-6-2-6
Draw date: Sunday, April 4

Daily 3
Midday: 4-8-6
Evening: 2-6-0
Draw date: Sunday, April 4

Daily Derby
1st: 06 Whirl Win
2nd: 07 Eureka
3rd: 11 Money Bags
Race time: 1:43.53
Draw date: Sunday, April 4

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