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2Day in the SCV: Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Posted: April 27, 2010 7:28 p.m.
Updated: April 28, 2010 4:55 a.m.
 
Golf tournament and fundraiser at Robinson Ranch
What:
Single Mothers Outreach hosts the Fools' Paradise Golf Tournament and Wine Tasting fundraiser.
When: Registration starts at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Robinson Ranch Golf Club, 27734 Sand Canyon Road
Contact: SMO Fundraising Chair: Dawn Abasta at dawna@lbwinsurance.com or 661-607-6886

"Pre-Diabetes" talk
What:
The SCV Senior Center hosts "Pre-Diabetes" presentation from health educator and registered dietitian Loree Search from Facey Medical Group.
When: 1-2 p.m.
Where: Room A6 of SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall

WIA orientation
Who:
Santa Clarita WorkSource Center
What: Participants learn about the federally funded program that pairs them with a personal case manager and offers the possibility of skills training. The WIA is an employment and retention program initiated to assist those having difficulty finding a job.
When: 2-3 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center at College of the Canyons University Center Suite 250, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita
Contact: (661) 799-WORK

Route 66 Classic Grill Bike Night
What: Route 66 Classic Grill hosts Bike Night which includes live music, best bike contest, barbecue and drink specials.
When: 6-10 p.m.
Where: Route 66 Classic Grill, 18730 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country
Contact: (661) 298-1494

Valencia Toastmasters meeting
What: At Toastmasters, members learn by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment.
When: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: La Quinta Inn, 25201 The Old Road, Santa Clarita
Contact: www.valenciatoastmasters.org

‘Stage Door' production
What: The Theatre Department at West Ranch High School presents "Stage Door," a 1936 comedy by Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman (Tickets $8)
When: Today through Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: West Ranch Theater, 26255 Valencia Blvd., Stevenson Ranch
Contact: Christopher Cook at 222-1220, ext. 601

Don't go there
What: The city of Santa Clarita will close lanes to fix a water leak.
When: Today through Friday
Where: A closure the No. 2 and No. 3 lanes on the northbound side of Golden Valley Road north of Valley Center Drive.
When: Lane 3 (far right lane) will be closed for the duration of the construction, with lane 2 (middle lane) closed from 8:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. during construction.
Contact: Hoon Hahn, senior engineer for the city, (661) 255-4953

Highway 14 freeway and Interstate 5 closures
What: The California Department of Transportation, Caltrans, closes Highway 14 freeway and Interstate-5 lanes, ramps and connectors as part of a $161-million improvement project to construct carpool lanes and a direct carpool lane connector at the Interstate 5 and Highway 14 freeway interchange.
When: Through Friday
Where/When: Southbound Highway 14 freeway connector to northbound Interstate 5, 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.; I-5: northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; One lane of the northbound truck route collector road: 5-9 a.m.; southbound I-5 Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Contact: www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/travel/projects/details.php?id=32

Game of the Day
Who: Valencia at West Ranch
What: Baseball
When: 3:15 p.m.
Where: West Ranch baseball field

2Day in History
Today is Wednesday, April 28, the 118th day of 2010. There are 247 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On April 28, 1758, the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe, was born in Westmoreland County, Va.

Ten years ago: Five people, targeted for being minorities, were killed in a shooting rampage in suburban Pittsburgh; a suspect, Richard Baumhammers, was arrested. (He was later convicted and sentenced to death.)

Five years ago: A military jury at Fort Bragg, N.C. sentenced Army Sgt. Hasan Akbar to death for the 2003 murders of two officers in Kuwait.

One year ago: Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius won Senate confirmation, 65-31, as health and human services secretary, thrusting her into the middle of the nation's swine flu scare.

AP Odd News
Utah boy mowing the lawn runs into TNT canister
HOOPER, Utah (AP) - A 17-year-old Utah boy mowing the lawn at his home in Hooper ran into a canister of TNT that may date back as far as World War II. Taylor Wood was mowing the pasture behind the family home on Sunday and heard a thud. He then saw a canister that said "TNT shell" on the side.

His mother, Charise Wood, described the canister as looking like a small can of tomato paste. She quickly called emergency crews.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
23-37-41-50-55 Mega: 6
Draw date: Tuesday, April 27
Jackpot: $191 million

SuperLotto
6-15-25-27-39 Mega: 17
Draw date: Saturday, April 24
Jackpot: $7 million

Fantasy 5
4-8-19-36-37
Draw date: Tuesday, April 27

Daily 4
0-2-5-5
Draw date: Tuesday, April 27

Daily 3
Midday: 3-6-5
Evening: 4-3-6
Draw date: Tuesday, April 27

Daily Derby
1st: 08 Gorgeous George
2nd: 07 Eureka
3rd: 10 Solid Gold
Race time: 1:47.55
Draw date: Tuesday, April 27

 

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