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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, May 20, 2010

Posted: May 19, 2010 9:59 p.m.
Updated: May 20, 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.

B2B Industry Show
What:
U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force small business procurement offices join other establishments to showcase their business in front of buyers who are looking to find local sources.
When:
11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where:
24700 Avenue Rockefeller, Valencia
Contact:
Kathy Norris at (661) 294-8088 or www.via.org or www.b2b2010.com

Fifteenth annual Student Art Exhibition
What:
The College of the Canyons Art Gallery hosts the 15th annual Student Art Exhibition, featuring an estimated 75 pieces of art created by COC students.
When:
Through Saturday, gallery is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where:
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Contact:
http://www.canyons.edu/offices/ArtGallery

Bike to Work Day
What:
The Bike to Work Day Challenge encourages Santa Clarita businesses to rally employees to bike to work.
When:
All day
Where:
Pit stops located at Santa Clarita City Hall (23920 Valencia Blvd.), Bouquet Junction (corner of Valencia Blvd. & Bouquet Canyon Road.), the trail access at the corner of Newhall Avenue and 16th Street and trail access at the corner of Camp Plenty and Soledad Canyon Roads.
Contact:
Register at www.metro.net/biketowork

Interviewing workshop
What:
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a free workshop for job interview tips.
When:
2-4 p.m.
Where:
Santa Clarita WorkSource Center at the University Center Suite 250, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia

Rio Norte concert
What:
Rio Norte Junior High School hosts its spring music concert, featuring intermediate and advanced bands and Rio Norte’s award-winning drumline. (Admission $3; children 10 and under free)
When:
7 p.m.
Where:
Rio Norte Junior High School’s multipurpose room, 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Valencia

‘Addiction’ presentation
What:
“Addiction: What Parents Need to Know About Drug and Alcohol Abuse” presentation will show warning signs and symptoms of use and abuse.
When:
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where:
Valencia Library Community Room, 23743 Valencia Blvd., Valencia
Contact:
(661) 250-3708 or visit www.scyouthandfamily.com

Sierra Vista concert
What:
Sierra Vista Junior High School presents its spring concert featuring the beginning band and jazz ensemble. Free.
When:
7 p.m.
Where:
Sierra Vista Junior High School’s multipurpose room, 19425 Stillmore St., Canyon Country

Arts Commission meeting
What:
The regular meeting of the city’s five-member Arts Commission.
When:
6 p.m.
Where:
Santa Clarita City Hall Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia

Hart spring concert
What:
The Hart High School Choral music department presents its spring concert. (Tickets $6 student/senior, $8 adults, $10 premium).
When:
Today and Friday, 7 p.m.
Where:
Hart High School auditorium, 24825 Newhall Ave., Newhall

Don’t go there
What: The California Department of Transportation closes Highway 14 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 I-5 and Highway 14 interchange.
When: Through Friday 
Where: (Highway 14) southbound Highway 14 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; (Interstate 5) One lane of the northbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; Southbound Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; up to two lanes of the southbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; one lane of the southbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Contact: www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/travel/projects/details.php?id=32

Game of the Day
Who: El Dorado at Valencia
What: Baseball, CIF-Southern Section Division I playoffs, first round
When: 3:15 p.m.
Where: Valencia High School baseball field

2Day in history
Today is Thursday, May 20, the 140th day of 2010. There are 225 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On May 20, 1961, a white mob attacked a busload of Freedom Riders in Montgomery, Ala., prompting the federal government to send in U.S. marshals to restore order.

Ten years ago: The five nuclear powers on the U.N. Security Council agreed to eventually eliminate their nuclear arsenals, as part of a new disarmament agenda approved by 187 countries.

One year ago: In a rare, bipartisan defeat for President Barack Obama, the Senate voted overwhelmingly, 90-6, to keep the prison at Guantanamo Bay open for the foreseeable future and forbid the transfer of any detainees to facilities in the United States.

Birthdays
Actor-author James McEachin is 80. Singer Joe Cocker is 66. Singer-actress Cher is 64. Actor-comedian Dave Thomas is 61. TV-radio personality Ron Reagan is 52. Rock musician Jane Wiedlin (The Go-Go’s) is 52. Actor Tony Goldwyn is 50. Actress Mindy Cohn is 44. Actress Gina Ravera is 44. Actor Timothy Olyphant is 42. Rapper Busta Rhymes is 38. Actor Matt Czuchry is 33. Actress Angela Goethals is 33. Actress-singer Naturi Naughton is 26.

Mega Millions
11-13-19-37-40 Mega: 26
Draw date: Tuesday, May 18
Jackpot: $42 million

SuperLotto
4-8-32-34-43 Mega: 14
Draw date: Wednesday, May 19
Jackpot: $14 million

Fantasy 5
6-20-27-28-38
Draw date: Wednesday, May 19

Daily 4
1-1-7-3
Draw date: Wednesday, May 19

Daily 3
Midday: 6-7-5
Evening: 1-9-6
Draw date: Wednesday, May 19

Daily Derby
1st: 04 Big Ben
2nd: 11 Money Bags
3rd: 08 Gorgeous George
Race time: 1:47.06
Draw date: Wednesday, May 19

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