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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, May 27, 2010

Posted: May 26, 2010 8:49 p.m.
Updated: May 27, 2010 4:55 a.m.
Welcome to's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.

Stan the Banjo Man
Christ Lutheran Preschool will host Stan the Banjo Man for the third installment in its free concert series.
11 a.m. to noon
Christ Lutheran Preschool, 2816 Tournament Road, Valencia

Job skills seminar
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a seminar on how to find a new job with the skills you already have. Free admission.
2-4 p.m.
Santa Clarita WorkSource Center Suite 250, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
(661) 799-9675

Senior Orchestra
The Senior Orchestra seeks players to bring their instruments. All instruments and skill levels welcome.
Today, June 3, 10, 17, 24 at 4 p.m.
Bouquet Canyon Senior Apartments multipurpose room, 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus
(661) 298-9553 or (661) 296-4977

‘Hardcore Hike’
A “Hardcore Hike” at Towsley Canyon. Register in advance. Free admission
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Register at Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia

Sierra Vista concert
Sierra Vista Junior High School hosts its spring choral concert. $5 admission at the door.
7 p.m.
Sierra Vista Junior High School’s multipurpose room, 19425 Stillmore St., Canyon Country

Internet safety night
Child and Family Center of Santa Clarita hosts “Internet Safety for Children Night” to raise awareness of online dangers and crimes and to provide resources and solutions for keeping families safe online. Panelists include Jason Feffer, co-founder of MySpace.
7-9 p.m.
Child and Family Center, 21545 Centre Pointe Parkway
Cheryl Jones at (661) 255-6847 ext. 3018

Todd Johnson Variety of Favorites concert
Todd Johnson Variety of Favorites plays at All Corked Up.
7-10 p.m.
All Corked Up, 26340 Diamond Place
Contact: (
661) 799-7979 or

Game of the day
Orange Lutheran at Valencia softball, CIF-Southern Section Division I quarterfinals
3:15 p.m.
Valencia softball field, 27801 Dickason Drive, Valencia

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 Thursday
Where/When: (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.; one lane of the southbound truck route collector road: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; southbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

2day in History
Today is Thursday, May 27, the 147th day of 2010. There are 218 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On May 27, 1937, the newly completed Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County, Calif., was opened to pedestrian traffic (vehicular traffic began crossing the bridge the next day).

Ten years ago: Freight cars loaded with hazardous chemicals crashed and exploded in Eunice, La. forcing the evacuation of thousands.

One year ago: Speaking out for the first time in favor of controversial base closings, President George W. Bush told the Naval Academy commencement the nation was wasting billions of dollars on unnecessary military facilities and needed the money for the war on terrorism.

2day's birthdays
Singer Cilla Black is 67. Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) is 66. Singer Bruce Cockburn is 65. Singer-actress Dee Dee Bridgewater is 60. Actor Richard Schiff is 55. Singer Siouxsie Sioux (The Creatures, Siouxsie and the Banshees) is 53. Rock singer-musician Neil Finn (The Finn Brothers) is 52. Actress Peri Gilpin is 49. Actress Cathy Silvers is 49. Actor Todd Bridges is 45. Rock musician Sean Kinney (Alice In Chains) is 44.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
5-14-17-19-24 Mega: 25
Draw date: Tuesday, May 25
Jackpot: $64 million 

1-7-14-17-20 Mega: 27
Draw date: Wednesday, May 26
Jackpot: $18 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Wednesday, May 26

Daily 4
Draw date: Wednesday, May 26

Daily 3
Midday: 5-9-1
Evening: 3-3-5
Draw date: Wednesday, May 26

Daily Derby
1st: 09 Winning Spirit
2nd: 10 Solid Gold
3rd: 02 Lucky Star
Race time: 1:44.48
Draw date: Wednesday, May 26


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