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2Day in the SCV: Saturday, May 29, 2010

Posted: May 29, 2010 12:31 a.m.
Updated: May 29, 2010 4:55 a.m.
 

Mr. SCV's garage sale
What:
The Mr. SCV John Boston's Scared O' Bears Ranch Garage Sale featuring historical memorabilia from the Santa Clarita Valley and The Signal. Items include furniture, appliances, electronics, bolo ties, unique Western wear, JB's personal saddle and tack, boots, hats, unique artwork, tools, power tools, garden tools, books, computers and kitchen gear.
When: 8 a.m. today and Sunday
Where: 15353 Iron Canyon Road, Canyon Country. Travel to intersection of Sand Canyon Road and Iron Canyons and follow signs.

SCV Blues Festival and Barbecue
What:
The second annual SCV Blues Festival and Barbecue includes a car show, kid zone, fire truck rides, Moutainview chili dogs, music and more with proceeds going to benefit the Tom Bolewski Special Needs Trust.
When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Mountainview Park, 28501 Seco Canyon Road, Saugus
Contact: (661) 644-2948 or www.tomsrecovery.com

Pacifica open house
What:
Learn more about Pacifica Senior Living during their open house.
When: 1-3 p.m.
Where: Pacifica Senior Living, 24305 West Lyons Ave., Newhall
Contact: (661) 255-3100

Live bluegrass
What:
Live bluegrass music at Vincenzo's Pizza
When: 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: Vincenzo's Pizza, 24504 Lyons Ave., Newhall
Contact: (661) 259-6733 or www.vincenzosnewhallpizza.com

2Day's Birthdays 
Actor Anthony Geary is 63. Singer Rebbie Jackson is 60. Movie composer Danny Elfman is 57. Rock musician Michael Porcaro (Toto) is 55. Singer LaToya Jackson is 54. Actor Ted Levine is 53. Actress Annette Bening is 52. Actor Rupert Everett is 51. Actor Adrian Paul is 51. Singer Melissa Etheridge is 49. Actress Tracey Bregman is 47. Rock musician Noel Gallagher (Oasis) is 43. Singer Jayski McGowan (Quad City DJ's) is 43.

2Day in History
Today is Saturday, May 29, the 149th day of 2010. There are 216 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History: On May 29, 1953, Mount Everest was conquered as Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tensing Norgay of Nepal became the first climbers to reach the summit.

Ten years ago: President Bill Clinton left Washington for a weeklong European tour. The space shuttle Atlantis returned from a repair mission to the international space station.

Five years ago: French voters soundly rejected the European Union's proposed constitution, which was also defeated by the Dutch days later.

One year ago: A judge in Los Angeles sentenced music producer Phil Spector to 19 years to life in prison for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.

AP Odd News
Illegal prison meal plan

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington State Penitentiary says an inmate on a work crew killed and butchered a deer that was entangled in netting at the prison's pheasant farm near Walla Walla.

Spokeswoman Shari Hall says the minimum-security prisoner killed the deer last Saturday using a box cutter that the crew is allowed to use. Investigators acting on a tip Tuesday found about 15 pounds of venison in garbage bags in the farm's break room.

Hall says she didn't know what the inmate intended to do with the meat. The break room has no cooking equipment, and no campfires are allowed on the farm.

The inmate, who is a former butcher, lost work crew privileges and could face other punishment. He is incarcerated on a drug conviction and is scheduled to be released in December 2012.

Mainers make ‘rocket car' with Mentos, soda
BUCKFIELD, Maine (AP) - The guys from Maine who became online celebrities by creating geysers from Mentos candies and Diet Coke say they have harnessed that power to create a "rocket car."

The contraption created by Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz of Buckfield features a utility trailer on the back and a modified girl's bike at the front.

They're offering a teaser of their invention on their website. The full video directed by Rob Cohen of "The Fast and the Furious" will debut online Tuesday.

Grobe tells the Sun Journal newspaper that their latest invention uses Coke Zero and has been dubbed "The Fizzy and the Furious."

The two, dressed in lab coats and goggles, became Internet celebrities four years ago with their "experiments" that created geysers by dropping Mentos candies into bottles of Diet Coke.

Nigeria: President Goodluck's wife wins motorcycle
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - It appears as though Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's luck might have rubbed off on his wife.

A spokesman for Union Bank says First Lady Patience Jonathan has won a motorcycle in a drawing the bank held for its customers.

Union Bank spokesman Francis Barde told The Associated Press on Friday that officials have informed the first lady that she won and invited her to claim the motorcycle, known throughout Nigeria as an "okada."

Chance has played a large part in putting Jonathan into the presidency of the oil-rich nation. Jonathan formally assumed office after the May 5 death of the elected president.

Lebron the jaguar is set to leave Cleveland
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - A LeBron is leaving northeast Ohio, but it's a cat, not a Cavalier.

Whether NBA superstar LeBron James is staying with the Cleveland Cavaliers is still a big question, but the Akron Zoo said Thursday it will say goodbye to another LeBron, a jaguar born there last year.

By mid-June, the cat is going to the Brevard Zoo in Melbourne, Fla., in hopes he'll produce offspring with a female jaguar named Masaya.

California Lottery
Mega Millions
3-11-20-29-39 Mega: 26
Draw date: Friday, May 28
Jackpot: $12 million

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

Fantasy 5
11-23-34-36-39
Draw date: Friday, May 28

Daily 4
7-7-9-9
Draw date: Friday, May 28

Daily 3
Midday: 3-8-1
Evening: 3-3-3
Draw date: Friday, May 28

Daily Derby
1st: 06 Whirl Win
2nd: 11 Money Bags
3rd: 07 Eureka
Race time: 1:40.04
Draw date: Friday, May 28 

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