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2Day in the SCV: Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Posted: June 21, 2010 8:16 p.m.
Updated: June 22, 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.

Career exploration workshop
What:
College of the Canyons Career Services hosts the seminar, “How to Explore Careers Using Discover.” Free and open to the public. Limited seating.
When: Noon to 1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.
Where: College of the Canyons Seco Hall Room 103, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Contact: (661) 362-3286

Layoff workshop
What:
Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts “Layoff Recovery: Top Tips for Getting Back to Work” workshop. Free for laid-off workers. Space is limited.
When: 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Suite 250, Valencia
Contact: (661) 799-9675

Job Hunter’s Club
What:
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a free session for participants to explore job search tools and strategies.
When
: 2-4 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center Suite 250, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia
Contact: (661) 799-9675

SCV Macintosh users meeting
What:
Demo of “Tips and Tricks” by Terry White, followed by a Q & A session. Mac users and all interested parties welcome.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Valencia Mac, 24343 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia
Contact: (661) 250-4149

Free health care class
What:
Dr. Roger De Sesa of Proactive Health Systems will discuss the answers to questions regarding human genetic potential, the key to aging gracefully, how the body works and what subluxation is at a free health care class.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dr. Roger De Sesa’s office, 27674 Newhall Ranch Road, Suite. 65, Valencia
Contact: (661) 294-0429

City Council meeting
What:
The Santa Clarita City Council hosts its regular meeting.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita City Hall Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia
Contact: www.santa-clarita.com

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/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) northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; one lane of northbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.; southbound Balboa Blvd. off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.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.
Contact:
http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/travel/projects/details.php?id=32

2Day's Birthdays

Actor Ralph Waite is 82. Singer-actor Kris Kristofferson is 74. Movie director John Korty (“The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman”) is 74. Actor Michael Lerner is 69. Broadcast journalist Brit Hume is 67. Actress Meryl Streep is 61. Pop singer Cyndi Lauper is 57.  Author Dan Brown is 46. TV personality Carson Daly is 37. TV personality/actor Jai Rodriguez is 31. Actress Lindsay Ridgeway is 25.

2Day in Hostory

Today is Tuesday, June 22, the 173rd day of 2010. There are 192 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On June 22, 1940, during World War II, Adolf Hitler gained a stunning victory as France was forced to sign an armistice eight days after German forces overran Paris.

Five years ago: White House adviser Karl Rove set off a political firestorm with a speech to the New York state Conservative Party in which he said, “Liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers” while conservatives, he said, “saw the savagery of 9/11 and the attacks and prepared for war.”

One year ago:
President Barack Obama signed the nation’s toughest anti-smoking law, aiming to keep thousands of teens from getting hooked.

AP Odd News
Siblings battle over butter

WATERVILLE, Washington (AP) — An argument over butter in a macaroni and cheese recipe churned into violence between a brother and sister near East Wenatchee.

A 21-year-old man called police June 6 to say his 17-year-old sister had tried to cut his neck with the serrated edge of a spatula.

The police report says the sister was making macaroni and cheese when her brother asked if she was using butter. That led to an argument over the difference between butter and margarine. And, then butter battle escalated.

The Wenatchee World reports the girl was charged in Douglas County Superior Court with fourth-degree assault.

Armless woman receives black belt
PEABODY, Massachusetts (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who was born without arms or kneecaps has passed her test for a black belt in taekwondo.

Sheila Radziewicz successfully completed earlier this month a black belt test at Bruce McCorry’s Martial Arts in Peabody.

The 32-year-old Salem resident, who was born with thrombocytopenia-absent radius, or TAR syndrome, called the test the “longest, most excruciating” workout of her life.

The test required her to break wood, execute combinations of kicks and punches, spar and show mastery of the long staff and nunchucks.

Museum starts summer with snow
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The patrons carrying small coolers and plastic bags into Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Science Center weren’t bringing their lunch. They were packing snowballs.

Monday marked the first day of summer and the science museum’s annual Snowball Day. Visitors are encouraged every year to save a snowball from the winter in their freezer and then take it to the science center on the first day of summer.
Those who do get to name their own price to get into the museum for the day.

California Lottery
Mega Millions

11-36-37-41-55 Mega: 7
Draw date: Friday, June 18
Jackpot: $26 million

SuperLotto
10-22-35-40-47 Mega: 26
Draw date: Saturday, June 19
Jackpot: $7 million

Fantasy 5

1-9-15-20-38
Draw date: Monday, June 21

Daily 4
3-5-1-0
Draw date: Monday, June 21

Daily 3

Midday: 1-4-5
Evening: 2-8-7
Draw date: Monday, June 21

Daily Derby
1st: 03 Hot Shot
2nd: 11 Money Bags
3rd: 01 Gold Rush
Race time: 1:48.89
Draw date: Monday, June 21

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