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2Day in the SCV: Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Posted: June 28, 2010 10:26 p.m.
Updated: June 29, 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.

‘Dine to Defeat’

What: Wolf Creek Restaurant & Brewing Company hosts a fundraiser benefiting the Michael Hoefflin Foundation. Twenty percent of each bill is donated to help children with cancer.
When: June 29 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 27746 McBean Parkway, Santa Clarita
Contact: (661) 263-9653

Saugus Union meeting
What:
The Saugus Union School District governing board hosts a special meeting.
When: June 29 at 5 p.m.
Where: District office, 24930 Ave. Stanford, Valencia
Contact: (661) 294-5300

Sanitation District meeting
What:
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District hosts an informational workshop.
When: June 29 at 7 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Council Chambers 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia

Postpartum Passages group
What:
Support group helps moms ease into the transition that a newborn brings, facilitated by trained specialists. $10 per person.
When: Tuesdays at 12:30 p.m.
Where: Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital Foundation Building, Room 2, 23871 McBean Parkway., Valencia
Contact: (661) 200-BABY

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

Movie producer Robert Evans is 80. Actor Gary Busey is 66. Comedian Richard Lewis is 63. Actor-turned-politican-turned-radio personality Fred Grandy is 62. Rock musician Ian Paice is 62. Singer Don Dokken is 57. Rock singer Colin Hay is 57. Actress Maria Conchita Alonso is 53. Actress Sharon Lawrence is 49. Actress Amanda Donohoe is 48. Actress Kathleen Wilhoite is 46. Musician Dale Baker is 44. Actress Melora Hardin is 43. Rap DJ Shadow is 38. Country musician Todd Sansom is 32. Singer Nicole Scherzinger is 32.

2Day in History

Today is Tuesday, June 29, the 180th day of 2010. There are 185 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On June 29, 1910, composer-lyricist Frank Loesser, who wrote the songs for such Broadway musicals as “Guys and Dolls,” ‘’The Most Happy Fella” and “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” was born in New York.

Ten years ago:
An overloaded ship carrying some 500 people, many fleeing sectarian violence in Indonesia’s Maluku islands, sank, killing all but 10 known survivors.

Five years ago:
  President George W. Bush, embracing nearly all the recommendations of a White House commission, said he was creating a national security service at the FBI to specialize in intelligence as part of a shake-up of the disparate U.S. spy agencies.

To protect and shoot

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) — The chief forester in Wisconsin has turned himself in and paid a $263 fine for shooting a hen turkey out of season.

Paul DeLong says he made a mistake this spring when he mistook a tuft of feathers on the bird for a beard. He thought it was a male bird that could be shot legally.

DeLong heads the Department of Natural Resources’ Forestry Division, which manages Wisconsin’s forests.
DNR Chief Warden Randy Stark says DeLong turned himself in. Stark says a member of the public likely wouldn’t have been cited, but he decided to cite DeLong because he was a DNR employee and DeLong asked to be treated like any other agency worker.

The DNR says he won’t be reprimanded, though.

DeLong says he wanted to take responsibility for his error.

Camo-wearing bowhunters marry in tree in Iowa
ANAMOSA, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa couple whose passion for bowhunting encouraged Cupid’s arrow to strike wore camouflage to blend in with the wooded backdrop at their treetop wedding.

Forty-two year-old Kim Silver dressed in a silk gown made by camouflage specialists Mossy Oak, and her 61-year-old groom, Marvin Hunter, was dressed in camo shirt and pants at the Saturday nuptials.

They said their vows atop a tree stand hunting platform at the Anamosa Bowhunters Archery Club in the state’s northeast. The bride and groom occasionally punctuated the ceremony by firing arrows at targets.

Hunter said the couple had always joked about getting married on a tree stand. Silver said the pair they hunt together so much that the camo wedding “just seemed like the right thing to do.”

Man accused in machete chase near taco stand
SALEM, Oregon (AP) — Police say an 81-year-old man was arrested after he chased another man around a Salem taco stand while armed with a machete.

Salem police said Monday that Manuel Meza accused the taco stand owner of stealing a drill from his nearby business. When the taco stand owner denied it, Meza left and returned with a machete.

Lt. Dave Okada says Meza chased the unidentified man around the stand several times before officers arrested him on accusations of menacing and attempted assault. He was booked into the Marion County Jail.

There were no injuries in Sunday’s incident.

California Lottery
Mega Millions

1-2-13-19-27 Mega: 21
Draw date: Friday, June 25
Jackpot: $16 million

SuperLotto
5-9-14-26-29 Mega: 25
Draw date: Saturday, June 26
Jackpot: $9 million

Fantasy 5
2-4-10-14-19
Draw date: Monday, June 28

Daily 4
7-8-2-0
Draw date: Monday, June 28

Daily 3
Midday: 6-7-4
Evening: 2-4-6
Draw date: Monday, June 28

Daily Derby
1st: 06 Whirl Win
2nd: 04 Big Ben
3rd: 10 Solid gold
Race time: 1:49.62
Draw date: Monday, June 28

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