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2Day in the SCV: Friday, Aug. 27, 2010

Posted: August 26, 2010 6:27 p.m.
Updated: August 27, 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.

Internet job searches
What:
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a workshop aimed at Internet job searching for job seekers. A Bank of America recruitment will also take place.
When: 9-10:30 a.m., recruitment at 2-4:30 p.m.
Where: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Suite 250, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675

Layoff recovery workshop
What:
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts the free workshop, “Layoff Recovery: Top Tips for Getting Back to Work.”
When: 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Suite 250, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675

Girls night out
What:
Beyond the Fringe Salon hosts a girls night out. Includes wine tasting by Pulchelle Winery.
When: 3-9 p.m.
Where: 23424 1/2 Lyons Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 259-1982

Book signing and wine tasting
What:
Tom Silberkleit stops at Vino 100 as part of his national book signing tour promoting “The California Directory of Fine Wineries.” Costs $10 for wine tasting; books available for purchase.
When: 5-9 p.m.
Where: 28112 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 294-6886 or vino100valencia.com

Rachel Coleman performs
What:
An hourlong concert performance by Rachel Coleman of the Signing Time DVD series.
When: 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Northpark Community Church, 28310 Kelly Johnson Parkway, Valencia 91355
Contact: cmhaselbusch@gmail.com

Celebrate Recovery
What:
12-Step program that meets Fridays
When: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: 25060 W. Ave. Stanford, Valencia 91355
Contact: David Taylor at (818) 625-4319

‘Side Man’
What:
Repertory East Playhouse hosts its production of “Side Man” by Warren Leight. Intended for mature audiences only. Tickets cost $18 for adults, $16 for students and seniors.
When: Through Aug. 28, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.
Where: 24266 Main St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 288-0000 or www.repeastplayhouse.org

‘The Odd Couple’
What:
Canyon Theatre Guild hosts its production of “The Odd Couple,” a comedy by Neil Simon. Tickets cost $10-12.
When: Through Aug. 28, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m.
Where: 24242 Main St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 799-2702

Final Jazz and Blues concert

What: Top jazz and blues recording artists in the world will pair with a variety of interactive programming for the entire family as well as a variety of food and beverages, including wine and beer for the adults. Admission is free. Michael John & the Bottom Line headlining.
When: 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: Town Center Drive at McBean Parkway in Valencia

Don’t go there
What:
The California Department of Transportation, Caltrans, closes Highway 14 freeway 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 Interstate 5 and Highway 14 freeway interchange.
When: Through today
Where/When: (Highway 14) southbound Highway 14 connector to southbound Interstate 5: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 truck route connector to northbound Interstate 5:  7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; up to three lanes of southbound Highway 14 from Sierra Highway to Interstate 5: 7 p.m. to 4 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 from Sierra Highway to Interstate 5: 11:59 p.m. to 4 a.m. (Interstate 5) one lane of the northbound truck route collector road: 10-11 p.m. and 5-9 a.m.; northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; up to five lanes of northbound Interstate 5 from Balboa Boulevard to Highway 14: 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.; up to two lanes of northbound Interstate 5 from Highway 14 to Weldon Canyon: 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.; northbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m.; northbound Sierra Highway off-ramp: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound Interstate 5 to northbound Highway 14: 9 p.m. to 11:59 a.m.; up to four lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Highway 14 to Balboa Boulevard: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; southbound Interstate 5 truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; up to two lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Weldon Canyon to Highway 14: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. (Highway 210) westbound Highway 210 connector to northbound Interstate 5: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Contact: http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist07/travel/projects/details.php?id=32

2Day's Birthdays

Cajun-country singer Jimmy C. Newman is 83. Bluegrass singer-musician J.D. Crowe is 73. Rock singer-musician Tim Bogert is 66. Country musician Jeff Cook is 61. Actor Paul Reubens is 58. Actor Peter Stormare is 52. Rap musician Bobo is 42. Country singer Colt Ford is 41. Actress Chandra Wilson is 41. Actress Sarah Chalke is 34. Contemporary Christian musician Megan Garrett is 30. Singer Mario is 24. Actress Alexa Vega is 22.

2Day in History

Today is Friday, Aug. 27, the 239th day of 2010. There are 126 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 27, 1883, the island volcano Krakatoa blew up; the resulting tidal waves in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait claimed some 36,000 lives in Java and Sumatra.

Ten years ago: A botched Israeli military raid on an Islamic militant hide-out in the West Bank ended with three Israeli soldiers being accidentally killed by their comrades.

Five years ago: Coastal residents jammed freeways and gas stations as they rushed to get out of the way of Hurricane Katrina, which was headed toward New Orleans.

One year ago: Jaycee Lee Dugard, kidnapped when she was 11, was reunited with her mother 18 years after her abduction in South Lake Tahoe.

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