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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010

Posted: September 1, 2010 2:50 p.m.
Updated: September 2, 2010 4:30 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.

Chamber breakfast
What: The SCV Chamber of Commerce hosts a “Get Acquainted Breakfast.”
When: 8-9:30 a.m.
Where: SCV Chamber office, 27451 Tourney Road, Suite 160, Valencia 91355
Contact: www.scvchamber.com

Chamber luncheon
What: The SCV Chamber of Commerce hosts its membership luncheon with a presentation from the Castaic Lake Water Agency.
When: 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 702-6977

‘SCV Lunch and Learn’
What: The Betty Ferguson Foundation hosts a “Lunch and Learn” session as a way for working women to network. RSVP required. $10 includes lunch.
When: 1 p.m.
Where: Betty Ferguson Foundation offices, 25510 W. Ave. Stanford Suite 104, Valencia 91355
Contact: www.BettyFerguson.org or call (661) 702-8712

Farmers market
What: Purchase locally grown produce and baked goods from professional grocers.
When: Thursdays, at 3-7 p.m.
Where: Market Street in Newhall
Contact: www.santa-clarita.com/arts

Senior Orchestra seeks players
What: Bring your instrument and join the fun. All instruments and skill levels welcome.
When: Thursdays at 4 p.m.
Where: Bouquet Canyon Senior Apartments, multipurpose room, 26705 Bouquet Canyon Road, Saugus 91350
Contact: (661) 298-9553 or (661) 296-4977

La Mesa Back to School Night
What: La Mesa Junior High School hosts Back to School Night, kicking off with a band performance at 5:50 p.m.
When: 5:50-7:45 p.m.
Where: 26623 May Way, Canyon Country 91351

Sierra Vista hosts
Back to School Night

What: Sierra Vista Junior High School hosts Back to School Night, featuring a choral performance, principal’s welcome and refreshments.
When: 6-9 p.m.
Where: 19425 W. Stillmore St., Canyon Country 91351

Commission meeting
What: The city’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission hosts a regular meeting.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita City Hall Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: www.santa-clarita.com

Rio Norte Back to School Night
What: Rio Norte Junior High School hosts Back to School Night. Intro on outdoor stage at 6:30 p.m.; classroom visits at 6:50 p.m.
When: 6:30-8:15 p.m.
Where: 28771 Rio Norte Drive, Valencia 91354

West Ranch
Back to School Night

What: West Ranch High School hosts Back to School Night, starting with the principal’s welcome in the outdoor amphitheater. Classroom visits start at 6:50 p.m.
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: 26255 Valencia Blvd., Stevenson Ranch 91381

Live Latin music

What: Latin music and dancing with no cover charge, featuring two-time Grammy-winner Ino Alvarez.
When: Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights
Where: Mojito Caribbean Cuisine, 26876 The Old Road, Valencia 91381
Contact: (661) 254-2018 or www.mojitocuisine.com

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

 

Today is Thursday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2010. There are 120 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 2, 1945, Japan formally surrendered in ceremonies aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, ending World War II.

Ten years ago: Hundreds of thousands of North Koreans welcomed home 63 former spies and guerrillas released by South Korea.

Five years ago: A National Guard convoy packed with food, water and medicine rolled into New Orleans four days after Hurricane Katrina.

One year ago: Pfizer agreed to pay a record $2.3 billion settlement for illegal drug promotion. A Taliban suicide bomber attacked officials leaving a mosque in Afghanistan, killing the country’s deputy intelligence chief and 23 others.

2day’s
Birthdays

Tennis Hall of Famer Jimmy Connors is 58. Actress Linda Purl is 55. Rock musician Jerry Augustyniak (10,000 Maniacs) is 52. Country musician Paul Deakin (The Mavericks) is 51. Football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson is 50. Actor Keanu Reeves is 46. Former heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis is 45. Actress Salma Hayek is 44. Actress Kristen Cloke is 42. Actress Cynthia Watros is 42. Rhythm-and-blues singer K-Ci is 41.

Mega Millions
10-20-29-47-48 Mega: 38
Draw date: Tuesday, Aug. 31
Jackpot: $16 million

SuperLotto
5-16-24-32-33 Mega: 3
Draw date: Wednesday, Sept. 1
Jackpot: $11 million

Fantasy 5
3-7-10-15-17
Draw date: Wednesday, Sept. 1

Daily 4
3-3-2-2
Draw date: Wednesday, Sept. 1

Daily 3
Midday: 4-4-7
Evening: 7-8-1
Draw date: Wednesday, Sept. 1

Daily Derby
1st: 05 California Classic
2nd: 01 Gold Rush
3rd: 06 Whirl Win
Race time: 1:46.94
Draw date: Wednesday, Sept. 1

 

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