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2Day in the SCV: Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010

Posted: September 20, 2010 3:48 p.m.
Updated: September 21, 2010 4:55 a.m.

Welcome to's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.

Energy efficiency workshop
The Small Business Development Center hosts a workshop featuring officials from the Southern California Edison discussing energy-efficiency options for small businesses. Free with $2 parking fee. Must register.
When: 8-11:30 a.m.
Where: Small Business Development Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355

Disaster training
The Emergency Network of Los Angeles and the city of Santa Clarita host a free training for faith-based and nonprofit organizations to develop an emergency operations plan. Space is limited to 50 and RSVP required.
8:30 a.m. to noon
Where: Santa Clarita Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350
Contact: or (213) 739-6888

Writing a business plan
The Small Business Development Center hosts a workshop on creating a business plan, presented in two parts. Free with $2 parking fee.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-5900 or e-mail

Board of Supervisors meeting
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors hosts its regular meeting.
9:30 a.m.
Board hearing room 381B, Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, 90012

‘Resume Rally’
What: Have your existing resume critiqued or learn how to write one. Free and open to the public.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
COC Student Center, PDR 2, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-3286

Republican Women Federated meeting
What:  Monthly meeting for Republican Women Federated.
When:  l0:30 a.m.
Where: International House of Pancakes, 24737 Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch 91381
Contact: (661) 299-1834

‘La Leche’ meeting
A meeting for breastfeeding and pregnant moms. Babies and children welcome and meetings are free.
When: 11 a.m. to noon
Where: E-mail for location detals.

VIA luncheon
The Valley Industry Association hosts its monthly luncheon meeting featuring The Signal’s Editorial Board as the guest speakers. Costs $40 for members, $50 for nonmembers. RSVP required.
When: 11:45 a.m.
Where: Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia
Contact: (661) 294-8088 or visit

WorkSource orientation
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a free orientation about the federally funded WIA program.
When: 2-3 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road Suite 250, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675 or

SCV Improv Festival
One week of “madness and insanity” featuring workshops and shows. Support local actors and artists.
When: Through Sunday at 5 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Where: The SCV Space, 27600 Bouquet Canyon Road, Suite 120, Valencia 91355

Saugus back-to-school night
Saugus High School hosts back-to-school night, kicking off with the principal’s reception in the library and featuring student performances throughout the evening.
When: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: 21900 Centurion Way, Saugus 91350

Bowman back-to-school night
Bowman High School hosts back-to-school night. Features carnival games, music and fun. Meeting for parents of English learners starts at 6:30 in Portable B.
When: 6:30-8:15 p.m.
Where: 21508 Centre Pointe Parkway, Saugus 91350

Saugus Union meeting
The Saugus Union School District hosts its regular governing board meeting. The meeting will start with the dedication of the Santa Clarita Elementary School science lab.
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Elementary School, 27177 Seco Canyon Road, Saugus 91350
Contact: (661) 294-5300

Newhall district meeting
What: The Newhall School District hosts its regular board meeting.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: District board room, 25375 Orchard Village Road, Suite 200, Valencia 91355

Real estate career seminars
What: Weichert, Realtors — Hoshaw & Associates hosts a free seminar for new and experienced real estate agents.
When: Every Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Where: 28009 Smyth Drive, Santa Clarita 91390
Contact: (661) 287-4466, ext. 261

Mes Amies fun and games night
Betty Ferguson women’s group hosts fun and games night with games, door prizes, pizza and popcorn.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 25510 W. Ave. Stanford, Suite 104, Valencia 91355
Contact: or (661) 702-8712

AOC back-to-school night
What: Academy of the Canyons hosts back-to-school night.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355

Running injury prevention seminar
: University Foot and Ankle Institute offers a free seminar and open forum discussion about preventing common running injuries to successfully train for a 5K, half-marathon or full marathon. Walkers & runners of all levels are welcome. Refreshments will be served. RSVP deadline is today.
When: Sept. 23 at 7-8 p.m.
Where: City Hall Century Room, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 260-1180 or

Veterans’ Aid & Attendance benefit
What: Learn about VA benefits, financial assistance, qualifications, and help in covering the cost of senior living. RSVP required.
Today at 7 p.m. and Wednesday at 2 p.m.
Where” Pacifica Senior Living, 24305 Lyons Ave., Newhall 91321
Contact: (661) 255-3100

‘The Soul of Healing’
What: Dr. Roger De Sesa, a certified chiropractic wellness practitioner, will host a free viewing of “The Soul of Healing.” RSVP requested.
When: 7:30-9 p.m.
Where: 27674 Newhall Ranch Road, Suite 65, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 294-0429

Sierra Pelona Rock Club meeting
Bring your rock hounding finds to the Sierra Pelona Rock Club Show & Tell meeting. Club promotes interest and education in mineralogy, lapidary, geology, paleontology, related subjects.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Greenbrier Mobile Estates East, 21301 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country 91351
Contact: (661) 255-5243 or

Don’t go there
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.
Through Friday
(Highway 14) 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.; southbound Highway 14 Newhall Avenue off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Interstate 5) northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; northbound Interstate 5 Sierra Highway on-ramp: 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; up to three lanes of southbound Interstate 5 from Highway 14 to Balboa Boulevard: 11:59 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.; southbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 11:59 p.m. to 11:59 a.m.; one lane of southbound Interstate 5 truck route collector road: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; southbound Interstate 5 Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Game of the Day

Who: All Foothill League girls golf teams
What: Second Foothill League girls golf match
When: 1 p.m.
Where: Balboa Municipal Golf Course in 16821 Burbank Blvd., Encino, CA

2Day in History

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2010. There are 101 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On Sept. 21, 1893, one of America’s first horseless carriages was taken for a short test drive in Springfield, Mass. by Frank Duryea, who had designed the gasoline-powered vehicle with his brother, Charles.

Ten years ago: An Iranian appeals court reduced the prison terms for ten Jews convicted of “cooperating” with Israel in a case that had drawn international criticism.

Five years ago:
Hurricane Rita swirled toward the Gulf Coast as a Category 5, 165-mph monster as more than 1.3 million people in Texas and Louisiana were evacuated.

2Day's Birthdays

Poet-songwriter Leonard Cohen is 76. Author Stephen King is 63. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer is 63. Actor-comedian Bill Murray is 60. Movie producer-writer Ethan Coen is 53. Actor-comedian Dave Coulier is 51. Actress Cheryl Hines is 45. Country singer Faith Hill is 43. Actress-talk show host Ricki Lake is 42. Actor Alfonso Ribeiro is 39. Actor Luke Wilson is 39. TV personality Nicole Richie is 29. Actress Maggie Grace is 27.

Mega Millions
3-4-14-18-27 Mega: 13
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 17
Jackpot: $12 million

10-11-27-42-45 Mega: 9
Draw date: Saturday, Sept. 18
Jackpot: $20 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Monday, Sept. 20

Daily 4
Draw date: Monday, Sept. 20

Daily 3
Midday: 1-7-2
Evening: 0-7-5
Draw date: Monday, Sept. 20

Daily Derby
1st: 10 Solid Gold
2nd: 06 Whirl Win
3rd: 11 Money Bags
Race time: 1:42.87
Draw date: Monday, Sept. 20


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