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2Day in the SCV: Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010

Posted: September 27, 2010 5:43 p.m.
Updated: September 28, 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.

Business workshop
The Small Business Development Center hosts “Reading Your Business Vitals in a Glance” for local business owners. $30 plus $2 parking fee.
When: 9-11 a.m.
Where: Small Business Development Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road Suite 264, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-5900

‘D.I.V.A’ program
Betty Ferguson’s “D.I.V.A.” or Drop In and Visit Awhile meeting where locals can make new friends. No need to bring lunch. Light lunch & beverage is provided.
When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Betty Ferguson Foundation Offices, 25510 W. Ave. Stanford, Suite 104, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 702-8712

Toastmasters Speciality meeting
Toastmasters Speciality Club 4643 hosts a meeting for people interested in improving their public speaking skills.
When: 5:30-6:45 p.m.
Where: Specialty Labs Building, 27027 Tourney Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: Kacey Thorps at (661) 877-7867

City Council meeting
The Santa Clarita City Council hosts its regular meeting.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: City Hall Council Chambers, 23920 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355

‘Madama Butterfly’
San Francisco Opera performs “Madama Butterfly” at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center. Tickets cost $5-10.
When: 7 p.m. Pre-show lecture begins at 6 p.m.
Where: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: or

Mac group
The Santa Clarita Valley Macintosh Users Group hosts its monthly meeting. Question and answer session followed by a demonstration of one or more applications designed to ease and improve computer skills.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 24343 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia 91355
(661) 250-4149 or (661) 252-7280

Talent show
Placerita Junior High School after-school theater arts program presents its annual talent show. Tickets are $5 for students, $7 for friends and family.
When: Today and Wednesday, 7 p.m.
Where: Tanner Hall, 25015 N. Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321

Real estate career seminar
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

‘Live to a Vibrant 100’
Free one-hour health care class hosted by Dr. Roger De Sesa, a certified chiropractic wellness practitioner. Learn how to maintain a state of balance with your body. RSVP requested.
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: 27674 Newhall Ranch Road, Suite 65, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 294-0429

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.
When: Through Friday
Where/When: (Highway 14) southbound Highway 14 truck route connector to northbound Interstate 5: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound Highway 14 Newhall Avenue off-ramp: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.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.; southbound Interstate 5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 9 p.m. to 11:59 a.m.; one lane of southbound Interstate 5 truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.; southbound Interstate 5 Balboa Boulevard off-ramp: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

2Day's Birthdays
Actress Brigitte Bardot is 76. Singer Ben E. King is 72. Actress-comedian Janeane Garofalo is 46. Country singer Matt King is 44. Actress Mira Sorvino is 43. TV personality Moon Zappa is 43. Actress-model Carre Otis is 42. Actress Naomi Watts is 42. Country musician Chuck Crawford is 37. Rapper Young Jeezy is 33. Writer-producer-director-actor Bam Margera is 31. Actress Hilary Duff is 23. Actor Keir Gilchrist is 18.

2Day in History

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2010. There are 94 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 28, 1920, eight members of the Chicago White Sox were indicted for allegedly throwing the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds in what became known as the “Black Sox” scandal. (Despite initial confessions by several of the players, all were acquitted at trial; still, all eight were banned from baseball for life.)

Ten years ago: Capping a 12-year battle, the government approved use of the abortion pill RU-486.

One year ago: Iran tested its longest-range missiles and warned they could reach any place that threatens the country, including Israel, parts of Europe and U.S. military bases in the Mideast.

Mega Millions
2-28-38-42-55 Mega: 25
Draw date: Friday, Sept. 24
Jackpot: $23 million

2-13-36-41-44 Mega: 20
Draw date: Saturday, Sept. 25
Jackpot: $22 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Monday, Sept. 27

Daily 4
Draw date: Monday, Sept. 27

Daily 3
Midday: 4-5-6
Evening: 8-5-4
Draw date: Monday, Sept. 27

Daily Derby
1st: 10 Solid Gold
2nd: 12 Lucky Charms
3rd: 08 Gorgeous George
Race time: 1:46.98
Draw date: Monday, Sept. 27


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