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2Day in the SCV: Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010

Posted: September 28, 2010 4:06 p.m.
Updated: September 29, 2010 4:30 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.

Joy Bible study
Who: Grace Baptist Church
What: Joy of Living Bible Study for women; an interdenominational, in-depth study of God’s word in an informal, small group setting. A 12-week study of the Book of Job. Child care available for children through age 5.
When: Every Wednesday through Dec. 8 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: 22833 Copper Hill Drive, Saugus 91350
Contact: Fran Padgett at (661) 254-1039 or e-mail

WorkSource workshop
What: The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts orientation for the Enterprise Zone program.
When: 2-4 p.m.
Where: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, Suite 250, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675

Italian food at Vino 100
What: Vino 100 hosts an evening of Italian food and wine. Costs $20 at the door and includes two glasses of premo nectar, salad and pasta.
When: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: 28112 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 294-6886

Preparing for a job fair
What: Free lecture on what to expect from a job fair, how to prepare yourself, overview of resume techniques, interviewing skills, job search and applications.
When: Noon to 1 p.m. and 6-7 p.m.
Where: COC Student Center Room 129, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-3286

‘Project Return’
What: Project Return, a peer support self-help group, hosts a meeting.
When: 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Department of Mental Health, 23501 Cinema Drive, Suite 200, Valencia
Contact: (661) 288-4800

Back-to-School Night
What: Hart High School hosts Back-to-School Night, featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of its new music building and performances in the band and choir rooms.
When: 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: 24825 N. Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321

Back-to-School Night

What: Sequoia Charter School hosts Back to School Night. Dinner at 7 p.m.
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: 21515 Centre Pointe Pkwy., Santa Clarita 91390

Working with stones
What: Learn how stones and crystals can be used to improve your well-being.
When: 7-10 p.m.
Where: Balance Point Spa, 18285 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country 91351
Contact: (661) 252-0650

Beginners salsa dance
What: Cuban-style salsa lessons, no partner required. Costs $5,
When: Every Wednesday. Beginners 7-8:15 p.m., intermediate 8:15-9:15 p.m.
Where: Courtyard by Marriott, 28523 Westinghouse Place, Valencia 91355.
Info: (661) 618-1105

Talent show

What: 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: 7 p.m.
Where: Tanner Hall, 25015 N. Newhall Ave., Newhall 91321

Teen Scene Unplugged

What: The city’s Blue Ribbon Task Force educates parents and teens on issues such as drug and alcohol use, peer pressure, stress, dating, communication and more.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 255-4965

‘Celebrate Recovery’
What: Meeting for women recovering from anger, co-dependency, emotional, physical and sexual abuse.
When: 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: 25060 W. Ave. Stanford, Saugus 91350
Contact: (661) 775-1885

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 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 in history
Today is Wednesday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2010. There are 93 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 29, 1910, the National Urban League had its beginnings as The Committee on Urban Conditions Among Negroes was established in New York.

Ten years ago: Israeli riot police stormed a major Jerusalem shrine and opened fire on stone-throwing Muslim worshippers, killing four Palestinians and wounding 175.

Five years ago: John G. Roberts Jr. was sworn in as the nation’s 17th chief justice after winning Senate confirmation. New York Times reporter Judith Miller was released from 85 days of federal detention after agreeing to testify in a criminal probe into the leak of a covert CIA officer’s identity.


Actress Lizabeth Scott is 88. Actor Steve Forrest is 86. Musical conductor Richard Bonynge is 80. Actress Anita Ekberg is 79. Actor Eddie Barth is 79. Writer-director Robert Benton is 78. Singer Jerry Lee Lewis is 75. Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is 74. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) is 68. Actor Ian McShane is 68. Jazz musician Jean-Luc Ponty is 68. Lech Walesa, the former president of Poland, is 67. Television-film composer Mike Post is 66.

Mega Millions
2-10-13-36-38 Mega: 18
Draw date: Tuesday, Sept. 28
Jackpot: $23 million

2-13-36-41-44 Mega: 20
Draw date: Saturday, Sept. 25
Jackpot: $24 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Tuesday, Sept. 28

Daily 4
Draw date: Tuesday, Sept. 28

Daily 3
Midday: 6-1-8
Evening: 5-4-6
Draw date: Tuesday, Sept. 28

Daily Derby
1st: 05 California Classic
2nd: 03 Hot Shot
3rd: 08 Gorgeous George
Race time: 1:45.96
Draw date: Tuesday, Sept. 28


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