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2Day in the SCV: Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011

Posted: January 11, 2011 10:05 p.m.
Updated: January 11, 2011 4:55 a.m.

Good Morning SCV breakfast
The SCV Chamber of Commerce hosts a fast-paced networking breakfast for local business leaders. Call for pricing must RSVP.
When: 7:30-9 a.m.
Where: Hometown Buffet, 23154 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355
Contact: Crystal at

Writing a business plan
The Small Business Development Center hosts a workshop on creating a business plan, presented in two parts. Costs $30 with $2 parking fee.
When: 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

Free hearing checks
Audiology Associates provides free hearing checks.
When: Noon to 1 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall 91321
Contact: (818) 508-9626

Job Hunters’ Club
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a workshop for people to learn about job-networking and job-search tools.
When: 2 p.m.
Where: Santa Clarita WorkSource Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Suite 250, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 799-9675

Public art dedication
The Santa Clarita Arts Commission dedicates a large-scale art project recently installed at Canyon Country Park. Light refreshments, meet the artist. RSVP required.
When: 3:30 p.m.
Where: 17615 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country 91351
Contact: Jeff Barber at

Free spine-education program
Lecture on how to take care of your spine, manage pain and prevent injuries. Limited seating.
When: 5-6 p.m.
Where: Henry Mayo’s Outpatient Therapy Services Ambulatory Care Center, Suite 310, 25751 McBean Parkway, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 253-8959

SCV Computer Club meeting
The SCV Computer Club hosts a free community meeting about the Consumer Electronics Show and Windows tips and tricks. Evening will also include guest speaker Mory Yohe, general manager of Staples, who will discuss discount programs and technology.
When: 6 p.m.
Where: SCV Senior Center, 22900 Market St., Newhall 91321
Contact: call (661) 513-4612, e-mail  or visit

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 I-5 and Highway 14 freeway interchange.
When: Through Friday
Where/When: (Highway 14) southbound Highway 14 truck route connector to northbound I-5: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. (I-5) northbound I-5 connector to northbound Highway 14: 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m.; northbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 5 a.m.; southbound truck route collector road: 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. (Interstate 210) westbound I-210 connector to northbound I-5: 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

What: The city of Santa Clarita closes a portion of Bouquet Canyon Road to make traffic improvements.
When: Nightly from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. through Feb. 10
Where: Southbound left turn lane and one southbound through lane on Bouquet Canyon Road
Contact: Amalia Marreh at (661) 255-4363

Game of the Day
Bakersfield at COC
What: Women’s college basketball
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita

2Day's Birthdays

Actress Luise Rainer is 101. Boxing Hall of Famer Joe Frazier is 67. Radio commentator Rush Limbaugh is 60. Actress Kirstie Alley is 60. Radio personality Howard Stern is 57. Writer-producer-director John Lasseter is 54. Broadcast journalist Christiane Amanpour is 53. Actor Oliver Platt is 51. Basketball Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins is 51. Actor Olivier Martinez is 45. Actress Naya Rivera is 24. Actor Andrew Lawrence is 23.

2Day in History

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2011. There are 353 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti was struck by a magnitude-7 earthquake, killing as many as 300,000 residents and leaving over 1.5 million people homeless.

Ten years ago: The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights concluded a two-day hearing on Florida’s 2000 presidential election, with members accusing Secretary of State Katherine Harris of presiding over a “disaster” and trying to shift blame to others.

Five years ago: Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish gunman who’d shot Pope John Paul II in 1981, was released from an Istanbul prison after serving more than 25 years in Italy and Turkey for the plot against the pontiff and the slaying of a Turkish journalist.

California Lottery
Mega Millions

1‑4‑11‑16‑45 Mega: 37
Draw date: Tuesday, Jan. 11
Jackpot: $20 million

8‑10‑13‑19‑38 Mega:22
Draw date: Saturday, Jan. 8
Jackpot: $29 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Tuesday, Jan. 11

Daily 4
Draw date: Tuesday, Jan. 11

Daily 3
Midday: 3‑3‑1
Evening: 8‑8‑0
Draw date: Tuesday, Jan. 11

Daily Derby
1st: 12 Lucky Charms
2nd: 07 Eureka
3rd: 10 Solid Gold
Race time: 1:49.38
Draw date: Tuesday, Jan. 11


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