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2Day in the SCV: Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011

Posted: January 12, 2011 10:45 p.m.
Updated: January 13, 2011 4:55 a.m.

Luncheon RSVP deadline
RSVP deadline for the monthly Valley Industry Association. Speakers will discuss the challenges in creating jobs and increasing state revenue. Costs $40 for members, $50 for nonmembers. RSVP required.
When: Jan. 18 at 11:45 a.m.
Where: Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 294-8088 or

Dig It! grand opening
Dig It! The Fossil Workshop, an interactive learning center, celebrates its grand opening.
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Westfield Valencia Town Center, 24201 Valencia Blvd., Valencia 91355

Social media
and e-mail marketing
: The Small Business Development Center hosts workshops on social media and e-mail marketing and how to use it. Free with $2 parking fee.
When: 10 a.m. to noon; e-mail marketing workshop from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Where: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia 91355
Contact: (661) 362-5900 or e-mail

Transferable skills
The Santa Clarita WorkSource Center hosts a workshop on transferable skills.
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

Farmers market
Purchase locally grown produce and baked goods from professional grocers.
When: Every Thursday from 3-7 p.m.
Where: Downtown Newhall off Main St.

Chamber meet and greet
: Meet Theresa L. Kingery, the new president/CEO of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce.
When: 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Tournament Players Club, 26550 Heritage View Lane, Valencia 91355

A Light of Hope support group
Support group meeting for youth and young adults (ages 13-30) and their family in recovery from self-destructive behaviors.
When: Thursdays from 7:30-9 p.m.
Where: 21618 Golden Triangle Road, Suite 207 (adults) or 105 (youth/young adults), Saugus 91350
Contact: or (661) 513-4325

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 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
Pacifica at SCCS
What: Girls soccer
When: 3:30 p.m.
Where: Canyon Country Park, 17615 Soledad Canyon Road, Canyon Country

2Day's Birthdays

Country singer Liz Anderson is 81. Actress Frances Sternhagen is 81. TV personality Nick Clooney is 77. Comedian Rip Taylor is 77. Actor Kevin Anderson is 51. Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus is 50. Rock singer Graham “Suggs” McPherson is 50. Country singer Trace Adkins is 49. Actor Patrick Dempsey is 45. Actress Traci Bingham is 43. Actress Nicole Eggert is 39. Actor Orlando Bloom is 34. Actor Julian Morris is 28.

2Day in History

Today is Thursday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2011. There are 352 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 13, 1794, President George Washington approved a measure adding two stars and two stripes to the American flag, following the admission of Vermont and Kentucky to the Union.

Ten years ago: An earthquake estimated by the U.S. Geological Survey at magnitude 7.7 struck El Salvador; more than 840 people were killed.

Five years ago: A U.S. missile strike in Pakistan killed a relative of al-Qaida’s No. 2 leader Ayman al-Zawahri and a terror suspect, but also 13 residents, prompting outrage among Pakistanis.

One year ago: Haitians piled bodies along the devastated streets of their capital a day after a powerful earthquake, while in Washington, President Barack Obama pledged an all-out rescue and relief effort.

California Lottery

Mega Millions
1‑4‑11‑16‑45 Mega: 37
Draw date: Tuesday, Jan. 12
Jackpot: $30 million

11‑21‑26‑27‑44 Mega: 21
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 12
Jackpot: $29 million

Fantasy 5
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 12

Daily 4
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 12

Daily 3
Midday: 1‑6‑6
Evening: 4‑0‑9
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 12

Daily Derby
1st: 08 Gorgeous George
2nd: 04 Big Ben
3rd: 03 Hot Shot
Race time: 1:46.01
Draw date: Wednesday, Jan. 12


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