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Today in the SCV

Posted: June 5, 2012 2:00 a.m.
Updated: June 5, 2012 2:00 a.m.

Community events: June 6, 2012

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Board of Supervisors

What: The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors hosts its regular meeting.

When: 9:30 a.m.

Where: Board hearing room, 381B, Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration, 500 W. Temple St., Los Angeles 90012



Free lunch

What: Undergrounds Coffeehouse gives away free lunch to anyone in the community.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Undergrounds Coffeehouse, 23841 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia 91355

Contact: 661-775-2057 or


Hart district meeting

What: The William S. Hart Union High School District’s governing board holds a special meeting.

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: District office, 21515 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350

Contact: 661-259-0033


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Today in history

Today is Wednesday, June 6, the 158th day of 2012. There are 208 days left in the year.

On this date in the SCV: In 2002, the Copper Fire continued to burn out of control on the second day since it started north of the SCV, burning more than 15,600 acres and destroying five homes.

Today’s Highlight in History: On June 6, 1944, during World War II, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, on “D-Day,” beginning the liberation of German-occupied western Europe.

Ten years ago: Stung by intelligence failures, President George W. Bush called on Congress in a nationally broadcast address to remake the government with a terrorist-fighting Department of Homeland Security.

Five years ago:The Group of Eight summit opened in Heiligendamm, Germany. Police arrested a suspect in the abduction and death of 18-year-old Kelsey Smith, whose body was found in a Missouri park four days after she’d disappeared from a Kansas store’s parking lot.

One year ago: The Bowl Championship Series stripped Southern California of its 2004 title after the Trojans were hit with heavy NCAA sanctions for rules violations committed during the 2004 and ‘05 seasons.



Actress Billie Whitelaw is 80. Civil rights activist Roy Innis is 78. Singer-songwriter Gary “U.S.” Bonds is 73. Country singer Joe Stampley is 69. Actor Robert Englund is 65. Folk singer Holly Near is 63. Singer Dwight Twilley is 61. Playwright-actor Harvey Fierstein (FY’-ur-steen) is 60. Comedian Sandra Bernhard is 57. International Tennis Hall of Famer Bjorn Borg is 56. Actress Amanda Pays is 53. Comedian Colin Quinn is 53. Record producer Jimmy Jam is 53. Rock singer-musician Tom Araya (Slayer) is 51. Actor Jason Isaacs is 49. Rock musician Sean Yseult (White Zombie) is 46.    



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