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Today in the SCV: Saturday Sept. 1, 2012

Posted: September 1, 2012 2:00 a.m.
Updated: September 1, 2012 2:00 a.m.
 

Fall festival

What: Live entertainment and music for the whole family, arts and crafts vendors, food, drink, games and contests for all ages. Admission and parking is free.

When: 9 a.m. today and Sunday

Where: Pine Mountain Club, 16225 Askin Drive, Frazier Park 93222

Contact: www.pmcfallfestival.com

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Today in history

Today is Saturday, Sept. 1, the 245th day of 2012. There are 121 days left in the year.

On this date in the SCV: In 1997, about 22 members of the Temple Beth Ami carried their traditions with them as they relocated their house of worship to a newly acquired temple.

Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 1, 1939, World War II began as Nazi Germany invaded Poland.

Ten years ago: The California Legislature approved a $99 billion budget, ending a two-month-old standoff. Typhoon Rusa, the worst typhoon to hit South Korea in 40 years, left at least 119 people dead.

Five years ago: Idaho Sen. Larry Craig announced his resignation, saying he would leave office on Sept. 30, 2007, in the wake of fallout over his arrest and guilty plea in a Minnesota airport gay sex sting. (However, Craig later reversed his decision, saying he would serve out the rest of his term.) Clay Buchholz threw a no-hitter in his second major league start, just hours after being called up by the Boston Red Sox. Buchholz struck out nine, walked three and hit one batter to give the Red Sox a 10-0 victory over Baltimore.

One year ago: In a fiery broadcast from hiding, Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi warned that loyalist tribes in his main strongholds were armed and preparing for battle. Leaders and envoys from 60 countries and the U.N. met in Paris for talks with Libya’s rebel-led National Transitional Council to map the country’s future.

 

Birthdays

Former Defense Secretary Melvin R. Laird is 90. Actor George Maharis is 84. Conductor Seiji Ozawa is 77. Attorney and law professor Alan Dershowitz is 74. Comedian-actress Lily Tomlin is 73. Actor Don Stroud is 69. Conductor Leonard Slatkin is 68. Singer Archie Bell is 68. Singer Barry Gibb is 66. Rock musician Greg Errico is 64. Talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw is 62. Singer Gloria Estefan is 55. Former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers is 51. Jazz musician Boney James is 51. Singer-musician Grant Lee Phillips (Grant Lee Buffalo) is 49. Country singer-songwriter Charlie Robison is 48. Retired NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway is 46. Rapper DJ Spigg Nice (Lost Boyz) is 42. Actor Ricardo Antonio Chavira is 41. Rock singer JD Fortune is 39. Actor Scott Speedman is 37.

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