IN Brief

CV Weekly Closed – for Labor Day
The offices of CV Weekly will be closed on Monday, Sept. 1 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday at 8 a.m.

Glendale Beautiful Hosting Dinner
Glendale Beautiful invites the community to its 64th annual fall dinner, catered by Damon’s, on Friday, Sept. 5, starting at 5:30 p.m. for socializing, followed by dinner at 6 p.m. in the courtyard of the Casa Adobe de San Rafael, 1330 Dorothy Drive, Glendale. In case of rain the event will be moved to Joe Bridges Clubhouse, 2351 E. Glenoaks Blvd.

Enjoy entertainment from J.R. Wright, singing Keyboard Kowboy, with his hot country rockin’ oldies. Paul Rabinov will introduce the proposed Arroyo Verdugo Pedestrian/Bike Trail feasibility study.

The cost is $30 per person. There will be opportunity prizes; tickets are $1 each, 6 for $5.

Please RSVP by Aug. 29 to Gladys Wymore, (818)
246-3634 or email

CV Alliance Events
CV Alliance’s quarterly Strategic Partners meeting is Friday, Sept. 5 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Council Rooms, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale 91208. Meet Wesley Ford, director, Substance Abuse Prevention & Control, L.A. County Dept. of Public Health. RSVPs appreciated; send to

“How the Adolescent Brain Learns” by Tina Givrad, PhD., helps parents and educators understand how a child’s brain works so they can better address behavior and learning. The talk is from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at CVHS Library, 2900 Community Ave., La Crescenta; it is free and open to the public. This presentation is part of “Teen Trials and Tribulations: A Series of 4 talks” sponsored by CV Alliance.