'Wonderland' event canceled

City officials have canceled the Winter Wonderland event planned for Brand Park today, citing recent rain storms.

The event was to feature more than 60 tons of manufactured snow and include downhill slides for children and other activities that were rendered impractical by the rain.

For more information, the public can call the event's information line at (818) 548-2002.


Mystery Shopper seminar at college

Glendale Community College's Community Services Education department will offer a seminar “How to Become a Mystery Shopper” from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Toll Middle School, 700 Glenwood Road.

Mystery shoppers receive assignments from business-evaluation companies to visit restaurants, retail stores, theaters and other locations, then report on their visit.

The seminar is led by Elaine Moran, a mystery shopper with more than 20 years of experience who recently received a Gold Certification from the Mystery Shopper Providers Assn.

The fee is $39, plus a $20 materials fee payable to the instructor for a workbook. Call the Community Services Education office at (818) 548-0864, Ext. 5015, or visit

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