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Religion events in the San Fernando Valley area, Sept. 9-16

Food drive for CSUN Food Pantry: The Community Concerns Committee at First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills holds a non-perishable food drive to help stock the food pantry at Cal State University, Northridge, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., and also 8:30-11 a.m. Sept. 24. The pantry benefits students who do not have much income for food while school is in session. Current needs: canned or boxed food items and hygiene items. No glass containers or past-date items. Drive-thru and a church volunteer will unload your donation at the church, 10400 Zelzah Ave., Northridge. Church voicemail, 818-360-1831. More details on California State University, Northridge Food Pantry here: and a wish list here: -- Los Angeles Daily News

John Moriarity Obituary

John served as President of the San Fernando Valley Business and Professional Association, the San Fernando Valley Lincoln Club, and the Granada Hills Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the Board of Directors for the Van Nuys Chamber of Commerce, the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce, and the Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. He was also a member of the 51st District Agriculture Fair Board, appointed by Governor Wilson, and a member of the Advisory Committee for California State University, Northridge. In addition, John was the Western States Commander for the Order of St. Lazarus for 10 years and also served as Grand Commander. A musician who played several instruments and former member of the UCLA Bruin Marching Band and UCLA Alumni Band, John was a Founder of the Dorothy Chandler Music Center, member of the Board of Governors for the Glendale Symphony Orchestra, and served as Vice President for the Beverly Hills Pops. Lastly, he was involved in Little League for 19 years as a manager, coach, and umpire for his sons and their teammates in Van Nuys and Woodland Hills-Sunrise. --

The Beyoncé concert was amazing. The SoFi sound was awful

It is the 100th anniversary of the Martha Graham Dance Company, the longest-running dance company in the nation. The Times’ Steven Vargas has a look at this momentous commemoration, which will be kicked off by a three-year celebration that starts at the Soraya at Cal State Northridge in the fall. “We couldn’t fit it all into one season,” says Janet Eilber. “The company and Martha Graham’s influence is just so pervasive.” -- Los Angeles Times