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World War II (1939-1945)

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  • Around Town: It's almost Christmas: Have a cocktail

    Christmas arrived, suddenly, on the day after Thanksgiving. Over at Trader Joe’s, the entrance display included hundreds of fresh wreaths and garlands.
  • Nobert Olberz, founder of La Caņada-based Sport Chalet, dies

    Nobert Olberz, founder of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet, dies
    Norbert Olberz, the founder of La Caņada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet, died Friday, a company spokesperson announced. He was 86. Olberz, who arrived in the U.S. in 1955 after immigrating to Canada from his native Germany, was a fixture of the La...

    Betty F. Almassy

    Former longtime La Caņada resident Betty F. Almassy died Feb.27 at the age of 91. She came to California at the age of 2 and was raised in Glendale, graduating from Hoover High School in 1937. She attended Glendale College for two years and then...

    Obituary: Former Sparkletts executive, Harold Bollinger

    Former longtime La Caņada Flintridge resident Harold Bollinger, who for many years was treasurer of the family-owned Sparkletts bottled-water company, died Oct. 6. He was 95. Bollinger and his wife Eleanor purchased a residential lot on Oakwood Avenue...

    Around Town: Thoughts on interfaith principles

    Around Town: Thoughts on interfaith principles
    On Christmas Day in 1934, John P. Washington, the son of Irish immigrants, was ordained as a Roman Catholic priest. Shortly after Pearl Harbor, Father John was appointed as a U.S. Army chaplain. He attended chaplaincy school at Harvard with three...