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  • What is it that Edison doesn't get?

    I feel like Bob Cratchit, toiling not in the pinched shop of Ebenezer Scrooge, but in a La Caņada home which is — four days before Christmas — once again without power. Like many of my neighbors, I was plunged into the abyss by the horrific...
  • Founder of La Caņada-based Sport Chalet dies

    Founder of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet dies
    Norbert Olberz, the founder of La Caņada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet, died on Friday, the company announced. He was 86. Olberz founded the company in 1959, building the enterprise into a multi-million dollar, publicly traded company. He served as Sport...
  • Norbert Olberz dies at 86; Sport Chalet founder, CEO for 4 decades

    Norbert Olberz dies at 86; Sport Chalet founder, CEO for 4 decades
    Norbert Olberz, founder of the Southern California-based Sport Chalet chain of outdoor recreational equipment stores, died of natural causes Friday at his home in La Caņada Flintridge, the company announced. He was 86. As chief executive for four...
  • 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...
  • Norbert Olberz memorial service moved to La Caņada Flintridge Country Club

    The memorial service for Sport Chalet founder Norbert Olberz scheduled for noon Friday has been moved to the La Caņada Flintridge Country Club, 5500 Godbey Drive. Olberz died July 15 at age 86.
  • Piece of Mind: Remembering a man who left his mark on the city

    It is fair to say that the single most influential member of this community over the past 50-plus years was Sport Chalet's founder, Norbert Olberz, who died last Friday. Although his obituary appears on the front page of today's paper, an appropriate nod...
  • Memorial venue is changed for Sport Chalet founder

    The memorial venue for Norbert Olberz, the founder of La Caņada Flintridge-based Sport Chalet, has been changed to accommodate what is expected to be a large crowd, company officials announced Wednesday. The service was moved from Van de Kamp Hall at...
  • Battered Bears rebuild again

    The Glendale Bears Youth Football and Cheerleading organization has begun the painful process of paying its debts after coming to terms with twice being defrauded of tens of thousands of dollars. While the group has been making strides to reduce its...
  • More than 300 pay tribute to Olberz

    More than 300 pay tribute to Olberz
    A standing room only crowd filled the main ballroom at the La Caņada Flintridge Country Club on Friday as more than 300 people came to pay tribute to Sport Chalet founder Norbert Olberz, who died of natural causes at the age of 86 a week prior. After a...
  • What happened in LCF 10-20-30 years ago?

    Ten Years Ago Longtime La Caņada resident and businessman Norbert Olberz (who died last month at the age of 86) picked up a shovel and posed for the cameras during ground-breaking ceremonies for the new corporate offices of Sport Chalet, Inc., the...
  • Getting the scholarship buzz

    Getting the scholarship buzz
    A memorial scholarship fund and the athletic department at St. Francis High School are on the receiving end of a unique fundraiser held Sunday at a La Caņada salon. The Bruce K. Smith Salon on Foothill Boulevard hosted a Buzz-a-Thon, offering buzz cuts...