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Name: Ray Smith ~~~~~~~~~~ Tue-Mar 11, 2008, 5:20 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Portland, OR
Message: Hey guys..thanks for the mention of the PROUD BIRD...my bad on the street name. After I posted in feedback I realized...shoots..it's on Aviation....grrrr! I guess after spending nearly 20 yrs here in Portland, OR you tend to forget streets and places. One thing I never forget is going to LAX and park your car on a very small driveway that is link to the locked gates to the Landing lights towers and watch the planes come in and land on Aviation Blvd. You could probably fit 3 cars side by side but I guess you can't do that anymore in light of our threats by terrorism. Back then Cops would drive by and ignore us considering we were parked on private property. It was cool seeing 747 fly overhead and hear em jumbo engines roaring overhead. I tried a few time to throw a rock at em but missed (hey..I was only 10 yrs old at the time) but they seems so close! Now...I bet those days are long gone...be cool to take my daughter there and watch the planes fly overhead. I did that with her here in Portland Airport...totally fun! I taken a few dates to the WEST side (Ocean side) to watch the planes take off...well...not always watching(too busy necking)...but the street name...Grasshopper street..I believe...was a strange name. I was amazed homes used to be there in the 40's 50's before the jet age. As of streets in Hawthorne...OMG...I used to live on 116th street and Kornblum...so yer telling me that if I lived there now I be going to Morningside??? So chilling! Another note on Hawthorne city limits...I used to work at Taco Bell, across the street from HHS. One night we got robbed and I called the HPD..and they told me to call the Lennox Sherrif...to my shock and amazements...cuz Taco Bell was not more than a mile from HPD which it was located on Los Angeles County lines. Geeesh..don't you think after all these years Hawthorne city councils would push to annex those strips of L.A. county land? I mean..geeesh....it's HAWTHORNE!
Name: John Baker ~~~~~~~~~~ Tue-Mar 11, 2008, 8:31 am - HHS Time
City & State: Lomita, CA
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Name: Gary Bickers ~~~~~~~~~~ Tue-Mar 11, 2008, 7:54 am - HHS Time
City & State: pve cal
Message: Hey old Coach, how about assembling the team from 1963? That's the team you didn't coach. That was the team that was all oars and no rudder. We could always dream.
Name: Dale Hahlbeck ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-Mar 10, 2008, 11:12 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Yorba Linda CA
Message: OOOPS OK the MY SPACE info did not show but if you are on my space like Kitty, Dewey, Jeff Mann..etc just Search for DancingDaleJr or dancingdalejr69 and you'll find me trying to organize My Space with Kitty to get that beach party going..Beach Beach??? Its that sandy piece of land with the ocean attached to it right?? Its been awhile VOTE!! H1 Out!
Name: Debbie Miles ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-Mar 10, 2008, 6:36 pm - HHS Time
City & State: still in Fair Oaks, CA
Message: What about the poor folks that lived on the North Side of 116th and 115th? They had to call Venice for law enforcement/fire. For years, some kids ended up going to Airport Jr High and/or Lennox High. I'm glad they settled it in the 70's and everybody got to go to HHS! Just in time for the Century Freeway to knock 'em all down and really settle the matter.
Name: Debbie ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-Mar 10, 2008, 1:10 pm - HHS Time
City & State: The O.C.
Message: Hey Neil and Bob J.--I also grew up in Del Aire on 118th St and La Cienega. In the early days we actually had an Inglewood address. After the long delayed freeway took that house we moved to another no man's land, 126th and Tahoe (hi Lee and Norma!!). It is still considered an unincorporated part of Los Angeles County. I could never get any Hawthorne services there, told me I had to call the County, and we did have to call Sheriffs, very odd!!!
Name: Paula Bondi - Springer ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-Mar 10, 2008, 10:57 am - HHS Time
City & State: Rescue, CA
Message: Post Subject: Al Jardine Las Vegas Meet and Greet April 5th Jardine Tours wants to give the loyal fans a chance to spend some time with Al after the show. Trisha Campo and I will be collaborating on a meet and greet for all of Al Jardine?s wonderful fans at his Las Vegas, April 5th show at Suncoast Hotel Casino. If you are planning on attending the show and would like to be considered for the after show event, please send your contact info to Paula Springer at Jardine@jps.net or Trisha Campo at myspace.com/trishacampo. We ask that you contact one of us directly if you wish to be included and not be confused with notices posted on other sites that have no affiliation with the show or the after show Meet and Greet. Hope to see some of you there!
Name: Bob Jensen ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-Mar 10, 2008, 10:05 am - HHS Time
City & State: Los Angeles
Message: The one thing you learned living in Del Aire was to call the Sheriffs office on Lennox Boulevard if you needed the authorities - not the Hawthorne Police Department. Now here is a question for you: If you currently live west of Sundale, south of 120th, east of the freeway (Tahoe) south of Stacy, who would you call ? the Hawthorne Police or the Sheriff?s Office? The best city map is the zoning map on City of Hawthorne website. The city boundary lines are very interesting.
Name: Ol' Coach Hal Chauncey ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-Mar 10, 2008, 6:27 am - HHS Time
City & State: Cathedral City
Message: RE Re-assembling the class of 53 Football team members:
Looking to get the Ol' team back together. Bill Plaster - Bobby Sides - Burr Sweeney - Jim Cooper - Jay Roelen - Dave Hineline - Leo Peltier - Gerald Sweitzer - Dave Greve -- I have to think some more--
We have sure lost a lot of them also; Frank Molle, Bucky Jones , Al Johnson , George Green, Billy Warner, Paul Dowell-- Those Guys Right There Would Have Made A Great Team As It Is! Anyway if you have access to any of these guys I'd sure appreciate it! You can can contact me on e-mail - firstname.lastname@example.org - or by snail mail - 69-411 Ramon Rd, #341, Cathedral City, Ca 92234 or by phone - 1-760-328-2156
STAY WELL & GOD BLESS, AS EVER, OL COACH HAL & CATHY
Name: Neil Larson ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Mar 9, 2008, 7:47 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Crestview, FL
Message: Steven Sanchez- RE; Proud Bird/LAX/Hawthorne boundry...We used to live in Del Aire, pretty much 120th X Aviation x Imperial X La Cienega- Del Aire was technically unincorporated Los Angeles County...Hawthorne may then begin south of 120th and east of the San Diego Freeway-At least the south east corner of the LAX was (is) in Los Angeles County per say- Bob Jensen may have the tech specs on this since he grew up in Del Aire also.
Name: Mary Ann Martin ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Mar 9, 2008, 6:18 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Nashville AR
Message: With a few zigs and zags, aren't the city limits Imperial to Rosecrans and Aviation (minus the county strip) to Crenshaw (plus Holly Park)?
Name: Jerry Miles ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Mar 9, 2008, 4:28 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Fair Oaks, CA
Message: The Northwest corner of Hawthorne presently terminates at the intersection of the San Diego (405) and the Century (105) freeways. As JB mentioned, this has changed over the years and probably will continue to do so in the future. To obtain a complete geographical location for the city of Hawthorne take a look at the Wiki entry
, or even better, find a recent Thomas Guide that will indicate even the small exceptions as there are many. My favorite exception was always the reason they setback the Cockatoo from Hawthorne Blvd. when it was rebuilt so it would completely be in the city of Hawthorne. According to my Thomas Guide, that was finally resolved and the city of Hawthorne extends past Imperial to 111th Street now.
Name: Connie DeWald ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Mar 9, 2008, 3:54 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Omaha, NE
Message: I can't believe my child did this to me. And Sue, if you hadn't made a comment I probably still wouldn't share this. I told my daughter that since I was quiet in school, and never had a car, I never did anything notable to share on feedback. Here is my "cute" story. Remember how the school clubs would sell Sees suckers to raise money? In Mrs. Mark's sophomore English class since I was quiet she sat me between some rowdy football players to keep them apart and quiet. One on each side, and in front and in back of me. They would take the wrappers off their suckers and throw the papers under my desk. I didn't have the nerve to say anything to the guys, so I would just pick the wrappers up. I didn't want to get in trouble for trash under my desk. I was sure they thought it was funny, and knew that I would never tell on them. I was actually embarrassed. Kinda wonder why I remember that happening.
Name: Sue Walsh ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Mar 9, 2008, 1:27 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Hesperia Ca
Message: OK Connie DeWald, what is the cute story? Since you and I go way back, is it about some one I know? Please tell all.
Name: Dale Hahlbeck H1 ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Mar 9, 2008, 12:44 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Yorba Linda CA
Message: Just stopping by to invite all my fellow Cougars to contact me for your H1 updates by contacting me at my MY SPACE URL...(see above) Thats good for sending me wedding invitations (eh Gloria and John) birth announcements, money, wedding proposals (females only) birthday/anniversary parties, etc etc to keep MORE Space for Cougartown and JB...Congrats to Gloria and John....gives me an idea Carmen Fischler CALL ME....I am Dale Hahlbeck and I approve this message DON'T FORGET TO VOTE!! H1 OUT!
Name: Steven Sanchez~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Mar 9, 2008, 10:23 am - HHS Time
City & State: Redondo Beach, CA
Message: Dear John, In regards to the question that Ray Smith asked, I have a few clarifications and a question. John you were correct with the restaurant name "The Proud Bird" but Ray was incorrect with the location as it located on Aviation between Imperial Hwy. and Century Blvd. Ray also mentioned that it is "at the end of the LAX Airport? Is that the end or the beginning of LAX? Well, Aviation would the beginning of the runway except on a windy day when it becomes the end but technically we can call it the end since it is on the end perimeter of the airport I guess. So with that I have to ask this. Where does the City of Hawthorne begin and where does it end?
Name: Tammy Nichols (LHS) ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-Mar 8, 2008, 6:43 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Omaha, NE
Message: Hi John, My mom, Connie DeWald '61, is a reader of feedback but does not post. She told me a cute story I think she should share with your readers but she is still quiet and shy. I like to tease her just like my dad, Gene Levene '60, so I'm putting her on the spot by writing this without her knowledge. Maybe if YOU ask her she will. (love you mom. Don't be mad at me) Thanks, Tammy
Name: Mary Ann Martin ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-Mar 8, 2008, 5:55 am - HHS Time
City & State: Nashville AR
Message: The game plan for the Hawthorne airport was a hidden agenda - a hotel casino. A select few in and out of city politics had the points (including Fred Dwyer), but not the support from the community. A LAX hub never materialized, so the airport continues doing what it always has. Too bad the Hawthorne Air Faire went by the wayside due to the city's budget woes. I worked 8 years on the event and it was an awesome experience - got to fly in a P51, too. Those were the days!
Name: George Johnson ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 7, 2008, 4:58 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Spinnaker Cove, Ca
Message: Hey, John Boy; I know it's your site, but what's with the city of Lawndale political endorsement B.S. LOL LOL.
Neil Larson, very good observation, however, it collectively fits most politicians to a tee. Also, were they really thinking of turning the Hawtorne Airport into a Mall? OOOHHH!!!, that's right, I forgot the first Hawthorne Mall, located on Hawthorne boulevard was such a great success and so busy with customers they needed another Mall to accommodate the overflow of shoppers LOL LOL LOL. Hey, John it's a slow day, what can I say, I have too much time on my hands LOL.
Name: Armand Vaquer ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 7, 2008, 4:44 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Tarzana, CA
Message: Osbourne? Wasn't he the Green Goblin in "Spiderman"?
Name: John Crotty ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Mar 7, 2008, 4:09 pm - HHS Time
City & State: Hermosa Beach
Message: Hey Ray Smith, it is the Proud Bird, but it's on Aviation Blvd, just north of Imperial Hwy....not Sepulveda.