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Name: Britt Stonebraker () on Thursday, February 19, 2004 at 19:34:08
City and State: San Marcos Ca
Message: OK so where are the cheese cake Pics? I didnt get to go :( I dont see any Pics here cept Pacos!
Hey Britt, OK so where have you been? They were up earlier this week.
Name: James (Jim) Gibson () on Thursday, February 19, 2004 at 17:08:29
City and State: Redding, CA
Message: Response to Jill McFarlane: The Beach Boys historical landmark "movement" is the brainchild of Mr. Harry Jarnagan of Tracy, CA. He is jumping through a myriad of hoops to get the Wilson childhood home site (the actual house succumbed to freeway construction)recognized & formally "marked" by the state as an historic landmark. If successful, as is likely, it is hoped there will be a formal dedication of the site, with Brian Wilson in attendance (schedule permitting), along w/ former Beach Boy & Wilson neighbor, David Marks.
Name: Ken Green () on Thursday, February 19, 2004 at 14:12:08
City and State: San Clemente, CA
Message: I set up a Yahoo email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) to help start getting information together for the 35 year class of 69 reunion. Facilities have been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Redondo Beach, on October 23, 2004.
I'll monitor the email to the above referenced address, and pass contact info on to the reunion committee. Getting information early should increase participation. Please pass this on to other class members.
This info has been added to the Reunions Page.
Name: Jan Peterson () on Thursday, February 19, 2004 at 12:07:28
City and State: Carmichael, CA
Message: John thank you for linking us to the article regarding "Beach Boys". Great article and I hope that it all happens. Being raised in Hawthorne we all have great memories of the Beach Boys, I know that I do. They are a huge piece of history for Hawthorne, and anyone that drives down the 105 freeway should see it. After their first record, scavenger hunts at their house became very popular....:o) Jan
Hi Jan, Thanks go to Don DiTomasso for clueing me in to the article. I'm sure it'll be one of the most STOLEN historical landmarks.
Name: Jill McFarlane () on Thursday, February 19, 2004 at 10:42:17
City and State: Mission Viejo, CA
Message: I heard an interesting piece of news this morning. Apparently there is a man who wants the old home of the Wilson brothers recognized as a historical landmark. Problem is, the house does not exist anymore because the 105 runs through it. There might be a sign on the freeway to commemorate the Beach Boys old home. Anyone know who is spearheading this?
Hi Jill, look directly above your feedback.
Name: Dan Johnson () on Wednesday, February 18, 2004 at 23:39:21
City and State: Sherman Oaks
Message: Why do ya'all keep scheduling Coug-togethers on Which One's Pink? nights? Arrrrrrrrrrrrrggggggggghhhhhhh
Name: Valencia () on Wednesday, February 18, 2004 at 23:39:11
City and State: Las Vegas
Maiden: Alberto V06
Message: You're too funny, John-boy! I wish I would have made it down, too. I recognize Sherrie H., Lori S., Cheryl F., and of course, Sharon B. I haven't seen Scott B. in years! Would recognize him anywhere. Great pictures! I am not a car fan, but still would enjoy this weekend's festivities. Please take pictures and post them after all is said in done.
I'll take a camera. I want to get some pictures of the NEW Fosters.
Name: John Rout () on Wednesday, February 18, 2004 at 18:39:58
City and State: Cerritos, CA
Message: Jan, thanks for the reminders of those Hawthorne neighbors who lost their lives in Viet Nam. As a Viet Nam veteran, I appreciate your taking the time to remember those we have lost from our old home town.
Name: Charlene Meyer () on Wednesday, February 18, 2004 at 17:51:19
City and State: Hawthorne, CA
Message: I'm sorry to hear about Cindy Sullivan. I remember her as having a wonderful sense of humor. My heartfelt sympathy to her family. Charlene
Name: Jan Peterson () on Wednesday, February 18, 2004 at 13:16:27
City and State: Carmichael, CA
Message: I have to agree with Kelly. I sure wish that Jan's postings about Vietnam were put into the proper place on the CT website. I lost my brother in Vietnam when he was only 19 years old. I communicate with many Vets. John has created a place on this site for your memories, please take them there. I am offended that this man tells me "Not to Forget." It is a painful memory everytime I look at a family picture.
Name: Kell () on Wednesday, February 18, 2004 at 11:30:29
City and State: Englewood, OR
Message: Lot of bandwith taken up Jan, when there is a page just for this Vietnam memorial...do we just forget it's there! Please CT readers click on the link "Vietnam" so Jan won't have to copy and paste...
Name: Alan Hauge () on Wednesday, February 18, 2004 at 11:05:46
City and State: Playa del Rey
Where has everybody been? I'm here, where is everyone else? At Fosters already waiting for Saturday night? I'll drive by and check it out. Hope you had a great vacation John....your site continues to be a blessing.
Hey Alan, Glad you're still with us and we'll all see you on Saturday at Fosters.
Name: Talia () on Wednesday, February 18, 2004 at 10:04:08
City and State: Beverly Hills, C.A.
Message: Hawthorne High School is a good school. The teachers are wonderful and they teach very well. Thank you very much. Talia
Thank you, Talia....
Name: Dewey () on Wednesday, February 18, 2004 at 08:30:58
City and State: Canoga Park
Message: Now Dale, you know that Alan and his boys would get me a room at the gray bar hotel if I had ?Boat Drinks? on my river craft (soon to be named Cirrhosis Of The River) Now I have no control over Melanie and her Black & Decker portable blender that makes the perfect Hammer Head slush for when the temp hits 110.
"Cirrhosis Of The River" -- Wish I'd thought of that one.
Name: Gloria () on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at 23:13:59
City and State: Las Vegas
Message: OMG! It is great to see those pix of that Cheescake reunion! Always love to see familiar faces from my era, even if I didn't really know all the people. Everyone looks wonderful and seemed to be having a lot of fun. Thanks for the posting!
Geez Gloria, Too bad you couldn't have made it down to see your friends. HEY, how about Cruise Night this weekend? OK, I guess you're not that big of a car fan..... Well.....OK, I might as well lay it out right here. I heard you thought a "Alberto V05" was a Mexican Sports Car. Good to hear from you, girl.....
Name: Dale Hahlbeck Jr. () on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at 22:15:13
City and State: CORONA not a boat drink
Message: WOOOWWWWWW!! Alot of 'cheescake" at the
Factory yum yum!! Hold your hats...I WILL BE AT THE CRUISE NIGHT No really save a onion ring for me....and I speak Mailander and Colburn fluently.
Klingenhagen...hope you are feeling better cause you are the "hippest"
chick I know.... IB Jodi you too keep the faith gal and I hope to see ya again real soon thanx for having me in Bakersfield on N Y Eve had a blast...speaking of blast ...HEY... Why can't 74 and 75 combine 30 year reunions ?? Would help cut cost and bring back some old friendships from HHS...before the "iron fence" .. didn't see the gun turret in the final blueprints so the campus cops can control any attempts to escape for lunch outside campus...Boat Drinks??
Any of us screw top wine connoseuers know that Sloe Gin Fizzes are the way to any under age girls heart when looking for that special prom date....who could afford a boat drink back then
or now even?? Heck Dewey are those canned cocktails on your river craft considered boat drinks??
Hope you all had a great "V.D." last Sat. and look forward to seeing ya this Saturday....Dale Craig, be ready to assume your position....behind me with my boat drink in hand.....ya'll
have a great week......and Rock Steady ya'll H1 out.
PS. Refuse to spell any French word correctly that means "expert in wine or
fermented grape beverages".
Hey Dale, Good to know I'll finally run into you, face-to-face. I can't wait to meet the "Earl of Girls" IN PERSON. See you on Saturday. OH and the lovely Janet (JB2) will be there too. STAY AWAY FROM HER!!!
Name: Bonnie () on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at 16:02:02
City and State: torrance,ca
Message: I remember alot of the people in the pictures, especially Brian B. He was my next door neighbor all thru childhood. Everyone looks great. Maybe there will be something for the 80's crowd. take care
Hi Bonnie, Well there's no time like the present to get something together. Figure out where you want to meet, and post it up here. Give it at least two weeks notice.
Name: Carole ferruccio () on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at 15:34:19
City and State: lake isabella, ca
Message: John, at the bottom of one feed back you
did a little saying?? about a pirate and being over 40. What is this? I ask because this weekend I went to a wake and was told one of the guys fave songs was something like "a pirate facing forty" (something like that and I had never heard of it.) Is this a song you were quoting? thank you
Hi Carole, Yes, it's a song by Jimmy Buffet, "A Pirate Looks At 40". Go here to hear it.
Name: Myrna () on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at 13:07:03
City and State: Nevada City, CA
Message: Pete's family went to our church and I remember going to BBQ Pete's when it was a little place on Inglewood Avenue - the family lived on the premises. When he was old enough, my big brother, Tom, went to work in the kitchen at Pete's. Here's the BBQ Pete's coleslaw recipe - I have it in Pete's own handwriting, (and spelling):
5 galon shreded cabbage
1 qt of oil
1 qt of viniger
8 oz. sugar
4 oz. salt
Mix it well but do not squis the cabbage.
I hope that all that try this recipe, enjoy it like we have over the years. At a large family gathering I made the whole recipe and mixed it in an ice chest.
See Cougs, all you have to do is ask. Thanks Myrna and hope you emailed Judi the recipe too as sometimes they don't return to Feedback....
Name: Jessie () on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at 11:59:02
City and State: LA, CA
Class: The Wanna Be...
Message: Hello all! Glad your back John. I hope you had a great vacation...
I was in Hawthorne over the weekend...Foster's looks great! The work they have put into it has really spruced it up. I just wish I could be there with all of you for cruise night, but we will be going down Mexico way for Carnival. There version of Madi Gras.
Have fun, Jessie......
Name: Jan Blomsterberg () on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at 11:32:50
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: FEBRUARYS HEROES
?Poor is the nation that has no heroes. Shameful is the nation that has heroes?and forgets them. No nation can long survive without pride in its traditions.? (Unknown)
IN MEMORY OF PFC THOMAS MICHAEL PINATELLI - Marine Corps - Regular; 19 year old Single, Caucasian, Male born on 06/13/48; from Hawthorne, California. CASUALTY was on 02/10/68 in QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
IN MEMORY OF CPL TIM THOMAS - Hawthorne High Class of 1965; Army - Selective Service; 1st Cav Division (AMBL); 21 year old Single, Caucasian, Male born on 11/25/46; from Hawthorne, California. His tour of duty began on 10/14/67; CASUALTY was on 02/13/68 in QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
IN MEMORY OF PFC RICHARD ALLEN WHITMORE - Hawthorne High Class of 1965; Marine Corps - Selective Service; 22 year old Single, Caucasian, Male born on 08/20/47; from Hawthorne, California. His tour of duty began on 10/11/69; CASUALTY was on 02/19/70 in QUANG NAM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Let us never forget those who left us years ago and to those brave men and women who serve today and are in harms way. SEMPER FI...
Name: Judi DeGeorge () on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at 11:14:27
City and State: Rowland Heights, Ca
Message: I graduated from Morningside in 1963. I have been searching for the recipe for BBQ Pete's coleslaw since the restaurant closed. Does anyone still have it? If so please email to me at email@example.com
Thank you, Judi
Thanks Judi, Can anyone help out a Monarch?
Name: Kelley () on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at 09:31:31
City and State: Englewood, OR
Message: reading an article in American Biker there is mention of a boxing club in Hawthorne named Shaws boxing club..does anyone remember it and where it was..the article is funny because this guy claims that his panhead never broke down,he's had it 30 years!!! Anyone who knows anything about Harley Davidsons will think this as absurd as we did..but he claims it's all due to ZEN! Go figure....
Shaws Boxing Club was behind Shaws Marine (Sporting Goods) on Rosecrans and Inglewood Av. The Boxing club hasn't been there for years. Shaws moved to El Segundo and about Ramona last year. Miguel Zamora and Kathy Buzby Zamora, both HHSers, own it now. The name has changed to M&K Marine. The story is on Feedback Page 553.
Name: Myrna () on Tuesday, February 17, 2004 at 00:36:56
City and State: Nevada City, CA
Message: I just finished checking out the photos of the changes being made at HHS. It definitely will not be "our" campus any longer. With all that mess going on, I'm surprised they can still hold classes.
Those were taken last August. I'm sure they've made some progress since then.
Name: Wade Greasby () on Monday, February 16, 2004 at 21:49:51
City and State: Surf City
Maiden: Parrot Heads
Message: All this talk about "Boat Drinks" can be solved by listening to Jimmy Buffett and realizing the full definition. So head off to Key West and receive your education free of charge, tips not included. From one who has been sober now for 18 years I've had myself more Boat Drinks than I deserved, but have survived one day at a time to tell about the hole I was in. Cougs, I had enough money to buy Hawthorne, but I !@#$$&* it away. Have a great day and enjoy the fruits of your existence to their fullest. Colbern, I'm proud of you. Hang in there.
Yes, I am a pirate two hundred years too late. The cannons don't thunder there's nothin' to plunder, I'm an over forty victim of fate. GET OVER IT!!
Name: Keith D. Jones () on Monday, February 16, 2004 at 18:58:27
City and State: Honolulu, Kona HI
Message: Cindy you know I was thinking of you when I wrote that and now just realized what I did. I know Michelle too. You too are very attractive. In fact you both kind of look the same. Does Michelle know me. I keep thinking she is Michelle I knew back in Holy Glen. Anyway, my oldest daughter just finished the Great Aloha Run and completed her first kayak race. She also entered a picture of her boyfriend in a contest with Surfer Magazine and she is a finalist. My youngest daughter just moved here to be with daddy.
Please email Keith the answer, Cindy, as this is starting to become a chat room again. Thanks.....
Name: Donald () on Monday, February 16, 2004 at 17:16:42
City and State: W/C
Message: Hey Paco! I remember the oil co. deal. Back in those days, when you purchased land, you also got all the mineral and oil rights to the property. The oil co. gave my Dad $20 for the rights to slant-drill for oil on our property on 134st between Inglewood Ave. and Ramona. I had forgotten all about that. I don't think much ever came out of it.
Happy Valentines, (Big 60) Birthday to my life long friend Jerry Pat Simpson HHS62.
Happy Bday Jerry.....
Name: Laura/Dave () on Monday, February 16, 2004 at 16:46:31
City and State: Beaches, CA
Message: I kid you not, dear friends, but the desk-charon at the cheesecake factory would not let us into the lounge for the gathering. Next time, can we meet somewhere less discriminating? (Or remind us to drive the Yugo instead of the orange Pinto with strategically placed rust spots . . .
When I say "discriminating," I mean "high-class establishment with impeccable expectations" not "aux armes, mes amis." Just realized I may have missed the mark, once again, with my attempt at humor, and do not wish to upset anyone!
Thank you. :-)
Name: Cindy Whittaker () on Monday, February 16, 2004 at 16:14:31
City and State: Gig Harbor WA
Message: Hey! I have an idea for our Cougartown t-shirts! We have a local tavern here in Gig Harbor that is a local landmark. Customers started sending in pictures of themselves wearing a Tides Tavern t-shirt while they were on vacation in exotic locales some 20+ years ago. As the pictures were posted, new pictures started coming in and the tradition caught on. Now they have 3 walls of pictures from all over the world. It's pretty cool since everyone tries to outdo the last picture posted by sending in a more exotic location than the last. We could do that with our Cougartown t-shirts... if John approves of course. Take your t-shirt on vacation with you and snap a photo for Cougartown! Whaddya think? (Hey Keith... you flirtin' with my little sister?)
OK, send a picture of you wearing your Ctown shirt. Thanks Cindy....
Name: Keith D. Jones () on Monday, February 16, 2004 at 14:24:44
City and State: Honolulu & Kona Hi
Message: Shannon, I have a Fravel Johnson story. He was the father of Dwayne Johnson who I played baseball with at HHS. In Middle League Fravel was the coach of a team I played against (I can't remember the name) and Dennis Drozdowski was the catcher. I was coming home and I didn't slide and came in standing up and took Dennis for a ride up against the back stop. Fravell came running out and pushed me and started yelling and Mark Lee was the umpire and he stopped Fravell and then kicked him out of the game. Fravel did have a temper. Also, Michelle Whittaker the years have been ultra-good to you. Sheryl Foster you too look the same.
Name: Shannon Keys () on Sunday, February 15, 2004 at 20:53:55
City and State: Colorado Springs
Message: Town,com gigs I've envied from afar. The ladies???WOW! What a fine looking collection of Cougarettes. And to think, they were junior, seniors, when I was just a pup freshman.
Scott Burlingame. Miss those days when you, Chris Tanori, Bret, Rod Beck and company were jamming in the garage, nightly under the guise of Medusa. Come to think of it?maybe some of the Cougarettes pictured were part of the throng of young ladies who ogled over the band. Please email me. I?d love to know if your boy is turning into (I?m sorry turned into, time is flying by) the fireball slinger you used to be at Aviation Little League, pitching for Fravell Johnson (anyone have stories of that Bobby Knight clone?).
Name: Lee Ann Roehm () on Sunday, February 15, 2004 at 16:52:31
City and State: Portland, OR
Message: I just moved up to Portland to live with my sister, Susie (class of 66). I am sure I've read in the past of some Cougars who live here, but wasn't really paying attention at the time. Would like to know of any, if possible. We live in Lake Oswego.
I am really sorry to be missing the Foster's festivities this time around -
will be the first one I haven't gone to for awhile. Hope you guys can have a sundae for me.
Thanks, Lee Ann
PS If anyone ever wants to come up for a visit, we have the room. At the least, look us up.
Enjoy your new digs, Lee Ann. Lots of Cougars in Oregon.
Name: Kelley () on Sunday, February 15, 2004 at 12:31:34
City and State: Englewood, OR
Message: Happy Birthday to Doris aka The Princess!!!
Happy Bday, Doris...